The CMS FinTech team brings together the strengths of market-leading legal and technological expertise, with industry knowledge. With our expert technology, outsourcing, intellectual property and data privacy teams, substantial banking and insurance team, and considerable regulatory practice, CMS is a genuine FinTech powerhouse. And our experienced corporate team boasts the skills to deliver successful transactions for the largest institution to the smallest start-up and its investors.

Our scale and deep industry expertise enables us to serve the full spectrum of players in the Fintech market, including the largest retail and investment banks, Fintech investors such as Anacap and Blenheim Chalcot, established Fintech companies like ClearScore and GoCardless, and the smaller start-ups such as Akoni and MishiPay. We also have particular depth of experience in the launch of crowdfunding platforms and initial coin offerings (ICOs).

Please browse the sections below to find out more about how we can help you:

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To find out more about our views and hot topics related to FinTech, please take time to browse our Insights section.

To find out more about CMS’ equIP accelerator programme for start-ups please visit our equIP and start-ups section or contact one of our FinTech team.

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High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in FinTech in the UK
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17 February 2020
The reg­u­lat­ory FinTech sand­box - a glob­al re­view
17 Feb 20
EBA pub­lishes new FinTech Re­port on big data and ad­vanced ana­lyt­ics
The European Bank­ing Au­thor­ity has pub­lished a new Re­port on big data and ad­vanced ana­lyt­ics. The Re­port fol­lows the EBA’s FinTech Roadmap for 2018/2019, in which the EBA set out its in­ten­tion to identi­fy...
2 December 2019
CMS named TMT Leg­al Ad­viser of the Year
21 Jan 20
In­sur­ance 2020: In­sur­tech and the fu­ture of re­tail in­sur­ance
A key fo­cus of the Open Bank­ing ini­ti­at­ive is the use of tech­no­logy to put con­sumers in con­trol of their data, mak­ing it easi­er for them to move, man­age, and make more of their money. In the in­sur­ance...
23 Aug 18
High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in FinTech in the UK
Tech­no­logy, Me­dia & Com­mu­nic­a­tions
30 Oct 19
Can in­sur­tech of­fer a solu­tion to the find­ings of the FCA’s gen­er­al...
FCA in­ter­im re­port – gen­er­al in­sur­ance pri­cing prac­tices mar­ket study Earli­er this month the FCA pub­lished the in­ter­im re­port (MS18/1.2) of its Mar­ket Study on Gen­er­al In­sur­ance Pri­cing Prac­tices,...
8 August 2018
CMS Bank­ing Part­ner Charles Ker­rigan named as one of...
25 Oct 19
Ap­plic­a­tions to co­hort 6 of the FCA’s reg­u­lat­ory sand­box now open
The FCA has opened its ap­plic­a­tion pro­cess for firms wish­ing to join co­hort 6 of its reg­u­lat­ory sand­box (“Sand­box”). The FCA will be ac­cept­ing ap­plic­a­tions from now un­til 31 Decem­ber 2019. The Sand­box...
19 Jun 17
Fin­an­cial ser­vices and reg­u­la­tion
16 Jul 19
An in­tro­duc­tion to the law of block­chain and dis­trib­uted ledger tech­no­lo­gies...
Data Pro­tec­tion The European Gen­er­al Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion raises at least two is­sues in par­tic­u­lar in this con­text. First: is pseud­onym­ous in­form­a­tion per­son­al data? Second: how can a “right...
01-09-2016
CMS opens of­fice in Hong Kong
11 Jul 19
An in­tro­duc­tion to the law of block­chain and dis­trib­uted ledger tech­no­lo­gies...
Rem­ed­ies: In Prin­ciple The ori­gin­al Bit­coin White Pa­per stressed the im­port­ance of trans­ac­tions not be­ing re­vers­ible. Ir­re­vers­ib­il­ity is a func­tion of Bit­coin, de­lib­er­ately de­signed to re­duce trans­ac­tion...