J. Dax Hansen is a technology transactions and regulatory attorney who has pioneered blockchain, digital currency, payments and fintech law. Dax serves as chair of the firm’s leading Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency industry group, which publicly launched in 2013 after the firm spent several years helping innovators lay the groundwork for blockchain infrastructure. Since 2006, Dax has chaired the firm’s Electronic Financial Services (Fintech) practice, which, for decades, has served clients innovating and operating at the intersection of emerging technologies and money. He combines his technology experience with knowledge of complex financial services regulatory regimes, including money transmission, anti-money laundering, prepaid access, unclaimed property, consumer credit, privacy and data security, payment processing and securities, to assist clients with product counseling, consumer and commercial contracting, business formation and industry consortia. Much of Dax's work is international, and he maintains a Japan-related technology practice.