Digital Assets and Web3
You want your advisers to understand all aspects of the distributed ledger technology ecosystem. We are experts in the legal – and commercial – issues surrounding blockchain-based technology like cryptocurrencies, NFTs, smart contracts and more. The applicable laws and business models in this sector are subject to rapid change and development as the market matures. We can help you navigate these successfully.
To make the most of the potential these technologies offer, you need support from advisers who understand your challenges and know how to help you turn them into opportunities.
We have a team of blockchain and crypto-asset specialists that bring together legal expertise from a variety of practice areas, including commercial technology, financial services regulatory, data protection, intellectual property and digital media.
We can advise you on:
- Regulatory matters regarding the promotion or trading of crypto assets;
- Peer-to-peer platforms and security by design;
- Fundraising aspects involving cryptocurrencies;
- Licensing and commercialisation of intellectual property, including royalties;
- Digital media and art, including tokenisation of audio-visual files;
- Investments in related businesses and associated corporate advisory;
- Anti-money laundering (AML) and Know-your-customer (KYC) compliance
- Enforcement from regulatory authorities including HMRC and the FCA;
- Disputes relating to crypto assets on behalf of market participants including fraud and asset tracing.
- Advising one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrencies on its intellectual property rights enforcement and reputation management strategy, as well as commercial arrangements and corporate structure.
- Advising on a commercial deal relating to the execution of an auction of aa NFT containing iconic digital art, on behalf of a client organising a global charity initiative.
Our extensive commercial services span various sectors, with dedicated teams in insurance, healthcare, technology, and more. We provide expert guidance on procurement, IT, contracts, intellectual property, competition, and more.Learn more
Technology Data, Privacy and Cyber
Our team acts for technology buyers and suppliers across sectors including health, insurance, financial services, real estate, retail, and e-commerce.Learn more
We provide expert guidance to businesses on how to leverage technology to achieve their business objectives. We stay informed of technology trends and developments to ensure that we understand not only the legal risks but also the practical implications.Learn more
Regulatory and Investigations
Our comprehensive regulatory services span diverse sectors, including healthcare, finance, and more. We offer pragmatic, industry-specific advice to ensure compliance and navigate complex regulations with confidence.Learn more
What our clients say
DAC Beachcroft is competent and experienced in both the subject matter and the industry.
Chambers UK 2023 Edition, Intellectual Property, South West
Great team focused on building effective client relations with good turnaround and industry focused expertise.
Legal 500 UK 2023 Edition, Data Protection, Privacy & Cybersecurity, London
I have always found the DAC Beachcroft team to be knowledgeable, well versed with our business and industry, responsive and providing excellent advice and service .
Legal 500 UK 2023 Edition, IT and Telecoms, North West
The team is excellent and knowledgeable.
Chambers UK 2023 Edition, UK-wide Data Protection & Information Law, UK-Wide
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Who we are
Why choose DAC Beachcroft?
We’re a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance,
health and real estate. We combine excellent legal skills and cutting-edge delivery expertise to design
solutions that fit the needs of our clients – often involving clever uses of technology.
We provide bespoke solutions for you through our dedicated technology team in the continually evolving area of Artificial Intelligence (AI).Learn more
Digital Assets and web3
We provide end to end advice on all aspects of crypto, blockchain and digital assets through our expert technology team.Learn more
We advise on all aspects of the creation, protection, and commercialisation of digital media and online content.Learn more
Our specialist Digital Sport team provides the full range of legal services required to navigate the increasingly complex world of technology in the sports arena for you.Learn more
Our legal expertise in FinTech and all its essential component parts – payment, blockchain, wealth management, InsurTech and RegTech – provides competitive advantage for you through our deep understanding of the sector.Learn more
By combining its unique blend of industry insight and strategic legal expertise, our HealthTech team provides a leading end-to-end service at the intersection between healthcare and technology.Learn more
DAC Beachcroft can help you address a new set of challenges, assessing complex dynamics and consequent regulatory change in this rapidly shifting environment. We bring a valuable combination of experience and expertise in support of your response to change, ensuring that it is aligned with core commercial objectives.Learn more
Platforms and Internet Governance
Our technology experts provide the know-how you need to navigate the regulation and governance of digital platforms.Learn more
At DAC Beachcroft we bring a wide ranging service that embraces the many varied aspects of PropTech and helps manage the response to change. At the heart of this is a nationwide team of property and technology experts that can address the risks arising in this rapidly changing environment.Learn more
Technology Projects and Outsourcing
Our specialist technology projects team has over 40 lawyers and, for more than 15 years, has provided support to clients on a wide variety of information and communication technologies. We have extensive experience of advising on the risks and challenges posed by the constantly changing dynamics of this area.Learn more