Max Dilendorf, Esq.

Special Counsel, Digital Assets

212.518.8532
mdilendorf@zahnlawglobal.com

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Max Dilendorf is an experienced General Counsel with a dedicated focus on Family Office Services, Crypto, Business Solutions, and Asset Protection.

With broad legal knowledge and an extensive professional background spanning over 15 years, Max brings a wealth of experience to effectively address the legal needs of both US and international clients. His commitment to delivering exceptional legal solutions from a practical business perspective has earned him a reputation as a trusted advisor for clients across the globe.

Focus Areas:

  1. Family Office Services: Max provides legal support to high-net worth individuals and families domestically and globally.  He is highly experienced in managing cross-border transactions, as well as dispute resolution matters. He also works closely with his clients and their closely-held businesses to provide strategic planning and legal advice related to their investment activities. His clients and their business operations span various regions, encompassing not only the United States, but Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Max’s skill in navigating U.S. venture capital negotiations and real estate investments further enhances his standing as a distinguished legal strategist within this field.
  2. Crypto.  Max has been at the forefront of blockchain and digital asset law, guiding clients in navigating the complexities of the Crypto industry.  His comprehensive understanding of the evolving legal landscape surrounding cryptocurrencies has positioned him as a go-to expert for a wide range of U.S. crypto-related matters.  His expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of crypto-related practice areas, including but not limited to litigation, compliance with U.S. federal and state regulations, and white-collar defense.
  3. Business Solutions: Max’s expertise extends to resolving intricate business challenges through a combination of transactional legal services, dispute resolution, litigation and sound legal and business strategies. His keen analytical skills enable him to identify opportunities and craft innovative solutions that address complex legal matters, ensuring the best outcomes for his clients.
  4. Asset Protection: Max advises both domestic and international clients on asset protection strategies, encompassing both traditional and digital assets.

Max is committed to crafting tailored solutions that precisely align with the distinct needs of every client. Whether he is providing his services to individuals, businesses, or partnering with family offices, Max Dilendorf ensures that custom strategies and meticulous attention serve as the foundational elements guiding the path to success.

New York. Mona Shah Immigration Podcast. Discussion: “Buying US Green Card with Bitcoin? The EB-5 Program & Cryptocurrencies.”

Connecticut. CCIM’s Annual Golf Symposium. Panel Discussion: “Blockchain in Commercial Real Estate. The Future is Here.”

New York. Joint Webinar with OpenFinance, Harbor and Diginex. “Slicing through the Hype Around Tokenized Securities.”

New York. Synergy Global Forum, Executive MBA Program. Presentation: “Regulation of Digital Assets in the US.”

New York. Peltz International. Panel Discussion: “Real Estate Opportunity Funds.”

New York. National Financial Network. Joint presentation with Popular Bank. “Structuring Real Estate Transactions Using Digital Assets.”

New York. HSBC. Presentation: “Foreign Investments in US Real Estate and Use of Digital Assets.”

New York. Joint Webinar with tZero and Polymath. “Security Token Framework: Interoperability Through Standards?”

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Asia Blockchain Review and Infinity Blockchain Ventures. Workshop. “Digital Securities (aka Security Tokens). How to launch STO in the US and issues to consider.”

South East Asian Central Banks (SEACEN) Research and Training Centre. Presentation: “Framework for Launching Digital Securities in the US and Global Modernization of Capital Markets.”

New York. Joint Webinar with OpenFinance and Securitize. “STO/DSO: from Planning to Secondary Trading.”

New York. IBM Blockchain Ventures. Workshop: “Double Header: Security Token v. Utility Token; Jurisdiction Selection.”

New York. NYC Blockchain Center. Workshop: “Real Estate Tokenization.”

New York. Blockchain Society Executives-Only NYC Conference. Panel Discussion: “Security Tokens v. Utility Tokens.”

Hangzhou, China. Bitrise Capital. Masterclass: “Issuance and Sale of Digital Securities in the US.”

Hong Kong, HK. C-Block Capital. Presentation: “Structuring Cross-Border Real Estate Transactions Using Cryptocurrency.”

Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Topic: “Structuring Digital Security Offerings in the United States.”

New York. Joint webinar with Securitize: “Real Estate Tokenization.”

New York. Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. Presentation: “Structuring Foreign Investment in New York Real Estate Using Bitcoin”.

New York. US-China Real Estate Forum. Panel Discussion: “Tokenization of Real Estate.”

New York. New York University. Panel Discussion: “Blockchain and Digital Securities Regulations in US and Abroad.”

Moscow, Russia. Blockchain Week Conference. Presentation: “How to Launch Compliant Digital Securities in the US.”

Moscow, Russia. World Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Summit. Panel Discussion: “Regulations of Cryptocurrency in the US an Abroad.”

Practice Areas:
  • Business & Corporate
  • Family Office Services
  • Asset Protection
  • Digital Assets
  • Crypto Matters
Admissions:
  • State of New York

Education:

  • Juris Doctor, New York Law Law School, Tax & Corporate Law
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Finance, Baruch College