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Garrigues

FinTech Legal

2 ranked individualsBand 2SpainFinTech 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

A market-leading name in banking and finance regulatory matters, Garrigues works with pioneering payments companies, providing high-quality strategic transactional and regulatory advice. Boasting strong ties with the Spanish regulators, Garrigues is excellently placed to serve clients in matters relating to licence applications. With added services such as its FinTech portal 'Garrigues Digital,' the firm enjoys recognition for its involvement in the digital economy space.

Strengths

"We really valued their alignment with our own team in terms of compliance and implementing solutions."

"Contact was very easy and answers very quick. Their personal dedication made it feel like a one-to-one service."

Work highlights

Assisted Finquietis with the incorporation and authorisation of a hybrid payment institution to streamline payments and optimise its treasury management.

Notable practitioners

Juan Lopez-Frias works closely with Garrigues's FinTech clients on all payment-related matters, and on financial and digital regulatory questions, including in relation to PSD2. He is also relied upon by foreign institutions entering the Spanish market, who praise his responsiveness, availability and honest, down-to-earth advice.

A highly respected corporate/commercial lawyer, Luis de la Peña works with clients from across the financial sector. He is a specialist in cross-border entities and claims extensive experience assisting in the design of new financial products, from investment vehicles to e-money services. Clients highlight his "vast experience" and "realistic approach."

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FinTech Legal


Juan Lopez-Frias
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Luis de la Peña
Band 3