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Our FinTech Foundry by Shearman team is made up of experts and thought leaders within the FinTech space. Our team provides industry knowledge and know-how to keep you aware of developments in the legal space that may affect your company.
 

Featured FinTech Insights

 

Entering the US Market: A Guide for FinTech Firms

The rise of FinTech has connected global financial markets like never before. While it has created significant growth opportunities, it can also expose growing FinTech firms to challenging differences in regulatory frameworks and legal implications. To help FinTechs navigate their expansion efforts to the US, Shearman & Sterling’s FinTech Foundry, in association with the UK’s Department for International Trade and HM Treasury, published a comprehensive guide entitled, Entering the US Market: A Guide for FinTech Firms.
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FinTech Regulatory Sandbox Map

As the FinTech landscape continues to grow and evolve at a rapid pace, regulatory sandboxes provide a controlled environment for eligible FinTech firms to conduct live testing under regulatory supervision to secure authorization and launch their new products or services. The scope and guidelines of regulatory sandboxes vary depending on the objectives of the sandbox, eligibility of the applicant, how the products or services are tested, the timing for the test and the regulator’s actions following it. Our interactive map helps FinTech firms easily access key information about the sandboxes closest to them to test their products or services while also bridging relationships with key regulators.
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US FinTech and Emerging Growth Company Resource Guide

As business owners struggle to understand the short-term and long-term implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on their business, customers and employees, we have prepared the following Q&A resource addressing issues business owners need to know as the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic progresses. The guide addresses questions related to government lending programs (including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs)), fundraising and investor relations, existing loans, employment matters, tax issues, vendor and customer agreements and FinTech regulatory issues, among other things.
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UK FinTech and Emerging Growth Company Resource Guide

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented disruption to worldwide markets and personal livelihoods, affecting global companies, small companies, and main street businesses alike. Our UK-focused COVID-19 resource guide addresses questions related to government lending programs (including the COVID Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF) and the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)), fundraising and investor relations, existing loans, employment matters, tax issues, vendor and customer agreements and FinTech regulatory issues, among other things.
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