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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Fintech in 2021: Five Trends to Watch

9 February 2021

The COVID-19 crisis has brought technology use to the fore in the financial sector and beyond, with businesses seeing two or three years’ expected progress compressed into two or three months last year. The pandemic's impact on fintech businesses and regulatory agendas is ongoing, coupled with pressure from both consumers and businesses to get tech regulation right. What does this mean for global fintech in 2021?

From sustainable fintech and CBDC developments to greater scrutiny of data and increased antitrust enforcement, we predict five developments for key fintech areas including AI, data, payments and crypto.

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