Welcome to Shearman & Sterling’s FinTech Insights, where we provide you with real time insight and key trends on the technological revolution that is transforming the financial services industry. Here you can find relevant information on the latest surrounding the regulatory framework, digital banking, blockchain, distributed ledger, cryptocurrencies, ICO’s and much more.
Developments in the Antitrust Enforcement of Online Platforms’ Use of Data
08/08/2019The economic value and utility of customer data has led to many technology companies devising successful business models on the basis of providing free access to their online platforms and services in return for access to their users’ personal data. Data has therefore become an important input for online services and thus a parameter for market competition in the digital economy.
Read this chapter in Shearman & Sterling’s 2019 Antitrust Annual Report, “Developments in the Antitrust Enforcement of Online Platforms’ Use of Data.”
Big Data: A Legal and Compliance Guide for Investment Managers
06/05/2019Partner Nathan Greene (New York-Investment Funds) authored an article titled, “Big Data: A Legal and Compliance Guide for Investment Managers” in the June edition of The Investment Lawyer. The article discusses legal and compliance issues facing investment managers relating to “big data,” as the data revolution reshapes fundamentally how investment managers deliver their services.
Read “Big Data: A Legal and Compliance Guide for Investment Managers.”