Expert UK practitioner insights on FinTech Law and Practice, and Trends and Developments
The FinTech team at City law firm Fox Williams has written the UK chapters of the new edition of Chambers’ Global Practice Guide for FinTech for the second consecutive year. The UK chapters provide an in-depth look at current law and practice in the UK and offer an informed perspective on trends and developments in this rapidly expanding sector.
The Fox Williams’ writing team included fintech lead and partner Jonathan Segal, financial services regulatory partner Chris Finney, fintech associate Marc Piano and financial services regulatory associate Mardi McGregor.
The trends and developments section covers a number of areas including payments, lending and crowdfunding, blockchain, digital wealth, insuretech, regtech, challenger banks and TradingTech.
The law and practice chapter covers the legal and regulatory issues facing the UK fintech market including the fintech verticals, robo-advisers, online lenders, payment processors and fund administrators.
Jonathan Segal commented: “We have drawn on our knowledge and experience of advising organisations in this sector to write the UK chapters of this Guide. Our fintech clients include P2P lenders, direct lenders and companies offering alternative finance; organisations in the digital wealth and insurtech spaces; and blockchain and crypto-related businesses. The UK’s fintech sector is a global leader, third only to China and the US in terms of the levels of investment it attracts. With London the key UK centre, we are privileged to be working with companies that are proactively innovating and pushing the boundaries for their customers and clients.”