Blockchain & Digital Currency
Broker Dealers & Investment Management Litigation
Corporate & Securities
Securities & Enforcement
White Collar Defense & Government Investigations
Richard is is chair of the FinTech and Regulation Practice and one of the first lawyers to focus on the regulation of blockchain and digital assets. He is considered a thought leader in the FinTech space. Richard brings his experience as a senior legal and compliance officer on Wall Street and in London to bear in advising clients on corporate, FinTech, securities, and regulatory issues.
Richard’s practice focuses on the representation of early stage and publicly traded companies in FinTech, including investment banks, broker-dealers, investment advisers, peer-to-peer lending platforms, digital currency trading platforms, alternative trading systems (ATSs), exchanges, and custodians. He represents firms before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), state regulators, and Congress.
Chamber of Digital Commerce – Lawyers Committee
Global Chamber – Chicago and Denver – Advisory Boards
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, JD
Colorado College, BA, History