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Dil-Veer Kang

Dil-Veer Kang

Associate

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Dil-veer is an Associate in the Financial Services Regulatory team and advises FinTech firms (ranging from start-ups to established firms), banks, investment firms, insurance intermediaries, and insurers on a range of complex UK and EU regulatory matters.

Recent work has involved structuring and establishing a variety of new FinTech entities, advising on a range of payment services and electronic money related issues, and providing advice and support on Brexit (and associated issues) to a number of large financial services institutions.

Dil-veer has particular expertise in regulatory issues relating to payment services, crowdfunding, and cryptoassets. He publishes regularly on FinTech regulation and has recently been preparing a guide to FinTech in the UK for Practical Lawyer, an article for the Journal for International Banking and Financial Law on online platforms, and a number of external CMS LawNow articles on recent FinTech developments. He also has an interest in InsurTech and recently delivered a training session on the InsurTech Market.

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Relevant experience

  • Structuring and establishing new FinTech crowdfunding platforms (including investment businesses and cryptoasset platforms).
  • Establishing and producing underlying legal documentation to set up new electronic money institutions.
  • Several large insurance intermediaries in relation to their Brexit preparations.
  • Establishing and advising new PropTech companies (including the launch of a mortgage credit provider and a new multi-lateral trading facility).
  • Preparing senior managers at an international bank for an FCA “skilled person review” relating to governance, financial crime, and AML risks.
  • New cryptocurrency-related payment products on payments and electronic money regulation.
  • An investment advisory firm on a regulatory investigation into potential market abuse.
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Education

  • 2016 – Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School, London
  • 2015 – MA Political and Legal Theory: Toleration, University of York, York
  • 2014 – LLB Law, University of York, York
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Memberships

  • Member, Financial Services Lawyers Association
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02 March 2021
Fu­ture UK fintech strategy pub­lished in Kal­ifa Re­view
Fol­low­ing the 2020 Budget, the Chan­cel­lor asked Ron Kal­ifa OBE to carry out an in­de­pend­ent re­view of the UK’s fintech sec­tor to es­tab­lish pri­or­ity areas for in­dustry, policy makers, and reg­u­lat­ors...
02 February 2021
An Up­dated Ap­proach: the FCA’s new Con­sulta­tion Pa­per CP21/3 on Pay­ment...
The Fin­an­cial Con­duct Au­thor­ity (“FCA”) pub­lished Con­sulta­tion Pa­per CP21/3 (the “Con­sulta­tion Pa­per”) on 28 Janu­ary 2021 pro­pos­ing: amend­ments to the tech­nic­al stand­ards on strong cus­tom­er...
11 January 2021
HODL On: New HM Treas­ury con­sulta­tion on cryptoassets and stable­coins
On 7 Janu­ary 2021, HM Treas­ury (“HMT”) pub­lished its long-awaited con­sulta­tion pa­per on the UK reg­u­lat­ory ap­proach to cryptoassets and stable­coins (the “Con­sulta­tion Pa­per”).  This Con­sulta­tion...
11 December 2020
FCA con­firms fi­nal rules for ban on mar­ket­ing of spec­u­lat­ive il­li­quid se­cur­it­ies,...
The FCA yes­ter­day pub­lished its fi­nal rules on the mar­ket­ing of spec­u­lat­ive mini-bonds to re­tail in­vestors, which will ap­ply from 1 Janu­ary 2021. This fol­lows the FCA’s in­tro­duc­tion of tem­por­ary rules...
03 November 2020
Busy Times in FinTech: Out­line of Re­cent Reg­u­lat­ory De­vel­op­ments - Part...
In this art­icle, the second in the series, we con­tin­ue to look at re­cent reg­u­lat­ory de­vel­op­ments im­pact­ing the FinTech in­dustry. Our first art­icle looked at the UK Fin­an­cial Con­duct Au­thor­ity’s (FCA)...
27 October 2020
Busy times in fintech: an out­line of re­cent reg­u­lat­ory de­vel­op­ments
Over the last three weeks, fin­an­cial ser­vices reg­u­lat­ors across the globe have been busy pub­lish­ing a range of ini­ti­at­ives which will im­pact on the FinTech in­dustry world-wide. The com­mon theme across...
27 July 2020
HMT con­sults on in­clud­ing cryptoassets in the fin­an­cial pro­mo­tions re­gime
On 20 Ju­ly 2020, HM Treas­ury pub­lished a con­sulta­tion pa­per (the “Con­sulta­tion Pa­per”) which seeks to bring cer­tain cryptoassets in­to the scope of the fin­an­cial pro­mo­tions re­gime. The Con­sulta­tion...
20 July 2020
FCA Dear CEO Let­ter and Re­lease of Fi­nal­ised Guid­ance on Coronavir­us and...
The FCA has fi­nal­ised ad­di­tion­al guid­ance and pub­lished a Dear CEO let­ter for pay­ments in­sti­tu­tions and e-money in­sti­tu­tions, to strengthen the way in which they look after cus­tom­ers’ money. Sam Robin­son...
17 July 2020
FCA pub­lishes Fi­nal Guid­ance and Dear CEO let­ter on Coronavir­us and Safe­guard­ing...
The FCA has re­leased its fi­nal­ised guid­ance (the “Guid­ance”) for pay­ment in­sti­tu­tions’ (“PIs”) and elec­tron­ic money in­sti­tu­tions’ (“EMIs”) (to­geth­er known as “Pay­ment Firms”) in the...
02 July 2020
FCA Re­search Note: Cryptoasset Con­sumer Re­search 2020
On 30 June 2020, the FCA pub­lished a re­search note on cryptoasset con­sumers which forms part of the FCA’s work along­side the Gov­ern­ment and the Bank of Eng­land (“BoE”) to un­der­stand mar­ket size...
18 June 2020
FCA pro­poses per­man­ent ban on mar­ket­ing mini bonds
On 18 June 2020, the FCA has re­leased a new con­sulta­tion pa­per CP20/8 on High-risk in­vest­ments: Mar­ket­ing spec­u­lat­ive il­li­quid se­cur­it­ies (in­clud­ing spec­u­lat­ive mini-bonds) to re­tail in­vestors (the “Con­sulta­tion...
11 June 2020
In­surers and in­ter­me­di­ar­ies have six months to re­view products im­pacted...
Back­ground The FCA has pub­lished its fi­nal­ised guid­ance for in­sur­ance firms on product value and coronavir­us.  Who does the Guid­ance ap­ply to? The guid­ance ap­plies to all firms car­ry­ing on reg­u­lated...