Getting the Deal Through: Fintech 2019

The following In House Advisor guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Getting the Deal Through: Fintech 2019
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions
  • Financial services regulation
  • Distributed ledger technology
  • Digital currencies
  • Securitisation
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Data protection
  • Outsourcing, cloud computing and the internet of things
  • more

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Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Australia; Belgium; China; Czech Republic; Germany; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Japan; Korea; Malta; Netherlands; Norway; Russia; Singapore; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Taiwan; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States.


The set of questions relating to the topic of fintech and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. Financial services regulation

  2. Which activities trigger a licensing requirement in your jurisdiction?

  3. Is consumer lending regulated in your jurisdiction? Describe the general regulatory regime.

  4. Are there restrictions on trading loans in the secondary market in your jurisdiction?

  5. Describe the general regulatory regime for collective investment schemes and whether fintech companies providing alternative finance products or services would generally fall within the scope of any such regime.

  6. Are managers of alternative investment funds regulated?

  7. May regulated activities be passported into your jurisdiction?

  8. May fintech companies obtain a licence to provide financial services in your jurisdiction without establishing a local presence?

  9. Describe any specific regulation of peer-to-peer or marketplace lending in your jurisdiction.

  10. Describe any specific regulation of crowd funding in your jurisdiction.

  11. Describe any specific regulation of automated investment advice in your jurisdiction.

  12. Describe any specific regulation of invoice trading in your jurisdiction.