About Pinsent Masons
Our Fintech team combines our top-ranked practices in technology, financial regulatory, payments and corporate finance. We are a global team: we advise clients internationally, with Fintech specialists in Dublin, Madrid, Germany, Paris, Dubai and Singapore.
We are embedded in the Fintech ecosystem, supporting:
established financial services businesses who are responding to market disruption
existing technology players who are looking to develop their financial services offering
new fintech start-ups seeking to bring innovative products and services to market
Our Partnership with FinTech Scotland
Fintech is disrupting global markets, it is a growth industry with massive potential, and it is an emerging sector in which Scotland has an opportunity to play a key role. Pinsent Masons is delighted to be appointed as a Strategic Partner to FinTech Scotland.
We are looking forward to deploying our skills and experience to help develop a strategy which creates fantastic job opportunities, generates growth and attracts the brightest talent the sector has to offer. Our Fintech expertise and our global reach are an excellent match with FinTech Scotland’s objective of building worldwide fintech engagement and collaboration.
Connect with key industry topics
We are embedded in the fintech ecosystem and immersed in policy development and are deeply involved with key industry bodies and government expert groups
Open Banking is one of the most exciting developments in financial services for years, with the potential to revolutionise how consumers engage with financial products and services. We are focused on supporting clients make the most of these new opportunities
Block chain is revolutionising the way companies, investors and the Financial Services industry as a whole, do business. Our global sector teams are at the forefront of this digital revolution. We advise on the legal and regulatory compliance obligations in multiple jurisdictions.
AI is something we put into practice. We have successfully delivered numerous projects for our clients using our proprietary AI technology. Our own team of computer scientists and legal engineers put artificial intelligence into practical context for our lawyers and clients.
We are closely involved in shaping the policy agenda across Europe in relation to the use of the public cloud for financial services. In 2016 we formed an industry group together with the BBA (now UK Finance) to enable senior persons across the BBA’s membership to discuss frictions which hold banks back from fully embracing the cloud.
We are one of the largest and most experienced cyber and information teams in the UK, combining advisory and contentious data protection expertise with strong financial services experience.
Latest news and insight from Pinsent Masons
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- UAE’s new virtual asset regulations take effect
- Cryptoassets should be regulated as gambling, say MPs
- Hong Kong court rules cryptocurrency is a form of property for first time
- High Court decision clarifies limits of Bankers Trust disclosure orders
- How the Consumer Duty impacts outsourcing arrangements
- Crypto-asset transfers to be traced in the EU under new rules
- DIFC data protection regulations set for AI update
- Financial firms must pay heed to direct marketing guidance on Consumer Duty comms
- Resourcing key to success of UK’s economic crime plan
Pinsent Masons Thought Leadership
As well as advising clients on fintech issues, we also develop policy and focus on the emerging market issues, working with relevant industry groups. Most recently we released a report on Open Banking, working with Innovate Finance.
Browse our thought-leadership