Experts at the intersection of property and tech

We have deep experience advising on legal issues at the intersection of property and technology. Our clients include loan originators, real estate brokers, settlement service providers, real estate co-ownership companies, investment companies, disruptive real estate designers and developers, co-living platforms and operators, prefabricated and modular builders, and construction software providers.

We have helped clients design and launch innovative proptech products, including:

  • Entity formations and restructurings;
  • Equity and debt financings;
  • Joint Ventures
  • Negotiating loan and home equity sharing agreements, property transfer documents, and partnership agreements; 
  • Drafting and negotiating development agreements;
  • Mergers and acquisitions;
  • Intellectual property registrations and licensing;
  • Assessing licensing and regulatory requirements; and
  • Drafting internal policies and procedures.

Our team has led sophisticated corporate and commercial transactions and have served as in-house and outside general counsel to fintech, real estate, and proptech companies. We deliver actionable advice to our clients, based on appropriate risk tolerance and business goals. Scale LLP is a tech-forward, remote-first law firm, which gives our attorneys the ability to tailor services to client needs at every stage of growth.

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Tips for a Successful Fintech-Bank Partnership

For a fintech, finding the right bank partner accelerates the path to product launch. By partnering with a bank, the fintech is able to leverage the bank’s charter to deliver a uniform product across those states.

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DIY Law: Beware of the Legal Template

Many companies use contract templates in their day-to-day operations. When drafted properly and tied to the appropriate use case, templates can be a tremendous time and money saving resource. As outside general counsel to companies of all sizes, the review of existing contract templates comes up quite often. Some clients are looking for an upgrade, while others may be seeking a quick, validating green light or help with a contract negotiation utilizing a template as the foundation. Unfortunately, many templates do not accomplish the intended purpose, or worse. 

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Under the Corporate Transparency Act, Companies Face New Requirements in 2024

In the ever-evolving landscape of financial regulation and corporate transparency, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) has emerged as a pivotal piece of legislation. Enacted in 2021 as part of the National Defense Authorization Act, the CTA will require most new and existing legal entities operating in the United States to file reports with the federal government regarding their beneficial owners. The CTA goes into effect on January 1, 2024, and its key provisions are described below.

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