L&W counsels Square on Verse acquisition

Latham & Watkins has counselled Square on Verse acquisition. A cross-border team represented the financial services and mobile payments company

Square has acquired Verse, a Spanish P2P payments app that allows customers to send and receive payments from friends and family instantly, safely, and free of charge.

Latham & Watkins represented Square in the transaction with a Corporate team led by Bay Area partner Greg Roussel (pictured right) and Madrid office partner Ignacio Pallarés (pictured left), with Bay area associates Saad Khanani, Michelle Lu, and Amanda Dillon, and Madrid associate Ori Assa.

The advice was also provided on Technology transactions matters by Bay Area partner JD Marple and London partner Christian McDermott, with Los Angeles associate Jia Jia Huang and London associate Lucy Tucker; on Data Privacy and Security matters by London partner Gail Crawford; on Regulatory matters by London partner Stuart Davis, with London associate Brett Carr; on Tax matters by Madrid partner Jordi Dominguez, Bay Area partner Grace Lee, and Madrid counsel Ivan Rabanillo, with Boston associate Jeremiah Cowen; on Benefits and Compensation matters by Bay Area partner Julie Crisp and Madrid partner Naiara Rodriguez-Escudero, with Madrid associate Guillermo Ruiz de Salazar; and on Capital Markets matters by Madrid partner Ignacio Gómez-Sancha, with Madrid associate Rafael Martínez-Echevarría.

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