Our firm advises corporate investors and funds in disputes and regulatory compliance matters in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector. We have represented clients in disputes with currency exchanges, counterparties in OTC trades and in dealing with regulatory issues arising from the offering of financial services in the cryptocurrency space. We have also assisted investors who have been the victims of fraud arising from purported cryptocurrency transactions, including assisting clients in tracking down perpetrators and stolen assets and notifying and working with relevant law enforcement agencies.
Our lawyers’ notable matters include:
- Advising a fund (specialising in cryptocurrency investments) in a dispute with a well-known international cryptocurrency financial services provider before the Singapore High Court.
- Advising an investment fund on Singapore regulations governing the operation of a cryptocurrency exchange.
- Advising a group of Hong Kong based investors in tracing assets following a fraudulent over the counter (OTC) trade in Bitcoin, including managing Hong Kong and Singapore litigation against the perpetrators and co-conspirators.
- Advising a large international cryptocurrency fund (in a separate matter) in tracing assets misappropriated as part of a fraudulent OTC trade in Bitcoin, including managing United States and Singapore litigation against the perpetrators and co-conspirators.