In addition, Singapore-based counsel Hagen Rooke was ranked for the second consecutive year as a leading individual for Singapore FinTech: Legal. This is a reflection of Rooke’s work with distributed ledger technology, tokenization, and cryptocurrencies.
Reed Smith earned a new ranking for London FinTech: Legal. “Reed Smith [has] a significant presence in London's FinTech market. Its expertise is [recognized] in effecting [digitization] strategies and helping companies integrate higher-specification technology solutions into their product offerings. The firm's strong commodities and derivatives practice is [utilized] in support of crypto-related projects or emerging products, such as non-fungible tokens,” Chambers said.
The firm bolstered its ranking for Germany FinTech: Legal, which went up a band. “Reed Smith's FinTech practice combines financial services experience with technology and IP law expertise. The team has particular strength in regulatory and licencing matters,” London-based Chambers wrote of the firm’s work in Germany.
Elsewhere, the publication said Reed Smith offers the Singapore market “a robust, full-service FinTech practice. The team [utilizes] its lawyers' strong expertise in financial regulatory and technology matters to advise a diverse roster of domestic and regional clients on commercial and complex regulatory matters. The firm is most notably active in the crypto sphere, but is also proficient in digital banking, payments regulation and data privacy issues.”
Chambers FinTech helps clients find the leading lawyers and other professionals in the FinTech industry across the world. Chambers bases its rankings on interviews with in-house counsel and third-party experts, such as barristers and accountants.