Fintech companies are revolutionizing the way we pay for goods and services—creating new “peer to peer” marketplaces, improving risk analysis, lowering transaction fees, increasing access to capital, and enhancing cost efficiencies.
Driven by tech innovation and market demand, the sector is brimming with opportunities for investment and growth. Yet challenges abound as the industry grapples with cybercrime, privacy protection, and myriad state and federal financial regulations.
O’Melveny advises early-stage and established fintech companies, their investors, and other stakeholders on corporate, regulatory, and litigation considerations, including:
- Private equity and venture capital financing
- Securities counseling
- Data security and privacy
- Intellectual Property
- Anti-money laundering, Know Your Company, and Bank Secrecy Act Regulations
- Capital Markets
- Initial Coin Offerings
- Technology Transactions
Our team —comprised of dealmakers and former policymakers and state and federal prosecutors —brings an in-depth understanding of the issues affecting various industry segments, including:
- Digital currency and exchanges
- Marketplace lending
- Online investing
- Ripple Labs
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