"We are very pleased with the entrance of MMag. Oliver Stauber as attorney and partner to underpin our claim as THE highly specialized Austrian law firm in the area of cryptocurrencies and blockchain application forms," says founding partner Dr. Oliver Völkel, LL.M. "We are convinced that this IT-driven innovative area of law will continue to develop rapidly in the future and that our firm will continue to establish itself with its new partner MMag. Stauber."

With immediate effect Oliver Stauber, attorney at law, strengthens the team of Stadler Völkel as one of four partners. Oliver Stauber studied law as well as Management and International Business (MIB) at the University of Graz. He has been a licensed attorney in Vienna since 2014 and has more than 15 years of professional experience, including more than five years with international auditing firms.

Oliver Stauber has already made a name for himself in a new area of capital markets law with ICOs, STOs and the law of tokenization ("cryptography law"), not least as a member of the FinTech Advisory Board of the Federal Ministry of Finance and as a founding member and board member of DAAA - Digital Assets Association Austria. At Stadler Völkel Attorneys at Law his practice also focuses on corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, international tax law and white-collar criminal law.

The expertise of MMag. Stauber enables the firm to expand its reputation as a specialist for cryptocurrencies, digital assets and the right of tokenization based on blockchain technology, while at the same time opening up new fields of consultancy. Clients particularly appreciate the practice- and solution-oriented approach of MMag. Stauber, which is based on his extensive experience as a management consultant and lawyer. "We wish Mr. Stauber a good start at SVLAW and look forward to a successful cooperation," said Dr. Oliver Völkel, LL.M.