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CMS' FinTech practice is home to one of Spain's most renowned teams given its participation in the development of the sector in the country from the very beginning. 

We work closely with the Spanish FinTech and InsurTech Association, which brings together over 150 companies. In fact, our experts have advised the Association on highly important matters such as the implementation of Spain's first regulatory sandbox, payments (PayTech) and insurance law (InsurTech).

Through a disruptive approach, CMS' FinTech department focuses on driving growth in the industry by advising start-ups and scale-ups already established in this area. Over the past five years, our professionals have had a hand in some of the most innovative projects in the Spanish financial sector, providing regulatory and corporate-based advice. In essence, knowing the ins and outs of the sector is paramount to be able to provide the best possible legal advice.

Given that a strong awareness of regulation and its application are crucial for FinTech entities to evolve, our close working relationship with the supervisory authorities (Bank of Spain, Stock Market Regulator (CNMV) and Directorate-General of Insurance and Pension Funds) and deep-rooted knowledge of their inner workings make us the ideal advisor to companies in this sector.
 

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14 January 2021
CMS Spain ad­vises on first pro­ject sub­mit­ted to Span­ish sand­box
CMS Spain’s In­sur­ance, Re­in­sur­ance and In­nov­a­tion Team has ad­vised Bankia, one of Spain’s lead­ing banks, on the first pro­ject sub­mit­ted to the re­cently cre­ated FinTech reg­u­lat­ory sand­box in Spain.The...
09 September 2020
CMS agrees spon­sor­ship deal with AE­FI as its new leg­al part­ner
Mad­rid, 9 Septem­ber 2020 The law firm and the as­so­ci­ation have joined forces to de­vel­op ini­ti­at­ives aimed at en­han­cing Spain's Fintech and In­sur­Tech eco­sys­tem. CMS will provide ad­vis­ory ser­vices to...
28 July 2020
Fintech Alert | New money laun­der­ing reg­u­la­tion: ex­changes, the blind spot
Our In­sur­ance, Re­in­sur­ance & In­nov­a­tion team has pre­pared this short guide on the new money laun­der­ing reg­u­la­tion and the blind spot of ex­changes.
29 June 2020
CMS ap­points Jaime Bofill to lead its new In­sur­ance, Re­in­sur­ance & In­nov­a­tion...
Mad­rid, 29 June 2020  CMS has ap­poin­ted Jaime Bofill to head up its newly-cre­ated In­sur­ance, Re­in­sur­ance and In­nov­a­tion de­part­ment.  Jaime Bofill spe­cial­ises in in­sur­ance and re­in­sur­ance, as well as...