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US Comptroller of the Currency Will Offer Limited Purpose National Bank Charters to Fintech Companies
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2016

ONPOINT A legal update from Dechert's Financial Services Group December 2016 US Comptroller of the Currency Will Offer Limited Purpose National Bank


Marketplace lending technology patents held invalid
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • August 9 2016

On July 25, 2016, three appellate judges in the United States held that a popular online marketplace lender’s patents were invalid because they


Regulators notice small business loans are big business
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

The focus in marketplace lending appears to be shifting to small business loans recently and it is clear that small business loans are big business


FinTech and Marketplace Lenders under Scrutiny
  • Herzog Fox & Neeman
  • USA
  • June 30 2016

Recent regulatory developments point to the potential for increased regulatory scrutiny of marketplace lending and their service providers. Among


Matheson advises on EIB’s first marketplace lending investment
  • Matheson
  • United Kingdom, European Union, Ireland
  • June 27 2016

Matheson acted as Irish legal and tax counsel advising Funding Circle in connection with the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) £100 million investment


Regulating the Unknown: The FTC Seeks to Understand the Past, Present and Future of Financial Technology
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2016

Over the past 10 years, advances in technology have changed the way people live their lives. No longer must a person leave her home to purchase


Treasury Report on Online Marketplace Lending Recommends Increased Regulation
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2016

The Treasury Department recently issued a white paper detailing its findings on the current state of the online marketplace lending industry and


U.S. Treasury Issues Marketplace Lending White Paper
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • May 31 2016

In response to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s (“Treasury”) July 20, 2015 request for information on online marketplace lending (the “RFI”


The Evolution of Marketplace Lending
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2016

Marketplace lending in the U.S. continues to evolve at a rapid pace as a result of legal and regulatory developments and market forces. In


Treasury Cites Cyber Challenges for Online Marketplace Lending Industry
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2016

On May 10, 2016, the United States Department of Treasury (Treasury) became the latest federal agency to highlight the importance of cybersecurity in