- Finance Law
Thai Regulation of Fintech Business - Basic regulations concerning payment systems & digital asset businesses
Much like in the rest of the world, digital disruptions have pushed Thai entrepreneurs to develop various offerings involving Fintech: the combination of “finance “ and “technology” used to denote where the latter has been applied to the prior in the provision of enhanced banking or other financial services. For instance, Fintech may reference a new platform for, among others, internet banking through QR Code, an online market place (including a peer-to-peer lending platform), other matchmaking platforms (such as a digital exchange involving cryptocurrency and digital tokens) or the like. Accordingly, Thailand has enacted several laws and regulations for certain types of money and finance businesses which may impact public interest, especially those involving, e.g., electronic payment systems or digital...To read the full article, please see the PDF file
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Finance Law Newsletter / Asia Newsletter (May 28, 2020) (1.07 MB / 11 pages)
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After earning his LL.M. at Vanderbilt University Law School in the U.S., he worked as a secondee at a NY office of a leading Japanese bank and the Tokyo office of an international investment bank. Upon returning to N&A, he developed an extensive track record in a broad range of finance matters, including financial regulations, capital markets (especially REIT), ship finance, M&A in the financial sector, compliance, and communication with financial authorities. He is one of the main members of our FinTech practice team and has extensive experience with respect to FinTech-related matters, and has advised a wide variety of clients, ranging from traditional financial institutions to start-ups. He also has particular expertise in regard to the payment space. In addition, he advises clients on financial regulations in M&A transactions involving financial institutions, and has experience in a broad range of cross-border matters, including inbound and outbound transactions.