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Jason L. Burrell

Associate

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+1.617.348.1624

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Jason practices in the firm’s litigation section, and has experience in complex commercial litigation, including representing financial institutions, closely-held corporations and publicly traded companies. Additionally, Jason has experience drafting discovery responses and conducting and managing confidential document review for production. Jason has also worked on matters relating to investor disputes, government investigations, and enforcement proceedings.

During law school, Jason served as editor-in-chief of the Northeastern University Law Review. Also, Jason was a Summer Associate twice at Mintz in 2017 and 2018. He was a legal intern in the Global Litigation department of a Boston-based biopharmaceutical company.

Jason remains active in politics by continuing to serve as an advisor for various national, local, and state-wide candidates and elected officials. Prior to attending law school, Jason served as special assistant to U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and worked on Warren’s Senatorial campaigns.

Education

  • Northeastern University (JD)
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst (BA, Legal Studies)

Recognition & Awards

  • Richard G. and Clare E. Lesser Scholarship, Northeastern University School of Law (2019)

Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Warren for President, Inc. (2018 – present)
  • Board of Directors, South End Baseball (2018 – present)
  • Board of Directors, UMass Amherst Alumni Association (2015 – 2018)

Recent Insights

News & Press

Viewpoints

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FinCen Issues Statement Regarding Publication of Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs)

September 3, 2020 | Blog | By Eoin Beirne, Cory S. Flashner, Pete Michaels, Jason Burrell

On September 1, 2020, the Financial Crimes Network (“FinCEN”) issued a statement regarding various media outlets’ intent to publish Suspicious Activity Reports (“SARs”) and “other sensitive government documents”.
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NASAA’s COVID-19 Task Force Uncovers Investment Scams Related to the Pandemic

August 26, 2020 | Blog | By David L. Ward, Jason Burrell

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the North America Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) put together a task force in April 2020 specifically targeted to use “online investigative techniques to identify websites and social media posts that may be offering or promoting fraudulent offerings, investment frauds, or improper unregistered regulated activities” which were related to any aspect of COVID-19.
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SEC Risk Alert Addresses COVID-19 Compliance Risks and Considerations

August 14, 2020 | Blog | By David L. Ward, Jason Burrell

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On April 23, 2020, the CFTC announced a targeted no-action relief to certain market participants from compliance with net capital treatment of covered loans received under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
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On March 31, 2020, the CFTC extended temporary no-action relief to foreign affiliates of certain futures commission merchants (FCMs) in further response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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This alert covers new DSIO temporary relief to a major insured depository institution (IDI) and commodity pool operators related to COVID-19 as well as temporary relief from the NFA to CPO members.
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This alert outlines the conditions set forth in the DSIO and DMO’s no-action letters providing temporary relief to market participants facing COVID-19–related challenges.
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Regulatory Update for NFA and FINRA Member Firms — COVID-19

March 18, 2020 | Alert | By Therese Doherty, Kara M. Cormier, Jason Burrell

This alert from the Mintz Financial Services Practice reviews the recent relief and guidance provided for NFA and FINRA member firms related to challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Massachusetts Securities Division Rolls Out Final Version of Fiduciary Duty Rule

March 3, 2020 | Blog | By Pete Michaels, Michael Pastore, Jason Burrell, David L. Ward

The Massachusetts Securities Division (the “Division”) has announced that they will begin to apply a fiduciary conduct standard to broker-dealers and agents when dealing with their customers.
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Mintz Member Eóin Beirne and Associates Jason Burrell and Nicole Henry co-authored this Law360 expert analysis article examining trends and developments in criminal health care enforcement in 2019, such as opioid-related enforcement, kickbacks and medical necessity, medical devices, U.S. Department of Justice guidance, and more. The article also posits criminal health care enforcement trends for 2020, including the increased use of data-driven investigative tools, continued opioid prosecutions, and scrutiny of new technologies or novel ways of delivering medical care.