Fasken

FinTech Legal Department

Canada
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What the team is known for Fasken have a history of advising established institutions in the banking and insurance space. Their competence in FinTech regulatory matters is praised by peers, and the firm often acts on behalf of companies to facilitate regulatory approvals and on compliance issues. The firm also has a growing startup and emerging companies practice, having put such measures in place as ViaFasken, an integrated legal tool for entrepreneurs. They have also developed expertise in the areas of blockchain and cryptocurrency.

Strengths"Fasken have done well in the startup space. They got in early and have built a pretty good emerging companies and cryptocurrency practice."

Notable practitioners Nicolas Faucher and Karam Bayrakal are key contacts.