FinTech

At Walkers, our lawyers advise clients ranging from global financial institutions leveraging cutting-edge technology, to start-ups changing the status quo with innovative products and services.

We create pragmatic and commercial solutions that enable our clients to achieve their ambitions, as demonstrated by our track record of completing ‘first of a kind’ transactions. We advise businesses partnering with or investing in FinTech firms as well as financial institutions and asset managers developing their own FinTech products and services. We also work closely with policymakers, regulators and governments to facilitate appropriate legislation and regulation that keeps pace with innovation.

Walkers' unique vantage point has allowed us to combine our industry experience in FinTech's core sectors with our specialist legal expertise, to create an offshore market leading FinTech team. We cover FinTech's core financial industry sectors – asset management, investment, banking, finance, insurance and payments, advising on a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border matters. With experts from the Americas to Asia, Europe and the Middle East, we understand that innovative businesses think beyond borders.

Walkers has particular expertise of advising businesses specialising in blockchain, digital assets, alternative model finance and a wide range of related activities and services including funds, issuers, custodians and broker dealers. We offer lawyers with established track records of specialist knowledge of licensing, marketing, data protection, tax transparency, outsourcing, international anti-money laundering regulation and other aspects which need to be understood by successful FinTech businesses.

 

Recent Articles

Why Get Excited About Blockchain?

Lucy Frew's FinTech Column: April 2017

Five Reasons for Businesses to Store Their Big Data in Guernsey

The Future of Financial Services is in Machine Learning

Is Artificial Intelligence the Future or Just Fiction?

Initial Token Offerings - Five Things That You Need To Know About Them

Investment Funds Observations 2017 - Part Five

Cybersecurity and Data Protection - Cayman Islands

Bermuda Launches ICO and Digital Assets Legislative Framework

Lucy Frew's FinTech column: February 2018

Guernsey Data Trusts: three important reasons why you should use them

Christopher Reed Published in Funds Europe's Jersey Report

Bermuda ICO Legislation Comes Into Force

Lucy Frew's FinTech Column: July 2018

 

 

 

 


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