Blockchain and cryptocurrency know-how continues to disrupt the fashionable financial system, and the affect of the latest accelerated digitalization amongst corporations can be felt as this know-how turns into extra utilized in day-to-day transactions. With recommendation and consulting on the total vary of blockchain and digital asset points, we might help you acquire a aggressive benefit on this burgeoning house.
Manatt’s crew makes use of its distinct and deep-rooted understanding of this cutting-edge know-how to characterize rising and growth-stage corporations on the forefront of the monetary companies business’s digital transformation, in addition to conventional monetary and know-how corporations searching for to enter the fintech house. Our strengths and nationwide platform allow us to work throughout many disciplines—together with monetary companies, company and finance, M&A, digital and know-how, and privateness and information safety. As nationally acknowledged leaders in fintech, we’re relied upon by our shoppers to be trusted advisors to anticipate and meet the challenges on this evolving business.
What we do
Taking a multidisciplinary strategy, we provide a broad vary of companies, from regulatory recommendation to compliance applications to dealmaking to illustration in enforcement actions and litigation. Our established relationships with regulatory businesses throughout the nation, together with the New York Division of Monetary Providers and California’s Division of Monetary Safety and Innovation, we frequently advise on finest practices and enforcement points, together with responding to investigations.
Our crew stands able to make use of our deep bench of execs, who will tailor authorized options to align along with your particular enterprise targets. Our service choices embrace:
- Decentralized finance (DeFi)
- Regulatory compliance
- Token distributions
- Platform improvement and launch
- Enterprise financing, SAFE and SAFT preparations
- Fund formation, compensation and advisory preparations
- Fund portfolio investments
- Mental property safety, enforcement and litigation
- Securities choices and IPOs
- Dealer-dealer regulatory recommendation
- State and federal enforcement points
- Lender and cash transmitter licenses
- BitLicense registration
- Cash companies enterprise/cash transmitter compliance
- Taxation points and onshore/offshore geolocation
Who we work with
Our crew serves as outdoors basic counsel to dozens of main blockchain and cryptocurrency exchanges and platforms, in addition to corporations investing within the house.
Choose shoppers embrace:
- Blockchain Finance (BlockFi)
- Centrifuge, Inc.
- Compound Labs
- Davoa Capital
- DeFi Alliance
- DRW Holdings
- GMO-Z.com Belief LLC
- ICON Basis
- Market Riot/Voyager Digital