Stikeman Elliott ranks as a leading law firm in fintech - Chambers Fintech 2020 guide

January 16, 2020

We are pleased to be recognized as a leading law firm in the fintech industry. Stikeman Elliott ranked in the Chambers Fintech 2020 guide which includes Canada.

This recognition supports Stikeman Elliott’s dedication to deliver legal excellence to our banking and finance clients. Over the years, foreign fintech players, leading financial institutions and start-ups alike have entrusted us with their Canadian operations, and together we have pioneered several fintech initiatives that have played a significant role in advancing the financial industry.

Our multidisciplinary team provides rich technology and intellectual property insights, including advice on regulatory implications, financing options, and potential IPOs and private equity investments to ensure a sustainable future for all our clients.


Stikeman Elliott’s most recent work in the fintech sector includes:

  • HyperBlock Technologies Corp. in its proposed reverse takeover of CryptoGlobal Corp., a leading blockchain and fintech company, for consideration of approximately C$106M.
  • DH Corporation, as counsel, in its cross-border acquisition by Vista Equity Partners for a total enterprise value of approximately C$4.8B. 
  • GMP Securities L.P., as agents’ counsel, in the private placement of units of FBC Bitcoin Trust, a mutual fund trust managed by First Block Capital Inc., and Canada’s first bitcoin fund.

*View more recent work in the fintech sector.

For more information, visit our fintech expertise page.