Get the right legal framework and licenses for your crypto project (e.g., SRO affiliation for AML, securities dealer license, portfolio manager license, FinTech license) and get support on ongoing compliance (travel rule and AML, token listing criteria and assessments, financial services act compliance etc.)
We assist brokers and exchanges (fiat-to-crypto and crypto-to-crypto) as well as any other service provider on their proper legal setup and ongoing compliance support with AML compliance (travel rule, SRO affiliation, KYC) and advise on questions around listing criteria and token assessments to ensure security tokens are identified and dealt with properly.
We advise on and assist with licensing requirements, from FINMA no-action letters, SRO affiliation and securities dealer licenses to FinTech and DLT trading facility license.
From VAT and other tax questions, we ensure you understand the tax consequences of the trading activity and other revenue streams as the operator. Our crypto tax experts will help you get the complete picture of your tax obligations so that you can plan efficiently.
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 20+ legal professionals – our Financial Markets Law 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, Legal Counsel
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
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
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
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
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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