Esteban is a Hedge Fund Manager in the Crypto Asset space and runs an OTC desk for purchasing and selling high volume of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Prior to this position, he was a (tax) lawyer with Baker McKenzie, with a special focus on the VAT implications of bitcoin, blockchain, e-commerce and iGaming. He first heard about bitcoin in 2012 and started researching about the tax implications of bitcoin (and blockchain technology).
He wrote several articles about VAT and bitcoin (in combination with iGaming), and became a regular speaker on tax and legal matters at bitcoin and blockchain related conferences, amongst with the Blockchain Money, World Blockchain Forum and the iGaming Super Show. He also assisted with educating legislators about bitcoin and blockchain technology and provides guidance as an advisor with various tech (bitcoin/blockchain/iGaming related) start-up companies, in relation to their ICOs and other legal related matters. His ultimate goal is to get people aware of the potential of bitcoin and blockchain technology and to help as much as he can to grow this industry.