• About FinTech

    The dramatic shift in the financial sector’s reliance on technology coupled with the increased complexity of financial products, stringent oversight and regulation, and the need to improve profitability and streamline processes are driving financial institutions and financial services participants to deploy a growing range of finance-related software with new and, at times, disruptive, technology and change the financial services landscape and way business is done around the world.

    FinTech at Cogent

    Cogent’s FinTech attorneys are supported by a network of cross-disciplinary teams in corporate, securities, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, litigation, regulatory and government investigations. We are committed to providing outstanding client service and offer practical, strategic and cost-effective counsel. Cogent represents leading and emerging clients with interests in FinTech operating across industry segments.

    Core Competencies

    We work with domestic and foreign clients on cutting-edge FinTech matters and help them navigate the rapidly changing landscape and pioneer vast and diverse uses of blockchain technology. We counsel on core digital currency and blockchain technology matters including but not limited to:

    • ​Money Transmitter Licenses
    • Money Services Businesses Compliance
    • Anti-Money Laundering Programs
    • Cybersecurity and Disaster Recovery Programs
    • Privacy and Data Security
    • Investigations
    • Distributed Ledger Technology
    • Token Sales (also known as Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs)
    • Business Operations

    With our experience, Cogent’s team is uniquely positioned to assist FinTech clients ranging from innovative start-ups to established industry leaders.



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