Marc Boiron

E: marc.boiron@fisherbroyles.com

T: (973) 723-8588

Los Angeles and Palo Alto Offices

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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

  • Navigating the Minefield Rules & Regulations Surrounding Tokenization“, Panel – Security Token Summit, April 2019
  • The State of the Security Token Industry in 2019“, January 2019
  • SEC vs KIK: Inside the Securities and Exchange Commission Ruling“, January 2019
  • Expert Interview with Securities Attorney Marc Boiron, Interview (at 3:15) – Security Token Academy, December 2018
  • The Latest Enforcement Actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission“, Interview – Security Token Academy, December 2018
  • Things You Must Consider Before You Tokenize Real Estate“, Panel – TokenizeLA, December 2018
  • Tokenizing the World“, StartEngine Summit, October 2018
  • Does “World Minus US” Token Sales Make SEC Irrelevant?“, Panel – BlockCon 2019, October 2018
  • “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
  • Token Design, Panel – Token Fest, 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
  • “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)

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Professional Accomplishments

  • Southern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers, 2018-19