DLA Piper

DLA Piper

Company Description

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.

Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies.

A glance at our awards and recognition

  • Most Innovative Law Firm, Financial Times 2022
  • Moving the Market Forward, FT Innovative Lawyer Awards Asia Pacific 2021
  • Ranked for Fintech, Legal 500 Belgium 2023 (Tier 1)
  • Ranked for Fintech Legal, Chambers Belgium 2023 (Band 1)
  • Ranked for Financial Services Regulatory, IFLR 1000 Belgium 2023 (Tier 1)
  • Ranked for EU Regulatory: Financial Services, Legal 500 Belgium 2023 (Tier 1)
  • Ranked for Crypto, Legal 500 US 2023 (Tier 1)
  • Ranked for TMT, Chambers Europe-wide 2023 (Band 1)
  • Ranked for Fintech Legal, Chambers US 2023 (Band 2)

Fintech Team

Our diverse, global team advises a wide range of clients, including more traditional players (such as banks, insurance undertakings, investment firms, private equity and venture capital investors, fund managers and trading platforms and exchanges), as well as more disruptive players (challenger banks, payment providers, FinTech and InsurTech platform operators, crypto asset service providers and new model finance providers). We assist on all aspects of banking, funds, financial services, corporate, intellectual property and insurance law, ranging from authorisation and compliance matters, transactional and products advice, to investigations and enforcement.
The team’s deep understanding of the regulatory landscape and the ability to anticipate industry trends have positioned us as trusted advisors for financial institutions and FinTech players, seeking to navigate the complexities of the ever-changing market. By leveraging our international network, we provide our clients with access to full-service advice, and offer comprehensive legal solutions to navigate the intricate intersection between transactions, technology and regulation. With staying at the forefront of industry developments, the team consistently monitors emerging technologies, regulatory changes, and market trends to provide proactive advice that helps our clients capitalise on new opportunities and stay ahead of the competition. TOKO, our digital asset creation engine, supports the development of technology delivery solutions and digital assets.

More about DLA Piper and Fintech.

More than just a business law firm

As lawyers, we are in a unique position to contribute to the justice system and the effective administration of the rule of law. We consider it our duty to do so.

Among the largest law firms in the world, we give free (pro bono) legal advice at a scale unlike any other law firm. Working pro bono is a vital part of our culture, and central to fulfilling our purpose to make business, and the world around us, better.

Pro bono projects also help to develop the skills and experience of our lawyers, all of whom receive the possibility of exploring pro bono work.

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