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

  • December 04, 2020

    2nd Circ. Affirms Penny Stock Broker's $12M SEC Fine

    A Second Circuit panel on Friday upheld the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's $12 million fine against a Utah penny stock broker for deficient suspicious transactions reporting practices, ruling the agency wasn't improperly enforcing another federal regulator's anti-money laundering laws.

  • December 04, 2020

    UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London

    The past week in London has seen pharmaceutical giant Teva hit Astellas with a patent suit, Volkswagen sue several shippers and Prince Harry sue several tabloids for defamation. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K.

  • December 03, 2020

    Fintech-Focused SPAC Leads 4 IPOs Totaling $1.35B

    A quartet of blank-check companies started trading Thursday after raising about $1.35 billion combined, led by fintech-focused Far Peak Acquisition, which is helmed by the former president of the New York Stock Exchange.

  • December 03, 2020

    NY Appeals Court Unpauses IPO Suit Against Lender Qudian

    A New York state appeals court on Thursday stepped in and lifted a stay on an investor action accusing the Chinese online microlender Qudian of going public without disclosing the extent of a principal shareholder's control over its operations.

  • December 03, 2020

    SEC's 'FinHub' To Become Stand-Alone Office Within Agency

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday that "FinHub," the agency's two-year-old effort to provide regulatory clarity and facilitate communication with players in the fintech industry, will become a stand-alone office.

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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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