Toronto (Canada) – Chambers and Partners has released its FinTech rankings for 2020 and includes Fasken as one of the top 11 firms in the industry in Canada.
The guide highlights Fasken as having a solid FinTech practice and the Firm is recognized for often assisting a wide range of Canadian players in the space, noting a proven history of advising established institutions in the banking and insurance space, and expertise in the areas of blockchain and cryptocurrency. The guide also acknowledges that the Firm’s competence in FinTech regulatory matters, often acting on behalf of companies to facilitate regulatory approvals and compliance issues, is praised by peers.
Further, the Firm is also acknowledged for its growing startup and emerging companies practice, as well as the creation of automated platforms, like Via Fasken, a secure legal services application specifically tailored to the needs of emerging technology companies. Fasken is advancing how we provide legal services, visit our Innovation Hub to learn more.
Professional advisors in 37 countries are featured this year, an increase of 15 new jurisdictions from last year. It is reflective of the rapidly growing space.
The Firm’s FinTech team works with major financial services industry players, advising them on the products and services currently offered and adapting them to change. This group also provides the knowledge needed to determine how the regulatory environment applies and guide this next generation of participants through those regulations.
About Chambers FinTech 2020
Chambers FinTech is a guide of professional advisors in the industry; 2020 is the third edition. Legal expertise is assessed based on four categories, including payments and lending, blockchain and cryptocurrencies, data protection and cybersecurity, and corporate, securities and financing.
Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 700 lawyers and 10 offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business and litigation challenges, providing exceptional value. For additional information, please visit the Firm’s website at fasken.com.