Fintech and digital currency



Costigan King provide legal advice to both UK and international clients on a variety of fintech matters, from start-ups to stock exchange flotation.

The firm advise on all forms of fintech contracts including agency and distribution, commission agreements, IP licenses, lending and security documentation, sponsorship and marketing agreements and standard terms and conditions of trade.

The team provides advice on all matters of regulation in an ever-evolving regulatory climate.

The team also undertake a vast amount of work in the Gambling and gaming sectors worldwide, both in respect of commercial deals and compliance, with a focus on the underlying technology.

The team have extensive experience in managing and advising on complex, cross-border transactions. Using the company’s long established and leading international network, the firm is able to advise fintech clients on the whole spectrum of public and private transactions from mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, restructuring and insolvency, debt and equity capital markets, commercial contracts, regulatory and compliance, corporate governance and banking, finance and securities disputes.

Digital Currency

Digital currency is certainly here to stay, with huge benefits for consumers including lower transaction fees, faster processing times, global use and its complete anonymity.

At Costigan King we advise clients on all legal aspects of crypto/digital currency, blockchain and fintech.

We advise digital currency and fintech start-ups on the creation, operation and growth of their businesses. From commercial contracts and mining agreements, to restructuring and flotation, we can offer a perfectly tailored service for your business. 

The team have advised on the legal aspects of launching and building cryptocurrency and blockchain related businesses, provided legal support on business plans and white papers; ICO Terms and Conditions; Cryptocurrency Purchasing Agreements including advice on payment terms; Cryptocurrency Escrow Agreements; Cryptocurrency Exchange Terms and Conditions; consultancy agreements; intellectual property matters; advice on escrow between parties for receiving and paying with cryptocurrencies and AML and KYC requirements. Costigan King have recently advised a blockchain company in respect of a reverse takeover, allowing it to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

With extensive knowledge of local regulations and multijurisdictional capabilities, Costigan King assist both UK and international clients in dealing effectively with regulatory and compliance issues.

Our network of international lawyers, with whom we work closely, enable us to provide services both in the UK and globally. We have a practical and efficient approach, with the ability to provide a fast and effective service across multi-jurisdictions.

Alongside our non-contentious work, we advise on all contentious matters involving company and commercial law, asset recovery, contractual disputes, intellectual property, fraud investigations and money laundering.