Angus' practice covers the full range of contentious and non-contentious IP related work, with a particular focus on advising clients on the IP aspects of corporate transactions and licensing arrangements in a range of sectors including TMT and Financial Institutions. Angus also has considerable experience advising clients in the UK’s fast growing “FinTech” sector and heads the Simmons & Simmons International FinTech Team. He also specialises in copyright and breach of confidence/trade secrets disputes arising out of employee moves.
As financial technology continues to develop rapidly worldwide, Fintech provides a timely and comprehensive overview of the latest legislative and regulatory developments affecting this burgeoning industry in 22 jurisdictions.
Topics covered include: licensing requirements and exemptions; consumer lending regulations; peer-to-peer and marketplace lending; crowdfunding; invoice trading; cloud computing and the internet of things; marketing regulations; foreign exchange and currency control restrictions; intellectual property rights and disputes; open-source software; the anonymisation and aggregation of personal data for commercial gain; available tax incentives to encourage innovation and investment; and anti-money laundering and financial crime prevention requirements.
Published in September 2018, this edition features the following chapters:
- Angus McLean and Penny Miller, Simmons & Simmons
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
- United States