Venture Capital
& Corporate

VC & corporate legal solutions for the emerging tech space

Our firm delivers tailored legal solutions to investment firms, portfolio companies, start-ups, and entrepreneurs with a focus on the emerging tech space.  We embrace new technologies, like AI, robotics and blockchain, which prompted a fresh stream of private equity and venture capital investments in various projects aiming to revolutionize every existing industry. Our innovative legal practice well serves companies, investors, and managers leveraging these technological advancements.

Our clients are entrepreneurs, start-ups, growth companies, private equity and venture capital investors whom we advise and guide throughout the entire cycle of an investment, including formation and business structure, angel funding, seed financing, Series A/B/C financing, private placement, recapitalization, restructuring, buy-outs, etc.

We advise fund sponsors and managers on formation of venture capital, private equity and hedge funds. We represent such funds in all aspects of fund operation, including structuring, repletion, governance and investments in other funds or companies. We also assist in structuring and forming alternative financing vehicles, including tokenized and hybrid funds.

Our clients have developed and invested in technology, innovating various industries, like healthcare, renewable energy, FinTech, gaming, real estate. We value our experience with every client and leverage this experience to offer legal advice that is carefully crafted, client-oriented and industry-specific.

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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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

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

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

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 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

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).

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

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

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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