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DILENDORF KHURDAYAN | NYC

Real Estate, Blockchain & International Private Client 

Summary
Service Type
Law Firm NYC
Provider Name
Dilendorf & Khurdayan,
750 Third Avenue,New York,NY-10017,
Telephone No.212.757.9797
Area
NYC, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens
Description
Law firm NYC offers expert legal solutions to local & international clients in the areas of real estate, business & tax law. 4:44 🙂

EXPERTISE

Real Estate Practice. Our Real Estate Practice covers every kind of commercial and residential real estate transaction in NYC, from the purchase or sale of a single condominium unit, to structuring complex real estate joint ventures, to sophisticated tax planning for foreign investments in U.S. real estate.

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ICO & Blockchain. Our ICO & Blockchain practice focuses on navigating blockchain startups, developers, FinTech firms through state and U.S. federal securities, tax and consumer protection laws in connection with the development and launch of new virtual tokens.

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International Private Client. Our International Private Client Practice focuses on serving high net-worth individuals, family-owned businesses, trusts, personal investment vehicles and family offices with diverse sources of wealth and in diverse industries.

For international clients, we design optimal legal and tax structures for their inbound investments in the U.S., provide pre-immigration advice and re-structuring, and consult on various issues related to FATCA, FIRPTA, CRS compliance, PFIC rules, CFC rules, international tax treaties, cross-border transactions and real estate matters.

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ATTORNEY PROFILE:

Rika Khurdayan

Rika Khurdayan’s practice involves international private client work and more recently blockchain, virtual currencies and ICOs.

Rika focuses on legal and regulatory aspects of blockchain and distributed ledger technology, particularly, securities and futures regulations applicable to token generating ...

ATTORNEY PROFILE:

Max Dilendorf

Max Dilendorf focuses on real estate and blockchain-related matters.

For real estate clients, Max handles all phases of residential and commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, 1031 exchanges, leasing and financing of condominiums, cooperatives, multifamily and mixed-use ...

WHY TURN TO OUR FIRM?

  • Stellar Service. We place a strong emphasis on providing unparalleled customer service and delivering high-quality work product. We are always available for our clients.
  • Global Reach. From our base in New York City, we help our clients close deals, protect their assets and achieve their personal and business goals around the globe.
  • Experience. We have the expertise, experience and resources to develop and implement practical and effective solutions for our clients.
  • Commitment. Our focus is to help our clients advance their interests. We know when our clients achieve their personal and business goals, our success follows.
  • Custom Solutions. We provide customized legal solutions to fit the unique needs of every client we represent. We take time to understand your business and personal objectives.
  • Impressive Network. We help you build strategic alliances and have access to unparalleled network of advisors, consultants and investors.

ATTORNEYS' EXPERIENCE

Due Diligence and Feasibility of Building a Methanol Production Facility

Analyzed feasibility of a project involving dry natural gas to methanol production plant in Marcellus Shale taking advantage of the cheap stranded shale gas available in the area and limited regional competition

Sale of Multi-Family Building and Partner Buy-Out

Successfully represented a client in the sale of a mixed-use building in Midtown, Manhattan and the buy-out of his partner’s ownership interest in the building

Reverse 1031-Exchange

Advised a foreign client on structuring a reverse 1031-exchange for the sale of $5M mixed-use property in Midtown Manhattan

ICO Analysis

Advised companies in the U.S. and abroad on ICOs in the real estate, investment, gaming, media, lending and retail industries

Acquisition of Development Lot in Miami

Represented as co-counsel a developer in acquisition of $21M development lot on the Indian Creek Compound, Miami, FL

ICO Team and Process Due Diligence

Advised prospective investors regarding ICO participation, including team due diligence, whitepaper review and review of the escrow provisions

Pre-immigration Planning and Re-structuring

Represented a leading global gold retailer in connection with the owner’s plans to relocate to the U.S., including analyzing current global business operations and personal assets and designing an optimized tax and corporate structure to minimize US tax consequences

Super Yacht Purchase and Registration

Successfully completed acquisition of a luxury yacht, involving negotiating post-closing manufacturing work, offshore closing, clearing through customs in the EU, Cayman flag registration, obtaining U.S. cruising license

Delaware Dynasty Trust to Purchase and Hold Investment Real Estate

Represented as co-counsel a foreign investor in connection with setting-up a Delaware Dynasty Trust for asset protection purposes and for purchasing and holding investment real estate in New York

