8 Key Takeaways from the 2018 Money 20/20 Conference

I just spent four exhausting days at Money 20/20, where I was surrounded by 11,500+ attendees from 100 countries, 450+ speakers, 2,600+ C-Suite executives, and 300+ members of the media. You know you’ve been to a great conference when you leave with lots of notes, lots of contacts, and plenty of information to share with co-workers … Read more

Fintech Charters: Lenders Face Tough Decisions

Special purpose bank regulation

At the end of July, the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) began accepting special-purpose charter applications from fintech firms. Fintechs – which include online lenders, cryptocurrency exchanges, and payment companies — that opt for the charter would be regulated on a national level, like banks. Today, in addition to overseeing 79 … Read more