Representative Experience

  • Negotiated fintech investments involving AI and blockchain for financial institutions.
  • Counseled hedge fund manager on the sale of its business to registered investment company complex, and automated (robo) advisers and fintech space participants on business structuring and compliance with Investment Advisers Act, Investment Company Act, Securities Act, Securities Exchange Act, ERISA and other regulatory requirements.
  • Worked with a fintech looking to become a credit bureau and addressed concerns involving the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), state licensing, and international privacy and credit reporting laws.

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  • Representing several commercial banks in developing and roll-out of nationwide digital banking platforms, including regulatory and related issues.
  • Represented revolutionary cryptocurrency startup Chia Network Inc. in its seed financing.
  • Served as lead regulatory counsel to a licensed digital money transfer provider in connection with its acquisition by another licensed payments company.
  • Provided regulatory and privacy counsel to a client in connection with a merger that created an online global community of more than 8 million freelancers and 2 million businesses.
  • Represented a large retail corporation in connection with its creation of a gift card subsidiary and loyalty program.
  • Represented crowdfunding platform fig in its seed financing and Series A financing led by Spark Capital and Greycroft.
  • Represented Canadian investor Sprott TWM SPV LP in an investment in the Series A Preferred Stock of Tradewind.
  • Represented a party to joint venture in connection with development of Ethereum-based blockchain technology projects.
  • Represented a client in connection with Bitcoin miner investment transaction.