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Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Cambridge, M.Phil.
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., summa cum laude

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • New York


Global Legal Insights to: Fintech 2019



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International Comparative Legal Guide to: Fintech 2019



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Jonathan Cardenas

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 Associate Washington, D.C.
jcardenas@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2647
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Jonathan Cardenas is a corporate associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office. 

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Jonathan served as a postdoctoral fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. Jonathan received a J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was a Jacobson Leadership Program in Law & Business Scholar, and where he served as managing editor of the NYU Journal of Law & Business. He received an M.Phil. in international relations from the University of Cambridge and a B.A. in political science, summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Florida, New York

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Chair, Financial Services Technology Joint Subcommittee, ABA Business Law Section
  • Fellow, Stanford-Vienna Transatlantic Technology Law Forum


Speeches & Presentations

  • "Cross-Border Private Equity Transactions in the Fintech Sector: A Close Look at Fintech Growth Equity and Leveraged Buyout Transactions," ABA Business Law Section 2019 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (September 13, 2019). Moderator: Jonathan Cardenas.
  • "Cross-Border Financing of Fintech Start-ups: A Practical Look at Venture Debt and Venture Equity Financing Practices in Canada, Europe and the U.S.," ABA Business Law Section 2019 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (September 13, 2019). Moderator: Jonathan Cardenas; Panelist: Richard B. Holbrook, Jr.
  • "Venture Capital Investment in Latin American Fintech," ABA Business Law Section 2019 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. (September 12, 2019). Panelist: Jonathan Cardenas.
  • "Best Practices for Investment and Acquisition: Valuation and Investment for Industry Growth," Cross-Border Fintech: Regulation and the Law 2019, ICLG, London, UK (June 6, 2019). Chair: Jonathan Cardenas.
  • "Venture Capital Financing and Blockchain Technology," University of Pennsylvania Law School (April 22, 2019). Guest Lecturer: Jonathan Cardenas.
  • "Investment Funds in the Crypto Asset Space," ABA Business Law Section 2019 Spring Meeting, Vancouver, Canada (March 29, 2019). Panelist: Jonathan Cardenas.
  • "Cross-Border Fintech Investment: From Venture Financing to Private Equity and Beyond," ABA Business Law Section 2019 Spring Meeting, Vancouver, Canada (March 28, 2019). Program Chair and Moderator: Jonathan Cardenas; Panelist: Richard B. Holbrook Jr.
  • "Cryptocurrency - An Institutional Investor Perspective," ABA Business Law Section 2018 Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C. (November 16, 2018). Moderator: Jonathan Cardenas; Panelist: Jenny E. Cieplak.
  • "Demystifying the Crypto Lending Market: A Close Look at Digital Asset-Backed Lending Transactions," Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys CLE Program, New York, NY (October 9, 2018). Program Chair: Scott Lessne; Moderator: Jonathan Cardenas.
  • "Cryptocurrency Finance: A Close Look at Crypto Lending & Crypto Investment Fund Management," ABA Business Law Section 2018 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX (September 13, 2018). Moderator: Jonathan Cardenas; Panelist: Jenny E. Cieplak.
  • "Crypto Asset Mergers & Acquisitions: Legal & Financial Considerations," ABA Business Law Section 2018 Annual Meeting, Austin, TX (September 13, 2018). Moderator: Jonathan Cardenas.
  • "Blockchain and Its Use Cases: A Panel Discussion," Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies, and ICOs Teach-in sponsored by the Loan Syndications and Trading Association, New York City, New York (May 22, 2018). Panelists: Jenny E. Cieplak and Jonathan Cardenas.
  • "Blockchain Technology and Private Equity Financing Transactions," ABA Business Law Section 2018 Spring Meeting, Orlando, FL (April 12, 2018). Moderator: Jonathan Cardenas.


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