Gregory E. Xethalis

Special Counsel
New York Office
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Gregory Xethalis represents clients in financial services and emerging digital assets matters. He advises investment advisers and boards of trust of exchange-traded fund (ETF) and mutual fund platforms in matters including fund formation, registration of shares with the Securities and Exchange Commission and ongoing compliance matters. He also represents sponsors of exchange-traded commodities (ETC) and advisers to private funds. Additionally, Gregory counsels financial services-oriented projects in corporate and regulatory aspects of bitcoin and blockchain technology.

While attending law school, Gregory served as associate editor of the Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law and as president of the Student Bar Association. Additionally, he served as co-chair of the Fordham Law Alumni Association’s Recent Graduates Committee. He also studied at Queens University Belfast and University College Dublin.

Shown below is a selection of Gregory’s engagements.


Financial Times

Financial Times, US Innovative Lawyers 2013
December 5, 2014
NYS DFS Publishes All BitLicense Comments; California Considers Regulation | Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - Volume IX, Issue 47
October 24, 2014
SEC Denies Two Proposed Applications for Non-Transparent Active ETFs | Corporate and Financial Weekly Digest - Volume IX, Issue 42


  • JD, Fordham University School of Law
  • BA, Vanderbilt University

Bar Admissions

  • New York


Financial Times

US Innovative Lawyers 2013
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