In recent years, new and emerging technologies and services have started to disrupt the historically conservative financial sector. FinTech solutions, big data, artificial intelligence, digital technology, and blockchain hold the promise to improve service and have given rise to entrepreneurial new market entrants who are increasing competition and presenting unprecedented challenges for established banks, financial services companies, retailers, and others. In response, a nascent RegTech movement seeks to impose more oversight over FinTech activity, much of which remains unregulated.

Poyner Spruill’s multidisciplinary team has deep knowledge of – and experience in – highly complex, sophisticated FinTech work. We help clients in the financial services industry understand their rights and obligations and to adjust their business models for the new landscape. We also advise new market participants who may find themselves subject to regulations “passed through” by regulated business partners or who are struggling to grasp the full burdens that accompany dealings with more entrenched industry players or entrance into a regulated-industry enrivonment.

We help our clients address the full range of regulatory, compliance, and business issues that they face, including:

With deep experience matching that of larger firms, we deliver practical, attentive, more cost-effective counsel that is tailored to address our clients’ specific business needs. Our clients include start-ups, app makers, emerging growth companies, major retailers, as well as banks and financial institutions.

In recent matters, Poyner Spruill has:

For more information about the work we have done for FinTech clients, please contact one of the professionals on this page.

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