Dmitry dedicates himself to legal support of projects in financial technologies sector (FinTech) and blockchain industry. He has extensive experience in banking and finance, telecommunications and information technologies, e-commerce.
Expert on legal aspects of initial coin offerings (ICOs) and tokens pre-sale (pre-ICO), corporate structuring and taxation in course of tokens distribution. Specializes in raising capital for high-tech projects, advises on venture capital transactions and direct investment deals.
Other areas of Dmitry's practice encompass protection of personal data and internal implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, legal due diligence, risk management and compliance for innovative projects, other related regulatory issues (protection of intellectual property rights, commercialization of technologies, protection of investors' rights).
Prior to joining Quantum Attorneys as a counsel, Dmitry Sichkar was a Head of Legal and Compliance in a number of companies operating in venture capital, financial and banking sector, FMCG and real estate. Dmitry also has experience of working as a senior lawyer in top-tier Ukrainian law firms.
In 2005, he graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv to continue the studies at the Higher Institute of Law and Economics (ISDE) (Madrid, Spain) where he received the LL.M. degree in international law, international trade and international relations. Licensed as attorney-at-law.