Trusted Partner
IT Digitisation & Blockchain / DLT Law

How Hogan Lovells can help

Blockchain technology will potentially revolutionize the way business is done across a huge range of sectors. John Salmon – a partner in Hogan Lovells’ leading IT department and Head of the Digital Assets & Blockchain  practice – helps inward investors take advantage of blockchain technology’s huge potential and disruptive impact, while avoiding falling foul of ever-developing regulatory and legal requirements.

John has a first-rate reputation in the FinTech community and is ranked as a leading individual in this space by all of the independent legal directories. He has advised major banks, corporations and start-ups in this area and he spends a great deal of time working closely with policy makers and regulators (including HM Treasury, European Parliament and IOSCO).

A global, innovative firm

Consistently ranked as one of the most innovative law firms in Europe by the Financial Times, Hogan Lovells provides forward-thinking and commercial solutions to meet our clients’ needs. We have a range of innovative FinTech tools and products (like our Cryptoasset AML and Compliance and Blockchain toolkits), and we regularly publish practical insights and thought leadership. Our market-leading global team can advise you on every aspect of the law throughout the whole life-cycle of an investment, including:

  • Regulatory regimes
  • Financing
  • Tax
  • Disputes
  • M&A
  • Intellectual property issues
  • GDPR and data issues
  • Digital currency transactions and ICOs
  • NFTs
  • Crypto exchanges

Client feedback for John Salmon

  • “John is a highly experienced information technology (IT) lawyer with a market-leading reputation in the financial services ” – The Legal 500
  • John is a market-leading technology lawyer,” says an interviewee. Another source notes that “he’s a pleasure to work with. John is very responsive and delivers a first-class product, which sort of goes without saying for top partners. Most importantly, he’s very solutions-focused and can anticipate potential obstacles we may come up against.” – Chambers UK

Find out more

  • For more information about John and the services he provides and examples of the type of work he has undertaken, click here.
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For further advice and assistance please contact:

Hogan Lovells
Atlantic House
Holborn Viaduct
London EC1A 2FG
Tel: +44 (0)20 7296 2000
Contact: Stan Verkaik 

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