Blockchain is the foundational technology powering many aspects of the decentralization movement. DeFi, Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Provenance projects, NFT projects, the metaverse and Web3 are all working to challenge the status quo and disrupt industries - and they are all built using blockchain technology and digital assets.
As with all emerging industries, especially technologies, early adoption is fraught with fraud, correction events and bad actors look for ways to exploit the technology for personal gain.
Our experts help you:
Strategic advisory and guidance fully-focused on helping crypto-native and crypto-curious companies onboard, build and develop projects using blockchain digital assets.
Uncover potential vulnerabilities in blockchain and digital asset projects, implementations, M&A transactions and business models.
Ensure optimization in blockchain, cryptocurrency or digital asset projects through risk mitigation practices.
Cryptocurrency track and trace investigations to reveal the facts, defensibly, and deliver detailed expert witness reports for judges, juries and clients.
FTI’s Blockchain and Digital Assets professionals have worked on some of the most high-profile, and complex matters in the industry. With a multitude of specialized certifications and a deep, functional knowledge of the underlying technology our experts have provided educational, strategic and trusted insights for world class law firms in cryptocurrency investigations, performed M&A due diligence assessments and validation of assets under management for one of the largest acquisitions in the industry, developed design and build solutions for energy companies looking to streamline operations, advised a fortune 100 technology company on metaverse design and governance and advised the Committee for a crypto-native restructuring project.
Some projects include a large-scale, strategic project to help develop the foundations and governance frameworks of a metaverse, the implementation of an enterprise supply chain using AI, IoT, on-chain and off-chain payment systems and smart contracts, a stablecoin development project, and advisory work on two different smart city builds.
Our services include:
- Blockchain Project Design & Build
- Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS)
- Smart Contract Advisory
- Web3 Guidance
- Metaverse Strategy
- Digital Asset Strategy
- Tokenized Assets
- Tokenomic Design
We are uniquely positioned at the intersection of the emerging decentralized technology movement and digital risk mitigation to assess unknown risks with blockchain projects, implementations and business models to identify gaps between new technology and legacy tech stacks within organizations.
Our professionals have a deep understanding of the nuances with blockchain technology and distributed ledgers. We have provided technical and operational due diligence during M&A transactions for specific guidance on the underlying crypto assets and technology and some of the first high-profile restructuring cases in the industry.
- Technical Assessments
- Operational Assessments
- Smart Contract Assessments
- Third-Party Vendor Assessments
- Blockchain & Digital Asset Infrastructure Assessments
We understand the complexities and inherent risks associated with emerging technologies and skillfully navigate innovation while mitigating risk.
From cryptocurrency mining operations to blockchain supply chain projects, cryptocurrency exchanges, DeFi projects, Web3, Metaverse, and digital asset marketplaces our experts use best practices, emerging industry standards and deep knowledge of blockchain protocols to focus on secure, streamlined and scalable guidance.
Our services include:
- Product Roadmap Assessments
- M&A Technical and Operational Due Diligence
- Privacy & Security Assessment Advisory
- Digital Asset Custody & Management
- Asset Tokenization
- Technical & Operational Risk Mitigation
Our team of proven cryptocurrency investigators and experts have worked on high-profile disputes and investigations involving digital assets including crypto, DeFi, staking, and crypto mining operations across financial services, insurance and energy.
Together our experts hold more than 25 specialized cryptocurrency, smart contracts, and blockchain certifications and are backed by our Digital Assets Lab which contains a war chest of proven cutting-edge cryptocurrency and blockchain forensic tools. Our lab allows us to identify and fully track more than 1,500 digital assets across more than 30 blockchains.
Our services include:
- Asset Tracing
- Digital Asset and Cryptocurrency Investigations
- Investigative Strategy
- Expert Reports, Declarations, Opinions
- Expert Testimony