Andrew C. Moyle

  • Partner
  • Eandrew.moyle@lw.com
  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom
  • T +44.20.7710.1078
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Profile

Andrew Moyle, recognized as a globally leading fintech and technology transactions lawyer, draws on more than 25 years of experience advising clients around the globe who develop, use, and exploit technology. He serves as Latham’s senior executive-level representative on the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s Blockchain Council.

Mr. Moyle advises clients on technology-related commercial contracts and collaborations, outsourcing, digital and disruptive technology, telecommunications technology, enterprise systems, and cloud computing.

With experience handling sprawling, complex cross-border technology deals in multiple industries, Mr. Moyle is regularly ranked in leading legal publications. Clients note his strategic project management skills, subject matter knowledge, and credibility that gets deals done.

He serves as Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Fintech Industry Group, heads Latham’s Outsourcing Practice, and is a key member of the Data & Technology Transactions Practice, roles which contribute to his ability to effectively leverage the firm’s global platform.

As a leading thinker at the intersection of technology and the law, Mr. Moyle regularly writes and speaks on fintech and disruptive technologies, including at key industry conferences in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Accolades
  • Ranked – Hall of Fame for IT and Telecoms, Commercial Contracts and Fintech
    The Legal 500 UK 2021
  • Ranked – Leading Individual for IT and Telecoms and Outsourcing
    Chambers UK 2021
  • Ranked Lawyer for FinTech Legal
    Chambers FinTech 2021
  • "An excellent lawyer." "Very pragmatic and very well ahead of trends."
    Chambers UK 2021

Experience

Mr. Moyle’s experience includes advising:

Cloud

  • A leading retail and investment bank on the re-negotiation of its complex multi-billion dollar global outsourcing of the bank’s investment banking IT infrastructure to HPE’s Helion private cloud solution
  • A UK-headquartered global investment and retail bank on the migration of its entire data center estate to Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    Commercial Contracts and Collaborations
  • A UK-headquartered travel company on the re-organization of its airline tour operators
  • A Middle East government entity on the engagement of various third parties to provide technical and advisory services ahead of a major sporting event
Fintech

  • Multiple companies on all aspects of their involvement in a flagship global digital currency initiative
  • A global retail and investment bank on its migration to Microsoft O365, a major IT transformation project across its entire infrastructure and end-user environment
Payments

  • A Chinese technology and internet giant on the global roll-out of its offline and online payment rails for Chinese customers who are holidaying abroad
Outsourcing

  • A UK-headquartered insurance company on its competitive RFP process to select a supplier for the outsourcing of its entire data center estates and consolidation of its hosting services from multiple suppliers
  • A leading medical device manufacturer in connection with the extension of its existing finance and accounting services agreement in APAC with Genpact International
Telecommunications Technology
  • A leading FMCG company in relation to its network outsourcing to AT&T
Middle East
  • A leading global airline based in the United Arab Emirates on the outsourcing of its passenger services system, which was developed in-house with an outside supplier

Thought Leadership

  • Implementing Technology Change — Successes and Pitfalls in Financial Services -  February 24, 2021
  • World Economic Forum Launches First-of-Its-Kind Blockchain Deployment Toolkit -  April 28, 2020
  • Accounting for COVID-19 and Future Pandemics When Procuring IT Services – 5 Steps for Success  -  April 22, 2020
  • EIOPA Issues Final Guidelines on Outsourcing -  February 27, 2020
  • World Economic Forum Launches CBDC Policy-Maker Toolkit -  January 29, 2020
  • Global Legal Insights: Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Regulation 2020 – United Kingdom -  November 18, 2019
  • Trends in Outsourcing Regulation and Supervision in Financial Services -  October 21, 2019
  • UK and Singapore Regulators Announce Enhanced Cybersecurity Collaboration -  June 18, 2019
  • UK’s Proposed “Online Harms” Compliance and Enforcement Regime Will Target Platforms -  April 10, 2019
  • Private Equity and Blockchain: New Infrastructure or New Asset Class?  -  August 30, 2018
  • Crypto Utopia -  July 17, 2018
  • Opening Up Access to UK Payment Schemes -  April 20, 2018
  • FCA Statement on Cryptocurrency Derivatives  -  April 06, 2018
  • Swiss Regulator Publishes ICO Guidelines  -  February 23, 2018
  • What Next for Distributed Ledger Technology? -  December 21, 2017
  • UK Budgets for Fintech Growth -  November 24, 2017
  • ECB Announces Support for Fintech Bank Applicants  -  November 20, 2017
  • ESMA Highlights EU Regulatory Rules Applicable to ICOs -  November 17, 2017
  • Regulatory Sandboxes — a Global Stocktake -  November 13, 2017
  • Distributed Ledger Technology in the Financial Market Infrastructure  -  October 27, 2017
  • Coining It In: ICOs As the New Fundraising Paradigm? -  September 05, 2017
  • Bank of England Opens Up Access to Payment Schemes for FinTech Firms  -  July 25, 2017
  • FCA Regulatory Sandbox Update: Successes in Round One, Application Window for Round Three Open  -  June 16, 2017
  • Bank of England Launches Blueprint on New RTGS Service -  May 16, 2017
  • European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs Publishes Fintech Report -  May 14, 2017
  • FCA Launches Discussion on Distributed Ledger Technology -  April 20, 2017
  • Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks  -  November 10, 2016
  • 5 Preventative Steps to Manage Legal Risk Following a Cybersecurity Breach -  November 08, 2016
  • World-First Regulatory Sandbox Open for Play in the UK -  May 9, 2016
  • Al-Mirsal Blog: 5 Ways to Protect your Business from a Cyber Attack -  September 10, 2014
  • Middle East & Africa Technology, IP and Sourcing Focus, Vol. 9 -  September 24, 2013
  • Middle East & Africa Technology, IP and Sourcing Focus, Vol. 8 -  July 02, 2013
  • Middle East & Africa Technology, IP and Sourcing Focus, Vol. 7 -  May 01, 2013
  • Middle East & Africa Technology, IP and Sourcing Focus, Vol. 6 -  February 05, 2013
  • Middle East & Africa Technology, IP and Sourcing Focus, Vol. 5 -  October 31, 2012
  • Middle East & Africa Technology, IP and Sourcing Focus, Vol. 4 -  July 09, 2012
  • Middle East & Africa Technology, IP and Sourcing Focus, Vol. 3 -  April 30, 2012
  • Middle East & Africa Technology, IP and Sourcing Focus, Vol. 1 -  December 2011
Mr. Moyle is recognized as a “leading IT and outsourcing specialist” with “considerable expertise advising on fintech, cloud computing, telecoms and other technology issues.” Sources praise him as “a class act.”Chambers UK 2019
Bar Qualification
  • England and Wales (Solicitor)
Education
  • B.Comm., University of Melbourne, 1988
  • LLB, University of Melbourne, 1988
Industries
  • Fintech
  • Technology
  • Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure
Practices
  • Technology Transactions
  • Korea Practice
  • Payments & Emerging Financial Services
  • Emerging Companies
  • Outsourcing