Berkeley Research Group

Partner Type

Investigation Partner

Partner Tier

Overview

BRG’s Cyber Operations + Incident Response and Financial Institution Advisory practices are an integrated team of former federal law enforcement agents focused on cyber investigations, former financial regulators and compliance experts, computer scientists with backgrounds in blockchain analysis, and private investigators experienced in international investigations. We regularly consult on cryptocurrency matters, including ransomware and extortion, hacking and theft of cryptocurrency, cryptoasset search and recovery, and AML/CFT and sanctions compliance. We also have extensive experience testifying in cryptocurrency-related litigation.   Our experts have spearheaded some of the most high-profile cryptocurrency and financial institution matters, including the investigation and arrest of the administrators of Silk Road, a notorious $1.2 billion darknet marketplace, and OFAC lookbacks involving hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements.