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The Future of Fintech and Prop-Tech M&A and Regulations

Upasana Rao, Joon-Young Kim, Dongho Lee, and Won Jun Lee

The use of new technologies and digital innovation has had a profound effect on traditional sectors such as financial services and real estate which is driving new business models, and reshaping the market landscape thus drawing high investments and M&A activity.  At the same time there continues to be regulatory and tax uncertainty and push back in different jurisdictions from traditional industry as new technologies such as blockchain, AI, continue to disrupt services and products and are seen as a threat to traditional lending and cross-border real estate and broking activity.  This panel will discuss the legal and regulatory trends and outlook in different jurisdictions affecting M&A and fund raising in fintech and prop-tech industries. 

This panel was presented at the Fall 2023 Asia/Pacific Conference on “Law and Technology in a Changing World” in Seoul, South Korea.