Vikram is a longstanding Partner in Hassans’ Corporate and Commercial department and co-leads the Firm’s Fintech Team. He has a deep knowledge in all Distributed Ledger Technology matters, including AML/KYC issues, FATF Recommendation 16 compliance, token issuances, security token offerings and licence applications under Gibraltar’s DLT Providers Regulations. He has also assisted with the development of the DLT regulatory framework in Gibraltar, including being involved in the drafting of Regulatory Guidance Notes to Gibraltar’s Distributed Ledger Technology Regulations and assisting with the draft regulatory framework for Tokens in Gibraltar.
Vikram has co-authored two Manuals on Virtual Currencies for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, intended as training and educational manuals for law enforcement agencies and for regulators. In addition, Vikram has authored the Gibraltar Chapter of the important and leading “Taxation of Crypto Assets” book by Kluwer Law International. He has also contributed to various international events and initiatives as a speaker and is considered a thought leader in the space.
Vikram also has substantial experience in all aspects of corporate transactional work and commercial projects.