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Linares Abogados

FinTech Legal

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What the team is known for

Linares Abogados is a boutique law firm providing bespoke legal and regulatory solutions for FinTech enterprises operating in the Spanish market and beyond. The firm is a go-to name for payment, e-money and credit institutions needing authorisation with the Bank of Spain, or needing to passport their services to or from the country. The firm is a founding participator in the Madrid Capital FinTech Cluster and is dedicated to assisting startups, both as direct clients and as an adviser with Madrid's FinTech Plaza.

Strengths

"What stands out is their attitude and culture. I know Miguel and his team are always thinking ahead to protect and guide our business."

"The work done with them has been effective and with a practical vision. They have mastered the subject at a global level."

Work highlights

Assisted Euro Exchange Securities in reviewing its policies, procedures and business plan to apply for the Bank of Spain's authorisation to carry out its e-money business in Spain.

Notable practitioners

Miguel Linares regularly advises startup and scale-up FinTech entities on a range of regulatory matters, including Spanish and EU-wide authorisation processes. He guides clients through the multifaceted complexities of the regulatory environment for FinTechs, finding them tailored solutions that allow them to operate legally and with confidence. Linares's expertise in automated and digital products spans the banking, payments, e-money and financing industries. Clients praise him for being "very personable and professional," while peers commend him as "a reliable lawyer with strong expertise."

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FinTech Legal Department

Linares Abogados

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Calle Alcalá 75

4º derecha

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28009

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FinTech Legal


Miguel Linares
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