In the 2024 guide, Singapore-based financial regulatory partner Hagen Rooke earned a prestigious Band 1 ranking, rising up a band from last year. This is the fourth consecutive year that he has been named as a leading individual. Rooke has extensive experience in matters relating to digital asset exchanges, dealers and custodians, e-money issuance, money transfer and remittance services, merchant acquisition and payment systems.
Two further Reed Smith partners, Bryan Tan (Singapore) and Nick Stainthorpe (London), were ranked in the guide for the first time. Tan advises on crypto transactions, FinTech products and technology used in financial services. Stainthorpe advises on the financing of specialty finance and FinTech platforms.
Reed Smith is a leading advisor in the complex and evolving area of FinTech. The firm advises on innovative structures and solutions to address traditional finance issues, as well as on blockchain and artificial intelligence products, and on launching and operating new, global, technology-driven exchanges and platforms.
The Chambers and Partners 2024 FinTech guide is based on detailed research and analysis, including interviews with in-house counsel and third-party experts. The guide helps clients to find leading lawyers in the global FinTech industry.