FinTech

The technology landscape is changing and financial services companies have the opportunity to use it to their advantage. MoFo will be there with you every step of the way.

Disruptive technologies are changing the face of financial services and overturning assumptions about the way they are delivered. As technology evolves, the provision of financial services must evolve with it. It’s time to rethink traditional approaches to regulatory and legal issues.

We have long been recognized as a leading financial services and technology firm, working closely with clients on major legislative and regulatory issues affecting financial services and payment systems across the globe. Advising on both the commercial and regulatory issues, we understand the FinTech market and its players, ensuring that you receive the most current and relevant advice for your business.

Our multidisciplinary FinTech team helps established and emerging bank and non-bank FinTech clients, including fast-growing FinTech companies, navigate the industry’s regulatory environment as it evolves and as new technology platforms emerge, through advising on:

  • Commercial Agreements
  • Licensing and Alliances
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Initial Public Offerings
  • Financings

Our advice is informed by our extensive experience in financial services, technology, intellectual property, data protection, and cybersecurity, as well as our deep understanding of how industry-specific practices and regulations affect the implementation of technology solutions.

Our clients include many of the most recognizable and newly emerging FinTech companies in the world, involved in:

  • State Money Transmission and Federal Money Services Business
  • Marketplace Lending (Regulatory Advice, Licensing, and Partnerships)
  • Payments/Billing Technologies
  • Equity Crowdfunding
  • Federal Bank Secrecy Act and Sanctions
  • Digital/Crypto Currencies and Ledger Technologies
  • Personal Finance
  • Wealth Management
  • Banking Services

Whether from a cross-border basis, or on a national, federal, or state level, we both advise established businesses on a project-by-project basis, and act as “outsourced” in-house counsel for emerging businesses. We are well positioned to help our clients succeed in a fast-moving, highly competitive market for technology-driven financial services.

We are client-focused and drive results. Our clients have described us as: “intensely dedicated to achieving the client’s objectives”; “highly creative problem solvers”; and “incredibly responsive,” noting that our group has “the deepest knowledge of the intersection between commercial and IT law. That’s rare to find in a person, let alone an entire group.”

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