I help innovators navigate financial regulations. Sometimes, we rewrite those regulations together and make them better.
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Marco Santori leads Cooley’s fintech practice, and is an authority in the law of blockchain technology. He is an author of the SAFT Project whitepaper, the Legal Ambassador for the Delaware Blockchain Initiative, and an advisor to the International Monetary Fund. Called “The Dean of Digital Currency Lawyers” by an American Banker journalist, Marco focuses his practice on structuring innovative products into existing regulations, as well as crafting new regulations where required. He counsels on compliance with and disputes over money services, securities and derivatives laws, with both high-growth fintech companies and international financial institutions.
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Financial Services Regulatory
Retail & Consumer Products
Marco Santori is possibly the best-known lawyer in the blockchain space.
University of California, BerkeleyBA, PhilosophyCalifornia Leadership Award, 2004
University of Notre Dame Law SchoolJD, 2008
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
The SAFT Project: Toward a Compliant Token Sale Framework
October 2, 2017
Institutional Venture Partners Invests in Coinbase's $100 Million Series D
August 17, 2017
Cooley Joins Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Working Group
August 17, 2017
Bitcoin Foundation – Chairman, Regulatory Affairs Committee, 2013 – Present
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