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ACI's Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on FinTech and Emerging Payment Systems

Monday, April 30, 2018 - Wednesday, May 02, 2018

12:00 AM BST - 12:00 AM BST

New York, NY

36 Cental Park South

New York , USA

The FinTech and Emerging Payments industries are growing, be prepared for the evolving federal and state regulatory changes.

Join us at ACI’s FinTech and Payment Systems Legal Regulatory & Compliance Conference on April 30th to May 1st in NYC. This conference brings together unparalleled faculty of in-house counsel and compliance professionals, senior executives from industry-leading companies, high-level regulatory and enforcement officials, and top outside counsel specializing in FinTech and payment systems who will provide you with the key insights, proven strategies and best practices necessary to navigate the legal, compliance and technical hurdles arising from this brave new world.

Chris Daniel, Paul Hastings Partner, Corporate Department, is a co-chair of the conference and will participate on the following panel:

A Survey of the Different Licensing and Chartering Options for FinTechs: Finding the Best Fit for Your CompanyMay 1, 2018 - 8:50 am


Chris DanielPartnerPaul Hastings LLP (Atlanta, GA)

Stephen ChengVice President, ComplianceFirst Data Corporation (New York, NY)

Youssef SneiferPresidentMicrosoft Payments, Inc. (Seattle, WA)

Margaret E. TahyarPartnerDavis Polk & Wardwell LLP (New York, NY)

Sean RuffPartnerMorrison & Foerster LLP (Washington, DC)


Brian G. BarrettPartnerEversheds Sutherland (US) LLP (New York, NY)

Program Description:

  • Closely examining the different licensing/chartering options for FinTech companies:

    • OCC FinTech Charter / License as a Special Purpose Bank

    • Partnering with a Retail Bank

    • Licensed Money Transmitter

    • State Trust Company Charter

    • Industrial Loan Company Charter

  • Assessing the regulatory implications, compliance challenges and costs, and operational considerations surrounding each of these options

  • What should banks and Fintechs consider before they partner?

  • Assessing the positives and negatives of choosing the bank partnership model?

  • Addressing the recent applications by Sofi and Square for Industrial Loan Company Charters

  • If approved, what will the implications be?

  • Examining the latest developments and trends in fintech chartering/licensing decisions and what they means for the industry going forward

Park Lane Hotel36 Central Park SouthNew York, NY 10019

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