We provide ongoing advice on all aspects of crypto assets, and we are recognised as leaders in the field.

Crypto assets, including crypto currencies, both constitute a completely novel class of assets based on the blockchain technology which currently attracts considerable attention as investment vehicles, Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDCs) and as potential components of the financial infrastructure, for example in connection with payment and securities trade settlement.

Plesner provides ongoing advice to all important market participants, including issuers of crypto assets, wallet operators and trading platforms and providers of investment services relating to crypto assets. We are recognised as a leading law firm in this field and our advice includes:

  • analysis of crypto assets and advice on their regulation, including whether they constitute financial instruments
  • compliance with the MICA Regulation and anti-money laundering legislation
  • preparation, application and obtaining authorisation under the MICA Regulation as an issuer of asset-referenced tokens/e-money tokens or as a crypto asset service provider
  • establishment and regulation of investment funds focusing on crypto assets
  • handling of the regulatory aspects of activities across borders, including international expansion

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