Blockchain Advisory BX3 Capital Adds Mike Minihan As Partnerbr>
BX3 Capital, a business advisory firm for the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, has added tax expert Mike Minihan as a partner. In addition, Jay Arcata, a business attorney, has taken the role of VP client operations.
Minihan joins BX3 Capital after more than 20 years as an international tax attorney and entrepreneur. He has worked for the Internal Revenue Service, in private industry, and for Big Four public accounting and tax consultancies KPMG and PwC.
He was a founding partner of WTP Advisors, a boutique international tax consulting firm that specialized in assisting the world’s largest companies with tax structuring and compliance issues. After the sale of WTP in 2014, Minihan joined the International Income Tax practice of Ryan, LLC, a specialized tax service firm, where he stayed until his early retirement at the age of 47.
“Using his extensive experience as an entrepreneur, attorney, and taxation expert, Mike will help guide BX3’s clients through the highly nuanced legal, financial and regulatory issues of this nascent industry,” said Kyle Asman, co-founder of BX3 Capital.
Minihan holds both a BBA (Finance) and a JD from Pace University, and an LLM in Taxation from New York University. He is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut, with admission pending in the District of Columbia.
“It’s a truly exciting time to be involved in blockchain and cryptocurrency projects, and I am eager to provide my knowledge of best practices in entrepreneurship, business and regulatory matters to clients, and to the future of the industry at large,” said Minihan.
Arcata joins BX3 after having spent the past several years as a partner at Halloran Sage, one of the largest law firms in Connecticut. While at Halloran, Arcata was a business litigator and general counsel to a broad spectrum of businesses. In addition, Arcata founded and served as chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity, Data Privacy and Technology practice group, where he guided businesses through regulatory hurdles.