The Chambers & Partners Global FinTech Guide 2024 has been released and the individual ranking for The Bench's Founder & Legal Director, Joby Beretta, has been levelled-up to Band 2. At a firm level, The Bench's FinTech team maintained its ranking just below leading global giants such as White & Case, DLA, Pinsents and Simmons and above others such as Bird & Bird.
Chambers FinTech identifies and differentiates the leading payments, blockchain, cyber security and data protection specialists globally, offering an indispensable resource for start-up and scale-up FinTech businesses, incumbent tech and financial services firms, and PE/VC investors in the sector.
Quotes from Chambers and clients this year include:
What the team is known for
"The Bench FZE provides expert advice on IP protection strategies, FinTech M&A and outsourcing matters. The firm handles complex contract negotiations and licensing agreements, and has additional capability in digital payments matters. The firm acts for FinTech start-ups, financial institutions and telecoms businesses".
"They have shown themselves to be a highly capable firm for this work in the area. They are certainly a good alternative to the big international firms when necessary."
"Joby Beretta co-heads The Bench's FinTech practice. Beretta is well regarded for his work on FinTech transactional matters and regulatory compliance. "Joby's client service is very strong and he is available throughout." "Joby Beretta has a huge network of important contacts, which I find incredibly useful. He is incredibly approachable and always puts you into contact with the right people on matters."