The Regulatory department supports many leading tech companies in their regulatory challenges. These include public token offerings (ICOs), sales of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), registration or approval as a digital asset service provider (DASP).

The Regulatory department of d&a partners is uniquely equipped to deal with issues related to blockchain technology. They have been assisting some of the most important French ICOs over the last few years, with high-profile cases as recently as 2021. Our partners have also assisted two thirds of the French regulated ICOs in obtaining approval from the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF).

The firm provides assistance in drafting contractual documentation for investors (SAFT, Whitepaper, T&Cs) as well as implementing Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism measures.

The Regulatory department also has renowned expertise in regulating gambling sector activities, significant for clients in the gaming, play-and-earn and metaverse sectors.

Finally, our lawyers are well versed in assisting French and foreign clients in their registrations or approval procedures as digital asset service providers (DASP), payment service providers (PSP), European crowdfunding service providers (PSFP) and intermediaries in various goods (IBD).

We work alongside managers of companies with a strong technological dimension, providing them with a pragmatic and cross-disciplinary vision of the issues they face.

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Our partners are renowned for their participation in many of the largest French ICOs, since 2017, including the largest European ICO of 2021.
Acting as counsel to two thirds of the French regulated ICOs who obtained the prestigious AMF approval (visa), including the very first in France, they have unmatched expertise in this field. Partners of the firm assist their clients in drawing up all the legal paperwork, including the whitepaper, terms and conditions, and simple agreement for future tokens (SAFT) and in the implementation of anti-money laundering and terrorist financing procedures.
The Regulatory department is proficient in the cryptoassets exchange platforms, social networks, healthcare, banking and decentralised finance industries.
d&a partners also regularly works on large-scale sales of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and has an unequalled expertise with the gambling sector, particularly related to gaming (play-and-earn) and metaverse projects.
Working closely with key partners of the Web 3 economy, the firm offers high level services while providing their clients with an ecosystem of excellence (marketing, KYC, KYT, development, etc.).


d&a partners stands out for its in-depth knowledge of the DASP registration and approval procedures before regulatory authorities, for particularly complex projects.
The firm’s partners have assisted the first DASP to register for four simultaneous services – one of the few projects to be registered as operating a digital assets trading platform in France. They have a thorough understanding of projects involving crypto assets, ETFs, exchange platforms, crypto-assets ATMs, banking services, and staking activities.

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Finally, the Regulatory department of d&a partners advises a large number of tech companies on issues related to banking and financial regulation, as well as banking monopoly: payment service providers (PSP), European crowdfunding service providers (PSFP), intermediaries in various goods (IBD), etc.

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