FinTech: Law and Regulation by Jelena Madir
- Martin Ferreiro, Product Manager, Ebury UK
'Financial technology is a global phenomenon rapidly evolving in numerous directions and impacting a myriad of industries. If you need to understand how law and regulation around the globe is addressing, supporting, and grappling with its many challenges and immense possibilities, this is the book to read!'
- Bridget Marsh, Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, The Loan Syndications and Trading Association, US
'An excellent review of the key topics in the developing world of FinTech. Easily digestible chapters that identify and demystify legal issues surrounding this rapidly expanding subject matter.'
- James M. Klotz, Miller Thomson LLP, Canada; Vice-President, International Bar Association; Immediate Past-Chair, IBA Task Force on the Future of Legal Services
'FinTech: Law and Regulation makes an important and welcome contribution to the literature in the growing financial technology industry. It covers every area from open banking to smart contracts whilst neatly combining analysis of the technical considerations as well as the pertinent legal and regulatory issues. This book will be hugely beneficial to practicing lawyers, law students, technologists and academics. Highly recommended.'
- Peter Hunn, Founder and CEO, Clause Inc., US
FinTech has developed rapidly in recent years, and with these developments new challenges arise, particularly for regulators: how do you apply current law to these ever-changing concepts in a world of continual technological advancement?
Key features include:
- Insight from FinTech specialists from 10 countries, unpicking the legal and regulatory issues across banking, payments and fundraising
- Detailed clarification on developments in alternative funding platforms, cryptoassets, initial coin offerings, blockchain and smart contracts
- Discussion of innovative solutions for regulators including how to combat the challenges of patenting FinTech inventions and regulating robo-advisors
- Guidance for law firms on meeting the challenges presented by the speed of technological innovation and new entrants in the financial sector.