Download: Media and Tech Law

Providing insight, guidance and debate on key developments in the media and technology sectors, and the legal implications for businesses.

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As the FinTech space explodes, start-ups as well as established companies are competing to lead the way. Whether it's crowdfunding, virtual currencies or payment services, there are complex legal challenges which need to be addressed by stakeholders at an early stage to help ensure success. This month, Download takes a look at some of the key areas in FinTech and how to navigate relevant rules and regulations.


Advertising and marketing are the themes of this edition of Download. The UK sees moves underway in a variety of sectors, from food to financial services, to reinforce trust in how consumers interact with online commercial messaging. While the solution is not always more regulation, it is clear that regulators across the board are concerned to empower consumers to know when they are being marketed to and what will be done with their personal data.