Norton Rose Fulbright

FinTech Legal Department

Canada
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What the team is known for Norton Rose Fulbright links its market-leading intellectual property team with its proficiency in traditional finance issues to create a strong multidisciplinary FinTech practice. The firm is an excellent choice for both start-up and larger FinTech firms due to the depth of expertise it offers clients, especially in relation to technological innovation in the insurance sector. Norton Rose is also an active thought leader in the FinTech space, with lawyers from key global jurisdictions contributing to their publications.

Strengths

"They have expertise straddling the tech companies and the banks – they understand both sides very well and that pays off in spades. There's no question their work is cutting-edge across the board."

"We benefited from Norton Rose's global footprint. We also like that when you give them a file, the senior and junior people work together."

Work highlights

Provided counsel to Robo Investing Technologies in relation to its sale to the Royal Bank of Canada.

Represented and handled all aspects of Golden Venture Partners' seed stage investment in Plooto, with a particular focus on the intellectual property questions arising from the deal.

Notable practitioners Anthony de Fazekas in Toronto is a key contact.