Diane Holden is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's Atlanta office. She is a member of the Global Fintech and Payments Group.
Ms. Holden’s practice is focused on providing transactional, regulatory, and general corporate guidance in the global payments space. Her clients include banks and non-bank financial institutions, financial services and financial technology companies, payment networks, and investment firms. She is experienced in advising clients on acquisitions and investments and in negotiating commercial agreements between parties in the global payments space. She also regularly provides guidance on regulatory issues within the payments space, including with respect to electronic payments, virtual currencies, stored value, and money transmission.
Ms. Holden has expertise in state money transmission statutes, the federal Bank Secrecy Act, Regulation E, and other state and federal statutes related to the provision of payments.
Ms. Holden received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2009. She received her B.A. in Political Science and Literature from Miami University, cum laude, in 2006. She is a member of the State Bar of Georgia.
- U.S. Proposes a National Framework for the Regulation of Fintech - August 9th, 2018
- CFPB Payday Rule: A Ban or a Blueprint for the Future of Short-Term Consumer Lending? - October 19th, 2017
- Compliance Alert: CFPB Releases New Guidance Regarding Phone Pay Fees - August 11th, 2017
- OCC to Banking Entities—Give Us Input to Help Improve Implementation of the Volcker Rule - August 10th, 2017
- State Regulators Mount Counter-Offensive Seeking to Stop OCC’s Fintech Charter - May 3rd, 2017
- The OCC’s Proposed Fintech Charter: If It Walks Like a Bank and Quacks Like a Bank, It’s a Bank - December 13th, 2016
- Back to the Future—Trump Administration Seeks to Roll Back Financial Services Regulation - November 30th, 2016
- The CFPB’s Project Catalyst: Is It Worth the Risk? - November 4th, 2016
- Money Transmitters Face New Requirements under Proposed New York Cybersecurity Rule - October 6th, 2016
- Online Lenders Beware—CashCall Decision another Example of True Lender Risks - September 29th, 2016
- Addressing ECOA Risk in Marketplace Lending - August 25th, 2016
- Are You Ready to Comply with the CFPB’s Final Amended Mortgage Servicing Rules? - August 10th, 2016
- CFPB Proposes New Rule Targeting Small Dollar Loans, Relies on UDAAP Rulemaking Authority for First Time - June 14th, 2016
- FinCEN Guidance Highlights Continued Regulatory Focus on Anti-Money Laundering Risks Posed by MSB Agents - March 29th, 2016
- CFPB—2015 in Review and What is Ahead for 2016? - January 14th, 2016
- Has the CFPB Essentially Banned Marketing Services Agreements Under RESPA? - October 21st, 2015
- Banking on the Green Rush: Financial Institutions Face New Challenges in Serving the Legal Marijuana Industry - September 29th, 2015
- Cybersecurity as a Global Concern in Need of Global Solutions: Some Recent Financial Regulatory Developments - September 1st, 2015
- Elder Financial Abuse on the Rise: What Financial Institutions Can Do to Address Increasing Regulatory Scrutiny Designed to Protect At-Risk Customers - August 25th, 2015
- Is Your Business Ready to Comply with the Final Amended Department of Defense Military Lending Act Regulation? - August 5th, 2015