• 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...