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Andrey Yanai
Adv. Andrey Yanai

Electra City Tower
58 Harakevet St.
Tel Aviv

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Andrey Yanai

Andrey is a partner in our firm’s Capital Markets Department. He advises companies engaged in fintech, digital currencies and blockchain technology on various regulatory aspects, including the regulations governing banking and payments.

Adv. Andrey Yanai advises crypto ventures on a diverse array of topics, including the requisite processes for issuing cryptographic currencies (STOs, ICOs), virtual assets (NFTs), decentralized financing (DeFi), distributed autonomous organizations (DAOs), crypto games, crypto trading platforms, and more.


Andrey has extensive experience providing ongoing legal services to financial entities and ventures from diverse fields, investment houses (portfolio managers, investment marketers, and advisors), local and foreign banks, brokers, and other financial entities, as well as advising such entities on licensing proceedings. In addition, he represents these entities before the Israel Securities Authority and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.


Andrey also guides private equity funds and hedge funds from formation and subsequent fundraising rounds to throughout the fund’s lifespan.


Prominent legal directory The Legal 500 ranks Andrey as a leading attorney in the Investment and Venture Capital Funds practice area.


Prior to joining our firm, Andrey worked at the Bank of Israel and interned at the  State Attorney’s Office.



Tel-Aviv University (LL.B, BA in economics) 2010


Member of the Israel Bar Association since 2011

Insights & News - Andrey Yanai:

July 21, 2024

Proprietary Trading and Global Regulation

A new trend that offers potential traders trading experience is challenging regulations and raising complex legal questions about the existence of a “trading platform” and the need for an investment advice or portfolio management license.
April 2, 2024

MiCA and Reverse Solicitation

Under MiCA, a critical aspect for non-EU crypto firms is the reverse solicitation exemption. This rule allows firms from outside the EU to offer crypto-asset services to EU clients without needing MiCA authorization.
January 23, 2024

The SEC Approves ETFs That Track Bitcoin

The SEC approval has aroused considerable excitement, especially among people in the crypto and bitcoin industry. However, these are approvals of specific applications and not across-the-board approvals, and the SEC still considers this an unstable sector requiring investors to remain cautious.

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