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Spice Route Legal

FinTech Legal

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What the team is known for

Spice Route Legal has substantial experience in dealing with venture capital and private equity investors in the FinTech space. They bring technological know-how to the table, and have recently handled ICOs for Indian clients through Singapore. They have also advised a wide range of companies on data localisation, from startups to some of India's largest banks.

Strengths

"Spice Route Legal are our first choice for FinTech queries. They are remarkably adept in interpreting the law and apprised on market trends. The team brings to the table in-depth knowledge of the financial sector coupled with strong tech expertise, so they are able to provide relevant and up-to-date advice to clients."

Work highlights

Assisted Bank Open in its bid to become India's first neo-bank, applying for the bank's payments licence and leading the corporate restructuring.

Notable practitioners

Mathew Chacko is head of the TMT practice at Spice Route Legal and is one of the firm's founding partners. He combines his expertise in financial regulation with data privacy and technology expertise to provide solutions for a variety of FinTech clients. Clients speak highly of Chacko, finding him "ever-approachable and excellent at understanding issues and delivering practical solutions for commercial and regulatory challenges."

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FinTech Legal


Mathew Chacko
Band 2