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So, You Want to Buy a Blockchain Company: Considerations for Corporate Transactions; Butzel Long hosts free webinar on June 15

DETROIT, Mich. – Everyone is getting into the blockchain game. Companies like Disney are filing patents in the area and Fox is jumping on the NFT bandwagon. EY has invested in research while automaker Renault is developing blockchain for supply chain compliance. As blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) continue to proliferate, corporate transactions involving these blockchain businesses are on the rise. But it’s not just the cutting-edge technology at issue. These deals can present unique challenges in terms of valuation, legal and regulatory due diligence, and technological integration.

Given these points, Butzel Long is hosting a free webinar titled, “So, You Want to Buy a Blockchain Company: Considerations for Corporate Transactions,” from 12-1 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Presenters will offer practical guidance regarding the sale and acquisition of DLT companies, from identifying key issues and risk, preparation, negotiation and memorialization of key terms. To register online, visit https://www.butzel.com/events.

Featured speakers include:

• William J. Kraus represents individuals and businesses involved in governmental and regulatory investigations, U.S. state and federal litigation, and alternative dispute resolution. He concentrates his practice on disputes relating to the financial industry, with a particular focus on legal and regulatory issues related to digital assets and blockchain technology.

• Jennifer Dukarski focuses her practice at the intersection of technology and communications with an emphasis on emerging and disruptive issues: digital media and content, cybersecurity and privacy, infotainment and shared mobility, and connected and autonomous cars.

• Laura E. Johnson practices primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, nonprofit organizations, corporate governance, entity formation and general corporate and business law. She advises clients in venture capital and private equity transactions.

About Butzel Long

Butzel Long is one of the leading law firms in Michigan and the United States. It was founded in Detroit in 1854 and has provided trusted client service for more than 160 years. Butzel’s full-service law offices are located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich.; New York, NY; and, Washington, D.C., as well as an alliance office in Beijing. It is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Learn more by visiting www.butzel.com or follow Butzel Long on Twitter: https://twitter.com/butzel_long