Lilya Tessler, a partner in Sidley’s Dallas and Miami offices, has been named to Citywealth magazine’s 2022 “Top 20 Citywealth USA crypto #powerwomen” list, which celebrates some of the best professionals in the industry sector.
Lilya is head of Sidley’s acclaimed FinTech and Blockchain group. She focuses her practice on representing digital asset trading platforms, blockchain technology companies, U.S. and non-U.S. broker-dealers, financial services firms, and cryptocurrency funds on emerging regulatory guidance in this area. Lilya advises technology companies on public and private securities offerings, including blockchain token distributions. She also counsels financial institutions and digital asset exchanges with day-to-day securities issues, private placement agent requirements, custody rule requirements, cross-border regulatory issues, and money services business registration requirements, as well as FINRA and SEC regulatory inquiries.