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Clifford Chance

Fintech

Global. Integrated. Tech Expertise.

Technology has disrupted financial services.
The industry is being transformed.

Our global fintech team is uniquely placed to help deliver your most exciting and complex finance and tech-related matters. We can help you utilise technologies such as blockchain, smart contracts, artificial intelligence (AI) and big data to transform your operations, whilst considering the legal, ethical and practical risks.

With significant depth across five continents, our global reach and breadth of expertise across fintech is unparalleled. Our world-leading international finance practice seamlessly combines with our exceptional global Tech Group, breaking down traditional practice area boundaries.

Stablecoins: A global overview of regulatory requirements

Facebook’s proposed stablecoin, Libra, is dominating the headlines. However, growing interest means increased regulatory and political scrutiny around the globe. We take a look at the global picture in this comprehensive analysis.

Click here to view our snapshot summary of global stablecoin regulation. Click here to view our comprehensive regulatory report on global stablecoin regulation.

International fintech expertise

We are committed to helping our clients achieve their goals by providing commercially-focused legal advice of the highest quality that consistently exceeds expectations.

Our unrivalled international experience in finance and tech enables us to deliver seamless cross-border and specialist advice on the most innovative and complex tech-driven projects and financings.

Advising all fintech ecosystem participants

We advise established financial institutions and corporates, governments, regulators, trade bodies, industry-wide consortia and emerging players on a broad range of multi-disciplinary transactional, regulatory and contentious matters.

 

Client highlights

Credit Suisse
We advised Credit Suisse on the establishment of their digital private banking platform and acquisition of/collaboration with a fintech startup to enhance the provision of financial services on such digital platform.

International financial centre
We advised an international financial centre on the drafting of their crowdfunding regulatory framework including preparing policy positions and detailed rules.

Citi
We advised Citi on the development and launch of the Proxymity digital voting platform.

Podcast - the future of banking

In this episode of the Clifford Chance Podcast, fintech specialist Peter Chapman talks to fellow regulatory partner, banking specialist and author of The Legal Concept of Money Simon Gleeson about the future of banking.

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Meet the Fintech Team

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