Financial Technology

Financial Technology

Afrilex Associates recognizes the evolution of the financial sector and the resultant interest and activity in financial technology (FinTech) has increased dramatically in recent years.

With digital innovation driving an unprecedented shift in financial services, we offer a full range of legal services that FinTech innovators need to develop and adopt products and services namely, crowdfunding, e-payment platforms, cryptocurrencies, digital banking and peer-to-peer lending.

Our FinTech team supports clients, ranging from investors and start-ups to established financial institutions and technology and telecom companies, involved in the FinTech sector. We also advise companies that partner or invest in FinTech companies and financial institutions and asset managers that develop FinTech products and services. We regularly advise on the interaction between technology, data use and developments in financial regulation.

For a comprehensive understanding of financial products and market infrastructure, we develop and maintain strong relationships with FinTech industry groups. We also have unparalleled regulatory insights that help us keep abreast of the business and digital strategies of our clients while leveraging on our strong team of lawyers with prior regulatory, government, trade association and in- house expertise to keep abreast of evolving regulatory, policy, trade issues and related trends.

The firm’s collective expertise ensures that clients receive pragmatic commercial advice that will help develop data-driven, scalable, secure and compliant FinTech solutions.


We counsel our local and international clients on a range of issues which include:
  • Payment services
  • Peer-to-Peer (P2P) debt and equity financing
  • Data protection & privacy
  • Robo advisory
  • Crowdfunding
  • Regtech
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Blockchain
  • Smart contracts
  • Initial coin offerings and Initial Exchange Offerings
  • Exchange Offerings
  • Cybersecurity
  • eCommerce and internet services

Key Contacts


Afrilex Associates
P: +255 22 292 3571
T: +255 758 452 355
E: info@afrilex.co.tz
Tanzanite Park
8th Floor, Wing B
Plot No. 38 South Ursino St
New Bagamoyo Road, Dar es Salaam


Afrilex Associates is a modern regional law firm with presence in Tanzania, Zanzibar and Rwanda. Its team of Partners, Advocates and Associates has unrivalled experience of working with multi-national companies, public companies and private persons within and outside the East African region.

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