Dr. Ian Maywald is senior associate corporate department of Ashurst in Frankfurt since 2014. Prior experience includes positions as associate at a major international UK and at a major international US law firm in Frankfurt, and secondments to two Swiss based banks. Ian specializes in corporate finance and capital markets law, with an emphasis on cross-border transactions, ECM deals as well as digital economy. He is member of the Template Working Group at thinkBLOCKtank and member of the Finance Working Group at Blockchain Bundesverband (German blockchain association).