• 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 03.07.17

    BlueVine Capital Secures $75M Credit Line

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s representation of Blue Vine Capital Inc. in negotiating a $75 million warehouse credit line. Sophia Yen, a partner in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, led the team that handled the negotiations for BlueVine.BlueVine, launched about four ...

  • 02.23.17

    Trade Groups Ask SCOTUS to Affirm Interchange Settlement Ruling

    Digital Transactions interviewed Manatt’s Anita Boomstein, chair of the firm’s global payments practice, for an article about the National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s request that the U.S. Supreme Court let stand an appeals-court ruling that ...