FinTech

The financial services sector in Ireland is undergoing significant change driven by digitalisation and advances in technology.

These converging technology and financial sectors or "FinTech" bring exciting new opportunities for financial institutions: both externally in the development of new products and services offering seamless customer experience and internally in the improvement of existing technologies relied on.

The FinTech revolution also brings new opportunities for FinTech focused technology providers. Our FinTech Group follow the latest trends and transformation in this area.

Our lawyers have extensive experience in advising on the interconnecting legal challenges that businesses face in this space, including financial services regulation, data protection and privacy, IP, e-commerce in financial services, contract and consumer laws.

FINTECH IN IRELAND

Experience

  • A leading financial institution in Ireland

    in relation to the digitisation of its banking and payment services together with the development and rollout of a related software platform and related FinTech technology.

  • Allied Irish Banks

    in relation to the launch of numerous electronic payment facilities.

  • Bank of Ireland

    in relation to the negotiation of numerous contracts for IT and transaction processing services.

  • RBS

    on the enforceability of electronic signatures and proposed changes to the legal framework for electronic signatures and electronic documents.

  • JPMorgan 'Chase Paymentech'

    in relation to the application of payment rules under PSD2 and the implementation Fintech technology.

  • A large "alternative" Fintech payment processor

    with Irish operations on the application of Irish payment services legislation.

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