Dr. Josef Bergt is an expert on "New Economy Law" and as such is specialized in the fields of European and Liechtenstein Corporate, Banking and Financial Markets Law and has a comprehensive expertise in connection with the regulatory framework of capital markets, in particular regarding Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), as well as its variations such as Blockchain, Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAG), Hashgraph, Holochain, etc., including Token Sales and Offerings such as Initial Coin Offerings, Token Generating Events and Security Token Offerings (ICO/TGE/STO). Dr. Josef Bergt also has extensive knowledge on the formation and licensing of regulated financial institutions and financial intermediaries as well as with the preparation of securities prospectuses and the approval procedure by the relevant regulatory authorities. In addition, he has experience in litigation in civil and commercial law. He also has in-depth knowledge of data protection.
With regards to academia Josef Bergt wrote his doctoral thesis dealing with Liechtenstein corporate law at the Private University of the Principality of Liechtenstein (UFL). Furthermore, Josef Bergt is currently finishing the LLM programme for Corporate, Foundation and Trust Law and the LLM programme for Banking and Finance at the University of Liechtenstein with a combined master thesis on tokens as dematerialized securities & token offerings and decentralized trading venues