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George Clayton joins SEDA Experts' Crypto Trading Expert Witness Practice

New York, NY, May 23, 2024 - SEDA Experts LLC, a leading expert witness firm providing world-class financial expert witness services, announced today that George Clayton joined the firm as Managing Director.

"Geoge has extensive hands-on experience of crypto trading combined with practical knowledge of a multitude of global financial markets," said Peter Selman, Managing Partner of SEDA Experts.

George Clayton is an expert in derivatives valuation, market structure, and dynamics. He is a former trader of FX, bonds, equities, commodities, cryptocurrencies, and their associated derivatives. His experience includes energy commodities, derivatives valuation modeling, portfolio risk management, regulatory compliance, digital assets.


He is a former trader of FX, bonds, equities, commodities and their associated derivatives. His experience includes derivatives valuation modeling, portfolio risk management, regulatory compliance, digital assets.


George acts as a consultant within the crypto community assisting a number of new and developing business. He also presently provides subject matter expertise and litigation expert witness support. He has handled multiple different civil and criminal matters.


Between 2017 and 2023, George co-founded and led an alternative asset fund focused on a portfolio of cryptocurrencies. His responsibilities included research, strategy execution, operations management for yield farming and protocol staking, and leading communication for investor relations and fund administration.


From 2008 to 2017, as the co-founder of Levante Capital he focused on electronically traded and OTC energy derivatives on NYMEX, ICE and NASDAQ. His leadership involved devising trading strategies, particularly in natural gas, crude oil, and refined products, and risk management.


During his time at Levante, he also co-founded Levante Fuels Management, a hedge fund trading physical cargoes and listed derivatives of fuel ethanol. He acted as head trader executing arbitrage strategies between mid-west bio-refiners and coastal refiners and gasoline blenders, in addition to leading the risk control, reporting and treasury functions.


From 2002 to 2008, he was Head of Energy Trading at Saxon Financials Ltd., in London, Gibraltar, and Madrid.


His earlier career includes managerial roles at RTS Realtime Systems in New York and as an independent options trader at prominent exchanges such as LIFFE. George started his financial career as an Interbank Foreign Exchange Trader at Banque Nationale de Paris in Frankfurt in 1989.

About SEDA Experts LLC

SEDA is a leading expert witness firm specializing in financial services. We support international law firms by offering the highest level of expertise across the financial industry and providing access to the most influential financial services industry leaders. We provide superior independent advice, data analytics, valuation, and elite expert reports and testimony services to law firms, regulators, and leading financial institutions.

Contact Information:

Damiano Colnago,

Managing Partner


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