Global Banking and Payment Systems

Financial institutions and payment system providers seeking to navigate new paths to growth face a highly competitive marketplace and evolving regulatory landscape. We can help.

Latest Insights, News, and Events

Latest Insights, News, and Events

Guiding Our Clients to Success

We represent our clients before every U.S. federal banking agency and many state banking agencies in matters involving regulatory initiatives, regulatory legislation, and enforcement actions, as well as before the Financial Services Authority in the U.K.

In addition, we are at the forefront of the rapidly evolving world of payments systems. Our lawyers provide insights on the legal implications of innovations such as virtual currency and mobile banking, and guide clients through the complex and ever-changing statutory and regulatory environment. We regularly represent some of the world’s largest payment systems providers—as well as companies at the forefront of payment system innovations and emerging markets—on transactional and regulatory issues such as product development, consumer compliance, and strategic acquisitions.

Bank Regulatory | Payment Systems

Regulatory Developments

OCC's Curry: Limited-Purpose Charter for Fintech Is Possible

Mobility and security in the banking industry

Accenture Study Shows Rapid Growth in FinTech Investment

The Impact of Post-Crisis Reforms on the U.S. Financial System and Economy

Foreign Public Funds Sponsored by Banking Entities


FinCEN's Tackling money laundering: Toward s a new model for information sharing

Final Rules Issued by the CFPB

CSBS Policy on State Virtual Currency Regulation

FinCEN Statement on Providing Banking Services to Money Services Businesses

All Things Volcker

Virtual and Digital Currency

The virtual and digital currency market is facing unprecedented growth and rapid technological advances. Staying abreast of the complicated framework of laws and regulations is critical as you develop your business and compliance structure. Learn more about this new frontier:

Bank of England Explores Blockchain, Says Digital Currency is Far Off

US Blockchain Businesses Push for Alternative to State-By-State Licensing

EU Watchdog: Distributed Ledgers Still Face Key Challenges

New York Regulators Grant Second BitLicense to Ripple

Bitcoin Regulation Bill Approved by Californian State Assembly

NYDFS - Final “BitLicense” virtual currency rule


Privacy and Cybersecurity

The complex global legal requirements impacting the collection, use, and disclosure of information make it imperative for businesses to have a sophisticated understanding of the legal compliance issues. Leverage these resources as you identify business strategies to minimize your risks and exposures:

The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Nevada Expands Definition of Personal Information for Purposes of the State’s Breach and Safeguards Laws

The Video Privacy Protection Act

ABA to Launch New Center on Payments, Cybersecurity

Security Standards Council