Area of focus

Payment Services

The payments industry is seeing exponential growth and evolution across the globe. Whatever the scale of your business or your place in the payments ecosystem, understanding this complex and rapidly developing space can be challenging.

Our market leading global team has helped a range of market participants — from the technology giants and the largest financial institutions all the way to start-ups looking to take on the incumbents. Years of industry experience means we can guide you through the regulatory...

Representative experience

Advised major UK payments service providers and 24 continental European providers on the implementation of the Payments Services Directive.

Advised a leading U.S. credit card provider on an international legal compliance review in several jurisdictions, covering more than 20 business activities.

Advised a global bank on plans for a new mobile payments venture in the Middle East, covering international and domestic P2P payments and bulk payments functionality.

Advised Paypal on all aspects of its China business, including making the first-ever application by a non-Chinese company for a payments license to the Chinese central bank.

Press Releases

Hogan Lovells welcomes UK Fintech Sector Strategy

The UK government today launched its first Fintech Sector Strategy, announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, at the International Fintech Conference.

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Hogan Lovells forms part of new FinTech Strategy Group

Innovate Finance and City of London Corporation have today launched the FinTech Strategy Group (FSG) to help drive the success of the UK FinTech sector, inviting Hogan Lovells financial...

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Get to grips with the UK's payment services regulations PSR

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Payments Services Academy. This interactive digital training course has been created by our industry-leading payments lawyers to help you and...

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Hogan Lovells high up on the FinTech agenda at Innovate Finance Global Summit 2018

Hogan Lovells will be out in force at Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS) 2018 on 19 and 20 March next week.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Payments and retail banking regulation in 2018: Transatlantic trends

Major change is now business as usual for those in the payments and retail banking sectors, whichever side of the Atlantic you're on. The many changes taking place cannot fail to have a...

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