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FINTECH TEAM

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INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE WITH AN INSIDER PERSPECTIVE At Holland & Knight, our team helps clients seize opportunities and overcome challenges where new technologies and established industries converge. Members of our FinTech Team have key government and industry backgrounds that enables us to understand the business and legal nuances of the banking and financial services and technology industries, as well as the evolving policy, regulatory and compliance regimes that go with blockchain, distributed ledger and cryptocurrencies.

OUR STRONG BIPARTISAN APPROACH ENABLES HOLLAND & KNIGHT TO BE:

Our team has extensive

experience in the technology industry and in-depth

understanding of the older industries that new technologies are disrupting.

HIGHLY RESPONSIVE with proactive, innovative strategies that help to create opportunities and provide informed advocacy across all levels of government

PARTNERS

There are more than 200 people in our Sector Groups, encompassing all relevant policy legislative and legal disciplines.

A TEAM YOU CAN DEPEND ON

that keep your voice on critical issues front and center before federal policymakers, collaborating with you to shape public policy decisions

COMPREHENSIVE

with deep relationships with the Executive Branch, independent regulators, and majority and minority leadership within the federal and state levels as a result of our vast collective experiences

Our team represents leading clients in the banking, financial services and insurance sectors.

AT THE FOREFRONT OF DEVELOPING FINTECH POLICY ARCHITECTURES Few firms have handled a broader range of matters in the emerging FinTech sector. Our experience includes advising leading banking, financial services and technology companies on the following:

Federal, state and local legislation and policy matters

Executive Branch and independent regulators

Insurance and risk management issues

Cybersecurity and privacy issues

Intellectual property development, protection and commercialization

Big Data, machine learning and artificial intelligence

Corporate formation, financing, and mergers and acquisitions

Business model development

Liability counseling and defense work


THE HOLLAND & KNIGHT COMMITMENT Our mission is to provide seamless, efficient and valuable client-centric services over a wide range of industries. Collaboration across practices and offices, along with highly focused management of matters and cases, enables us to deliver dynamic legal support, regardless of location.

OUR VALUE PROPOSITION Our multifaceted approach to FinTech includes a collaborative effort to address legislation, laws and regulations. By understanding our clients’ business objectives we are able to provide optimal and pragmatic solutions in the emerging policy and regulatory world.

Our philosophy is to function as an

extension of your team.

TECHNOLOGY

We achieve this through a combination of policy depth and experience,

LAWS & REGULATIONS

FINTECH

BUSINESS OBJECTIVES

political astuteness and access to nationwide resources across a range of practices.

CYBER & PRIVACY

WHAT OTHERS SAY ABOUT OUR FIRM The Best Lawyers in America guide

U.S. News − Best Lawyers 2020 guide

24 Government lawyers in the 2021 guide

Metropolitan first-tier rankings in Government Relations: Atlanta | Chicago | Orlando | Tallahassee | Tampa | Washington, D.C.

Legal 500 United States

Firm recommended in Government Relations in the 2020 guide

The Hill

“Top Lobbyists 2019: Hired Guns” Rich Gold, Kathryn Lehman, David Whitestone and Scott Mason listed as top lobbyists

Chambers USA − America’s Leading Business Lawyers guide

12 Government lawyers in 2020

LEARN MORE BY CONNECTING WITH US Kara Ward

Partner Washington, D.C. | 202.469.5487 kara.ward@hklaw.com

Kwamina Thomas Williford Partner Washington, D.C. | 202.828.1857 kwamina.williford@hklaw.com

Scott Mason

Senior Policy Advisor Washington, D.C. | 202.469.5330 scott.mason@hklaw.com

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