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Rika Khurdayan

ABOUT

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, cryptocurrency exchanges, traditional and crypto investment funds, as well as family offices and managers wishing to cross-over to the blockchain sector.

Rika has extensive experience helping clients structure, negotiate and execute their most complex business transactions, with a particular focus on blockchain and FinTech, from traditional venture financing to regulatory-compliant ICOs and STOs.

Over the years, Rika advised a variety of clients, including emerging companies, private equity and venture capital funds, private companies and family offices, in their development, acquisition, investment and disposition strategies. Rika helped these clients navigate the multiple regulatory regimes, tax laws and legal systems as they move people, financial assets and business interests across international borders.

Rika was named to Super Lawyers’ New York Metro Area “Rising Star” in 2018 in Technology Transactions sector. She has been involved in many conferences worldwide as panel speaker or presenter on the regulatory aspects of blockchain technology and regulation of cryptocurrencies.

Well-versed in global blockchain trends and jurisdictional differences, and passionate about renewable energy, IoT and shared economy projects.

Contact
rk@dilendorf.com

60 Broad Street, 24th Floor
New York, NY
O. 212.457.9797
Areas of Expertise
Regulatory Compliance (Blockchain)
STOs and Tokenization of Assets
Venture Capital
Cross-Border Transactions
Business Advisory
Fund Formations
Blockchain Advisory
FinTech Advisory
SEC rules and regulations for ICOs

Education and Admissions
New York Law School, cum laude
Bar Admissions
New York
U.S. District Court Southern
District of New York

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

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