Fintech

Fintech Law360 provides breaking news and analysis on financial technology. Coverage includes legal and regulatory developments in cryptocurrency, including bitcoin and initial coin offerings, as well as electronic payment systems, peer-to-peer lending, algorithmic trading and many other aspects of this fast-evolving area of the law.



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Latest News in Fintech

  • July 18, 2024

    Bizlato Founder Avoids More Time For Illicit Crypto Deals

    The founder of Bitzlato Ltd. on Thursday was spared further incarceration for using the cryptocurrency exchange to process what prosecutors say was over $700 million in criminal proceeds, the latest case among many where judges factor in the vile conditions at Brooklyn's notorious federal jail, the Metropolitan Detention Center, as a reason for leniency.

  • July 18, 2024

    4 Men Cop To $2M 'Instant Deposit' Robinhood Fraud

    Four men have pled guilty in New York federal court to being involved in a scheme to steal millions of dollars from trading firm Robinhood by exploiting a program that gave them access to cash advances.

  • July 18, 2024

    OCC's Hsu Calls For 'More Nuanced' Preemption Approach

    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's acting chief has signaled plans for a potential shift in his agency's approach to federal preemption following a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, calling for "more nuanced analysis" when evaluating the applicability of state laws to banks it oversees.

  • July 18, 2024

    Cyber Incident Response Checklist For SEC Compliance

    In light of recent guidance from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which clarified the distinction between two types of cybersecurity incident disclosures, companies should align their materiality assessment, incident response and disclosure control processes to bolster compliance and provide a measure of protection, say attorneys at Troutman Pepper.

  • July 18, 2024

    Deals Rumor Mill: Google, StandardAero, Sony

    Google parent Alphabet is nearing a $23 billion Wiz buy, PE firms circle StandardAero at a potential $10 billion price, and Sony backs away from Paramount after the Skydance deal. Law360 breaks down these and other notable deal rumors from the past week.

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Areas of Coverage

  • AGENCIES
  • U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
  • Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
  • Federal Reserve
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • Self-regulatory organizations
  • State and international regulators
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • OCC Fintech Charter
  • Regulatory sandboxes
  • Bank Secrecy Act
  • Securities Act
  • Securities Exchange Act
  • Securities Investor Protection Act
  • Commodities Exchange Act
  • Federal and state guidance on fintech products
  • Federal and state legislation
  • International banking legislation and regulation
  • ENFORCEMENT
  • Cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offering fraud investigations
  • Asset and credit freezes
  • False advertising of fintech products
  • Cybersecurity and privacy matters related to fintech companies
  • Spoofing
  • Federal criminal matters
  • State enforcement actions
  • LITIGATION
  • Intellectual property matters
  • Investor class actions
  • Challenges to federal or state regulations
  • TRANSACTIONS
  • Initial coin offerings
  • Mergers and acquisitions of fintech companies
  • Private equity and venture capital fundraising for fintech companies
  • PROFILES
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of law firm fintech practices
  • General counsel interviews

Readership

  • Fintech lawyers at top law firms
  • Corporate counsel, compliance officers and executives for fintech companies
  • Information experts at law firms, agencies and companies
  • Policymakers at federal and state agencies
  • Judges and court staff across the U.S.
  • Professors, students and library staff at every accredited law school in the U.S.
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