"Facebook’s Libra digital currency may force Washington to clarify crypto policy," coverage by Los Angeles Times, June 21, 2019, quoting Adjunct Professor Patrick J. McCarty.
B.A., University of Virginia; J.D., The Catholic University of America
Patrick J. McCarty – President, McCarty Financial, LLC (Jan 2017 to present); formerly Managing Director, US Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs, ICAP North America (April 2011 – December 2016); formerly Senior Professional Staff, Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee – 2010 – 2011. Primary staffer on Dodd Frank issues, including drafter of Title VII OTC Derivatives. Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission General Counsel – 2002 to 2006. Former Professional Staff, House Banking and Financial Services Committee – 1998 – 2000. In addition, Professor McCarty has worked for 4 federal banking agencies, US Securities and Exchange Commission, a private law firm and a national trade association. Professor McCarty is a Lecturer at Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America (Derivatives Seminar since 2011) and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center (Derivatives and Financial Products since 2016 – teaching course on Cryptocurrencies Fall 2018); Professor McCarty is a 1986 graduate of Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law and a 1980 graduate of the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Economics.
"Facebook’s Bold Move Spurs D.C. to Confront Its Crypto Dithering," coverage by Bloomberg, June 20, 2019, quoting Adjunct Professor Patrick McCarty.