• 07.26.17

    SEC Finding on Digital Tokens Could Make Waves for Fintech

    Manatt’s Brian Korn, co-chair of the firm's financial services group and chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, was quoted by Politico Pro in an article discussing a new SEC finding that could have major implications for the digital currency ...

  • 07.19.17

    The Wall Street Journal Quotes Korn on National Fintech Licenses

    The Wall Street Journal quoted Manatt's Brian Korn, co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, on acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika’s support of giving national licenses to financial-technology firms.   Noreika stated that the federal banking system ...

  • 07.17.17

    L.A. Judge Compels Arbitration for Class Suing Toyota

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s successful representation of Toyota Motor Corporation’s financial arm in a case challenging its lending calculations. Judge Ann I. Jones of the Los Angeles County Superior Court has ruled that class members seeking relief over alleged illegal lease ...

  • 07.11.17

    Esquire Financial Holdings Completes Initial Public Offering

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s representation of Sandler O’Neill & Partners LP, the sole underwriter for Esquire Financial Holdings Inc.’s initial public offering. The Manatt team was led by Craig Miller, a partner in the firm’s financial services transactions ...

  • 07.05.17

    Deposits Becoming a Bigger Aspect of Bank M&A

    American Banker interviewed Manatt's Craig Miller, a partner in the firm's financial services practices, about the mergers and acquisitions trends he’s seeing so far this year.   As American Banker reports, deposits are becoming a more important aspect of bank M&A. The ...

  • 05.17.17

    We Wrote the Book on Consumer Finance

    Twelve Manatt attorneys contributed to the sixth edition of the leading desk reference in consumer financial services law, Practising Law Institute’s Consumer Financial Services Answer Book. Publishing in June 2017, Manatt lawyers contributed to nearly half of the twenty-seven chapters, the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 04.24.17

    Cooke, Hallem, Wilson Among L.A.’s Top Women Lawyers

    The Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Manatt partners Michelle Cooke, Timi Hallem and Donna Wilson as three of the most influential women lawyers in Los Angeles. The publication’s inaugural list highlights 50 of the most impactful women lawyers in Los Angeles, a region that is a ...

  • 04.06.17

    CU Bancorp Strikes Merger Agreement With PacWest

    A Manatt team led by Barbara Polsky and Craig Miller, co-chairs of the firm’s financial services practice, represented CU Bancorp in the merger transaction with PacWest. The deal is valued at approximately $705 million.The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017, ...