Sullivan's Fintech & Blockchain Group Ranked in Chambers FinTech

16.01.2020 | Press Release

New York, NY – Sullivan’s Fintech & Blockchain practice group has been ranked in the 2020 edition of Chambers FinTech and Joel Telpner, head of the Fintech & Blockchain practice group, has been recognized by Chambers and Partners as one of the leading Fintech attorneys in America.

Chambers FinTech ranks lawyers and law firms based on their technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and on other qualities most valued by the client.

Chambers noted the following in its assessment of the firm and Joel:

What the team is known for

Sullivan & Worcester is highly esteemed for its impressive capabilities in relation to distributed ledger technologies. The firm is sought after by startups and established players in the FinTech sector to provide regulatory advice on the implementation of blockchain. The firm also has significant expertise in acting upon a wide range of FinTech and blockchain transactions for some of the world’s most prominent cryptocurrency and digital assets providers.


“They are very knowledgeable in the cryptocurrency landscape and the relevant securities regulatory issues.”

“The team are very active in the FinTech space – they are very focused on the financial aspects of it.”

Work highlights

Provided regulatory advice to Fusion, a platform that processes cryptofinancial applications, in relation to their operations and token offerings.

Notable practitioners

Joel Telpner is the chair of Sullivan & Worcester’s FinTech and blockchain practice. He is well regarded for his work on enterprise blockchain solutions. His incisive approach is praised, with one client saying he is super pragmatic. Wanted to know what exactly we needed, and managed expectations right from the beginning.”

About ZAG / Sullivan
ZAG / Sullivan (Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Co.) is an international law firm with offices in Israel, the United States, China, and the United Kingdom. The firm’s attorneys specialize in all disciplines of commercial law for both publicly held and private companies, with particular expertise in high-tech, life sciences, international transactions, and capital markets. ZAG / Sullivan provides result-driven legal and business advice to its clients, addressing all aspects of the clients’ business activities, including penetration into new markets in strategic locations. In recent years, the firm has acted on a majority of the equity and debt financing transactions by Israeli technology companies on the NASDAQ. It has been the firm’s experience that the best results, those that give our clients the competitive advantage they need, are attained by coupling professional experience, global presence, and connections with the investor communities in Israel and abroad.

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