Sidley has been ranked in seven categories in the 2022 edition of Chambers FinTech. Notably, the firm received Band 1 distinction in:
- FinTech Legal (USA)
- FinTech Legal: Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies (USA)
- FinTech Legal: Payments & Lending (USA)
and was newly ranked in:
- FinTech Legal: Corporate, Securities & Financing (USA)
- FinTech Legal (International Firms)(China)
Additionally, Sidley maintained its rankings in the Global-wide and London FinTech Legal categories.
The guide further ranked Lilya Tessler in USA FinTech Legal: Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies, Joel Feinberg and David E. Teitelbaum in USA FinTech Legal: Payments & Lending, and John Casanova in London FinTech Legal.
The annual guide is a part of Chambers and Partners’ Professional Advisers series. It features global-wide tables of the leading professionals in the legal, consulting, finance, and PR/communications aspects of fintech and covers two dozen regions.
Chambers praised Sidley for leveraging “its immense corporate and financial expertise to provide strategic and transactional advice to global FinTech companies. The firm brings together experts from offices in the USA, the UK and Asia to advise a variety of global financial platforms, institutions and disruptors. Sidley is particularly well regarded for its advice on international cryptocurrency, blockchain and digital payment systems.”
Sidley’s deep fintech roots reach back to earlier phases of the fintech revolution, when then-novel financial technologies were first developed and commercialized. Today, the firm remains a fintech leader as new developments cut across every aspect of the markets for banking, lending, securities, commodities, derivatives, insurance, and payments. Sidley’s multidisciplinary team of lawyers advises a broad range of clients about the many legal issues that arise during the development and implementation of financial technologies.