Fintech, Cryptocurrencies & Emerging Technologies
Working with a number of investment funds and other clients on cryptocurrencies and blockchain projects, we are familiar with crypto trading platforms and exchanges, issues related to custody of digital assets and many other regulatory considerations for investments in cryptocurrencies. Our backgrounds in fund formation, corporate and securities, and commodities law give us a keen appreciation of regulatory issues for blockchain and cryptocurrency-related matters. Winstead’s Private Funds/Hedge Fund Practice Group has a national ranking in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
Winstead’s Fintech, Cryptocurrencies & Emerging Technologies team also counsels clients on structuring digital asset transactions—from trading cryptocurrencies directly; participating in token launches; secondary trading of tokens; acquiring digital asset exposure through equity vehicles and derivatives; or making more traditional venture capital or other investments in companies building protocols, trading platforms other infrastructure. Our cross-disciplinary team is experienced in corporate and FinTech transactions, investment management and private funds, intellectual property licensing and protection, data privacy and cybersecurity, as well as tax, healthcare, capital markets and real estate finance. Our team speaks publicly and has authored articles on blockchain and cryptocurrency compliance matters.