Advising Big Three (MBB) consulting firms on reciprocal deposit arrangements, interest-rate restrictions, and related regulatory issues relating to the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR).
Advising private equity firms on regulatory and transactional matters related to de novo bank investments.
Representing financial institutions in transactions requiring regulatory approvals from U.S. federal and state regulators.
Advising foreign banking organizations in drafting U.S. resolution plans and developing recovery strategies.
Advising banks on payments issues regarding deposit-access devices, including Automated Clearing House (ACH) and wire-transfer transactions.
Representing financial institutions in investigations and enforcement proceedings before state and federal bank regulatory agencies.
and Marketplace Lending
Counseling fintech companies on financial regulatory matters, such as licensing and product development, fair lending, and anti-money laundering.
Advising on development and implementation of enterprise-level risk management programs and compliance management systems.
Assisting fintechs on third-party transactions involving bank-partner agreements, servicing agreements, and asset purchase and sale agreements (including contracts involving "true lender" risk).
Blockchain, Virtual Currencies, and Money Services Businesses
Advising companies on regulatory frameworks applicable to virtual currencies and blockchain.
Assisting digital asset firms in obtaining state money transmitter licenses and structuring partnerships with banks and other ecosystem players.
Providing strategic advice to venture capital funds investing in initial coin offerings (ICOs).
Advising U.S. retailers on financial regulations and contract issues related to retail acceptance of digital currencies.