Our Financial Services Practice is recognised as an eminent team in Singapore. Our client centric lawyers and practitioners have experience advising domestic and international banks, financial institutions and corporations. The firm is also a market leader in the FinTech, Blockchain and ICO space.
We handle a wide variety of domestic and international loan financing, and act for financiers, borrowers and security providers. The team also advises on derivatives transactions and banking and financial regulations and compliance issues.
Serving both local and international clientele, our practice is consistently appointed by the largest financial institutions operating in the region. We also regularly act for many of the leading corporations in Singapore and the region.
Singapore is Asia’s FinTech hub, with key elements supporting FinTech innovation, namely, markets, talent, capital, regulation and government support, converging in this vibrant city state.
FinTech innovation brings several legal challenges, including those arising from financial services regulation, securities regulation, data protection and privacy, intellectual property, contract and consumer laws.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing is a market leader in this sector and has worked with international companies, both in the financial services and technology sectors, providing a wide variety of solutions.
Our team is proud to have worked with more than 200 FinTech platforms globally.
We understand and anticipate the issues our clients may face. Our approach is practical and risk-focused, with an objective of facilitating our clients’ business objectives.
- Regulatory analysis of impact of business model
- Regulatory sandbox applications
- Regulatory licensing applications
- Designing of compliance framework
- Drafting of transactional and other legal documentation
- Ongoing legal and compliance transaction
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Intellectual Property
- Issuance of securities and utilities tokens
- Litigation and dispute resolution
At the requests of our clients, we have seconded our lawyers to financial institutions to assist our clients on their internal legal support needs and hence are familiar with the day to day legal matters of a financial institution.