Daniel Arroche


  • Office : Paris
Daniel Arroche

Daniel Arroche advises numerous technology companies on their regulatory issues.

He assists its clients with their registration or approval as Digital Asset Service Providers (DASP) in France. In this context, he addresses issues related to anti-money laundering, drafting required procedures, and payment services.

More broadly, he prepares his clients for compliance with the requirements of the MiCA Regulation, advising in particular significant stablecoin issuers.

Since 2017, Daniel has also been involved in many French Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), whether regulated by the Financial Markets Authority or not, including some of the most significant in Europe.

He is a leading expert in non-fungible tokens (NFTs), gaming (play-and-earn), metaverses, and gambling by advising leading video game publishers and developers using blockchain technology.

Daniel also serves as a speaker on regulatory challenges surrounding blockchain technology at major French groups, business schools and universities (SciencesPo Paris, University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas, Essec).

A former member of Paris Europlace, where he contributed to the work on regulating ICOs and DASPs, he is now fully involved in the Association for the Development of Digital Assets (ADAN).

Ranked among the most influential French lawyers in blockchain issues – Décideurs Magazine (2021).

Areas of expertise :

  • Digital Asset Service Providers (DASP)
  • Stablecoin issuance
  • Payment services (PSP, EMI)
  • Initial Coin Offering (ICO)
  • Sale of non-fungible tokens (NFTs)
  • Anti-money laundering
  • Gambling and gaming services


  • English (bilingual)
  • French (mother tongue)

Professional experience

Former M&A associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell (2017-2020) and Private Equity associate at Ayache (2020-2021). Speaker on the regulation surrounding blockchain technology at:

  • Sciences Po Paris
  • University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • Essec Business School
  • Blockchain Business School
  • Law University of Aix Marseille
  • Université Catholique de Lille
  • Law University of Montpellier

Academic Background

  • French Bar Exam (2017)
  • EM Lyon Business School – Msc in Management (Grande Ecole Program) (2011 – 2015)
  • University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne – Master’s degree (Master II) in Business & Financial Law (cum laude) (2014 – 2015)