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.

5th Edition | Published: November 2022

Hot Topic: Overview of the Hong Kong Fintech and Blockchain Landscape

1. Overview of the Hong Kong Fintech and Blockchain Landscape The application of financial technology (“Fintech”) and distributed ledger technology (“DLT”) has been developing at an incredible speed in Hong Kong lately.  Ranging from the emergence of various virtual banks, e-Payment apps, Faster Payment System to regulated cryptocurrency funds and virtual assets exchange, as well …

Hot Topic: Rise in Fintech Funds in the Cayman Islands

Rise in Fintech Funds in the Cayman Islands The Cayman Islands has been the leading offshore jurisdiction for the establishment of mutual funds and private funds for more than 30 years. Its’ phenomenal reputation has been due in part to the use of innovative legislation and the absence of taxation and exchange controls. This, together …

Australia

Gilbert + Tobin

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Bahamas

Higgs & Johnson

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Belgium

Simont Braun

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Brazil

Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados

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China

DaHui Lawyers

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Cyprus

Akis Papakyriacou LLC

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Egypt

Shahid Law Firm

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Estonia

Advokaadibüroo PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal OÜ

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Germany

SCHALAST LAW | TAX

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Indonesia

ABNR Counsellors at Law

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Italy

Lener & Partners

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Japan

Anderson Mori & Tomostune

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Liechtenstein

Gasser Partner Attorneys at Law

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Malta

GTG Advocates

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Mexico

Nader, Hayaux & Goebel

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Nigeria

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe

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Romania

VD Law Group

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Switzerland

Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd

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Taiwan

Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law

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Thailand

Chandler MHM Limited

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