Chambers and The Legal 500 recognize Latham’s deep global fintech capabilities and track record of landmark mandates; firm earns Band 1 ranking in Chambers’ inaugural US Crypto-Asset Disputes category.
Stuart Davis counsels clients on the domestic and cross-border regulatory aspects of cutting-edge fintech initiatives, including technology innovations in legislation, market infrastructure, tokenization, trading, clearing and settlement, lending (including crowdfunding), payments, and regulatory surveillance.
Stuart is Co-Chair of the Global Digital Assets & Web3 Practice, and a member of the Emerging Companies Fintech Practice and the Fintech Industry. He advises financial institutions on the impact of regulatory change on their businesses, including MAR and MiFID II, CASS, CSDR, PSD2, AIFMD, and Brexit, as well as strategically advising on their FX remediation projects, market conduct issues, best execution compliance, systems and controls, and governance.
Stuart has a wide range of experience advising broker-dealers; investment, retail, and private banks; technology companies; market infrastructure providers; investment managers; hedge funds; and private equity funds on complex regulatory challenges.
Stuart is ranked Band 1 by Chambers FinTech 2023, Legal 500 UK 2022 as a Next Generation Partner for Fintech, was named as a 2019 Rising Star by Law360 in its Fintech category, and was honored by the Lawyer Magazine in the Disruptors section of its Hot 100 2018, an annual report identifying the UK’s “most daring, innovative and creative lawyers.”