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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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