• 05.24.18

    Fintech Developments: FTC, FDIC, OCC and More

    Fintech developments continue to unfold, with ongoing workshops and forums, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. remarks from its chair, another dismissal in the challenge to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) proposal to issue fintech charters, and a new bill in the New York ...

  • 05.11.18

    DFS Has NRA Relationships, Rent-to-Own Lenders in Its Sight

    Banks in New York have been warned: The state’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) will be keeping a close eye on relationships with the National Rifle Association (NRA) and similar organizations.

  • 04.11.18

    Cryptocurrency Pays the Price for Alleged Harm With Ad Ban

    Already the target of state and federal regulators, cryptocurrency is now being phased out of online advertising and social media.

  • 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. 

  • 02.16.18

    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.

  • 12.14.17

    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.

  • 11.09.17

    Experts Share Insights on the State of Marketplace Lending

    Brian Korn, partner and co-chair of the firm’s financial services group, spoke on a panel at the First Associates Marketplace Lending Networking Breakfast on Nov. 1 in New York.

  • 10.12.17

    OCC Head Talks Changing Business Models, Madden Fix

    Speaking at an industry event, Acting Comptroller of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Keith Noreika discussed changing business models as well as the need for a “Madden fix.”