Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Forms Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrency & Digital Assets Practice Team

January 4, 2018 | Press Releases
BUFFALO, NY – Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP today announced the launch of its new Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrency & Digital Assets practice team. The practice team, led by Sarah H. Brennan, advises on a variety of blockchain matters, including initial coin offerings, cryptocurrency investments, smart contract transactions, regulatory investigations, and litigation support.

“With the growth of blockchain technology, clients need help in navigating the ever-changing regulatory climate in order to structure and conduct their business in alignment with best practices,” said Sarah Brennan. “Working in partnership with our other practice teams, our attorneys can advise on a variety of matters that intersect with blockchain technology as well as issues that arise from blockchain’s impact on such industries as finance, healthcare, logistics, accounting, and real estate.”

The new practice team also touches on issues related to regulatory compliance, technology transactions, data privacy and cybersecurity, venture capital and private investments, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property matters, tax, financial services regulatory enforcement, know your client and anti-money laundering compliance matters, commercial litigation, and public policy and government affairs.

Sarah H. Brennan is a senior associate attorney in the Corporate and Securities practice group at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP in Buffalo. Ms. Brennan focuses her practice on corporate and securities law, representing public and private companies, venture capital and private equity firms and investors, as well as clients in every stage of the corporate life cycle on venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and compliance, SEC reporting and other general corporate and securities matters.

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