• 05.12.17

    The Fourth Annual Crowdfunding USA Conference & Workshop

    The Fourth Annual Crowdfunding USA Conference & Workshop brought together industry experts to discuss new developments in risk mitigation and internet finance. Manatt sponsored the event, which took place May 4–5, 2017, in Washington, D.C.Brian Korn, chair of Manatt’s digital ...

  • 05.01.17

    OCC’s Fintech Charter Puts CRA Compliance Front and Center

    American Banker quoted Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, in an article about the financial inclusion rules in the OCC’s fintech charter."Most bank charters have CRA compliance as a secondary component, but here it's ...

  • 04.05.17

    States Test Loan Rate Caps

    American Banker quoted Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, in an article about interest rate caps in the marketplace lending industry.In Colorado, the state has taken aggressive steps to enforce its 12% rate cap for consumer loans, ...

  • 04.03.17

    OCC Fintech Charter Tough on Financial Inclusion

    American Banker quoted Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, in an article about the financial inclusion rules in the OCC’s fintech charter.“Most bank charters have [Community Reinvestment Act] compliance as a secondary ...

  • 03.15.17

    Suits in CO Test Madden Doctrine

    Debtwire quoted Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, in an article about suits filed by Colorado's Uniform Credit Code Administrator against Marlette Funding and Avant over the rates charged by the online unsecured consumer ...

  • 02.22.17

    Capital Raising Law and Regulation Update

    Crowdfund Beat covered Manatt partner Brian Korn’s speech on crowdfunding laws, rules and regulations at the Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference. Korn, who is chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, discussed the history of capital raising laws and a ...

  • 01.22.17

    A Novel Approach to a Changing Financial Industry

    Crowdfund Insider interviewed Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, for an article about his perspective on the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s proposed Fintech Charter for emerging firms. When asked for his opinion ...

  • 01.19.17

    Manatt a Finalist in LendIt’s First Annual Industry Awards

    LendIt, the world's largest show in lending and fintech, has named Manatt a finalist for its first annual LendIt Industry Awards in the “Top Law Firm” category. One of only six law firms selected, Manatt’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, which is led by ...

  • 12.22.16

    How Lending and Crowdfunding Have Transformed in 2016

    CrowdFundBeat covered a presentation given by Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the digital finance and marketplace lending practice, at the FinTech Revolution event in New York City. Korn spoke about the changes in the U.S. legal landscape as they relate to fintech.After explaining the ...

  • 12.02.16

    New OCC Proposal Could Give Fintechs More Freedom

    The Wall Street Journal quoted Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, for an article about a new proposal out of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) that would allow fintech companies to apply for bank charters.Korn ...