Reiben & Velvis, LLP is a Colorado- based Blockchain Law Firm

About R&V

Reiben & Velvis, LLP is a Colorado-based law firm that has assisted in developing numerous successful Start Ups in the Blockchain Industry, both domestically and internationally.  With focus on ICOs, Securities & Regulation Law, Business Law, and Tax Law, Reiben & Velvis, LLP is able to offer individualized legal strategies for your Blockchain based endeavors.

Choosing the correct business structure in the beginning stages can save you a vast amount time, money, and legal fees, allowing you to focus on what matters; running your new business. Our attorneys are here to find the best Business Structure for your entrepreneurial endeavor. We at Reiben & Velvis, LLP have experience providing Business consultation services ranging anywhere in the process from Formation to Dissolution including, but not limited to:

  • Business Formation Consultation
  • Which Entity choice will provide the most benefit to your business?
  • Creation/Review of Business Contracts
  • Local Regulation Compliance Consultation Business Plan Development/Consultation
  • Tax Law Implications of Structure Type
  • Review of Property Purchase/Lease Agreements Business Dissolution Consultation

Our Attorneys have experience in delivering optimal results for the following Tax Law matters:

  • IRS Audits
  • Offers in Compromise (OIC)
  • IRS Seizure of Property and/or Assets Federal Tax Liens
  • IRS Levies
  • Installment Agreements
  • Wage and Social Security Garnishment Civil Penalties
  • General IRS Questions

Contact Reiben & Velvis, LLP today to help navigate your state or federal tax liability and reach a solution for your specific tax issues. Reiben & Velvis, LLP accepts clients in all 50 states with state or federal tax liability.

Navigating the rapidly changing regulatory framework for Blockchain-based startups can be costly and extremely risky without an experienced legal team.  The attorneys at Reiben & Velvis have been involved in the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency industries since 2013. Staying on the forefront of the regulatory landscape both domestically and internationally has given our attorneys a unique understanding of the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency industries as they currently stand. With over 60 years of combined regulatory and corporate experience, our firm works with your Blockchain-based startup to navigate the complex web of SEC and international Regulation, Entity formation/dissolution, Mergers and Acquisitions, as well as draft any requisite documentation for your startup.

Reiben & Velvis is proud to provide outside counsel for numerous Blockchain-based companies in multiple jurisdictions, including the United States, Malta, Canada, Cayman Islands, Estonia, Singapore, and the Philippines, amongst others. Through partnerships with internationally based law firms, our law firm is able to provide an expert team of attorneys to work with projects on a global scale.

Our firm is able to assist your Blockchain-based endeavor in all aspects including, but not limited to:

  • White Paper development and review;
  • Advising and obtaining regulatory compliance for Token sales;
  • Obtaining domestic and international compliance for Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs);
  • Draft compliant Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and GDPR policies and procedures, as well as facilitate relationships between your business and KYC/AML service providers;
  • Drafting of Privacy policies, EULA’s, and Service Agreements for your customers
  • Draft corporate and individual partnership agreements between companies, equity or shareholders, and other investors;
  • Draft and maintain any necessary internal Corporate documents.

About the Attorneys

Joe Reiben

Joseph Reiben is a regulatory, business and tax attorney based in Denver Colorado. Joseph received his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, where he received his BA in business, and his JD from Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Joseph has worked for law firms in Cleveland, Chicago and Denver, specializing in civil litigation, bankruptcy, tax and business law prior to starting Reiben & Velvis in 2016. Since founding Reiben & Velvis, Joseph has focused on regulatory and compliance, business and tax issues surrounding emerging markets such as blockchain and cannabis for both domestic and international companies. Joseph has been actively involved in furthering these markets as well, appearing in interviews on the NASDAQ floor and for other blockchain and cannabis publications, discussing compliance and regulatory issues and challenges facing the industries moving forward.

Niek has been Colorado-based business and tax attorney since 2012.  Having started his practice in the Rocky Mountains he soon moved to Denver to work with businesses and tax clients in the cannabis and blockchain industries.  Since moving to Denver in 2014, he has been actively engaged in working with Denver’s thriving entrepreneurial community in establishing proper corporate structures, handling domestic and international regulatory compliance matters, and resolving tax law issues for businesses and individuals. An entrepreneur by nature, his practice focuses on providing clients up-to-date information on relevant regulatory frameworks to assist in the compliant operation of the their business.

Currently, Niek focuses his practice on consulting domestic and internationally based companies on navigating rapidly changing regulatory frameworks in emerging technology and agriculture industries.  Further, as an enthusiast in emerging technologies, Niek has been actively involved with domestic and international blockchain-based businesses since 2014. Having worked with businesses and firms in countries such as Malta, Switzerland, UK, Canada, and Cayman Islands, he maintains a comprehensive understanding of regulatory frameworks and legislation on an international spectrum.

Niek Velvis

Niek Velvis

Niek Velvis has been working as a business and tax law attorney in Colorado since 2012.  As a specialist in business and tax law, Niek has worked with many businesses in the Colorado Cannabis Industry for their business and tax law legal needs. Since the inception of Reiben & Velvis, LLP in 2016, he has applied his experience with business, tax, and regulatory compliance to work with businesses in all facets in the cannabis industry.

His involvement with navigating regulatory frameworks quickly led to assisting businesses in the Blockchain industry.  With active experience with crypto currencies since 2014, and having successfully worked with numerous ICOs in countries such as; Malta, Estonia, Singapore, Switzerland, Canada, Cayman Islands, and the UK, he continues to focus his practice in working with Blockchain focused business endeavors both internationally and domestically.

Richard Reiben

Richard H. Reiben has over four decades of experience with corporate, tax and commercial law. He served as general counsel to a Fortune 200 multinational for over a decade; founded and was CEO of  his own real estate syndication firm, building a $300 million portfolio of residential, health care and commercial properties; and founded his own merger and acquisition boutique that successfully purchased, operated and sold a technology firm to a Fortune 500 purchaser. He specializes in transactional work, including negotiation, due diligence, documentation and closing, as well as corporate compliance, human resources and employment law. He also plans, prepares and files federal and state income taxes for businesses and individuals.


Mr. Reiben moved from New York to Colorado in 2016, but maintains an active New York State law license. He is a graduate of New York University Law School and the University of Rochester (BA, Psychology).


“There is one word that defines Reiben & Velvis: Excellence.”

Grants Pass, Oregon

Reiben & Velvis can provide the solution to your Blockchain, Business and Tax Law needs. Contact us today.


Contact Us

1062 Delaware St, Denver, CO 80204
Hours: M-F 8am-6pm
Phone: (720) 593-8717