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Marine Bouaziz


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Marine’s practice focuses on corporate and securities matters with an emphasis on securities offerings, venture capital, and corporate governance.       

Marine represents start-ups and emerging companies, venture funds, private equity investors, and family offices in private securities transactions, including early and late-stage equity financings, convertible debt, and other structures. As an advisor to start-ups and emerging companies, Marine provides day-to-day counseling and strategic advice, and regularly counsels clients on all issues and transactions that arise during a company’s lifecycle, such as those involving strategic alliances, technology transactions, and exit/M&A.     

Additionally, Marine counsels investment advisors with respect to the structuring, formation, and operations of private funds, including venture capital, private equity, and hedge funds.

Committed to pro bono initiatives throughout her legal career, Marine’s pro bono experience includes representing indigent parties in the Bronx, New York, Kings, Queens and Richmond County Family Courts.

Prior to joining Mintz, Marine worked in London for a company that serves entrepreneurs. She also completed legal internships in Paris and Singapore during law school.

Marine is a native French speaker.


  • University of Pennsylvania (LLM, with distinction)
  • Sorbonne-Assas International Law School (LLM)
  • Paris Ouest Nanterre la Defense University (MA, Law and Economics)
  • Paris 1. Pantheon Sorbonne University (MA, Law)
  • Paris 1. Pantheon Sorbonne University (BA)


- French

Recent Insights

News & Press


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The SEC Confirms the Limited Scope and Nature of Utility Tokens

April 9, 2019 | Alert | By Marine Bouaziz, Daniel DeWolf

This alert looks at recent SEC communications providing guidance on — and limiting the use of — digital tokens.
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Digital Tokens: Rethinking the Term “Cryptocurrency”

November 8, 2018 | Article | By Daniel DeWolf, Rachel Gholston, Marine Bouaziz

This article explains why the “cryptocurrency” label can be misleading, and suggests we use “virtual currencies,” “security tokens,” and “utility tokens” instead.
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News & Press

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Mintz advised Cardurion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biotechnology company developing novel therapeutics to treat heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases, in a private investment of up to $300 million from Bain Capital Life Sciences and Bain Capital Private Equity that will enable the Boston-based company to expand its drug discovery programs.