Shearman & Sterling | Fintech 2020 | Experience
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Experience

Experience

For a more comprehensive view of our experience, please contact a member of the FinTech Foundry team.
 
Fundraising
  • Advised a global investment company in connection with its more than $500 million equity financing round in a late-stage personal finance company.
  • Advised a high-growth InsurTech company on its $250 million Series C financing round.
  • Advised a RegTech company on its $10.5 million Series A financing round.

Regulatory
  • Advising a cross-border digital payments company on New York state licensing and regulatory issues.
  • Advising a payments company on regulatory matters associated with offering bitcoin wallet services to customers.
  • Providing regulatory advice to a global financial institution in connection with possible “big data” initiative.

Other
  • Advised a cloud-based human resources software company in creating a data incident response protocol and GDPR compliance program.
  • Representing a trade execution platform by analyzing the impact of US tax reform on the company’s businesses and corporate structure, as well as advising on employee compensation and benefits structure.
Capital Markets & M&A
  • Advised Brazil's leading provider of financial technology solutions on its approximate $1.75 billion IPO on the NYSE.
  • Advised a Chinese peer-to-peer lending platform on its Nasdaq IPO.
  • Represented a global payments infrastructure company in its acquisition of a digital payments platform.

Blockchain & Digital Assets
  • Advising a global financial infrastructure provider in establishing and financing new venture that will offer a federally regulated market for Bitcoin.
  • Advised a leading cryptocurrency investment firm on transacting in cryptocurrency-related derivatives and prepared trading documentation that we are currently negotiating with its counterparties.
  • Advising a financial investment brokerage on preparation of trading documentation for cryptocurrency-related derivatives, particularly with respect to important concepts and asset characteristics that should be considered when negotiating trades in respect of cryptocurrencies.