Metaverse, Web3 Gaming & dApps

Metaverse, Web3 Gaming & dApps 

New technologies enable the creation of new worlds and gaming experiences – from CryptoKitties and the play-to-earn revolution to land ownership in Decentraland and in-game NFTs in Axie. Book a workshop with our experts to understand all legal aspects of how to securely launch dApps games, communities and related NFTs or platforms in Switzerland 

Launch your blockchain project safely in Switzerland 

Get the legal foundation ready

Legal structure

The launch of a new platform or game can be structured in many ways, from community owned DAOs to for-profit companies. Our experts guide you to the right setup for your project and assist with drafting related contract and general terms. 

Regulatory compliance

Special features such as in-game currencies, utility tokensor gambling elements require careful analysis to ensure a compliant gaming experience. Also, handling of personal data of gamers requires a proper privacy framework which we can assist in setting up for your metaverse, dApp or gaming platform

Tax structuring

From VAT and capital gains tax to withholding tax, ensure you understand the tax consequences of the in-app purchases and other revenue streams as the operater as well as for the users. Our crypto tax experts will help you get the complete picture of your tax obligations so that you can plan efficiently. 

Blockchain Legal Workshop Flat-fee

What it is
  • Goal: A focused workshop with your key stakeholders and our metaverse experts, financial market lawyer, and tax experts is the most efficient way to get to understand the best legal framework for your project. The goal is that you have all the information required to take a go / no-go decision on setting up your project in Switzerland, and have a clear road map to execute if you decide do go ahead. 
  • Preparation: To maximize the outcome of our discussion, we will prepare the workshop based on your business plan, whitepaper or similar documents.
  • 2h workshop (online or in person): In the workshop, we dig deeper on the details and goals of the dApp, metaverse project or platform and provide you with different structuring options, current best practices as well as regulatory restrictions. Based on your vision, the goal is always to conclude whether the Switzerland is the right place for the project and if so, what the concrete next steps would be for the launch of your project
  • Assessment summary: We summarize the key points via email, including suggested next steps, specific timelines, and fee estimates.
Who it is for
  • The workshop is aimed at creators of all forms of metaverse, dApp, gaming, NFT and related platform projects. 
How long it takes
  • Once we receive the preparatory documentation, it typically takes us 3-5 business days to prepare, conduct and debrief the workshop 
Pricing
  • CHF 3’000 flat fee (excl. VAT).

Execution & follow-up

Our support doesn’t end here: We’ve accompanied many customers in successfully developing, launching and running of various DeFi and other projects and token sales. Depending on the outcome of our workshop, we will either set up a new project to make sure you quickly and safely execute your action plan or refer you to our trusted partners in a more suitable jurisdiction. 

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LEXR – the blockchain experts since day one

Our blockchain lawyers are true crypto experts – we have not only assisted a wide range of customers with the legal analysis of their DeFi projects and token launches, but we also have the technical expertise, e.g., as keyholders in the wrapped BTC on the Tezos blockchain (https://tzbtc.io/) and privately interact with tokens and DeFi protocols regularly.  Some of our clients:

  • Bitcoin Suisse 
  • Tezos 
  • Bitmain 
  • matrixport  
  • Aktionariat 
  • Unix  
  • Gro
  • Ecoo 
  • StakingRewards 
  • Splint Invest

About us

We’re a growing team of 20+ legal professionals – our Financial Markets Law experts include:

  • 1

    Florian advises clients in the fields of Blockchain, DLT, Digital Assets, and FinTech, predominantly focusing his practice on financial market regulation and corporate law matters. He also lectures on legal and compliance issues related to Digital Assets, DLT, and DeFi.

    Florian Prantl, Legal Counsel

  • 2

    Christian is an entrepreneur and lawyer with a focus on the intersection between technology & law. He regularly speaks, publishes and advises on blockchain-related topics and is specialized in financial market regulation.

    Christian Meisser, CEO & Legal Counsel

  • 3

    Irina works primarily in the area of corporate and financial markets regulation, where she concentrates on internal processes, drafting legal documents, and assisting with various legal projects. Her focus is mainly on corporate law and tokenization support.

    Irina Komnenic, Junior Legal Counsel

  • 4

    With his expertise in financial market regulation, Max supports corporate clients in their fiat or crypto-related endeavours. Furthermore, he is familiar with the regulatory and AML-related duties of Swiss and European financial institutions and the every-day application of corporate law.

    Maximilian Krähenbühl, Legal Counsel

  • 5

    Silvan is supporting LEXR as a freelance tax counsel. He specialises in corporate taxation of fintech, asset management and crypto. He has helped to set up investment funds, management companies and banks and structured ICOs, stable coins as well as more traditional financial instruments.

    Silvan Amberg, Tax Counsel

  • 6

    Nihat’s professional practice is focused on corporate and commercial law and financial market regulation. He also worked for the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA in Bern where he gained valuable experience.

    Nihat Cingöz, Legal Counsel

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