Connell O’Neill is a corporate lawyer specialising in corporate and commercial transactions with a particular focus on the information technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sectors. He regularly advises emerging and established businesses on major transformative transactions in relation to the challenges presented by contemporary laws on the disruptive business models of the future. Connell has been a key advisor on many major transactions in the Asia Pacific region and has provided strategic and commercially sensitive advice to clients on a range of complex and emerging topics. Connell’s clients value his commercial and analytical approach to solving problems and his technical background in computer science. He regularly presents to clients and in forums on the opportunities and challenges in Fintech in the Asia Pacific region, including on key market trends in the areas of distributed ledger technology, cybersecurity, robotic process automation, robo advice, privacy and data management and the ongoing transformation of financial services businesses in Asia in response to technological developments. Clients benefit from Connell’s unique insights and deep understanding of the key risks and challenges associated with the rapidly changing landscape as a result of the extensive transactional work he is engaged in across the TMT sectors in Asia, and in particular in the emerging area of Fintech.