Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP was ranked in the legal category of the Chambers and Partners 2019 FinTech Guide in both U.S. and Japan jurisdictions. In addition, the following shareholders were listed as notable practitioners:
- Barbara A. Jones (Los Angeles, U.S.)
- Carl A. Fornaris (Miami, U.S.)
- Viola Bensinger (Berlin, Germany)
- David Greenberg (New York, U.S.)
- Koichiro Ohashi (Tokyo, Japan)
The Fintech Guide describes the firm in the U.S. as follows: “Highly reputed for its expertise in cryptocurrency and blockchain matters, Greenberg Traurig adroitly handles an array of commercial contracts work, financing issues, M&A and litigation for innovative digital currency platforms. Its wide-ranging client base include a range of venture capital investors, start-up companies and marketplace lenders.”
Chambers also states that in Japan, Greenberg Traurig is “proficient in domestic Japanese and international law. The firm has a wealth of experience servicing foreign currency exchange, overseas remittance and payment services providers. Such knowledge favourably disposes Greenberg Traurig to clients offering cross-border e-money services and employing peer-to-peer models.”
The annual Chambers and Partners FinTech Guide is a part of Chambers and Partners’ Professional Advisers series. It features leading professionals in the legal, consulting, finance, PR, and communications aspects of FinTech and covers 22 jurisdictions.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Blockchain Task Force:
Greenberg Traurig’s Blockchain Task Force is comprised of more than 75 attorneys across multiple legal disciplines in key financial hubs around the world. The Task Force advises clients on matters ranging from token generation events, smart contracts, initial coin offerings, fund formation, MSB and FinCEN registration, cryptocurrency exchanges, digital cities, to the development and licensing of blockchain-as-a-service. The team also advises governments and municipalities on evolving or model regulatory standards and other pertinent matters relating to blockchain.
About Greenberg Traurig
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Israel. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com; Twitter: @GT_Law.