Era Anagnosti

Partner, Washington, DC

Biography

Overview

Era Anagnosti is a partner in the Global Capital Markets Practice at White & Case LLP. She advises clients in connection with their disclosure requirements under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Exchange Act of 1934. Ms. Anagnosti has extensive experience in reviewing securities filings for a large number of public companies, including large financial institutions, investment advisors and other financial services companies. Her expertise extends to cutting-edge securities matters in Fintech, including advising on disclosure and compliance issues for alternative finance companies, marketplace lending platforms and security token offerings. She speaks often on compliance with federal securities laws in connection with the offering and sale of digital securities. In addition to advising clients on issues involving complex security compliance questions, Ms. Anagnosti advises public companies in connection with their Exchange Act reporting obligations.

Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. Anagnosti worked at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for more than ten years, most recently serving as Acting Assistant Director in the Office of Financial Services, Division of Corporation Finance. From December 2017 through October 2018, Ms. Anagnosti managed the Division's review program for all token offerings. During her time at the SEC, Ms. Anagnosti gained significant experience reviewing initial public offerings by a large number of registrants, and working on securities matters for registrants within the Office of Manufacturing and Construction. She also served as a senior advisor in the Office of Risk and Strategy evaluating the Division's competency and integrity of its disclosure programs. In addition to representing the Commission as a Legal Brach Chief at various PLI programs and SEC Speaks, Ms. Anagnosti was a key contributor to a number of the Division's cross-disciplinary task forces, including the Office of Chief Counsel's Shareholder Proposal Task Force. At the SEC, Ms. Anagnosti was acknowledged for her strong leadership skills, being competitively selected as a cohort for the Brookings Institution Women's Leadership Program. Prior to joining the SEC, Ms. Anagnosti was a corporate transactional attorney at two leading international law firms.

Bars and Courts
California State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
New York State Bar
Education
Graduate Diploma in Law
University of Tirana

Albania

Master of Law
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Languages
English

Experience