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Welcome to FinTech Insights, the place to find out more about our views and hot topics related to FinTech. We hope that you find it useful.

The market's desire to increase the level of financial inclusion, business efficiency and reduce costs, and the need for improved customer engagement and experiences, are driving the emergence of new business and operating models, products and services. The traditional financial services landscape is being disrupted with challengers emerging at every turn.

Particular strengths of the UK FinTech market are:

• online and mobile payments
• accounts and lending
• money transfers and foreign exchange
• data analytics
• financial software
• peer-to-peer
• crowdfunding platforms

We can expect to see growth in areas such as:

• RegTech
• InsureTech and automated advice
• authentication and cybersecurity
• wealth management and financial inclusion services
• back office processing
• blockchain based solutions

We are regarded by many companies as their first choice for all legal services related to FinTech. To find out more about our FinTech expertise and how we can help please visit our dedicated FinTech expertise section.

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28/12/2022
Ukraine amends electronic trust services regulation
On 1 December 2022, the Parliament of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts on Ensuring the Conclusion of an Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union on Mutual...
13/09/2022
UPC Rules of Procedure go into force with judgments to be made public
The entry into force of the Rules of Procedure is part of the final preparations for the United Patent Court (UPC), which is currently expected to start work in early 2023. After the bodies of the UPC...
28/07/2022
English High Court permits service of court proceedings by NFT
For the first time outside the United States and for only the second time worldwide,[1] a court has allowed the service of proceedings via non-fungible token (NFT). The judgment of Trowers J in the High...
06/12/2021
Investing and Doing Business in Ukraine 2021 Guide
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05/08/2021
CMS Global Fintech Update
The legal framework in the fintech industry is changing very quickly and sometimes varies greatly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.Our global update, will give you an overview of the latest changes and topics we have been dealing with in Europe, Africa and Latin America region. This will give you an at a glance summary of a number of articles that we have produced on a local basis.For a more in-depth analysis or for any questions, please reach out to your usual CMS contact or listed in this update Fintech experts.
01/06/2021
Some leaks can't be fixed
“Confidential information is like an ice cube... give it to the party who has no refrigerator or will not agree to keep it in one, and by the time of the trial you have just a pool of water.” This...
15/12/2020
Five years after Huawei ZTE FRAND licensing obligations again before the...
On 26 November 2020, the Düsseldorf Regional Court announced that it would suspend a patent infringement proceeding and refer key questions on compulsory licensing of standard essential patents (SEP)...
04/11/2020
The Law Commission’s Statement of Law: Execution with an electronic signature...
The COVID-19 pandemic has made the in-per­son sign­ing of deeds and documents impractical and created a nation of ‘remote’ work­ers.Mer­cury-com­pli­ant ‘virtual signings’ (where the signature page...
04/11/2020
Electronic Signatures & E-Signing Platforms
Some process changes aren’t glamorous or exciting, but can save costs, drive improved compliance and auditability and simply make what would otherwise be time-consuming tasks much easier. The adoption...
22/06/2020
ESMA consults on new rules for Cloud arrangements
On 3 June 2020, ESMA published a Consultation Paper (“CP” which is available here) on draft guidelines for outsourcing to cloud service providers. For both asset managers and funds, the CP proposes...
16/07/2019
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 to...
11/07/2019
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...