Patrick Murck is President and Chief Legal Officer at Transparent Financial Systems, a member of the Plural Venture Community and an Affiliate with the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University. He works with regulators and policymakers around the world and serves as a member of the IMF’s High Level Advisory Group on Fintech, the Fintech Advisory Group for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Fintech Working Group for the Massachusetts Securities Division, and the Delaware First State Fintech Lab.
Patrick focuses on the legal and regulatory aspects of Fintech, cryptocurrencies, decentralized finance and other emerging, digital financial systems. In addition to a deep understanding of this evolving industry, he has been involved in a number of startups as a founder, employee, investor, advisor, and counsel.
Before joining Transparent Systems, Patrick was Special Counsel at Cooley where he helped develop the firm's blockchain and Fintech practice. Prior to Cooley he was a co-founder of the Bitcoin Foundation where he served as General Counsel and Executive Director and has been named among America’s 50 Outstanding General Counsel by the National Law Journal.