• 12.07.16

    Community Banks Can Benefit From Fintech Partnerships

    American Banker interviewed Manatt’s Craig Miller, co-chair of the firm’s financial services practice, for an article about how smaller community banks can benefit from partnerships with fintech companies.“They’re not likely to be sponsoring startup incubators like the big ...

  • 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, ...

  • 11.01.16

    U.S. News Ranks Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation

    U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have included Manatt in nine Tier 1 national practice rankings and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for the 2017 “Best Law Firms” guide. The firm has also been named “Law Firm of the Year” in Advertising Law and Entertainment Law ...

  • 10.06.16

    Inadequate Cybersecurity Goes Beyond Vulnerability to Threats

    CIO quoted Manatt’s Craig Miller, co-chair of the firm’s financial services practice, for an article about the challenges faced by CIOs and CTOs in the financial services industry. According to the 2016 Vormetric Data Threat Report -- Financial Services Edition, 90 percent of financial ...

  • 10.06.16

    Natarelli Selected as “Best in the Business” by Illinois Mortgage Bankers’ Association

    The Illinois Mortgage Bankers’ Association, the nation’s oldest state trade organization for mortgage bankers, awarded Manatt’s Brett Natarelli, a partner in the firm’s consumer financial services practice, the “Best in the Business” for Other Industry Service ...

  • 09.23.16

    CVB Financial Merges With Valley Commerce Bancorp

    Street Insider covered Manatt’s representation of CVB Financial in a merger agreement with Valley Commerce Bancorp (VCPB). Craig Miller and David Gershon, partners in the firm’s financial services practice, led the Manatt team that represented CVB Financial in the deal.The merger will ...

  • 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 ...

  • 07.15.16

    Unicorns Edge Out Average Joes in Slow IPO Market

    The New York Business Journal featured Manatt’s Katherine Blair, a partner in the firm’s capital markets practice, in a Q&A-style article about the initial public offering (IPO) of Line, a messaging app for mobile devices. When asked about the direction of the market considering the ...