Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Austin Mills

Austin B. Mills

Partner
Phone: 404.495.8490
Fax: 404.365.9532
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Austin Mills is a Partner in the firm's Corporate Technology Practice and the Chair of the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Group. His primary areas of concentration include technology transactions, blockchain, cryptocurrency, payments, financial technology, and privacy and security. Mr. Mills advises clients on transactions and the application of laws relating to technology, particularly blockchain and financial technology. Mr. Mills also advises technology, blockchain, cryptocurrency, and financial services clients regarding regulatory compliance (e.g. money transmission) and data and information security and privacy matters and helps clients establish compliance programs. Further, Mr. Mills has advised several clients in connection with Token Sales (commonly referred to as Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs) and other blockchain-related initiatives, such as the issuance of cryptocurrency and formation of a cryptocurrency exchange. Mr. Mills has represented several technology clients with regards to services agreements, licensing agreements, distributor and reseller agreements, outsourcing matters and technology procurement.

Mr. Mills has represented clients ranging from start-up companies to large, multinational corporations, with a focus on technology, blockchain, cryptocurrency, payments, healthcare and financial services, in addition to a variety of other industries.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of various blockchain companies in connection with token sales, transaction structuring, commercial contracts and regulatory compliance, including in connection with insurance, healthcare, investment, and digital signature blockchain solutions.
  • Representation of multinational payments company in connection with several services and distribution transactions, whereby company provides branded and non-branded, reloadable, prepaid stored-value cards and related services through thousands of authorized retailers.
  • Representation of various technology companies in connection with the application of blockchain technology to their respective businesses.
  • Representation of virtual currency payment processor in connection with regulatory compliance matters and services agreements.
  • Representation of international environmental and energy consulting, design and construction services company in connection with procurement of global network services from leading communications services company.
  • Representation of multinational payments company in connection with several bill payment services transactions with national and regional wireless telecommunication companies.
  • Representation of loyalty and reward program company in connection with strategic alliance with leading multinational financial services company relating to the reselling of client’s loyalty program.

Accolades

  • Steering Committee, TAG FinTech Society
  • Executive Committee, Privacy & Technology Section, Programming Chair
  • Georgia Pro-Bono All-Star, 2016