FinTech Lawyer

Atty. Rafael Padilla is a commercial attorney who specializes in financial technology, cryptoassets, and blockchain. He works with many of the blockchain projects and financial technology startups in the Philippines, serving their legal and compliance requirements. He is also a special consultant of the Aurora Pacific Economic Zone Authority (APECO) on financial technology and digital assets.

Atty. Padilla is an adjunct Professor of Law at San Beda Alabang School of Law where he teaches Statutory Construction, Constitutional Law, and Tax. He co-founded Blockchain Association of the Philippines, a non-profit group that represents the interests of the local blockchain community, and the Fintech Philippines Association. Recently, he co-founded Block Devs Asia, Inc., a professional association of blockchain developers.