Fintech 2020

Fintech 2020

Pages: 204

ISBN: 978-1-83862-148-3

  • £300.00

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 23 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 August 2019, this edition features the following chapters:

Editorial chapters

  • Introduction
    • Angus McLean and Penny Miller, Simmons & Simmons


  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • China
  • Czech Republic
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Korea
  • Netherlands
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Angus McLean, Simmons & Simmons

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.

Penny Miller, Simmons & Simmons

Penny is a partner in our financial services regulation practice which forms part of our financial markets practice in London. Penny specialises in a wide range of UK and EU regulatory matters focussing on advising financial institutions on product regulation and the impact of current and future regulation on transactions relating to derivatives, structured finance and retail structured products. Penny also advises clients on the ongoing global regulatory reforms. Penny is involved in navigator - the Simmons & Simmons online regulatory subscription service which provides information in relation to over 90 jurisdictions - her key focus is on navigator: securities and navigator: derivatives. Penny regularly presents to clients on key aspects of current regulatory change and is closely involved in trade association discussions and responses to EU and other regulatory bodies.

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