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901 K Street, NW
Washington , DC  20001 US
Tel: 202-737-8833
Fax: 212-480-8421

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Anthony Tu-Sekine


Main Biography

Anthony is Head of Seward & Kissel’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Group.  He also is a member of the Firm’s Capital Markets and Securities and Investment Management Groups, and is located in Seward & Kissel's Washington, D.C. office.  As member of S&K’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Group, Anthony has advised clients on a wide range of topics, including how to structure, issue and register tokens in ICOs, custody of both utility tokens and tokens that are securities, transfer and liquidity issues, and investments in crypto assets by funds and other investors. He has practiced in the capital markets area for more than 20 years, and he can draw on his skills in securities laws and regulations, financial services regulations and corporate governance to advise his clients on transactions from early-stage formation to going public.  Anthony has advised clients in both public and private capital markets deals, and his clients include corporations, funds and other entities.  He is one of the leading experts on physical precious metals funds. Anthony also has represented issuers and underwriters in filings with FINRA in connection with public offerings.  He received his B.A. from California State University, Fullerton, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. 


Anthony has served as President of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the Greater Washington, D.C. Area and as Secretary of the District of Columbia Bar.  He is fluent in German.


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1997
  • B.A., California State University, Fullerton, 1993

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts