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time.lex

FinTech Legal

1 ranked individualsBand 2BelgiumFinTech 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

time.lex is a boutique law firm based in Brussels with a focus on IPT, data protection and TMT. The team is a co-founder of the international FinTech Lawyers Network and an associate partner of the international FinTech hub B-Hive, since its formation. time.lex has been particularly busy over the last year advising FinTech companies on their PSD2 licence application to the National Bank, as well as on GDPR compliance matters.

Strengths

"time.lex was selected by us because of their expertise in both PSD2 and GDPR. They really understand how to implement the relevant legislation in practice within a business-critical context."

"Their advice is precise, hands-on and supported by very broad industry knowledge and a 'get it done' mentality. This is exactly the kind of attitude and quality a FinTech lawyer needs when dealing with agile businesses and innovative entrepreneurs."

Work highlights

Advising Twikey on all contracting work, GDPR compliance matters and payment services.

Notable practitioners

Edwin Jacobs is a partner with significant experience in PSD2, GDPR, IT contracting and cybersecurity matters. Jacobs also maintains an extensive practice in dispute resolution. Having worked as a government lawyer, university lecturer and in-house counsel at a major FinTech company, Jacobs brings a depth of experience to the legal counsel he gives to clients. "He's a brilliant lawyer, is always to the point and has a deep knowledge of the market," says an interviewee. Another source adds: "Whether it's PSD2, AML or matters of financial risk, Edwin covers everything."

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Edwin Jacobs
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