Finance, Legal Technology | 12 November 2018

Overview of the current legal market in France and recent developments

French authorities and regulators have exhibited constant interest for FinTechs, which are driving technological innovation and providing additional financing sources . François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the French central bank and Chairman of the French banking regulator, said in 2017 that “the digital revolution is creating challenges but also incredible opportunities that are just waiting to be seized, whether by FinTechs themselves, by the entire financial system – banks and insurers – or by the French and European economy as a whole.” Regulations implemented in the last few years demonstrate French regulators’ commitment to quickly establish appropriate frameworks that foster the development of FinTech companies while ensuring investors’ protection. [Continue Reading]

Legal Briefing

Author(s)

  • Hubert de Vauplane, , Kramer Levin

    Hubert de Vauplane

  • Gilles Saint Marc, , Kramer Levin

    Gilles Saint Marc

  • Tristan Bonneau, , Kramer Levin

    Tristan Bonneau

  • Wilfried Robin, , Kramer Levin

    Wilfried Robin