Clifford Chance LLP

FinTech Legal Department

Japan
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What the team is known for Clifford Chance offers a solid FinTech practice with dedicated know-how in Japanese regulatory frameworks and combining robust expertise in banking and finance, M&A and capital markets. Their lawyers advise domestic and international clients on an array of FinTech verticals, with focuses on crypto products and ICOs, AI-based trading platforms and payment services. The firm is a committee member of the working group of Japan's Security Token Offering Association and an enterprise member of the Fintech Association of Japan.

Work highlights Provided advice to clients and potential clients regarding ongoing Japanese amendments to crypto regulations including newly established ICO regulations in Japan.

Notable practitioners Eiichi Kanda, head of the firm's Japanese regulatory practice, is a key contact.