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It is undoubtedly one of the most exciting times for technology and innovation in general but blockchain and crypto in specific. By all accounts, we are in the early innings of witnessing the overhaul of legacy financial systems that have not been updated in decades, if not centuries. The efficiencies, security, and decentralization brought about by peer-to-peer cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (₿) and Ethereum (Ξ), including the ability to transact and store value effectively for an increasingly digital world, brings about immense dispersion and opportunity. However, great opportunity brings significant corresponding risk, including as it relates to legal ramifications. As a result, regulation and enforcement action is ramping up, and it is more important than ever to ensure compliance with cryptocurrency’s complex and patchwork style regulatory framework.
At RICHT, we are a law firm on the cutting edge of cryptocurrency developments as they relate to potential legal ramifications for clients operating in diverse segments of the broader crypto sector. LexoCrypto™, our dedicated and multidisciplinary legal practice focused on the intersection of cryptocurrency and blockchain with the law, allows clients to benefit from a full suite of legal services with the singular goal of managing legal risk while capitalizing on the vast opportunity present in the space.
- Regulatory Risk Review & Advisory
- Federal Securities Laws (SEC), Howey Test Analysis, & State Securities Laws (Blue Sky Laws)
- KYC & AML
- Contract Formation & Negotiation
- FinTech Licensing and Regulation Guidance
- Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) & Simple Agreements for Future Tokens (SAFTs)
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Crypto VC firm Paradigm debuts monster $2.5 billion fund
Paradigm, a crypto VC firm founded in 2018 by Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam and former Sequoia Capital partner Matt Huang, has closed its latest fund, and it’s a doozy. The firm announced a $2.5 billion venture fund, the largest crypto fund ever, shooting past the $2.2 billion crypto-centric fund Andreessen Horowitz announced this summer.