EMEA Fintech Special Focus 2019

  • Overview: Taming the Wild West

    Anna Biala, Peter Chapman, Jack Hardman and Jennifer Mbaluto from Clifford Chance’s global fintech group take a bird’s eye view of fintech developments across EMEA and how regulators are responding

  • Kenya: Lost in transit

    John Syekei, Eddah Kiai and Rose Njeru from Bowmans analyse the security and data handling issues that impact fintech activity in Kenya

  • Poland: Open banking – when will it start?

    Marcin Olechowski and Wojciech Iwanski of Soltysinski Kawecki & Szlezak dive into the legal uncertainty surrounding the launch date for open banking in Poland

  • South Africa: Stepping up a gear

    Bowmans' David Geral, Bright Tibane, Yehuda Rabinowitz and Wandile Mantanga look at South Africa's newly ramped-up approach to cryptoassets

  • Switzerland: A licence for the future?

    Daniel Flühmann and Peter Hsu of Bär & Karrer unwrap the new Swiss fintech licence and test its implications at a macro and micro level

  • Switzerland: The dawn of crypto-linked ETPs

    Daniel Haeberli and Benjamin Leisinger, partners at Homburger, look at how the cryptoasset class has been thrown open to institutional investors

  • Switzerland: Getting to grips with blockchain

    Thomas Müller and Hugh Reeves of Walder Wyss explore blockchain and the new more stringent approach being taken by Swiss regulators

  • Uganda: Forget the naysayers

    Brian Kalule and Brian Manyire of Bowmans take a look at the Ugandan fintech environment how fintech may drive more business through traditional banks

  • UK: AI and risk for financial institutions

    Kate Scott of Clifford Chance considers the risks that AI use could expose financial institutions to, and what steps can be taken to avoid getting burnt