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The payments space is rapidly evolving through technology solutions, regulation and new entrant FinTech start-ups.

Buddle Findlay's leading payments team act for many of the major banks operating in New Zealand, Payments NZ, a number of non-bank financial institutions, the Crown, credit card companies, payment switches, crypto-currency operators and entrepreneurs developing FinTech, payment and financial service applications.

We regularly advise on payment systems, agency banking, clearing and settlement, complex sweep and netting arrangements, mobile payments, financial product terms and conditions, crypto-currencies, foreign exchange accounts and transactions, ATM and cash logistics solutions, domestic debit, credit card interchange, payment gateways, merchant acquiring arrangements (global and domestic), transactional banking arrangements for complex corporate or public sector groups, competition law compliance, and on upcoming regulatory changes and legislation that impacts New Zealand's payment system.

Whether you are an issuer, acquirer, card scheme, customer looking for more effective ways to pay, a merchant, clearing and settlement bank, agency bank, payments switch, ATM provider, payment standard body or regulator - you can have confidence that our team understands payments and can provide you with more than just legal advice.

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