Locke Lord’s Giedre Mitkute, based in the Firm’s London office, was nominated for the Emerging Payments Outstanding Women in PayTech Award, which acknowledges women who have made a significant impact in their workplace and across the industry, and are driving equality in financial services. In addition, Locke Lord was a finalist in the category of Best Professional Service Organisation Supporting Emerging Payments. The Emerging Payments Awards were announced Wednesday night in London at a ceremony celebrating innovation, collaboration and emerging payments by recognising companies that have made significant advances in how we pay today.
Locke Lord’s Cards and Payments Practice, led by Partner Siobhan Moore, works with clients who provide or operate a diverse range of services that touch the cards and payments sector. These clients range from gift card providers, e-money issuers, acquiring businesses and other regulated payment service businesses to technology providers that sit outside and within the financial regulatory framework. The Cards and Payments team continues to be at the forefront of payment services. The group has a strong international presence, leading clients through the financial regulatory maze with clear and consistent advice, whether they are new to e-money issues, seek counsel on the latest regulations or want to expand their business internationally. The team has been recognised in The Legal 500 UK.
To view the full list of nominees for the Women in PayTech Award, click here. For the full list of 2018 Emerging Payments Awards finalists, click here.