Yigal Arnon & Co. was among the first law firms in Israel to recognize the growing potential of Blockchain technology and its ability to disrupt traditional and new industries. By combining an understanding of the technology and its applications with diverse areas of legal expertise, the firm advises a wide range of clients from early stage ventures to more established corporations and investors. For the last few years our team has advised on a large number of transactions and matters, such as initial coin offerings (ICO), securities laws, anti-money laundering and KYC compliance, privacy issues, regulatory requirements of currency exchanges and crypto exchanges, crypto-fund formation, tax and local regulation, commercial agreements related to cryptocurrencies and unique crypto-based matters, such as the airdropping of tokens, hard-forks and crypto-options. The firm is a frequent contributor in this space presenting in conferences, publishing articles and providing interviews to local and international audiences. Members of the firm have also been actively involved with the applicable Israeli regulators in formulating policies and guidelines for cryptocurrencies.

Our cross-industry team includes members from the following practice areas:

  • Technology Transactions & Internet of Things  
  • Data Security & Provacy
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Tax
  • Capital Markets & Securities

The team provides services to:

  • Token sellers
  • Financial Institutions and Asset Managers
  • Cryptocurrency Exchanges & Relayers
  • Venture, Hedge and Private Equity Funds and their Portfolio Companies
  • Token Marketers and Broker – Dealers
  • Funds Interested in Trading Digital Assets
  • Major Global Investments Banks
  • Others in the Blockchain and Smart Contract Space

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