Fintech, the application of information technologies to finance, is fundamentally altering banking, as well as financial and capital markets.
Whether your activities involve incremental and continuous improvements from inside the industry or you are a disruptor, our team can help you navigate your growth.
Acquired in private practice and in-house, advising banks and borrowers, insurance agencies, private investors and fund managers, software developers and licensors, on a host of regulatory and transactional issues.
Delegatus lawyers have worked for some of the world’s largest multinationals, supporting transformations in front office, middle office and back office activities.
We have also worked with Blockchain and distributed ledger start-ups, smart contracts (including their design) and ICOs, artificial intelligence engines, data analytics, SAAS developers and integrators, and wealth management platforms to build and maintain their relationships with wholesale and retail financial customers.
Some of our entrepreneur-lawyers have launched their own fintechs in parallel with their practice of law.
Looking to understand the current regulatory and business environment, or need help funding and structuring your go-to-market strategy, Delegatus lawyers can help direct your growth in the right direction. We can equally leverage our network to guide your company's financing, structure your enterprise for global growth or negotiate SAFE agreements, pre- and series A investments, executive compensation and employee option packages, as well as key supplier and customer agreements on your behalf.
Our extensive experience can be leveraged to negotiate on your behalf with key partners, investment funds, and established customers and suppliers. Leveraging extensive knowledge of how banks and their venture arms work, we can be relied upon as trusted advisors in the development of these key relationships. Whether it is creating the right corporate vehicle, navigating risks in the drafting of long-term service contracts, reviewing your key templates, or advising as a strategic partner, our lawyers have the experience you need.
We have drafted corporate policies and procedures with the aim to obtain ISO 200701 and SOC II Type II certifications. Delegatus lawyers have also worked to ensure continuous compliance with PIPEDA, GDPR and various HIPAs for local Canadian firms and international clients doing business in Canada, the US and the EU. In the event of a data breach, our lawyers can help you navigate the crisis and ensure confidentiality of internal deliberations until final communications are released to the various privacy commissioners and affected end customers.