The Rumblings of Capitol Hill: The Regulatory Outlook for Private Markets and Crypto

Nearly ten years ago, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act into law with the goal of improving access to capital for startups and entrepreneurs. Much has changed since that time. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is embarking on an aggressive policymaking and enforcement agenda, which includes enhanced oversight of private companies and private funds, as well as cryptocurrencies and digital assets.  What does this shift in focus mean for capital formation and innovation?  

Join us on April 5, 2022 at 1:00pm ET / 10:00 am PT to hear Andres “Andy” Trujillo, Head of Business at CartaX, and Holli Heiles Pandol, Public Policy Counsel at Carta, discuss the political dynamics in Congress and the SEC as well as the policy implications for the private markets and crypto industry. A brief Q&A session will follow.

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Apr 05 2022


Eastern Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm


  • Andres
    Andres "Andy" Trujillo
    Head of Business, CartaX

    Andres “Andy” Trujillo is the Head of Business for CartaX, a business unit within Carta that is unlocking the value of ownership in the private markets. Over nearly a decade, Andy has held a variety of roles, including as a corporate and securities attorney, product manager, and business leader developing market structure and product innovations across public and private capital markets.

    Before joining Carta, Andy was part of the team that helped launch IEX, a national securities exchange disrupting public equities market structure. Before joining IEX, Andy held various positions at boutique investment firms and law firms, focused on innovation and key strategic initiatives at the intersection of business, technology, and law. Andy graduated with a dual degree from Stony Brook University and holds a Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School, where he graduated with honors.

  • Holli Heiles Pandol
    Holli Heiles Pandol
    Public Policy Counsel, Carta

    Holli Heiles Pandol serves as Counsel for Public Policy at Carta. Prior to joining Carta, Holli served as a Senior Officer at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under Chairman Jay Clayton as the Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs. Before the SEC, Holli helped shape financial and capital markets policy on Capitol Hill, where she served in a number of senior roles as Capital Markets Counsel to the House Financial Services Committee and as a senior adviser and counsel to Reps. French Hill and Tim Griffin.

    Holli earned a B.S.B.A. in Finance and Accounting and J.D. from the University of Arkansas and LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.


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