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O’Melveny Ranked Among Top Fintech Firms by Chambers

November 29, 2018


SILICON VALLEY—November 29, 2018—O’Melveny’s Fintech practice has been ranked by Chambers as one of the nation’s best.

Specifically, in its “FinTech 2019” guide, Chambers describes O’Melveny as “a top-flight firm” with a Fintech practice “at the forefront” of this emerging sector.

Chambers noted that “O’Melveny and Myers counts an impressive variety of startups, established businesses, investors and lenders among its enviable client base, who draw upon its deep expertise in the Fintech sector and its experience dealing with related regulatory bodies.”

The guide highlighted the firm’s representation of cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex on its acquisition of Seed CX, a global exchange and network infrastructure for emerging commodities. O’Melveny’s work in defending blockchain-based cloud network provider Xunlei against a securities class action claim was also cited.

O’Melveny advises early-stage and established fintech companies, their investors, and other stakeholders on corporate, regulatory, and litigation considerations, including private equity and venture capital financing; securities counseling; data security and privacy; intellectual property; anti-money laundering, KYC, and Bank Secrecy Act Regulations; M&A; Capital markets; Initial Coin Offerings and other token offerings; technology transactions; and litigation.

The firm’s fintech team—comprised of dealmakers, former policymakers, and state and federal prosecutors—brings an in-depth understanding of the issues affecting various industry segments, including digital currency and exchanges; blockchain; payments; marketplace lending; and robo-advising.

The full report can be found here.

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Christopher Rieck
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
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