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What the team is known for Willkie Farr & Gallagher is frequently called upon to advise on M&A matters, handling complex deals involving sophisticated technology companies. The firm is often sought out by investment banks and venture and private equity funds, who turn to Willkie Farr to provide legal counsel in relation to their financing of FinTech corporations. The firm offers a wealth of expertise in the regulations governing disruptive technologies, specifically within the realms of blockchain and cryptocurrency.
Strengths"Willkie have been critical to our success. They've done a good job of helping us with strategic thinking, and bridging the policy and legal sides. Supported by a number of lawyers who have experience working in regulatory bodies - when I need them to speak to regulators on my behalf, I know we will be represented well."
"I have worked with many, many firms, and I think the Willkie Farr experience has been top three for me. Top-notch, world-class command of the subject matter."
Work highlights Represented FIS, a global financial services technology company, in its mega USD42 billion merger with Worldpay.
Notable practitioners Jeffery Poss is a notable contact.