Polsinelli Financial Technology (FinTech) and Regulation Practice

Innovation in the financial services industry is being driven by large investment banks and early stage companies developing and embracing new technologies. This convergence of the financial services industry and transformative technologies, commonly known as FinTech, is reshaping the industry. Areas of innovation include:

  • Artificial intelligence

  • Blockchain technology

  • Crowdfund investing

  • Digital assets

  • ePayments

  • Money Service Businesses

  • Payment processors

  • Peer to peer lending

  • Robotic investment advisers

Ranked by Chambers USA, FinTech and Regulation practice helps clients meet the challenges posed by the development of these new technologies. Bringing together attorneys from across the firm, members of the FinTech and Regulation practice advise clients on a variety of matters, including:

  • Corporate and transactional issues

  • Cybersecurity

  • Employment

  • Government investigations and compliance

  • Intellectual property

  • Labor and employment

  • Litigation

  • Public policy

  • Regulation by the CFTC, the SEC and FinCEN

  • Securities and corporate finance

  • Tax

Clients of the FinTech and Regulation practice include:

  • Banks and bank holding companies

  • Blockchain technology companies

  • Broker-dealers

  • Digital asset trading platforms

  • ePayment processors

  • Exchanges and Alternative Trading Systems (ATSs) 

  • Internet companies

  • Investment banks

  • Peer to peer lenders

  • Registered investment advisers

  • Savings associations

  • Technology firms

Members of the Polsinelli FinTech and Regulation Practice are associated with the following FinTech organizations: