Webber Wentzel has been ranked in Band 1 by Chambers Legal's FinTech Guide 2024. The guide commends the firm for its extensive knowledge and expertise in various FinTech domains such as payments, blockchain, cybersecurity, and data protection. Additionally, the firm was recognised for its strong grasp of the regulatory and commercial hurdles that FinTech businesses confront.
The firm's Fintech clients have praised the team for their exceptional problem-solving skills, extensive knowledge, expertise, and professionalism. The team has a deep understanding of the complex legal and regulatory issues facing FinTech businesses and has advised clients on a wide range of matters, including:
- Start-up and scale-up FinTech businesses;
- Incumbent tech and financial services firms; and
- PE/VC investors in the FinTech sector
The firm is also proud that its experts, Christoff Pienaar and Dawid de Villiers, have been recognised as notable practitioners for their outstanding legal expertise. Pienaar is praised for being a leading expert in data protection and outsourcing law, while de Villiers is a highly respected specialist in financial regulatory law, particularly in the areas of anti-money laundering compliance and securities law.
Webber Wentzel's Chambers FinTech recognition demonstrates the firm's unwavering commitment to guiding clients through the complex tapestry of FinTech, solidifying its position as a must-have ally in the ever-changing world of financial technology.
Chambers FinTech identifies the leading payments, blockchain, cyber security and data protection specialists globally, offering an invaluable resource for start-up and scale-up FinTech businesses, incumbent tech and financial services firms, and PE/VC investors in the sector.