Fintech and Financial Regulation

From the FinTech and Financial Regulation practice area of ECIJA, we offer complete and strategic legal advice to both operators who are betting on financial technology (FinTechs), as well as the traditional financial sector. The years of experience of our team in the regulator and the financial sector allow us to understand, in a privileged way, the way of thinking of the supervisory authorities and the main challenges inthe sector, which makes possible to offer informed, incisive and innovative legal advice.

Services
• Expert advice on FinTech (crowdfunding, robo-advice, Initial Coin Offerings – ICOs, Open Banking, blockchain, cryptocurrencies)
• Advice on financial regulation and legislation implementation projects (MiFID, PSDII, IDD, PRIIPs, AML, MAD, UCITS, AIFMD, EMIR, MMF, SFTR, CMD, Crowdfunding)
• Advice on financial regulation in Portugal
• Licensing process, registrations and authorizations
• Advice on the submission of applications to integrate a Sandbox / Innovation Hub
• Regulatory Compliance
• Training programs on financial regulation
• Processing of inspection procedures or sanctions before national or European supervisory entities

Entities
• FinTechs
• Credit institutions
• Companies that provide investment services
• Entities that provide payment services and electronic money
• Insurance companies
• Investment funds
• Issuers
• Risk Capital
• Start-ups



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Wednesday, 1 December, 2021

Fintech in LATAM: a comparative law review

Publications

Fintech sector in LATAM: a comparative law review. Latin America represents an attractive region for the global Fintech sector due to the gradual y daily adjustments of the bank services and technology, from which the population benefits. Likewise, Fintech industry in LATAM represents a great benefit for the region, since it promotes financial inclusion, and […]

Wednesday, 17 November, 2021

Mexico: How to incorporate a financial technology institution (FTI) in Mexico?

Legal memos

On March 10, 2018, became effective the Law to Regulate Financial Technology Institutions in Mexico, also known as the Fintech Law, with the purpose of regulating the activity of companies that, through technology, provide an improved, more accessible, and faster financial service compared with traditional banking. This law recognizes the following two categories of FTI: […]

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