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BLOCKCHAIN & CRYPTOCURRENCY

Our firm offers cutting-edge strategic, transactional and regulatory solutions to a wide range of participants in the blockchain and FinTech space – token issuers, cryptocurrency exchanges, traditional and crypto investment funds, as well as businesses and managers looking to integrate blockchain technology into their existing business and investment models. 

We guide our clients through every step of structuring and launching security token offerings (STOs), setting up crypto funds and tokenizing assets like fund interests, real estate, equity/debt instruments, etc.

We also provide comprehensive post-STO legal support to virtual-token sponsors and assist blockchain projects with regulatory licensing requirements, from application of money transmitter laws to obtaining broker-dealer licenses and ATS registrations.

To better serve our clients’ interests, we work diligently to keep abreast of new developments governing this fast-paced industry, including federal and state securities, tax and consumer-protection laws, broker-dealer, anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) regulations, as well as the local and international market dynamics.

ATTORNEY PROFILE:

Rika Khurdayan

Rika Khurdayan’s practice involves blockchain, virtual currencies, ICOs and STOs (including tokenization of assets).

Rika provides strategic, transactional and regulatory advice to a wide range of both established and emerging participants in the FinTech space, and regularly represents token issuers, ...

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Max Dilendorf

Max Dilendorf’s practice involves real estate transactions, security token offerings (STOs) and blockchain.

Max focuses on legal and SEC regulatory aspects of security token offerings in the US.

Max advised and assisted local and international blockchain companies, funds, investors and ...

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Gleb Zaslavsky

Gleb Zaslavsky’s practice involves investment and startup structuring and support, international and domestic corporate transactions in the blockchain and technology industries, and venture capital.

Gleb assists international and domestic entrepreneurs, businesses, venture investors and startups at ...

  • Outstanding Service. Our firm places a strong emphasis on providing our clients with unparalleled customer service and delivering high-quality work product.
  • Experience. We have helped numerous domestic and foreign developers in understanding how U.S. law affects their virtual-token plans.
  • Expertise. We have a thorough understanding of the state and federal laws implicated by the development of new virtual tokens.
  • Timely Work. We understand that time is of the essence in virtual-token transactions, so we work quickly to bring our clients’ transactions to a successful, timely conclusion.
  • Fixed Retainers. We work with clients on fixed-fee arrangements. We are upfront in everything we do.
  • Trustworthy. We work diligently for all our clients so that they will know they can trust us with all their future blockchain needs.
  • Tech-Savvy. We are not new to the new technology having worked with blockchain, smart contracts, AI, telemedicine, renewable energy, gaming, asset tokenization and other forefront industries.

ATTORNEYS' EXPERIENCE

STO for Developing Renewable Energy Farms + Data Centers

Represented a non-US issuer in structuring a $100M security token offering (STO) for developing a cryptocurrency mining operation in the US and abroad

STO for Digital Currency Exchange and E-commerce Platform

Represented a FinTech company developing a digital currency exchange and e-commerce platform with structuring a security token offering (STO) featuring multiple types of security tokens, with and without voting rights and dividend distributions

STO for Blockchain-based Marine Navigation Network

Represented blockchain-based marine navigation service with AI capabilities in structuring a security token offering (STO) in the US

STO for Blockchain-Based Gaming Platform

Represented a non-US issuer in connection with launching a $30M security token offering (STO) in the US for developing a blockchain-based gaming platform

Tokenization of Commercial Real Estate

Advised a client regarding the process of tokenizing a $40M commercial property in the Midwest, addressed applicable securities regulations and token transfer restrictions for US and non-US investors, selected a legal structure for tokenization (LP, SPV, Trustee), guided through the process of underwriting the property on a smart contract and issuing a legally compliant ERC-20 token, and advised regarding the process for verifying the accreditation status of US and non-US investors, KYC/AML checks as well as onshore/offshore banking

Tokenized Real Estate Lending Master Feeder Fund

Represented client in connection with setting-up a tokenized real estate lending master feeder fund (US/Cayman), including all potential tax implications and assisting with the application of US securities and investment regulations

STO for B2B / B2C Blockchain Freelance Platform

Represented B2B / B2C blockchain freelance platform in the process of raising capital through Regulation D and S offerings to U.S. and non-U.S. investors, including review and analysis of the white paper and the project, preparation of the private placement memorandum (PPM), subscription agreements, guidance regarding the process of investor accreditation as well as AML/KYC checks, and filing Form D with the SEC.

STO for Digital Healthcare Platform

Represented a non-US issuer in connection with launching a security token offering (STO) for developing and operating digital healthcare platform

OUR LATEST ARTICLES

14 Key Considerations When Launching a Security Token Offering

This article is provided for your convenience and does not constitute legal advice. The information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

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Compensating Team, Consultants and Advisors with Tokens: Issues to Consider

Since 2017, companies utilizing blockchain technology to raise funds through security token offerings (also referred to as token sales, ICOs or token generating events) have made a qualitative leap toward compliance with the securities laws while selling their tokens to U.S. investors.

Now, majority …

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The SEC’s Tomahawk Order: ICO Marketing Doomsday?

On August 14, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an order against Tomahawk Exploration LLC (Tomahawk) and its principal, David Thompson Laurance (the “Order”), regarding an ICO for Tomahawkcoins that Tomahawk …

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