Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

FinTech Legal Department

USA
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Overview

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP's Blockchain Technology & Digital Assets Group advises private investment funds and other investors on the implications of sponsoring or investing in initial coin offerings (ICOs), conducting transactions involving ICOs and cryptocurrencies (including Bitcoin and Ether), and managing and investing in funds that invest in cryptocurrencies or transact in blockchain projects (such as smart contracts) and digital asset initiatives that have resulted from ICOs. Our lawyers have substantive experience and knowledge of the legal and regulatory considerations involving virtual and digital currency business initiatives and the blockchain technology behind them, including:

o   Securities Law

o   State and Federal Money Transmission Regulation

o   Enforcement and Litigation

o   AML Compliance

o   SEC Regulation

o   CFTC and Derivatives Regulation

o   Tax Considerations

o   State Licensing

o   Fund Formation

o   Structured Products and Derivatives Trading

o   Cybersecurity, Data Security and Privacy