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What the team is known for O2 Consulting takes a multidisciplinary approach to its FinTech service offering. They have particular capability in advising on cutting-edge technologies, in which regard the firm often counsels on the application of artificial intelligence, distributed ledger technologies and other innovations to the financial sector. The firm has additional expertise in high-profile transactions in the context of financial technology. O2 Consulting is the firm of choice for a variety of Russian and international organisations, ranging across startup companies, financial institutions and regulators.
Strengths"The firm demonstrated good knowledge of the area. The mandate involved regulations in a number of CIS and European jurisdictions. O2 did a good job in analysing the laws of various jurisdictions and delivering comprehensive advice. We understand that the firm involves specialists from different legal systems and with international expertise which was very helpful."
"All matters are dealt with professionally and effectively. They have experience in matters involving cryptocurrencies, innovative payment systems, technology transfer and development."
Work highlights Advised Gazprom Neft on the development of its digital technologies, particularly regarding regulation of digital assets, platforms and blockchain implementation for commercial and production matters.
Daria Nosova is the head of the firm's FinTech practice and offers a wealth of knowledge in disruptive technologies, with a particular focus on cryptoassets. She advises a wide range of startups and established companies operating in the most advanced sectors of IT, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, trading and investments. Nosova is a respected figure in the Russian FinTech industry and is described by sources as "an outstanding specialist in currencies and financial markets," and "highly experienced in the insurtech sphere."