Yigal Arnon & Co

FinTech Legal Department

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What the team is known for Yigal Arnon is well known for its core excellence in banking, finance and hi-tech. Operating out of a Jerusalem headquarters, the firm is as well equipped to assist a financial institution in updating its digital banking platform as it is guiding a startup through its ICO. In recent years, Yigal Arnon has been at the forefront of developing cryptocurrency regulation on an international basis.

Strengths"Better than most when it comes to venture capital investment work and startups."

"Really good, actually. Yigal Arnon is up there and has some really talented, particularly female, lawyers on its bench."

Work highlights Represented the digital banking joint venture of Marius Nacht, co-founder of Check Point Software Technologies, and Amnon Shashua, the co-founder and CEO of automotive chipmaker Mobileye, in the establishment of Digital Financial Services N.M., a new Israeli digital bank.

Notable practitioners

Yuval Shalhevet
is considered by sources to be "strong, very knowledgeable" and "the main guy at Yigal Arnon's FinTech practice." Shalhevet's expertise is rooted in a robust commercial and banking practice, where he is often consulted on matters relating to ISDA agreements and derivatives, as well as assisting banks with the implementation of Basel 2 and the review of relevant legal documents.