DLA Piper is pleased to announce that the firm was ranked in the USA Legal 2019 edition of Chambers FinTech. In addition, Margo Tank and David Whitaker, partners in the firm's Intellectual Property and Technology practice, both received Band 2 rankings in the Legal: Data Protection & Cyber Security category.
According to Chambers FinTech, clients spoke highly of the firm's "multidisciplinary team of leading experts in their fields, all around the world," as well as DLA Piper's "global reach and deep industry and legal knowledge."
"We are tremendously proud of the achievements of Margo, David and our firm on behalf of our FinTech clients this year," said David Luce, who leads the firm's FinTech group. "Ms. Tank, Mr. Whitaker and DLA Piper's US and UK offices have all been recognized for the depth and breadth of our experience in FinTech and our ability to provide our clients the most sophisticated, multi-disciplinary level of advice and service – a truly resounding way to end the year."
Tank and Whitaker focus their practice on advising financial services companies, commercial enterprises and technology providers on the full spectrum of regulatory compliance matters related to the use of electronic signatures and records to enable digital transactions offered online and via mobile devices including utilizing smart contracts, blockchain technology and artificial intelligence. They also advise businesses on laws enabling money transmission and virtual currencies and other emerging payment mechanisms, and advise clients on laws related to privacy, cybersecurity and other data risk matters.