Sara Weed is an attorney in the Fintech & Payment Systems practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's Atlanta office. She represents financial institutions and other financial services providers in regulatory and transactional matters. She has extensive experience in financial regulation from her previous role as Director and Counsel with the North Carolina Office of the Commissioner of Banks, overseeing supervision of non-depository mortgage lenders and brokers, money service businesses, and consumer finance companies. Prior to her government service, Ms. Weed served as in-house counsel to the financial services group at IBM and as a policy counsel with a national financial services research organization.
Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Award North America 2018 Shortlist – Standout Ranking in "Access to New Markets and Capital" Category
Tech Startup Divvy Primed for Customer Growth in 2019
January 29, 2019
Coinbase Champions Legislative Fix to Keep Cryptocurrency Businesses in N.C.
June 25, 2018
Federal Regulators Propose Madden Fix
December 02, 2019
CFPB FinTech Regulatory Innovation Initiatives Echo International Regimes
October 02, 2019
Can Cannabis Banking Work? Growing Interest in a Federal Safe Harbor
May 01, 2019
CFPB Payday Rule: A Ban or a Blueprint for the Future of Short-Term Consumer Lending?
October 19, 2017
Safe at First—U.S. Supreme Court Confirms that Purchasers of Debt Are Collecting Their Own Debt and Are Not Subject to the FDCPA as They Are Not Collecting a Debt Owed to Another
June 15, 2017
The New York State Industrial Appeals Board Invalidates Controversial Regulations Governing Methods of Wage Payment
February 23, 2017
Are You Ready to Comply with the CFPB’s Final Amended Mortgage Servicing Rules?
August 10, 2016
CFPB Proposes New Rule Targeting Small Dollar Loans, Relies on UDAAP Rulemaking Authority for First Time
June 14, 2016