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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


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.

Join us at the Clifford Chance International Festival of Fintech

We are hosting a week-long series of insightful webinars​ running from 30 November to 4 December 2020, featuring expert panel discussions and fireside chats with industry leaders, each focused on the rapidly changing world of financial technology and tackling related legal and regulatory issues.


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.

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

Podcast - innovating in sukuk capital markets

Counsel Jack Hardman and Senior Associate Rafe Khokhar are in conversation with Dimitrios Vourakis, Chief Product Officer at Wethaq, and Ron Akram, Head of Advisory Board (Markets & Regulatory Structuring) at Wethaq about their work on a groundbreaking digital sukuk pilot using blockchain technology.


Meet the Fintech Team

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