- Advised Qatar Investment Authority in connection with its equity financing round in SoFi.
- Advising a cross-border digital payments company on New York state licensing and regulatory issues.
- Advised a cloud-based human resources software company in creating a data incident response protocol and GDPR compliance program.
- Advising ICE in establishing and financing new venture, Bakkt, that will offer a federally regulated market for Bitcoin in order to transform Bitcoin into a trusted global currency with broad commercial usage.
- Advising a digital money platform company in its acquisition of JNK Securities, a N.Y. based broker-dealer.
- Advising a payments company on their offering bitcoin wallet services to customers.
- Representing a startup cryptocurrency exchange by analyzing the impact of U.S. tax reform on its businesses and corporate structure.
- Advising a financial investment brokerage on preparation of trading documentation for cryptocurrency-related derivatives, particularly with respect to important concepts and asset characteristics that should be considered when negotiating trades in respect of cryptocurrencies.
- Representing a blockchain technology company, by providing tax advice to the company in relation to investments made in blockchain focused startups.
- Representing a trade execution platform by analyzing the impact of U.S. tax reform on the company’s businesses and corporate structure as well as advising on employee compensation and benefits structure.
- Represented an online merchant company on a convertible note financing.
- Represent a developer of blockchain-based financial applications on a Series Seed Preferred Stock.
- Represent an electronic exchange platform in connection with a joint venture.
- Advised a leading cryptocurrency investment firm on transacting in cryptocurrency-related derivatives and prepared trading documentation that we are currently negotiating with its counterparties.
- Represented the company in its formation and initial equity financing and are advising a company on the formation and registration of a U.S.-registered broker-dealer and ATS trading venue, including advising on the addition of blockchain settlement to their automated platform.
- Advised a hedge fund on due diligence and investment in a digital asset custodian.
- On behalf of an individual investor, obtained access of QORA currency that had been frozen by the Poloniex Exchange.
- Represent a global financial institution in litigation growing out of the collapse of the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange.
- Providing regulatory advice to a global financial institution in connection with possible “big data” initiative.
- Represented a Swiss based exchange platform providing regulatory advice in connection with an ICO.
- Represented a digital retirement savings company in its formation and initial financings.
- Represented a leading provider of SaaS-based customer engagement solutions on an acquisition and related equity financing.
- Represented compliance, surveillance, and risk management software solutions company on its spin-out and Series A financing.
- Represented USAA in its investment in Coinbase, a digital currency wallet and platform for merchants and consumers to transact with digital currencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin.
- Represented USAA in its investment in MX Technologies, which develops and provides money management and financial software for financial institutions and digital banking providers.
- Advised ICE on NY BitLicense and state money transmitter requirements and provided advice regarding cryptocurrency regulation, futures trading, and custody.
- Advised Brazil's leading provider of financial technology solutions on its approximate $1.75 billion IPO on the NYSE.
- Advised a Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform on its Nasdaq IPO in Nov 2017.
- Represented Thomson Reuters in its acquisition of REDI Holdings from Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays and Citadel and on its purchase of TradeWeb, a multijurisdictional trading platform authorized in the UK.
- Represented Salesforce in its $2.8 billion acquisition of NYSE-listed cloud-based e-commerce platform Demandware, Inc.
- Represented Visa in its acquisition of PlaySpan Inc.
- Represented NASDAQ OMX Group in its acquisition of the Investor Relations, Public Relations and Multimedia Solutions businesses of Thomson Reuters; on its acquisition of FTEN, Inc; in the creation of a joint venture with SharesPost, Inc. to form The NASDAQ Private Market LLC; in its joint bid, together with the Intercontinental Exchange, for NYSE Euronext.
- Represented Bolsa Se Mercadorias & Futuros S.A. in its $22.4 billion merger with Bovespa Holding S.A. to create the world’s third-largest stock exchange.
- Represented Intuit Limited in its acquisitions of several online and cloud-based payroll services companies, including PayCycle, Inc., Acrede Technology Group Holdings and PaySuite.
- Represented ICE in its sales of NYFIX, Metabit and Wombat Financial Software, all units of NYSE Technologies.
- Represented PLIA Systems in its acquisition of U.S. equities broker-dealer SJ Levinson & Sons LLC.
- Represented Quadramed in its acquisition of NCR Healthcare Solutions, including NCR Payment Manager which allows patients to pay outstanding payments at a kiosk, online or on a mobile device.
- Represented Bank of Nova Scotia in its acquisition of E*TRADE Canada from E*TRADE financial corporation.