Elad Wieder

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Profile

Elad Wieder is a partner in the firm’s Banking and Finance Department. He has extensive experience in a wide range of aspects within the financial industry, with a particular emphasis on technology, including alternative finance, online platforms, digital payment solutions and other financial services.

As part of his specialisation, Elad advises major financial institutions, as well as innovative start-ups, on matters of global compliance, anti-money laundering and sanctions regimes, compatibility with industry standards and other regulatory & licensing topics.

Additionally, Elad represents both lenders and borrowers in various types of financing transactions, including corporate finance, leveraged finance, derivatives and financial instruments and other financial products.

While working at HFN, Elad has spent two periods on secondment with a major international bank and at a magic-circle law firm in London, respectively. 

Elad received his bachelor’s degrees in Law and in Economics from the University of Haifa.  During his studies, Elad served as the coordinator of the Haifa Center of Law & Technology and as the Project Lead for Creative Commons in Israel.

Following completion of his legal training and working as an associate at another prominent law firm in Tel Aviv, Elad pursued his Master's degree in Economic Analysis of Law with the European Master in Law & Economics (EMLE) programme (under a full Erasmus Mundus scholarship) at the Universities of Hamburg, Bologna and Aix-en-Provence, and submitted a Master's thesis titled "Cross-Ownership and Competition in the Consumer Payment Cards Market".

Education

  • European Masters in Law & Economics, LL.M, 2009
  • Haifa University, Israel, BA (Economics), 2007
  • Haifa University, Israel, LL.B, 2007

Admitted to Practice

Country: 

Israel

Year: 

2008