Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting recently weighed in on fintechs, presenting a positive picture for fintech companies considering seeking a special purpose national bank charter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).
In the financial technology industry (fintech), 2018 was a fascinating and fast-paced year.
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.
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.
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“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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.