ADAM ATLAS

Adam Atlas, Esq. B.A. Hon., B.C.L., LL. B. heads a law firm advising on legal aspects of fintech and crypto businesses, Adam Atlas Attorneys at Law. The firm advises principally US businesses on matters of fintech law, real and virtual currency payment processing, BAAS, crypto, card issuing, card acquiring, ISO and Payfac agreements, agent agreements, MSB licensing, AML policies and compliance, payment applications, payment application licensing, e-wallets, gift cards, novel form factors, FinCEN compliance and state licensing. Atlas is licensed in New York and Quebec and is based in Montreal, Canada. The firm consists of a team of three lawyers and one AML compliance paralegal.

Atlas holds a Bachelor of Civil Law, Bachelor of Common Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, with Honors, all from McGill University. He also studied law at the National University of Singapore. He has been a member of the Bar of the Province of Quebec (Canada) and the Bar of the State of New York (USA) since 1998. Atlas is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), the ABA Section of Science and Technology, the ABA E-Privacy Law Committee, the New York Bar Association and various community philanthropic organisations. He is the Legal Columnist of The Green Sheet.