Hogan Lovells

Lead Partner

Professional Services

Hogan Lovells has been at the heart of innovation within the financial institutions and insurance sectors for many years, working on a range of developments from the UK's first ever debit card to the launch of the UK's first peer to peer lending platform and the launch of the first global, mobile, contactless payments solution. The firm has helped countless FinTech companies, including momentum players such as, Habito, Landbay, Salary Finance, Tide and Zopa, throughout their life-cycles.

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Hogan Lovells Engage

Launched at Money 2020 Europe, Hogan Lovells Engage is a pioneering platform for FinTechs and established financial institutions providing news and insights on legal and regulatory developments. It also hosts their cutting-edge, online legal and regulatory products including the Regulatory Accelerator, a new bespoke, fixed-fee, packaged FCA Authorisation application service plus a first of its kind, comprehensive PSD2 tool.

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Global FinTech Mentors Program

Hogan Lovells has recently launched a new FinTech Mentors Program, through which its most experienced Financial Services and Regulatory partners will guide FinTech organizations, at any stage of development, through their FinTech journey.

Contact one of our mentors from our offices across the UK, U.S., Germany and Hong Kong to see how we can collaborate.

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The Regulatory Accelerator

The Regulatory Accelerator is an online tool, to help FinTechs understand and navigate the FCA's regulatory regime as they start up and scale. It includes resources and tools to help FinTechs determine whether they are conducting regulated activities or issuing financial promotions, and whether they, therefore, need to be an authorised firm or an appointed representative. It also provides information on the FCA application process, what FinTechs will need to demonstrate to the FCA in order to be eligible for authorisation and the key rules that will apply to the business once it becomes authorised.

The Regulatory Accelerator is free to FinTech members of Innovate Finance.

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Team Members

Emily Reid

Partner and Head of Financial Services, Hogan Lovells

Rachel Kent

Partner, Head of Financial Institutions Group, Hogan Lovells

Sharon Lewis

Global Head of Finance, Insurance and Investment, Hogan Lovells


Hogan Lovells launches its FinTech Mentor Program for 2023


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