Head of Law Firm Deloitte Legal, Attorney at Law
Attorney-at-Law Merit Lind deals with regulated industries and financing, commercial and business law issues, especially in information technology intensive companies. She advises the so-called „new businesses“, such as crowdfunding platforms, as well as acts as the official legal advisor to the Estonian e-Residency team. Merit also advises the Estonian Police and Customs Board in the full life-cycle of the purchase of identity documents (ID-cards, e-residency cards, etc.), personalisation and certification services following the implementation of eIDAS within the EU.
Merit is the head of the FinanceEstonia crowdfunding expert group working on regulatory and licensing related matters involving fintechs. She has assisted market participants in the set-up of multiple crowdfunding platform providers, including donation-based, lending-based as well as equity crowdfunding platform providers.
Merit is also a visiting Lecturer at IT Law LLM programme (IT lawyers´ master programme) in Tartu University lecturing on Legal Steps in IPR Intensive Enterprise Life Cycle on Corporate and Commercial, incl. Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law.