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Magliona Abogados

FinTech Legal

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What the team is known for

Pre-eminent practice group demonstrating experience assisting a diverse range of clients, including well-known payment service providers, e-commerce companies and venture capital funds, with an array of FinTech mandates. The team has strong regulatory expertise, advising companies on the regulatory aspects of their payment, e-wallet and cryptocurrency businesses, as well as on open banking-related matters. It has additional capabilities assisting companies with the creation of new operations in Chile. WabiPay is a new client for the department.

Strengths

A client praises the professionals' "strengths not only from a legal and regulatory perspective but also their IT knowledge."

Work highlights

Advised Mercado Libre on the legal aspects of financial products authorised to be traded on its e-commerce platform, including cryptocurrencies.

Notable practitioners

Claudio Magliona, Giovanni Donati and Nicolas Yuraszeck are key contacts.

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Overview


As the evolution in technology to create innovative financial products and services is driving an unprecedented shift in financial services, new legal considerations are becoming increasingly necessary for our clients.

Magliona Abogados advises traditional banks, start-ups, marketplace / peer-to-peer lenders, payments companies, technology clients, among others. FinTech companies operate in various sectors of the highly regulated financial services industry. As FinTech continues to grow, financial regulators have grappled with ways to fit these disruptive companies and technologies within the existing regulatory framework.

We assist our clients in navigating their journeys in compliance with legal, business, and regulatory matters. Enabling them to successfully achieve their business objectives, protect their technology and intellectual property, and navigate applicable regulatory requirements as they revolutionize the financial services industry.

We offer a unique service based on a full understanding of technology, its derivatives, the Fintech industry, and its legal implications. One of them is applying new technologies to the financial markets, mainly advising payment service providers (PSPs). We are proud to declare that we are fully engaged in reporting to our clients’ new opportunities in the financial markets.




FinTech Legal Department

Magliona Abogados

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Avda Andrés Bello 2687

Piso 24

Las Condes

Santiago de Chile

Santiago

Chile

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