Asia-Pacific Fintech Special Focus 2019

  • APAC’s catapult into the digital economy

    Urszula McCormack of King & Wood Mallesons introduces the 2019 Asia-Pacific Fintech Special Focus with a region-wide look at trends

  • Towards a new ecosystem

    Hong Kong has made significant efforts to remain a pioneering testing ground for fintech in the APAC region. King & Wood Mallesons' Urszula McCormack examines the market’s recent developments

  • A fresh dose of regulation and promotion

    Atsumi & Sakai partners Yuri Suzuki, Takafumi Ochiai, Ryosuke Oue, Naoki Kanehisa and Kenichi Tanizaki review Japan’s repositioning on fintech

  • Where disruption meets regulation

    Jake Robson, Gordon Milner and Nick Davies from Morrison & Foerster discuss cross-border regulatory challenges and how fintechs can plot a path of compliance

  • Unpacking the sandbox

    Chan Sik Ahn, Dongjin Lee and Sunmin Choi from HMP Law evaluate Korea’s new regulatory sandbox and the SAAFI law that underpins it

  • Operating in a void

    Joon Young Kim, Seung Jae Yoo and Bomi Chen of Kim & Chang provide a detailed guide on cryptocurrency compliance where cryptocurrencies are not formally recognised in regulation

  • Uncertain prospects

    Jongsoo Yoon and Gidon Nam from Lee & Ko look at the evolution of cryptoassets in Korea and future prospects for asset-backed tokenisation

  • A step too far?

    Soonghee Lee, Bo Hyun Lee and Jae Ryun Cho of Yoon & Yang discuss the consequences of imposing costly AML and CDD obligations on fintech companies