Dentons Canada LLP

FinTech Legal Department

Canada
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What the team is known for A global law firm, Dentons' FinTech practice comprises a team of experienced lawyers serving a wide breadth of clients, from global corporations with FinTech concerns to disrupter start-ups. Clients value the firm's international reach and broad legal expertise, while emerging companies benefit from flexible billing arrangements. Dentons is a strong choice for handling payments and financial regulatory mandates, and for cybersecurity advice.

Strengths

"Their understanding of the regulators stands out, while they have industry expertise and understand its trends and developments. We benefited from their international reach and interdisciplinary approach."

"They understand our business and our needs – they are great advisers and trusted partners with excellent depth of expertise."

"Keen and enthusiastic to engage, they work really hard and are timely with late night e-mails to fit in with us. Dentons know their stuff and are full of confidence."

Work highlights

Advised SecureKey Technologies Inc in commercial and corporate matters, as well as on the raising of CAD27 million in the form of equity investment from Canadian financial institutions.

Represented White Star Capital in investments in a number of FinTech companies worldwide including Borrowell, Drop Financial and Klaxoon.

Notable practitioners Michael Hollinger and Andrea Johnson are key contacts.