Premier law firm for emerging tech

Future-focused legal solutions for innovators and visionaries in the emerging tech space

KSTechLaw (Khurdayan PLLC) offers practical and effective legal advice to entrepreneurs, emerging and established businesses, individual investors, private funds and family offices.

We guide these clients through their full business cycle – from formation and day-to-day operations to financing rounds, including issuance of digital securities.

Digital transformation is not our future, it is our reality. We were among the first law firms to focus our boutique practice on the application of blockchain and modern FinTech technologies in capital markets and other industries.

Our clients always come first. We aim to understand your business needs and help you navigate most complex legal issues so you can focus on what you do best – innovate.

Rika Khurdayan

Rika Khurdayan’s practice involves blockchain, virtual currencies, DSOs/STOs and tokenization of assets.

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Gleb Zaslavsky, LLM

Gleb Zaslavsky’s practice involves investment and startup structuring and support, international and domestic corporate ...

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Hugo Sandstrom

Hugo Sandstrom focuses on transactional matters, business development, startup structuring and support, and ...

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Céline Moille

Céline Moille’s practice involves blockchain, cryptocurrencies and European regulation and compliance.   Lawyer and ...

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Pascal Couturier

Pascal Couturier’s 30-year practice and fascinating career encompasses commercial and corporate law, private international ...

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Steve Cohen

Steve contributes extensive business and problem-solving experience to challenges that may require litigation – or may ...

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Adam Pollock

Adam is one of the nation’s leading young whistleblower lawyers.  He brings with him a special ability not just to ...

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Capabilities

Unique expertise

We were one of the first and few legal teams to focus on regulatory aspects of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies and develop unique expertise in the emerging tech space.

Custom Solutions

Just like our clients, our entrepreneurial mindset means we move quickly and nimbly. This approach allows us to tailor services to meet each client’s specific needs, and become part of your team.

Global Reach

We leverage our extensive worldwide network of industry experts to offer specialized advice and strategic opportunities. Based in New York, we take full advantage of being in a global capital for finance, technology, and creativity.

Commitment to Innovation

Digital transformation is not our future. It’s our reality. Innovation in everything we do – from client advice to fee arrangements.

Experience

STO for Digital Healthcare Platform

Represented a non-US issuer in connection with launching a security token offering (STO) for developing and operating digital healthcare platform

STO for a Major Foreign Digital Exchange and Wallet Service

Represented a client in tokenizing a part of equity in a foreign digital currency exchange and digital wallet by offering tokenized preferred shares through a U.S. SPV (Delaware corporation).

Commercial Property Tokenization Consulting

Advised a client regarding the process of tokenizing $40M commercial property in the Midwest, addressed applicable securities regulations and token transfer restrictions for US and non-US investors, selected appropriate legal structure and consulted regarding the underwriting process on a smart-contract, issuance of ERC-20 tokens, verification of the accreditation status of US and non-US investors, KYC/AML checks, as well as onshore/offshore banking

Tokenized Real Estate Lending Fund

Working with a client on setting-up a $20M tokenized real estate lending master feeder fund (US/Cayman), including potential tax implications, application of US securities and investment regulations and worldwide treatment of the fund tokens

STO for Developing Renewable Energy Farms + Data Centers

Represented a non-US issuer in structuring a security token offering (STO) for developing a digital currency operation in the US and abroad

Incubator Cryptocurrency Fund

Assisted an emerging manager with the setup of an incubator cryptocurrency fund and advised the client on the future conversion of the incubator fund into a full-fledged hedge fund

STO for Blockchain-based Marine Navigation Network

Represented blockchain-based marine navigation service with AI capabilities in structuring a security token offering (STO) in the US

STO for Digital Currency Exchange and E-commerce Platform

Represented a FinTech company developing a digital currency exchange and e-commerce platform with structuring a security token offering (STO) featuring multiple types of security tokens, with and without voting rights and dividend distributions

STO for Blockchain-Based Gaming Platform

Represented a non-US issuer in connection with launching a $30M security token offering (STO) in the US for developing a blockchain-based gaming platform

Knowledge
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A Path to Secondary Trading of Your Security Token

Our joint report with Securitize and OpenFinance Network discussing checkpoints on the path to secondary trading for …

Digital Finance During WEF 2020

Earlier in January, a small picturesque village of Davos in Switzerland hosted the 50th

Tokenizing Equity: Benefits, Risks and Practical Considerations

Special thanks to Carlos Domingo from Securitize and James C. Row, CFA from Entoro Capital for their insights and …

INSIGHT: The Dual Nature of ‘Utility’ Tokens and Dual Token Structures

This article by Rika Khurdayan, Max Dilendorf and Gleb Zaslavsky was originally published by The Bureau of National …

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