Financial Actors and Products
Financial institutions operate at the heart of our economy and continuously face a broad spectrum of challenges, ranging from new regulations covering technological and political developments and the ever increasing demands of customers.
Supervisors are constantly imposing new measures to protect financial consumers while digitalisation of the financial services sector is forcing institutions to swiftly reinvent their business models. Whether businesses or consumers, customers are continually raising their expectations regarding financial products and services, and easier ways to use them.
Our lawyers possess in-depth knowledge of all regulations applicable to the financial sector. They also maintain excellent relationships with the financial regulators. They have many years of experience with all sorts of financial institutions, ranging from banks and investment firms to payment service providers, e-money issuers, regulated credit providers, crowdfunding and crypto platforms. Our team enjoys a fundamental understanding of the products and services offered by these financial actors and perfectly apprehends its clients’ expectations.
Digital Finance and Fintech
Whether you are creating or facing innovative and disruptive business models, Simont Braun helps you navigate the legal requirements and opportunities through one of the most highly regulated environments.
Our team has broad experience providing all-inclusive and pragmatic assistance for the development of digital banks, all types of payment and e-money solutions, investment and credit offering and digital assets.
As the current regulatory framework is embedded in a more traditional market infrastructure, we assist FinTechs find their way through regulatory constraints to provide disruptive financial services.
Our multidisciplinary Digital Finance team gathers experts in financial regulatory, ICT and data privacy, with a genuine interest in (Fin)Tech. We offer clients an indispensable cross-practice approach to provide comprehensive and pragmatic guidance of the highest level.
Simont Braun is a founding member of FinTech Belgium and is ranked top tier for FinTech by Chambers and the Legal 500
Insurance and Insurtech
Simont Braun guides all kinds of insurance service providers, whether well-established or disruptive, through the complex European and Belgian regulatory landscapes. We provide complete guidance notably covering regulatory, tax, contracts and M&A aspects, as well as dispute resolution.
We fully understand the particular issues and legal challenges faced by the insurance sector. We assist well-established insurance companies and intermediaries to swiftly adapt to the evolving prudential requirements, rules of conduct, product guidelines and data protection regulations.