Blockchain technology, virtual exchanges, cryptocurrencies, and other digital assets are rapidly changing the way individuals and companies invest, trade, and spend money around the world.
As agencies act to regulate activities in this emerging space, litigation, investigations, and enforcement actions are increasing. The Brattle Group’s experience with economics and financial markets – coupled with its deep knowledge of the cryptocurrency ecosystem – allow our experts to provide turnkey consulting and testimony services across the industry.
Our clients include major law firms, crypto-companies, and regulators and supervisory authorities such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Justice (DOJ), and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) – who increasingly investigate cryptocurrency matters. These clients value our deep understanding of the rapidly evolving industry and our ability to provide detailed analyses that communicate complex issues in straightforward and compelling ways.
- Asset tracing
- Cross-exchange abritrage
- Decentralized finance (De-Fi) topics
- Initial coin offerings (ICOs) and Initial Exchange Offerings (IEOs)
- Liquidation plans of concentrated holdings of digital assets
- Market manipulation
- Market structure of the cryptocurrency ecosystem
- Rebates and trading incentive structures on crypto-exchanges
- Tax considerations
- Trading abuses
Mr. Dave provides financial and economic analysis in complex commercial litigation and regulatory proceedings. He works with clients and experts on securities cases and valuation matters related to capital markets and financial institutions.
Mr. Gkatzimas specializes in complex financial markets disputes related to trading, valuing, and investing in securities and portfolios across asset classes – including digital assets.