The Fintech Files: Payments and Crypto with Clifford Chance

FinTech is on fire. In the first half of 2021 alone, UK Fintechs raised $5.7bn of venture capital investment. Revolut raised $800m at a £24bn valuation in July 2021, making it the UK’s most valuable Fintech, while Wise completed the first direct listing of shares on the London Stock Exchange, at a $11bn valuation. Meanwhile, longer established financial institutions continue to develop their own Fintech products, and look acquisitively at smaller startups.

But amid all the growth and excitement comes a fast changing regulatory environment, and legal ambiguity.

We partnered up with the market-leading Tech Group at Clifford Chance to go deep on Fintech in the UK. What keeps clients awake at night? What are the big market trends? What are the regulators thinking?

Each episode tackles one aspect of the Fintech legal environment that is relevant right now, focusing on the practicalities and market intelligence.

05:34Let’s bust some myths on cryptoasset regulation
Monica Sah and Diego Ballon OssioClifford Chance

Let’s bust some myths on cryptoasset regulation

Crypto is evidently one of the most talked about and volatile sectors of the global...

05:59Protecting customers’ money - the lowdown on Safeguarding in the Payments space
Simon Crown, Diego Ballon Ossio and Meera RaghaClifford Chance

Protecting customers’ money - the lowdown on Safeguarding in the Payments space

A string of high profile insolvencies in the European Payments space has put safeguarding of...

07:13Help! I’m launching a Payments product - where do I begin?
Simon Crown, Meera Ragha and Laura DouglasClifford Chance

Help! I’m launching a Payments product - where do I begin?

Are you developing a new payments business or product? Well don’t worry, Simon Crown (Partner),...

05:55Are the regulators coming? The state of enforcement action in UK payments
Ben Jasper and Eleanor MatthewsClifford Chance

Are the regulators coming? The state of enforcement action in UK payments

It’s one thing to know what the regulations say. It’s another to have a feel...