John A. Beccia

John A. Beccia

Lecturer

Co-founder and CEO of FS Vector

BA, Providence College
JD, Roger Williams University School of Law
LLM, Banking and Financial Law, Boston University School of Law


Biography

John Beccia is co-founder and CEO of FS Vector, a Washington DC-based advisory firm. FS Vector is a one stop resource for business, regulatory, compliance, technology and public policy advice. The firm’s clients include fintech firms, banks, blockchain companies, regtech providers, and investors.

Mr. Beccia was previously general counsel and chief compliance officer of Circle Internet Financial Inc., a global crypto finance company that is seeking to help change the global economy. Prior to Circle, Mr. Beccia served as senior vice president and deputy general counsel for Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc., a publicly-traded bank holding company. He was also assistant general counsel for Investors Bank & Trust Company and chief regulatory counsel and research director for the Financial Services Roundtable where he was responsible for all regulatory affairs and assisted with legislative efforts for the trade association.

Mr. Beccia is currently an adjunct professor of Boston University School of Law. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Providence College, a JD from Roger Williams University School of Law, and a LLM in Banking & Financial Law from Boston University School of Law.

Publications

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  • Cornelius K. Hurley & John A. Beccia, The Compliance Function in Diversified Financial Institutions: Harmonizing the Regulatory Environment for Financial Services Firms (2007)
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