Bird & Bird (Copenhagen)

Annette Printz Nielsen

Bird & Bird (Copenhagen)
Lawyer (Partner)

Annette Printz Nielsen is a partner and Danish Head of the Financial Services group and advise clients on a broad range of tech and regulatory related matters. On the tech side, she has significant expertise in drafting and negotiating IT contracts, including in particular SaaS contracts, consultancy contracts, outsourcing contracts and licensing terms. Additionally, Annette Printz Nielsen is passionate about and advise on new technology such as distributed ledger technology (DLT), artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data and the legal aspects associated with the use hereof. On the regulatory side, she advises on regulatory issues impacting the payments sector in particular, including the Danish Payments Act (PSD2 in international context), Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS), the Interchange Fee Regulation (IFR), the European Banking Authority (EBA) guidelines on outsourcing, etc. She advises on licensing requirements and applications for payment service providers including the new license requirements for account information service providers (AISP) and payment initiation service providers (PISP). Annette Printz Nielsen works very closely with her colleagues in the international payments team advising payment services providers, large international merchants, as well as various stakeholders in the payments value chain on regulatory matters, market analysis and product reviews. Furthermore, she advises fintech startups on all tech and regulatory aspects and challenges of operating as a fintech. Annette Printz Nielsen is a strong believer in cultivating a diverse and inclusive payments industry internationally, and is the Danish ambassador for European Women Payments Network (EWPN), which is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to building a community for women in cards, fintech & payments in Europe.

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Annette Printz Nielsen, Hans Svensson, Kim Kit Ow, Slawomir Szepietowski, Stefano Febbi, Konrad Siegler, Michael Jünemann, Kristiina Lehvilä, Ivan Sagál, Michelle Chan, Shane Barber, Joost van Roosmalen, Trystan Tether, Pauline Kuipers, Scott McInnes, Cathie-Rosalie Joly, Adrian Calvo The Dutch Competition Authority publishes its report on the role of big techs in the payment market


Dutch regulator calls for tighter regulation of Big Techs in payment market study On 1 December 2020, the Dutch competition authority (ACM) published its long-awaited report on the role of major technology firms (Big Techs) in the payment market. The publication of the report was expected in (...)

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