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We regularly advise financial technology (fintech) companies as they define and rebuild their business models in an era of unprecedented economic, technological, and regulatory change.

The sophistication of our counsel in corporate matters, transactions, regulation, enforcement, and dispute resolution is rooted in Morgan Lewis’s long history of service to financial institutions and technology companies. Our team is anchored by lawyers with domain experience in the private sector, at financial services regulatory agencies, and as primary outside counsel.

What We Do

We develop legal strategies for companies in the fintech sector to advance their immediate and long-term business objectives. We also advise financial services companies, private equity firms, and other entities seeking to invest in, acquire, or collaborate with fintech companies.

Areas we advise on include:

  • Application programming interface (API)/connectivity
  • Backend as a service (BaaS)
  • Banking/institutional infrastructure
  • Bitcoin
  • Blockchain
  • Consumer banking
  • Crowd funding
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Data and analytics
  • Data science
  • Digital banking
  • Enterprise financial software
  • Equity finance
  • Equity trading/markets
  • Financial research
  • Fixed income trading/markets
  • Fund administration/accounting
  • Initial coin offerings
  • Institutional investments
  • Lending
  • Marketplaces
  • Payment systems
  • Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending
  • Personal finance
  • Regulatory and compliance technology
  • Remittances
  • Retail investments
  • RoboAdvisors
  • Services delivered to financial institutions
  • Wealth management