Marc Boiron

E: marc.boiron@fisherbroyles.com

T: (973) 723-8588

Los Angeles Office

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Practice Areas:

  • Cyber-Risk, Privacy & Data Security
  • FinTech and Blockchain
  • General Corporate
  • Internet & eCommerce
  • Securities & Private Equity

Bar Admissions:

  • California
  • Delaware

Education:

  • Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • Middle Tennessee State University, B.B.A., 2008
  • Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business, M.B.A., 2012

Large Law Firm Experience:

  • Rutan & Tucker, LLP
  • Richards, Layton & Finger, PA

Marc Boiron is a partner in the Corporate, Technology, FinTech and Blockchain practice groups. Marc represents leaders in blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies and digital currencies that operate businesses abroad number of industries, including ad tech, ecommerce, energy, healthcare, mobile apps, music, payment systems, real estate, and video games.

Before joining FisherBroyles, in early 2017, Marc founded and led the Blockchain, Smart Contracts and Cryptocurrencies practice group of Rutan & Tucker, LLP. Combining Marc’s strong corporate and securities law background and his near obsession with blockchain technology, he built a practice advising companies on a breadth of issues, including ICOs, STOs, smart contracts, cryptocurrency funds, cryptocurrency exchanges, and other cryptocurrency laws. Marc also advised early stage companies in traditional and crowdfunding financings, using exemptions like Reg D, Reg A+ and Reg CF.

Marc was trained in Delaware law at Richards, Layton & Finger, one of the most recognized law firms in the country by other lawyers. He represented companies like Allergan, Dell, and General Electric in a broad range of transactions.

Mr. Boiron is often invited as a speaker on issues relating to blockchain technology, especially to educate on constant developments in blockchain and ICO regulations.

Presentations & Teaching Experience

  • “Is Airdrop the Next Big ICO Model”, StartEngine ICO 2.0 Summit, April 2018
  • “A Party on the Blockchain”, Expert Dojo, April 2018
  • “Legal Talk on ICOs”, Women in Blockchain, April 2018
  • “Tax & Legal Perspectives on ICOs”, Center Club Orange County, March 2018
  • “Legal Practicalities for Token Sales”, Token Fest, March 2018
  • “Introduction to Blockchain Technology and U.S. Laws”, Osgoode Hall Law School, February 2018
  • “Introduction to Blockchain Technology and U.S. Laws”, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, February 2018
  • “Legal Landscape in the U.S.: Token Generation Events and Cryptocurrencies”, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, February 2018
  • “Legal Landscape in the U.S.: Token Generation Events and Cryptocurrencies”, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, February 2018
  • “Introduction to Blockchain Technology”, Lighthouse Escrow, January 2018
  • “Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Tech Panel”, Tech in Motion: Orange County, January 2018
  • “Introduction to Launching an ICO”, Crowdfunder Educational Series, November 2017
  • “How to Evaluate if a Token is a Security?”, StartEngine ICO 2.0 Summit, November 2017
  • “Hooked On Startups – Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it a utility? A security? With Marc Boiron,” November 2017
  • “Don’t Be a Corporate Law Dumbo: Update on Delaware Law, Current Trends and Best Practices,” Association of Corporate Counsel – Southern California, March 2017
  • “Forming a Company with Plans to Raise Capital,” UC CAI Medical Device Retreat, October 2016
  • “Practical Tips Every Corporate Counsel Should Know About the Most Common Delaware Law Pitfalls,” Orange County Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section, April 2016
  • Lecturer, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law (Practice Foundation Transactions, Fall 2016)

Publications

  • “Rise of ICOs brings new questions for directors and officers,” Daily Journal publication, November 2017
  • “Lessons from Delaware on noncompete best practices,” Daily Journal publication, October 2017
  • “Delaware update: amendments to General Corporation Law,” Daily Journal publication, September 2017
  • “Fixing the Unfixable Cap Table,” Orange County Business Journal, August 2017
  • “Ruling clarifies ability to ratify corporate acts,” Daily Journal publication, July 2017
  • “Fiduciary vs contractual obligations,” Daily Journal publication, June 2017
  • “Guidance on grants of equity to directors,” Daily Journal publication, April 2017
  • “Clarity on the right to inspect books,” Daily Journal publication, March 2017
  • “Avoiding California law as a Delaware corporation,” Daily Journal publication, February 2017
  • “Private Planes and Director Independence,” Daily Journal publication, January 2017
  • “Rare case of a breach of care and loyalty,” Daily Journal publication, November 2016
  • “Ruling Doesn’t Alter a Director Access to Books and Records,” Daily Journal publication, October 2016
  • “Lessons From Derek Jeter’s Journey to Court,” Daily Journal publication, August 2016
  • “Delaware Court Dishes on Conditions to Closing a Transaction,” Daily Journal publication, July 2016
  • “Court Clears Up Admin of Stock Options, Daily Journal publication, June 2016
  • “Cybersecurity Strategies for Small and Middle-Market Companies,” Orange County Business Journal, June 2016
  • “Delaware Axes Personal Jurisdiction Precedent,” Daily Journal publication, May 2016
  • “Disclosure Obligations in Absence of Fiduciary Duties,” Daily Journal publication, April 2016
  • “When Minority Stockholders Control,” Daily Journal publication, March 2016
  • “Disclosures When Approval Not Required,” Daily Journal publication, February 2016
  • “Declassified Board Requires Director Removal With or Without Cause,” Delaware Business Court Insider, January 2016
  • “Delaware Court Gives Guidance on Valuation,” Daily Journal publication, January 2016
  • “Fake Shipments Test Acquisition Agreement,” Daily Journal publication, December 2015
  • “Zuckerberg Isn’t Above Corporate Formalities, Nor Are You,” Daily Journal publication, November 2015