In a world where continuing technological developments enable market parties to create products and services which we would not have imagined being conceivable – let alone achievable – ‘the day before’, it goes without saying that these developments will change that same world. In the financial sector, FinTechs are transforming the way we think about, look at, experience and encounter financial services and its providers. Most importantly FinTechs cause an incredible change in our expectations, needs and wants in relation to this sector.
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Regulators and supervisors are stimulating innovation by setting up regulatory sandboxes and developing specific rules applicable to specific types of FinTechs with the aim to minimize the legal barriers and to facilitate FinTechs in flourishing. At the same time, they struggle in finding a perfect balance between safeguarding an appropriate level of investor protection and enabling FinTechs to test the market without being confronted with too heavy administrative, financial and legal burdens.
This is where FG Lawyers comes in. FG Lawyers is a boutique law firm founded by experienced lawyers stemming from one of the biggest Dutch independent law firms. FG Lawyers is specialised in corporate law financial regulatory law, working with large financial institutions but also successfully assisting smaller Fintech start-ups and scale-ups. Luckily, operating in niche segments does not limit the law practitioner but makes one sharper. FinTech and other innovative business models explore the challenging edges of financial regulation which requires a creative perspective and willingness to go that extra mile.
We offer unique advisory services, firmly nourishing on our corporate roots but also constantly addressing issues that require an out of the box mindset. We do not see ourselves as one-trick ponies. Our firm covers a broad range of corporate and financial regulatory law; which makes us rather unique. We advise and assist on M&A, private equity, joint ventures, capital markets transactions, alternative and bank financing, debt sales and financial regulatory issues. We find joy in facilitating all sorts of clients in this fascinating interplay of financial regulation, law and business strategies.
Following a ranking of partner Anne Hakvoort in 2019, both FG Lawyers and Anne Hakvoort are recommended in the well known and globally highly appreciated legal league table Chambers and Partners in its FinTech Rankings 2020.
Voor meer informatie zie de website van FG Lawyers.