Financial institutions and the technologies they rely on to deliver products and services have experienced a seismic shift in the last 10 years alone. Lawyers in Armstrong Teasdale’s fintech practice have significant cross-disciplinary, cross-border experience essential for established financial services and private equity firms, investors, retailers and other companies accepting digital currency, and startup companies developing the disruptive technologies at the heart of the field’s rapid evolution.
Because of our global reach, we are able to assemble nimble, focused teams with the experience and skills tailored to each client’s specific needs, from entity formation for a cutting-edge fintech startup, to accessing capital, protecting proprietary intellectual property, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as the full range of corporate legal needs.
Our team leverages the technical experience of our financial services and banking, privacy and data security, technology transactions and intellectual property lawyers to advise on a broad array of financial products, services and innovations including digital and electronic currencies/cryptocurrency, nonfungible tokens (NFTs), cloud-based lending, online banking, payment-processing platforms, mobile payments, and distributed ledger and blockchain solutions.
We also advise clients regarding the evolving regulatory issues in this industry by responding to government agencies and regulatory bodies such as the FinCEN, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.