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Oliver Irons


Simmons & Simmons

Oliver is a partner in Simmons & Simmons' Financial Services Regulatory team in London and heads up the international payments practice. He is a specialist in the regulation of payment services and electronic money, working with major banks and payment service providers as well as firms looking to get into the payments space.

Oliver’s recent work has included advising on the launch of a new digital only bank, working with start-up and early stage FinTech clients on the launch and scaling of their businesses and advising a number of the leading crypto asset exchanges on their regulatory position in the UK.

In addition to his experience in private practice, Oliver was seconded to the Financial Conduct Authority where he advised on the implementation of PSD2 and development of regulatory guidance.

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