From business model over tokenomics to KYC, a successful token sale requires a clear legal structure and action plan. Together with our crypto and blockchain legal experts, we will ensure that you have the necessary legal foundations in place and are fully compliant with regulatory laws.
The issuance of a token requires you to have a solid legal foundation in place. From issuing entity, token terms and agreements, disclaimers, KYC and up to marketing material, we guide you through the entire legal process for your successful token sale.
The type of token issued, the way the amount of money raised as well as the type of investors are all relevant factors to achieving regulatory compliance. Swiss financial markets regulation provides for a favorable framework to issue payment, utility and asset tokens. Our regulatory experts help you structure tokenomics, utility and sale mechanics in an efficient way to comply with all regulatory and FINMA guidelines.
ICOs, STOs and the like typically require you to perform know-your-customer and anti-money laundering processes on your investors. We help you set up an efficient and lean KYC strategy and connect you with trusted service providers. We also offer the affiliation to a Swiss self regulatory organization (SRO) in compliance with AML laws.
From founders’ token, income and capital gains tax to VAT and withholding tax, ensure you understand the tax consequences of the token sale and revenue streams of your project. Our crypto tax experts will help you get the complete picture of your tax obligations so that you can plan efficiently.
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.
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:
We’re a growing team of 25+ legal professionals. Some of our experts include:
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, Senior Legal Counsel
Christian is an entrepreneur and lawyer with a focus on the intersection between technology and law. He regularly speaks, publishes, and advises on blockchain-related topics and is specialized in financial market regulation.
Christian Meisser, CEO & Legal Expert
Silvan is our tax counsel. He specialises in corporate taxation of fintech, asset management and crypto and has substantial experience in the setup of investment funds, management companies, banks and structured ICOs, stable coins as well as more traditional financial instruments.
Silvan Amberg, Tax Counsel
As part of our regulatory expert team, Nihat advises customers on financial market regulation matters, with a particular focus on anti-money laundering and FinTech enterprises.
Nihat Cingöz, Senior Legal Counsel
Michaela works at the intersection of LEXR’s IP & Contracts and Fintech Team. She takes care of Intellectual Property questions, Data Protection, and day-to-day contract law, with a focus on fintech & blockchain companies.
Michaela Frydrychova, Senior Legal Counsel
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