Yigal Arnon & Co. is at the forefront of the global fintech revolution, as technology developed in Israel is acquired, used and developed by banks, financial institutions and high tech and technology companies at an ever-increasing rate. Companies including banks and financial institutions all over the world are updating their systems and adapting them to the 21st century in order to provide digital banking, clearing, e-commerce and financial services. The Banking, Finance and High-Tech departments at our firm are among the leaders in their field in Israel, providing top tier representation to all fintech clients, whose industry demands the expertise in numerous areas. The collaborative team work of attorneys from these departments enables them to provide professional, comprehensive, and complete solutions. Yigal Arnon & Co. represents Israeli and international banks and financial institutions and is well aware of their needs and how to address them, in light of the relevant legal frameworks within the banking, finance and fintech industries. We also represent a large number of fintech startups looking to expand to global markets, as well as traditional financial institutions interested in acquiring early stage Israeli tech companies. The firm has experience working with companies that provide a variety of solutions, such as: payment and clearing systems, financial information systems, Peer to Peer technology, crowd lending solutions, insurance technology, digital currency and blockchain, and other financial technology companies.
Yigal Arnon & Co. has been 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 various fields of legal expertise and understanding of the technology and its application the firm provides legal counsel to a wide range of clients from early stage ventures to more established corporations and investors. With the rise of the use of cryptocurrencies, our team has provided legal counsel in various areas, such as initial coin offering (ICO), securities law, AML/KYC, formation of changes and exchanges, crypto-hedge-fund formation, tax and local regulation. The firm has been frequently contributing to this new space in corresponding with regulators, presenting in conferences, publishing articles and providing interviews to local and international audience.