Paul Hastings Secures Top Rankings in Chambers FinTech Guide 2022

December 13, 2021

New York – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm has been highly ranked in Chambers & Partners’ FinTech Guide for 2022.

The firm secured USA Nationwide Band 1 rankings in FinTech; Payments & Lending; and Corporate, Securities, & Financing; as well as high rankings for work related to Data Protection & Cyber Security and Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies.

Several partners are also highly ranked in the guide, including Chris Daniel, chair of the firm’s global Fintech & Payments group (Band 1, Payments & Lending), Behnam Dayanim, chair of the global Privacy & Cybersecurity group (Data Protection & Cyber Security), Arun Srivastava (FinTech London), and Nina Moffatt (Fintech London).

Peers and clients praised the Firm in Chambers’ guide, noting:

  • “You know you are getting the 'best' answer, not just getting the legal answer, but one that balances business interests and actual risk. This is their best skill.”

  • “They have a very deep bench of lawyers who understand the regulations very well. That type of information is readily at their fingertips.”

  • “They have very deep experience in terms of money transmission issues which are central to cryptocurrency in the US.”

Individual Paul Hastings attorneys also received praise, including:

  • “[Chris Daniel] is a recognized payments person. That is very much where his specialty lies. He is good and very prominent in this space.”

  • “[Behnam Dayanim] "is very pragmatic and really knows how to drill down to the salient issues. He has really deep understanding of where the risks are and, more importantly, how to solve them.”

  • “[Arun Srivastava] is phenomenal – incredible to work with and is so proactive in his support.” Another commentator noted, “Arun really knows his stuff on the technical side and is quite happy to give a view on things and stick his neck out on decisions in grey areas.”

  • “[Nina Moffatt] is wonderful to work with and just gets FinTech. With even more experience, she will rise to stardom.”

Chambers FinTech is a comprehensive guide to the leading Fintech professionals across the world. Chambers recommendations are based on several months of research by a dedicated, independent team conducting hundreds of in-depth interviews with leading innovators and experts worldwide.

At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.

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