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Blockchain Law Group

Blockchain Law Group, a group of legal practices with presence in Los Angeles and Moscow, provides services in the field of blockchain technology, issuance of product and security tokens, and handling cryptocurrency matters. Blockchain Law Group offers escrow services for fiat and cryptocurrencies payments to the clients during token sale. Blockchain Law Group works with various international attorneys and experts in many areas of law.


First consultation on structuring a token and passing the Howey Test and other securities tests. We can evaluate your existing token concept or offer you a design that would comply with the U.S. securities law: 1 BTC.


Answer the questions and calculate the points

1. When can your token be used:

Upon the issuance
Partially in a testing mode
Sometimes in a future

2. Will you be placing raised funds in the escrow:

Only a portion not used to provide a functionality of the product
Yes, the funds will be received only when the tokens can be used fully

3. What benefit do your tokens provide:

Profit, which is built into the token
To receive a reward, the tokenholder must perform some action
No benefit but rather a pure pride of ownership

4. What is the primary focus of your marketing campaign:

Buy the token and receive profit
Buy the token and sell it later for more
Buy the token for its consumptive use

5. Do you provide a share of the ownership of your company to the tokenholders:


6. Do you provide a share of profit or assets of the company to the tokenholders:


Please answer all questions


Summarize all points and calculate a possible number of years in jail you may face if you sell your tokens to the U.S. residents without appropriate registration with the State authorities and the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) or compliance with the Regulations governing specific exemptions for a sale of securities*.


Web Audit of the token legal structure, application of the Howey Test, Family Resemblance Test, and Risk Capital Test to the token. Creation of the token sale risk matrix for your project 1 BTC qr-code

Please send us your transaction ID

Web Drafting a set of legal documents required for the sale of tokens 2 BTC qr-code

Please send us your transaction ID

Web Audit of the White Paper, Landing Page, and press-release 3 BTC qr-code

Please send us your transaction ID

Web Legal consulting on various aspects of the token sale: 0.25 BTC/hour (retainer not less than 5 BTC) 5 BTC qr-code

Please send us your transaction ID

Web Escrow services (Bank Wire + Cryptocurrencies) 10 BTC qr-code

Please send us your transaction ID

Web Legal opinion letter for the token’s compliance with the U.S. law 10 BTC qr-code

Please send us your transaction ID

We also accept payments in cash, checks and bank wire.


We have an extensive network of investors in tokens and equity. We can facilitate introductions between the investors and founders of the companies intending to launch an ICO. Typically, the early investors are provided with a significant discount on future utility tokens and companies are able to raise required capital for the ICO campaign in compliance with the U.S. law.

If you are interested in becoming a part of our network, please complete our contact form below.


Katrina Arden


A founder of Blockchain Law Group, Katrina Arden is a licensed attorney in the United States and in the Russian Federation. She has been practicing law successfully for over 10 years. She has extensive experience handling various domestic and international issues, including tax compliance and securities regulations, structuring international transactions and working on the multimillion dollar lawsuits involving securities fraud. Katrina is an author of a number of professional publications. In addition to her legal education, she has an MBA with an emphasis in Financial Management, which allows her to provide more complex advice to the clients. Since 2016, Katrina has been involved in the blockchain community and consulted multiple companies on token sale projects.

Frank Grant

Of Counsel

Attorney Frank Grant has been practicing law for over 20 years and was most recently a Partner with Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, a leading law firm, which grew to more than 130 attorneys in ten offices across California, Colorado, Nevada and Washington. Prior to that, Frank was Senior Counsel with Perkins Coie LLP, which has more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia and provides a full array of securities and tax law, corporate law, commercial litigation and intellectual property legal services to a broad range of clients. From 2011 to 2015, Frank led the Blockchain Technology and Digital Currency Practice for Perkins Coie LLC in Los Angeles. Since 2015, Frank has been consulting tech start-ups on matters involving raising capital and attracting financing.

Alexey Miller

Head of the Russian Practice

Aleksey Miller is an attorney in the Russian Federation focusing on tax and securities law. His expertise is in structuring investment deals (investment and project loans, direct investments, mixed financing deals). He has successful experience in negotiating investment agreements with consideration of the banking, trade and corporate regulations. Aleksey worked on development of legal structuring of the deals involving capital and provided detailed analysis of transactions from the legal risks prospective. His extensive experience in working with attorneys from various jurisdictions allowed him to learn intricacies of the foreign laws and regulations. Prior to joining Blockchain Law Group, Aleksey has been in private practice since 2013.

Contact us


Visit us

Los Angeles office

tel: +1 (323) 500-0180

Moscow office

tel: +7 (499) 450-5049

Please call or email us to schedule an appointment