Trevor I. Kiviat
Mr. Kiviat is an associate in Davis Polk’s Investment Management Group. His practice focuses on advising clients on the formation and operation of private investment funds, including private equity funds and hedge funds. He also regularly provides regulatory and compliance advice to his private fund clients.
In addition, Mr. Kiviat wrote the first widely read and cited academic paper distinguishing Bitcoin from blockchain technology. He advises clients on the novel strategic, operational and regulatory issues relating to digital currency-based businesses. He also has been cited in the media for his extensive knowledge of blockchain technology and has lectured on related topics at Duke University’s law school and business school.
- Author of Beyond Bitcoin: Issues in Regulating Blockchain Transactions, 65 Duke L.J. 569
- Co-author of Cryptocurrencies and Other Digital Assets for Asset Managers, Global Legal Insights: Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation (2019 ed.)
- Davis Polk since 2016
- Teach for America, 2011-2013