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McGlinchey Stafford

FinTech Legal

1 ranked individualsBand 4USAFinTech 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

McGlinchey Stafford is known for its expertise in financial regulatory matters. The firm is extremely well regarded by companies for its ability to coordinate and advise on state and federal licensing matters, particularly concerning the payments and lending sides of the FinTech market.

Strengths

"McGlinchey's attorneys have been helpful in analysing state licensing laws, navigating the licensing process and analysing state and federal consumer financial protection laws, among other issues. Often these issues have had a unique spin. I have been impressed by their knowledge and experience not only in consumer financial services law generally, but specifically in the context of FinTech businesses (including bank-partner relationships) and the esoteric issues that tend to arise."

Notable practitioners

Robert Savoie is the head of the firm's FinTech group and advises a range of companies with regard to federal and state regulatory licensing matters. Clients particularly appreciate his understanding of what licence is required in every state, for every kind of business model in the FinTech space. Clients say: "Robert's business sense and intuition are invaluable. He has an ability to cut to the chase with efficiency. We have to add that Robert is very responsive, as any client will appreciate."

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FinTech Legal: Payments & Lending


Robert Savoie
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