Fasken

FinTech Legal Department

Canada
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What the team is known for Fasken has a solid FinTech practice, often assisting on transactional matters for a wide range of Canadian industry players. Complementing a background in advising established financial institutions, they have also introduced an automated platform for the constitution of start-ups, including in relation to the creation of contracts.

Strengths

"Very active and investing in FinTech."

Work highlights

Negotiated bitcoin mining agreements on behalf of Sterling, involving facilities in Russia and Asia hosting mining units. The agreements address such issues as fees being payable in bitcoin based on power consumption, and other factors.

Notable practitioners Robert McDowell in Toronto is a key contact.