• 01.09.19

    Manatt Fintech’s Top 5 Takeaways of 2018

    In the financial technology industry (fintech), 2018 was a fascinating and fast-paced year.

  • 12.19.18

    California DBO Seeks Help With SB 1235

    The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) has started the process of developing regulations to implement SB 1235, which imposes new disclosure requirements for commercial financing in the state.

  • 12.05.18

    Regulatory Push for Industry Collaboration, Technology Continues

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chair Jelena McWilliams emphasized the need for partnership and collaboration with the financial services industry, in recent remarks at a fintech conference.

  • 11.27.18

    Banks Face Changes After Midterm Elections

    What impact will the midterm elections have on banks?

  • 11.07.18

    Regulators Embrace Innovation

    “Innovation” is the keyword for regulators across the country, with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) announcing the agency will create an office to encourage banks to try out new financial technology and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) launching what it ...

  • 11.07.18

    Take Two: CSBS Files Second Suit Challenging OCC Fintech Charters

    Just a few weeks after the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) filed its second lawsuit challenging the decision by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to offer a federal bank charter for fintech firms, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) followed suit and ...

  • 10.10.18

    New York DFS Files Second Suit Over OCC Fintech Charter

    Here we go again: The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) has filed its second lawsuit against the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) over the agency’s plan to permit fintech companies to apply for Special Purpose National Bank Charters.

  • 10.10.18

    Latest Buzz: Is California Regulator Readying New Financial Regulations?

    In a sign that the California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) is contemplating new enforcement activity or possibly proposed regulations in the lending space, the DBO sent letters to 20 consumer installment lenders asking for details about their annual percentage rates (APRs) and online ...

  • 08.16.18

    States Take Action on Bitcoin Online Lending

    State regulators are keeping a close eye on cryptocurrency and digital lending activities, with a cease and desist order involving bitcoin and a new law targeting online lenders.

  • 07.18.18

    State AGs: No Need for Madden Fix Legislation

    A group of state attorneys general reached out to congressional leadership, pushing back against the Madden fix legislation pending in the U.S. House of Representatives.