The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of fintech law across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting fintech in a particular country and addresses topics such as open bankingregulation of datacryptocurrenciesblockchainAI and Insurtech.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Chris Hill of Deloitte Legal.

4th Edition | Published:November 2021

Hot Topic: Crypto M&A: Unique Legal and Regulatory Considerations

Introduction Crypto M&A is slated to reach a record high in 2021. With a $2.4 trillion[1]  aggregate market value—which is now larger than the GDP of Canada—the crypto[2] ecosystem has gained a permanent seat at the table. Despite regulatory uncertainty, major governments banning crypto trading, and the perceived environmental impact, deal-makers from the finance, technology …

Australia

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Bahamas

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Belgium

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China

DaHui Lawyers

Cyprus

Akis Papakyriacou LLC

Denmark

Bruun & Hjejle

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Lexvalor Abogados

Germany

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Hungary

HBK Partners Attorneys at Law

Indonesia

ABNR Counsellors at Law

Italy

Legance – Avvocati Associati

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Anderson Mori & Tomostune

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Nigeria

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