Ganado Advocates

FinTech Legal Department

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What the team is known for GANADO Advocates enjoys a strong reputation in the Maltese legal industry for its expertise in blockchain and cryptocurrency matters. The firm has a close relationship with the regulators, working closely with them to help shape the regulatory landscape. GANADO also possesses additional capabilities in the payments sector, and has an active practice in advising on myriad issues relating to crowdfunding.

Strengths"Their expertise is top-notch - they are very competent in their field."

"GANADO Advocates are solution-oriented, they come up with solutions in a practical way."

Notable practitioners

The "hard-working" Leonard Bonello is a banking and finance lawyer who has supported his clients in a number of blockchain projects, as well as advising financial institutions in relation to transactional matters. "He is friendly, approachable and highly knowledgeable in this area," comments one source.

Partner Max Ganado is described as a "visionary" by sources and displays exceptional capabilities in blockchain and cryptocurrency. Ganado is a central figure in the Maltese regulatory landscape, and has worked closely with regulators to develop and draft the laws surrounding distributed ledger technology. "He has a curious and inquisitive mind and is fascinated about new legal challenges. He's quick on understanding the key issues and can go into action quickly as a result," report commentators.