Randall JohnsonCo-Founder / Legal Advisor

areas of expertise
  • BitCoin and ICO Research & Development
  • ICO Law and Governance
  • Securities Attorney
  • Block-Chain Advisor
  • BA, Emory University
  • JD, Emory Law School

Mr. Johnson is a highly experienced, AV Rated* securities, capital markets and finance lawyer with a special focus on U.S. and international regulations applicable to the Blockchain industry.  He has more than 30 years of legal experience providing counsel to clients relating to capital markets, securities offerings, technology, trade finance, and other matters.  Mr. Johnson is an acknowledged leader in laws applicable to the organization of Blockchain companies, smart-contract “token” design, and offerings of “smart contract” tokens.  Previously, Mr. Johnson was senior counsel at Locke Lord, LLP, a national law firm, and a partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, a leading technology law firm.

Mr. Johnson is credited with drafting and getting passed the world’s first ICO legislation.

His recent experience includes:

  • Advising two governments on the creation of new laws to govern Blockchain projects and cryptocurrencies

  • Advising a leading Blockchain incubator on structuring their portfolio Blockchain projects

  • Advising several new Blockchain projects regarding company structure, token design, and international regulatory compliance

  • Advising on development and launch of one of the first publicly-registered Bitcoin investment funds

  • Advising on development and launch of two cryptocurrency hedge funds

  • Structuring and implementing trade finance programs for several international trade finance companies

  • Representing companies and investors in registered securities offerings, private placements and venture capital investments across many industries

Mr. Johnson obtained his B.A. in political science from Emory University and his J.D. from Emory Law School. He is admitted to the bar in the State of Georgia.


  • By implementing crypto-currency merchant account solutions and creating a payment network, the platform would complete it's objective of being an all encompassing crypto-currency transaction platform.

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  • Launch of CryptoXpress exchange and remittance platform and services in the Philippines. By entering the largest global remittance market, the platform's remittance network would have a solid foundation for future growth in the sector.

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  • With a large population within Indonesia and a growing crypto-currency investor base who face difficulties trading in a user friendly manner, the market is ripe for penetration while competition is in its infancy.

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