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Latham & Watkins

99 BISHOPSGATE, LONDON, EC2M 3XF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7710 1000
Fax:
Fax 020 7374 4460
Email:
Web:
www.lw.com

Andrew C Moyle

Tel:
Work +44 20 7710 1078
Email:
Web:
www.lw.com/people/andrew-moyle
Latham & Watkins LLP

Work Department

Partner

Position

Andrew Moyle, a partner in the London office and a member of the firm's Executive Committee, practices in the area of technology law, outsourcing and telecommunications. Mr. Moyle has over 20 years experience in providing business and legal advice on the structuring, negotiation, implementation and management of complex IT and telecom transactions and outsourcing, business process outsourcing, assisted business transformation and strategic alliances.

Mr. Moyle advises clients in a range of industries including telecommunications, financial services, pharmaceutical, energy, retail and government and has supported those clients on some of the largest global and EMEA outsourcing transactions undertaken in recent times.


London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Moyle - Latham & Watkins

Within: Commercial contracts

Latham & Watkins has particular expertise in cross-border mandates, notably in the technology and fintech sectors. Andrew Moyle advises clients ranging from traditional financial institutions to new technology incumbents. He co-leads the practice with Gail Crawford, who focuses on technology, intellectual property and commercial law. Their team includes the ‘outstanding’ Fiona Maclean, who specialises in blockchain and data, and Christian McDermott, who is experienced in complex technology transactions, large-scale outsourcings and payment infrastructure matters. The group acted for Credit Suisse in its investment and collaborative venture with fintech provider PrivĂ© to develop a multi-jurisdictional wealth management platform.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Fintech

Within: Fintech

Latham & Watkins's fintech group advises financial institutions, investors, emerging companies and technology and internet companies on projects relating to blockchain, cryptocurrency, tokenisation of assets, payments, cloud computing, AI, cyber security, digital banking and technology, as well as conventional corporate transactions. Andrew Moyle (global co-chair of the fintech practice) advises traditional financial institutions and new tech companies on payments and transfers, insurtech developments and virtual currencies. Senior associate Stuart Davis specialises in advising clients on the domestic and cross-border regulatory aspects of fintech initiatives, often in relation to the use of blockchain and in structuring ICOs. Davis and Moyle were recently appointed by the World Economic Forum to advise on a range of strategic initiatives, including a blockchain project for which they have produced several whitepapers. In another major instruction, the team was retained by Nivaura to provide advice on the legal and regulatory aspects of the development of a platform for creating, clearing and settling tokenised equity using blockchain technology. The group hired five new lawyers in 2018-2019, including associate Sam Maxson, who has expertise in cryptoassets and the 'tokenisation' of financial markets.

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IT and telecoms

Within: Leading individuals: IT

Andrew Moyle - Latham & Watkins

Within: IT and telecoms

Latham & Watkins' technology transactions team has the ability to handle a range of multi-jurisdictional transactions across the technology sector, with particular expertise acting for financial services clients and advising on cloud-related matters. The team is jointly led by Andrew Moyle, who focuses on the fintech space, and commercial technology and data privacy specialist Gail Crawford. Recently promoted partners Fiona Maclean and Christian McDermott are other key names in the group; Maclean has data privacy regulatory expertise, which she deploys in a range of commercial and outsourcing transactions, while McDermott has experience in payment solutions matters.

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