Rika Khurdayan

Rika Khurdayan’s practice involves blockchain, virtual currencies, DSOs/STOs and tokenization of assets.

Rika provides strategic, transactional and regulatory advice to a wide range of both established and emerging participants in the FinTech space, and regularly represents token issuers, trading platforms, traditional and crypto investment funds, as well as family offices and managers wishing to cross-over to the blockchain sector.

Rika has extensive experience helping clients structure, negotiate and execute their most complex business transactions, with a particular focus on blockchain and FinTech, from traditional venture financing to digitized capital raises.

Rika was named to Super Lawyers’ New York Metro Area “Rising Star” in 2018 and 2019 in Technology Transactions sector and has been involved in many conferences worldwide as panel speaker or presenter on the regulatory aspects of blockchain technology and regulation of cryptocurrencies.

Over the years, Rika advised a variety of clients in their development, acquisition, investment and disposition strategies and helped these clients navigate the multiple regulatory regimes, tax laws and legal systems as they move people, financial assets and business interests across international borders.

Well-versed in global blockchain trends and jurisdictional differences, and passionate about emerging tech, digital transformation, sustainability in fashion, shared economy and human connections/strategic partnerships.