• 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 ...

  • 12.13.16

    Heritage Oaks Bancorp Sells for $482M

    American Banker covered Manatt’s representation of Heritage Oaks Bancorp in its sale to Pacific Premier Bancorp. The Manatt deal team was led by Jordan Hamburger, a partner in the firm’s corporate and finance practice.Pacific Premier paid $482 million for the $2 billion-asset Heritage ...

  • 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, ...

  • 11.03.16

    Wanda Gains Hollywood Foothold With $1B Dick Clark Acquisition

    The Los Angeles Times quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about Dalian Wanda Group’s acquisition of Dick Clark Productions for about $1 billion. The acquisition underscores Wanda’s seriousness about gaining ...

  • 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 ...

  • 10.20.16

    M&A Gives Technology Companies a Leg Up on Competition

    Close-Up Media Inc. interviewed Manatt’s Hale Boggs, chair of Manatt Digital, and Ben Orlanski, chair of the firm’s mergers and acquisitions practice, for an article about Manatt Digital’s study, “Shaping the Future: Trends in Digital Media and Frontier Technologies ...

  • 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 ...