• 08.02.18

    New York’s DFS Report Could Yield Increased Regulation

    Based on a law requiring a survey of online lending in the state, New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) issued a report on the methods of operation, lending practices, and risks and benefits of online lending, including recommendations that could lead to additional regulation of ...

  • 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.

  • 06.20.18

    Federal Reserve Governor Talks Digital Innovations

    How will digital innovations impact the financial system? Speaking at the Decoding Digital Currency Conference sponsored by the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard discussed cryptocurrencies, digital currencies and distributed ledger technologies.

  • 06.06.18

    Fintech Update: Regulators Join Together for Fintech Oversight

    A key regulator has announced a cryptocurrency crackdown in conjunction with Canadian as well as U.S. federal and state regulators.

  • 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

    Eleventh Circuit Weighs in on Arbitration With Cryptocurrency Exchange

    May an online digital currency platform compel arbitration in a proposed class action brought by a former customer of a now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange?

  • 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. 

  • 02.28.18

    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.

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