CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teza today announced its General Counsel Seth Travis is participating in a Chicago Bar Association Continuing Legal Education program, “Reinvigorated Regulatory Enforcement: New Developments in Securities and Commodity Cases.” The program will be held today from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. CDT at the Chicago Bar Association at 321 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago.
The comprehensive discussion will address new regulatory enforcement trends surrounding securities and commodities markets, the industry’s response, the ethical considerations for practitioners, and the effects on investors. Travis will serve as a panelist in the discussion, “How the Regulators’ New Focus Affects Industry Members and their Attorneys.” He will be joined by panelists: John Birkenheier, SEC Senior Trial Counsel; Scott Williamson, Deputy Regional Counsel CFTC; Mark Koerner, Regional Chief Counsel FINRA; Merri Jo Gillette, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP; Jeffrey Levine, CCO, Mesirow Financial; Gregory Boyle, Jenner & Block LLP; Pravin Rao, Perkins Coie LLP; and William A. Birdthistle, Chicago-Kent College of Law. Moderators will be Michael H. Margolis, Jenner & Block LLP; and Laurence M. Landsman, Block & Landsman.
Travis has overseen general counsel responsibilities for Teza since joining the firm in 2011. He has nearly 20 years of legal advisory experience.
To view a video of the program, CBA members and non-members may purchase access at www.chicagobar.org.
Teza is a science and technology driven global quantitative trading business headquartered in Chicago with offices in New York and London. Misha Malyshev has led Teza as its CEO since he founded the company in 2009. Malyshev earned his Ph.D. in astrophysics from Princeton University, as well as an M.S. in theoretical physics and a B.S. in physics and mathematics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. For more information, visit www.teza.com.