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Greg leverages his broad experience and pragmatic approach, bringing a wealth of knowledge, business insight and practical problem-solving skills to efficiently manage transactions and advise clients in an evolving legal landscape. He combines his corporate and transactional experience with a robust knowledge of bank regulatory issues to provide valued legal solutions for financial institutions, financial technology companies and other businesses. Greg often works closely with clients to design and implement internal policies and procedures and contractual safeguards in commercial arrangements in connection with corporate and regulatory requirements and risk management best practices.

On April 11, Virginia enacted a new law (HB 263), which goes into effect on July 1, 2022, permitting “banks” to provide customers with “virtual currency custody services so long as the bank has adequate protocols in place to effectively manage risks and comply with applicable laws.” The law, in a first for

In a final act of his tenure, Brian Brooks, the acting Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) on January 14 finalized a rule to ensure “fair access to banking services provided by large national banks, federal savings associations, and federal branches and agencies of foreign bank organizations.” Brooks announced that he would be stepping down from

Authors:

James W. Stevens, Partner, Troutman Sanders
Jacob A. Lutz III, Partner, Troutman Sanders
Mark T. Dabertin, Special Counsel, Pepper Hamilton
Richard P. Eckman, Of Counsel, Pepper Hamilton
Gregory Parisi, Partner, Troutman Sanders

Among growing concern about the long-term implications of Second Circuit’s decision in Madden v. Midland Funding, LLC

On April 3, 2019, the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (“FinHub”) released a framework for analyzing the application of U.S. federal securities laws to digital assets (the “Framework”).[1] At the same time, the Division of Corporation Finance (the “Division”) of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) issued a no-action response to