International Financing of Fintechs: Leveraging IP from Seed, to Growth and Beyond

Event Information


September 14, 2021


1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET


American Bar Association

Delivery Method



The panel will discuss significant legal issues arising in financing fintech companies in the US, Canada and Asia, providing a general overview of the growing financial technology market and sharing insights on key legal issues arising when financing intellectual property of fintechs in different jurisdictions and related bankruptcy concerns.   


  • Kiriakoula Hatzikiriakos (moderator), Senior Manager-Legal Counsel, National Bank of Canada, Montreal, Canada
  • Tracy Springer, Interim Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, Liberty SBF, New York, NY
  • Rick Antonoff, Partner, Blank Rome LLP
  • Joyce Bernasek, Partner, Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Toronto, Canada
  • Professor Xuan-Thao Nguyen, Gerald L. Bepko Chair, Director, Center for Intellectual Property Law and Innovation, Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, IN

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