Our fintech lawyers are closely involved with the payments industry and advise on arrangements concerning payment gateways, payment service providers, acquirers, processors, programme managers, card issuers, e-money institutions and card associations.
We help you to stay ahead of the ever evolving legal and regulatory landscape by keeping you informed of any updates on the horizon, understanding the impacts any changes may have on your business, as well as opportunities, and by working with you to create commercial, integrated and well-thought solutions that work for you and minimise disruption.
In addition to advising on your commercial agreements and internal policies, including on data protection and anti-money laundering, we also assist with FCA-related applications and notifications, cryptocurrency transactions, white papers and initial coin offerings (ICOs) both in the UK and in other jurisdictions.
Combining our vast experience in the technology sector with our in-depth regulatory and financial services knowledge, our team seamlessly guide clients through the complexities of FCA regulation and the evolving legislative framework. We act for a substantial foreign exchange group and deal with their FCA regulatory issues. We also handle the application process to the FCA as well as other regulatory bodies such as the ICO.
Our commercial team specialise in negotiating technology contracts, whether dealing with development, hosting, licensing or transfers.
We advise our clients on a broad range of data protection matters including policies and procedures, subject access requests, freedom of information, complaints and data protection breaches.