Ignasi Costas

RCD - Rousaud Costas Duran
Partner. Head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Head of International Relations

Founding Partner at RCD, a law firm of over 300 professionals, and head of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship practice. Ignasi has lengthy and in-depth experience in providing legal and tax advice to entrepreneurs, particularly in the development, financing and internationalization of their business projects as well as in advising both domestic and international investors.

His wide-ranging expertise covers both a business and a legal perspective (from corporate to intellectual property and technological transfer, including taxation or incentives…). Ignasi advises startups on the use of decentralized ledgers (blockchains) and on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) to raise funds through cryptocurrency, counseling the clients on regulatory and tax implications of such structures.

Ignasi is member of the Board of Directors of several technology-based companies. Licensed Attorney, he is the author of several publications related to his fields of expertise and knowledge and has completed graduate studies at UCLA, UC Davis and Harvard. In 2012 he was appointed Visiting Scholar at the Faculty of Law at Columbia University, and in 2017 he was appointed Codex Fellow at the Stanford Law School. He lectures at the most prestigious business schools.