DS Avocats

FinTech Legal Department

France
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What the team is known for DS Avocats is known for its work advising on diverse innovation projects including tokenisation, investment and trading applications and new payments products. In domestic and broader European matters, clients benefit from the team's prowess in cryptofinance and in tech acquisition and outsourcing for banks.

Strengths"It's really nice to work with lawyers who have an operational and practical vision, especially when the matter is complex and requires reactivity and agility."

"The strength of this team lies for us in its knowledge of forward-thinking areas, its ability to listen and its talent for rendering operational opinions."

Notable practitioners


Frédéric Bellanca
heads DS Avocats' dedicated FinTech, digital banking and cryptofinance group as part of his wider role leading the banking and finance department. He is a respected authority on a wide range of issues affecting FinTech companies and is commended by clients for his "in-depth knowledge of very technical and innovative subjects." An impressed client also highlights his pragmatism, noting that "he understands our business, our environment and its constraints."