Delivering Expert, FinTech Law Advice

As the FinTech sector continues its rapid growth, businesses have unprecedented opportunities to transform the way they engage with money, how they pay, and get paid, for their online and offline products and services.

From digital finance and artificial intelligence to machine learning algorithms, blockchain, and automation, these innovations are revolutionising financial and payment services and enhancing accessibility. However, being able to navigate the complex regulatory landscape and related operational, data and cost issues, and overcome the challenge is essential to business success. You need the right legal partner for the journey.

At Arbor Law, we strive to be your trusted legal partner, providing exceptional support for your start-up or growing FinTech business. Our team of experienced in-house legal experts specialise in delivering regulatory and legal advice and support, helping you navigate the evolving landscape driven by emerging technologies, new consumer patterns and evolving regulation.

With our deep knowledge of the FinTech sector, our senior lawyers deliver focussed advice while mitigating risks and supporting growth.

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Navigating regulatory compliance in financial services and payments

The FinTech sector faces a significant challenge in complying with an ever-changing regulatory landscape. As businesses often operate in hyper-scale mode, raising capital and addressing legal needs throughout their evolution becomes crucial.

At Arbor Law we leverage our extensive experience in the financial and payment services industry (both from a provider and merchant perspective) to provide a comprehensive range of legal services for growing businesses. We have worked with FinTech companies at all stages of growth, from start-ups to established enterprises, as well as major online and offline merchant businesses.

Our understanding of the start-up ecosystem and expertise in managing regulatory challenges, emerging technologies, and consumer patterns means we have the right tools and experience to support your business.

Supporting the FinTech sector

Helping you raise money for your business at every stage of business growth.

Helping you develop and implement your lending or payments platform and solutions to customers or negotiating the terms of a facility with a bank or other lender to grow your business.

Negotiating a wide range of commercial payment agreements, including merchant acquiring and aggregation of alternative payment and gateway agreements; open banking; card scheme incentive arrangements, referral and reseller contracts and SaaS supplier agreements to build fintech platforms and infrastructure.

Working internationally to support you on all aspects of your regulatory journey, including financial services and payment and privacy compliance.

Ensuring your assets are protected for growth.

From designing and implementing employee share schemes, providing general employment law advice to drafting employment contracts, policies and procedures.

FinTech lawyers protecting you at every stage of growth

Meet our team of expert lawyers specialising in providing high-quality legal advice on FinTech regulation and law. Our professionals have extensive experience as senior lawyers in the industry, serving a wide range of FinTech companies. Acting as your Virtual General Counsel, we offer expert commercial advice and risk management expertise to support your business’s growth.

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Why choose Arbor Law

At Arbor Law, we have a deep understanding of the complexities and opportunities associated with starting and growing a FinTech business. We don’t offer standardised services; instead, we listen to your challenges and opportunities, providing tailored advice to help you navigate compliance and financial regulation issues while fostering business growth.

Our mission is to offer access to high-quality, flexible legal services for FinTech businesses. Our senior lawyers, many of whom have worked in industry themselves, act as an extension of your business, delivering regulatory guidance when you need it. Our Virtual General Counsel service means your business is able to invest in senior legal support and guidance in a way that works for your budget.

We act as an extension of your team at a fraction of the cost. The Arbor Law model is designed to meet your specific business needs, providing flexible solutions that grant you strategic support and legal coverage on a full-time, part-time, or flexible basis.

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