Andrey, a lawyer in the firm’s Capital Market Department, specializes in advising private and public companies, with an emphasis on dual companies.
Andrey regularly accompanies Israeli and foreign companies in the areas of capital markets, commercial law, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and corporate governance. He also represents the firm’s clients before the Israel Securities Authority.
In addition, Andrey accompanies blockchain technology companies in all aspects of their commercial activities, including the issuance of digital currencies of all kinds (ICOs and STOs), intellectual property, technology commercialization, and privacy.
Prior to joining the firm, Andrey worked at the Bank of Israel, where he accompanied structural reforms and regulatory processes in the banking and capital market fields.
Tel-Aviv University (LL.B, BA in economics) 2010
Member of the Israel Bar Association since 2011
News and updates - Andrey Yanai:
Dr. Zvi Gabbay and Andrey Yanai Op-ed: Israel Missing out on Digital Assets Revolution
Dr. Zvi Gabbay and Andrey Yanai from our Capital Markets Department published an opinion piece in Globes on the regulatory barriers Israel is imposing on the blockchain and digital assets revolution.
Transfer of Digital Currencies - The Dream and its Collapse
Regulatory resistance and legal proceedings by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are hindering the realization of one of the greatest promises of blockchain technology – the transfer of cryptographic currencies and assets between users without an intermediary.
New Restrictions on Hedge Funds in Israel
The Israel Securities Authority recently published a staff position that has material implications on the hedge fund sector in Israel and on the investor public, including the mode of incorporation of hedge funds and the limit on the number of investors in a fund.