Paul Hastings Secures Top Rankings in Chambers’ FinTech Guide for 2019

November 30, 2018

New York – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm has been highly ranked in Chambers & Partners’ 2019 Professional Advisers guide for FinTech – the premier ranking of professional service providers to the financial services industry.

The Firm secured a nationwide U.S. Band 1 ranking – Chambers’ top-tier ranking – where it was noted that “Paul Hastings enjoys an outstanding reputation for the strengths of its FinTech group, with expertise across a full gamut of transactional, regulatory and legislative issues.”

Additionally, Chris Daniel, Global Chair of the Firm’s Fintech & Payments group, is ranked in Band 1 and partner Thomas Brown, Co-Chair, is ranked in Band 2 in the “Payments & Lending” individual rankings table. Behnam Dayanim, Global Chair of the Firm’s Privacy & Cybersecurity group, is also ranked individually in Band 1 for “Data Protection & Cyber Security.” Paul Hastings is also ranked nationwide in Chambers USA as a “Recognized Practitioner” for “Gaming,” where Behnam Dayanim is ranked individually in Band 3 in both the USA and Global guides. Paul Hastings is one of six firms ranked nationally for Gaming.

The Firm is also ranked in Band 2 of Chambers UK’s coverage of “Financial Services: Payments Law.” In the UK-wide guide, Arun Srivastava is individually ranked in Band 2 for “Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory” matters.

The Firm is also ranked in Band 3 in the FinTech Global guide.

In 2016, the Financial Times’ Innovative Lawyers Awards series commended Paul Hastings’ Fintech & Payment Systems practice following its successful launch of Samsung Pay.

In 2018, the Financial Times shortlisted the firm for an Innovative Lawyers Award based on its representation of Coinbase, for which the firm successfully amended a North Carolina law to ensure cryptocurrency businesses remain accessible to state customers.

Please learn more about Paul Hastings’ rankings in the Chambers FinTech guide here: https://chambers.com/profile/organisation/25003?publicationTypeId=49.

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