NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seward & Kissel LLP was named the Best Law Firm Overall at Hedgeweek’s inaugural 2022 Digital Assets Awards, which recognized excellence among fund managers and service providers in the emerging digital assets space. The firm was also shortlisted for Best Law Firm for Fund Structuring. Honorees were selected based on a widespread survey of more than 100 fund managers and other key industry participants.
“We are thrilled to be named the best law firm in the country at Hedgeweek’s first-ever Digital Assets Awards program,” said Anthony Tu-Sekine, partner at Seward & Kissel and head of the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Group. “As the digital assets space continues to mature and evolve, it’s particularly rewarding to be recognized for our group’s successes in the asset management and financial services industries, where we have a rich history and deep industry knowledge.”
Seward & Kissel’s Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Group advises clients on issues arising from investments in assets based on blockchain or Distributed Ledger Technology, including cryptocurrencies and other cryptoassets. The group has advised clients on projects involving cryptoassets, DeFi, and blockchain enterprise solutions – including 3iQ, KuCoin, Osprey Funds, Ratio Finance, and ShelterZoom.
The group is made up of lawyers with expertise in securities laws, capital markets, private and public funds, fintech laws and regulations, sanctions and anti-money laundering laws, tax, commodities, investment advisers, broker-dealers, complex derivatives, and intellectual property and technology.
To keep up with the ever-changing industry, the practice maintains an active cryptocurrency blog, SKrypto, which covers cryptocurrency and blockchain news alongside critical analysis and interviews with industry insiders.
Seward & Kissel was honored at a Hedgeweek awards ceremony on February 24 at the University Club of New York. This latest recognition for the firm comes on the heels of being named Best Law Firm for Digital Assets at Hedgeweek’s 2021 Americas Awards.
About Seward & Kissel LLP
Seward & Kissel LLP, founded in 1890, is a leading U.S. law firm with an international reputation for excellence. The firm is home to one of the largest investment management practices and has been recognized for its representation of both large, institutional investment funds, as well as emerging managers across all strategies and asset classes.