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:
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.
An Important Milestone - First Supervised Security Token Offering
After a long wait, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has permitted a startup company to raise funds from the general public through a supervised security token offering (STO) under Reg A+ regulations. Effectively, this is the first time a public STO was granted regulatory approval in the United States.
ICO 2.0 - The IEO Financing Model
With the initial coin offering (ICO) era considered over, it seems there is a new tool for financing - the initial exchange offering (IEO). This method of financing is more transparent and reliable for investors, entrepreneurs, and markets, providing partial solutions to the many disadvantages exposed in ICO financing.