• 03.15.18

    Madden Closer to Being Fixed

    Inching one step closer to passage, the full House of Representatives approved the so-called Madden fix bill by a vote of 245 to 171. 

  • 02.28.18

    Moving Forward With Cryptocurrency Regulation in 2018

    Two months into 2018, it feels a little like the calm before a regulatory storm in terms of cryptocurrency regulation. 

  • 02.16.18

    Federal Lawmakers Consider Fintech

    Federal lawmakers discussed financial technology at a recent hearing, with topics ranging from regulatory sandboxes to marketplace lending.

  • 02.01.18

    Cryptocurrency: Vermont Considers Tax, SEC Talks Enforcement

    In cryptocurrency news, the Vermont legislature is considering a bill that would create a tax on digital currency transactions, while the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a statement on enforcement actions.

  • 01.04.18

    Digital Finance and Marketplace Lending Year in Review

    2017 was a banner year for digital finance, as cryptocurrency made headlines, the SEC cracked down on ICOs, alternative lenders broadened their portfolios and the industry entered the mainstream.

  • 12.28.17

    Court Tosses DFS Challenge to Fintech Charters

    Finding the action unripe, a federal court judge has dismissed the New York Department of Financial Services’ (DFS) challenge to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) decision to grant special purpose national bank charters.

  • 12.14.17

    Madden Fix Legislation Moves Forward

    The House Financial Services Committee, by a vote of 42 to 17, passed a bill that would affect a “ Madden fix,” moving the legislation forward to the full House of Representatives for consideration.

  • 11.30.17

    Noreika Weighs In on Separation of Banking and Commerce

    In his last remarks as Acting Comptroller of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Keith A. Noreika took on the “taboo” topic of removing the separation between banking and commerce.

  • 11.09.17

    OCC’s Noreika Continues Conversation on Innovation, Fintechs

    Acting Comptroller of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Keith Noreika continued speaking out on changes in the financial services industry—and the potential for fintech charters—in recent remarks.

  • 10.25.17

    The CFPB Arbitration Rule Is Dead, or Is It?

    By now you’ve heard that the Senate has killed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB’s) arbitration rule.