Mayer Brown’s Fintech group brings together an integrated multipractice team to support clients with transactions, disputes and regulatory matters at the intersection of financial services and technology. The fifth edition of The Fintech Quarterly covers Mayer Brown’s Fintech-related videos, webinars, articles, legal updates and podcasts from October 2021 to December 2021. To be added to our Fintech mailing list, request additional information or share feedback about this or other Mayer Brown Fintech content, please reach out to us at Fintech@mayerbrown.com.
In this edition:
- US President Biden’s Working Group on Financial Markets (PWG) released its much-anticipated Report on Stablecoins. Partners Andrew Olmem, Joe Castelluccio and Matthew Bisanz summarize key aspects of the report and look ahead to key questions and next steps for the regulation of stablecoins. [Under Articles and Legal Updates, see “US Financial Regulators Release Much-Anticipated Report on Stablecoins”]
- Antitrust scrutiny of business practices in the fintech industry has mushroomed in recent years as fintech products and companies, both new entrants and existing entities moving into the space, are in the middle of stunning growth. Antitrust partner Tom Panoff and associate Will McElhaney identify three key themes to pay close attention to in 2022. [Under Articles and Legal Updates, see “Heading Into 2022, Fintech Antitrust Strategy Isn't Optional”]
- UK sanctions enforcement focus on fintech companies is growing. Partner Jason Hungerford and associate Paul Whitfield-Jones look at a case that provides a timely reminder that fintech companies cannot afford to neglect sanctions compliance. [Under Articles and Legal Updates, see “UK sanctions enforcement: fintech in the spotlight”]
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