Super Yacht Incident and Insurance Coverage

Successfully advised the owner and coordinated the inspection, claim coverage and repair process for a luxury yacht following accident at sea

Advantages and Limitations of SAFT framework

Advised a client during preparation for a token pre-sale on the advantages and limitations of the SAFT framework, including possible removal of restrictions on future re-sale or tokens

Retail Condo Purchase and Financing

Assisted a foreign client with obtaining financing for the purchase of $5.75M retail condominium unit in Downtown, Manhattan

Close-Ended Asset Based Fund

Coordinated creation of legal, marketing and business documentation for a fancy color diamond fund (master feeder structure) focused on enhancing value of an existing collection of rare color diamonds and acquiring new diamonds

Two-tier Maltese Operating Structure

Represented a client in connection with planned relocation to the U.S. and designed a two-tier Maltese operating structure in order to defer U.S. income taxation and ensure preferred dividend distribution rates

Importation and Registration of High-Performance Car

Assisted a client in importing a luxury high-performance car from Middle East to the United States to operate on the U.S. roads

U.S. Inbound Operating Structure

Advised Ukrainian-based water filtration company in connection with U.S. market entry, and establishing production facility and operations in the U.S.

Purchase Price Adjustment Dispute

Advised a leading healthcare advertising and marketing agency in its post-acquisition $1.8M purchase price adjustment dispute

Acquisition and Development of EPA’s Superfund Site in Connecticut

Represented as co-counsel a developer in a $50M project involving acquisition of the EPA’s Superfund site in CT for developing 100,000 SF retail store

Structuring and Launching of Crowdfunding Platform

Assisted a client with structuring and launching health technology crowdfunding platform, including guiding the client through several rounds of capital raise

Exemptions from registration with SEC during ICO

Advised ICO team regarding SEC registration requirements and available exemptions, including the limitations on the amount of investment, advertising and solicitation, investors’ requirements, necessary provisions for the whitepaper and necessary federal and state filing requirements

Pre-VC Funding Restructuring and Conversion of a Successful Start-up

Represented a successful tech start-up in connection with converting an existing NJ LLC into DE corporation with super-voting stock for founders and non-voting restricted stock for employees

“Utility” vs. “Security” Analysis

Advised clients on the difference between “utility” and “security” tokens under the current regulatory framework in the U.S., including the SEC regulations, the Howey test, the family resemblance test and the risk capital test.

Commercial Loan Secured by a Building

Represented a borrower in $10M commercial loan transaction secured by an office building in Florida

U.S. Inbound Investment in Commercial Development Project

Represented a foreign private fund in connection with the corporate and tax structuring of their investment in commercial real estate project in NYC utilizing beneficial tax treaty provisions, and combination and debt and equity

Irrevocable Trust to Hold Real Estate

Represented as co-counsel a foreign investor in setting up an irrevocable trust in New York for purchasing and holding real estate in Manhattan for the benefit of the investor’s family

Luxury Estate Lease in Greenwich, CT

Represented as co-counsel a member of a royal family in drafting and negotiating the lease for a residential property in Greenwich, CT 

Holdings Restructuring and Cayman Star Trust

Represented a foreign client in restructuring of business holdings and contributing all interest in business to a Cayman Star trust

Trust and Asset Restructuring

Assisted with restructuring of client’s existing holdings (real estate, fine art and collectibles), including review of insurance policies and negotiations with underwriters to cover gaps and additional risks

OUR LATEST ARTICLES

UNDERSTANDING WHAT THE DAO DID WRONG

2017 witnessed explosive growth in the use of token generation events (also known as ICOs, for “initial coin offerings”) to raise capital for startups and other Internet firms. According to the New York Times, more than

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HOW FOREIGN INVESTORS CAN USE TRUSTS TO BUY U.S. REAL ESTATE

The last decade has seen a surge in foreign buyers purchasing real property in the United States. During the 12 months ended March 2017, foreign buyers purchased a record $153 …

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WHEN VIRTUAL TOKENS ARE SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES

During 2017, more than $3 billion in capital was raised by blockchain developers through initial coin offerings (ICOs, but more formally known as token generation events) of virtual tokens. This amount was significantly more than what was raised by blockchain firms through traditional venture-capital deals. …

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