FinTech & Blockchain

The FisherBroyles FinTech and Blockchain practice group combines our expertise in financial regulatory, technology and transactional issues, which enables us to provide a comprehensive service offering to clients operating in or investing in the FinTech and Blockchain space.

Drawing upon our experience in capital markets, data security and privacy, securities and private equity, fund formation, intellectual property and technology, we help clients invest in, fund, develop and market the innovative services and products that are revolutionizing the financial services and technology industries. Our practice group includes former SEC staff members.

FisherBroyles provides strategic, transactional and regulatory advice to a wide array of both established and emerging participants in the FinTech space, including:

  • Banking organizations
  • Marketplace lending platforms
  • Payments companies and systems
  • Crypto asset and blockchain companies and products
  • Card issuers and networks
  • Exchanges and alternative trading systems
  • Information and deal portals
  • Data analytics firms
  • Financial market utilities and service providers

We have experience representing investment banks, private equity and venture capital firms and other financial investors who are active in this space, including:

  • Counseling start-up and mature FinTech companies and financial institutions on regulatory, licensing, corporate and compliance issues, including with respect to:
    • Initial coin offerings and token generating events
    • Crypto asset and blockchain issues
    • Anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance
    • SEC and CFTC compliance counseling and enforcement defense
  • Advising companies, underwriters, lenders, funds and investors on the full lifecycle of financings and exit strategies, including with respect to:
    • Fund formation for crypto asset funds and FinTech funds
    • Seed, venture capital and private equity investments
    • Private round, IPO and follow-on offerings
    • Acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures
  • Advising clients on key collaboration, commercial and other strategic agreements, including with respect to the acquisition, development and exploitation of IP and technology

Members of the firm’s FinTech and Blockchain executive committee are responsible for coordinating client advice across the practice group:

Adam Ettinger

Michael Pierson

Lara Slachta