• 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 ...

  • 11.22.16

    LiftForward Secures $100M in Debt Capital

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s representation of LiftForward, Inc. in securing $100 million in debt capital. Partner Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, led the Manatt team.LiftForward is a small business lender for manufacturers, ...

  • 10.24.16

    The Fintech Revolution Comes to Regional and Community Banks

    Thousands of regional and community banks are turning to fintech in order to meet the needs of customers who demand services on their computers, tablets and phones, according to a new report by Manatt.

  • 08.24.16

    Online Lending Comes with Increased Scrutiny for Banks

    American Banker quoted Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, in an article about banks that decide to explore online lending in efforts to boost profits.Banks that enter this line of business, however, can expect heightened scrutiny ...

  • 08.21.16

    Bank-Startup Partnerships Face Increased Regulation

    The Wall Street Journal interviewed Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, for an article about the FDIC’s proposed guidelines to increase supervisory attention for banks that partner with third-party firms to make loans, such as ...

  • 08.10.16

    Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding on the Rise

    The Commercial Real Estate Show featured Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, in a segment about commercial real estate crowdfunding.When asked about the advantages and disadvantages of the model that have been impacting the growth ...