For more than a decade, Locke Lord has been an active player in emergent financial technologies, with cross-function firm operations linking regulatory, transactional and litigation disciplines into a unified, client-focused FinTech team. The FinTech Group includes experienced professionals in the areas of: securities, financial regulation, investment funds, corporate, banking, intellectual property and financial services litigation. The group has team members across the globe, including in New York, Houston, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., London and Hong Kong.
Locke Lord’s Fintech Group advises clients on advanced financial technologies including:
A Locke Lord team led by James Channo and Nick Jennings (both of London) represented EML Payments Limited (ASX:EML) in the acquisition of Flex-e-Card Limited (FEC), a FinTech company providing gift card solutions to the shopping mall sector, for £21.6 million.
A Locke Lord team led by Sean Page (London) advised Honye Financial Services Ltd., a newly formed special purpose acquisition company seeking acquisitions in financial services and fintech, in its Initial Public Offering.