INDUSTRIES & PRACTICES

fintech savvy

FinTech
HELPING CLIENTS NAVIGATE THE CRITICAL AND EVER-CHANGING BUSINESS, LEGAL AND REGULATORY ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH TECHNOLOGICAL DISRUPTION IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY.

Overview

More than 250 Dorsey lawyers comprise the firm’s Banking Industry Group, advising clients on banking and other financial services matters around the globe. Dorsey represents both FinTech companies and financial services companies engaging in transactions with FinTech companies, giving the firm a 360° view of the issues that impact the sector.

Drawing on deep expertise that applies to the financial services industry specifically as well as technology industries generally, Dorsey’s suite of services available to FinTech companies includes:

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Litigation, Arbitration, Enforcement and Investigations + -
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Cybersecurity and Privacy + -
Intellectual Property + -
Corporate and M&A + -

Experience

  • Counsel clients on legal issues presented by emerging alternative payment and product delivery systems 
  • Advise clients regarding interstate lending and deposit concerns, electronic underwriting systems, interstate licensing, Internet payment alternatives and similar electronic media legal issues 
  • Advise peer-to-peer lending company on regulatory requirements and consumer disclosures
  • Conduct due diligence for M&A transaction for client of target company’s consumer reporting business and emerging technology issues
  • Counsel client on student loan finance issues and alternative lending models and social media components of tuition financing
  • Advise companies on various CFPB opportunities including Project Catalyst/No Action Letter processes
  • Counsel client on FTC data broker issues and CFPB requirements, privacy concerns, and disclosure issues related to consumer finance products and services
  • Defend e-commerce company in putative consumer class action matter involving allegations of data tampering and privacy violations 
  • Advise client regarding mobile app for consumer savings and consumer financial protection requirements
  • Counsel client in the video game industry in connection with cryptocurrency issues and money transmission licensing
  • Represented a provider of cloud-based risk-management services in the investment fund area in the negotiation and documentation of a long-term license and reseller arrangement with a major US bank

Accolades

Contacts

Joseph Lynyak, III
Practice Group Co-Chair

Industries & Practices

Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
Cybersecurity, Privacy & Social Media
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Cybersecurity, Privacy & Social Media
  • Financial Services Regulatory
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mortgage Banking