John is Head of the Financial Services sector and a Partner specialising in providing E-commerce and IT advice, particularly in the financial services sector. John was a founding partner of the new media and e-commerce service OUT-LAW.COM. He lectures and writes extensively on the subject of IT and e-business legal issues, and wrote the IT chapter of the firm’s recent publication ‘Insurance Distribution'.
John has represented a number of major insurance companies on their e-commerce and IT arrangements and in particular on the procurement of WRAP platforms and agreements with aggregators, portals and other services providers. He has also advised Origo on a standard legal framework to address the data protection, security and contractual issues surrounding the on-line transfer of data between insurance companies and IFAs through third party service providers or portals.