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Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 32
Languages:English, French, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Incorporated in 2016, finReg is a law firm devoted to advising financial entities. It is also a law firm for clients looking for a different approach to legal services.

finReg is the only Spanish law firm focused on the financial sector. The firm advises all types of financial players, both foreign and Spanish, in the fields of securities markets, banking and finance, payment services, insurance, collective investments, private equity, ESG, anti-money laundering and corporate governance. Given the importance of data management and disruptive technologies like blockchain, the data privacy practice is a key part of the services the firm provides.

In almost four years of operation, finReg has assembled Spain’s largest and most experienced team devoted to providing regulatory advice.

finReg practises an approach different than the one followed by other law firms and consultancy companies:
■finReg team is exclusively devoted to financial regulation
■finReg approach escapes the burden of the billable hours and the partnership pyramid. finReg is solution-driven
■finReg’s 30+ lawyers –approximately 70% of whom are women– work with a new approach to client service: to provide strategic legal advice and drive business forward.

finReg accompanies clients in the full implementation of their business, systems, contracts, and procedures The firm’s approach offers clients solutions to guide their businesses, with both regulatory compliance and the identification of strategic business opportunities. finReg accompanies clients in the full implementation of their business, systems, contracts, and procedures.

In 2018, finReg was granted with the Best legal Start up 2018 in the Third Edition of the Expansión Legal Awards and in 2019 with the Chambers Awards Spain – Boutique of the Year.

Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance
Payment Services
Investment Funds
Private Equity
Anti-Money Laundering
Corporate Governance
Information Technology & Data Protection
Intellectual Property

finReg combines high technical expertise in financial regulation with a business vision to provide innovative legal advice for business-driven solutions.

The firm assists leading financial entities in adapting to regulations like ESG, MiFID II, IDD, PSD2, MCD and GDPR, among others. Likewise, many of our clients rely on finReg to advise them on an on-going basis in their day-today efforts and/or on specific projects (e.g. assistance in the design of business models and internal processes, launching of new products, mystery shopping, definition of onboarding processes, etc.).

Another of the firm’s major business lines is the incorporation of regulated investment firms, collective investment schemes and institutions, payment institutions, investment platforms, crowdfunding and private equity entities. finReg is also specialised in all matters concerning legal issues relating to information technology and data protection.

finReg provides legal advice and consultancy services of duties and obligations on GDPR and Spanish local law, conducts audits on data protection policies, advises on data protection inspections and international data transfers and receives the outsourcing of the data protection officer’s functions.

Finally, the firm is fortunate to be the trusted advisor of several of the most representative fintech companies in Spain.

Key Clients:
Since 2016 more than 200 clients have used finReg to receive better legal work.

finReg maintains active dialogue and relationships with leading financial industry companies and is honored to have gained their trust and knowledge of their businesses.