Vlaho Hrdalo is a lawyer and has been a member of the Croatian Bar Association since January 2009. In 2012 he established his own law firm which specializes in FinTech and IT. He is the Chairman of the Croatian Union for Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies (UBIK – Udruga za blockchain i kriptovalute). Hrdalo is also a certified court interpreter of English, has authored several research papers and currently advises several ICOs. He is a graduate of the University of Zagreb, Faculty of law and has also completed interdisciplinary postgraduate studies in diplomacy (with the thesis “Digital privacy and digital freedom”). He is currently doing a PhD on Smart Contracts.