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Fintech players are united in the pursuit of digital transformation in every aspect of the heavily regulated financial services industry.

Fintech is a crowded space and those operating in it need a clear competitive edge. As the market matures, survival or failure is increasingly dependent upon:

  • Getting regulatory compliance right;
  • Making the right partnerships at the right time on the right terms; and
  • Driving adoption by ensuring excellent user experience.

Allen & Overy is ideally placed to guide market participants through all business and legal issues in this thriving sector. We have a track record of providing high-quality and innovative legal advice in the fintech space. As a recognised banking powerhouse, we have a huge knowledge base and extensive experience of advising on financial services and financial technology regulation.

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News: 07 December 2023

Allen & Overy advises Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai on the IPO and listing of Dubai Taxi Company

Allen & Overy has advised the Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Taxi Company (Dubai Taxi) on the initial public offering and listing of Dubai Taxi on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM).

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Publications: 07 December 2023

Social Elections 2024: Watch out for the hidden protection period!

Employee representatives on the works council and health and safety committee benefit from a special form of dismissal protection, which covers all effective members and substitute members sitting on…

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News: 07 December 2023

A&O advises a consortium led by Fajr Capital on the acquisition of a 65% stake in the GCC business of Aster DM Healthcare

Allen & Overy is advising a consortium led by Fajr Capital on the acquisition of a 65% stake in Aster DM Healthcare FZC, the holding company of the GCC business of Aster DM Healthcare. 

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News: 06 December 2023

Wim Dejonghe wins lifetime achievement award at British Legal Awards 2023

Allen & Overy (A&O) is delighted to announce that its senior partner, Wim Dejonghe, has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the British Legal Awards 2023, in recognition of his…

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