Technology is transforming the financial services industry. That transformation is being fueled by companies and investors that are pouring billions of dollars into new technology and Fintech start-ups poised to revolutionize personal and commercial finance. Maynard Cooper is fully immersed in this rapidly changing environment and our attorneys are working at the leading edge of developments in Fintech to help clients stay ahead of the curve.

We help clients devise practical solutions to complex problems in the quickly evolving financial services marketplace. Providing counseling and representation to all of the players in the Fintech field, Maynard Cooper advises and represents large traditional banks, smaller regional and community banks, public and privately-held bank holding companies, the leading banking clearing house, mortgage, trust and insurance companies, broker-dealers, investment firms, and entities that provide Fintech products and services to the industry and to consumers.

Maynard Cooper lawyers have experience with all aspects of Fintech, including mobile banking, payment systems, peer-to-peer lending, big data, crypto-currency, crowd funding, mobile payment platforms, money transfer services, tokenization, digital wallets, encryption and other technologies that enhance safety, ensure soundness and mitigate risk.

Our services include comprehensive intellectual property protection, technology licensing, privacy counseling, private equity and venture capital financing, insurance, litigation and strategic alliances and joint ventures for Fintech companies. Our interdisciplinary team also includes attorneys with deep experience in the banking industry, who advise on federal and state regulatory compliance issues.

Maynard Cooper lawyers also have extensive expertise and experience in cybersecurity matters, and they help clients navigate the myriad legal risks associated with electronic data. We help clients prepare for and recover from challenges relating to data security compliance, incident response, internal investigations, regulatory inquiries, civil litigation, data privacy laws, and regulations, and data management protocols and decisions.

Comprehensive Services for the Financial Services Industry

  • Cybersecurity
  • Technology Licensing
  • Intellectual Property Protection and Litigation
  • Privacy Counseling
  • Federal and State Regulatory Compliance Issues and Advice
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Financing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures
  • Insurance
  • Commercial Litigation
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