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GMT Legal

FinTech Legal

2 ranked individualsBand 2RussiaFinTech 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

GMT Legal is a prolific player in the Russian FinTech space, offering creative legal solutions to clients on highly significant and sophisticated business operations. The team is generally committed towards the advancement of this sector, amassing praise from clients not only for their blockchain and digital financial assets expertise but also for regularly participating in FinTech conferences.

Strengths

"The company's specialists approach each case individually and sincerely try to solve your problem."

"They have a friendly attitude towards the client and efficiency in fulfilling requests."

"The team has tremendous knowledge of law and innovation! Service and customer care were excellent!"

Work highlights

Advised Binance on the terms of the provision of its service in light of regulation of digital assets and digital currency in Russia.

Notable practitioners

Andrey Tugarin is an expert in advising on blockchain-related projects in Russia and other jurisdictions. He frequently shares his opinions on FinTech topics at conferences or in articles to the benefit of clients and peers in the industry. With Andrey's knowledge, experience and analytical thinking, he is able to provide beneficial legal solutions on data protection, compliance and regulatory concerns to a variety of clients. A source was impressed by his "initiative, diligence and sociability."

Dmitry Machikhin is a partner in the FinTech team and a renowned blockchain and digital currency expert, who has an affinity for innovative multi-jurisdictional activities. He advises cryptocurrency trading platforms in particular, typically assessing the compliance issues regarding digital tokens. A source explains: "His strengths are his expertise, professionalism and the ability to quickly find creative solutions."

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Russia

FinTech Legal


Andrey Tugarin
Band 2
Dmitry Machikhin
Band 1