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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

On November 29, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) settled a lawsuit by the National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) challenging the formation and operation of the Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law (the Taskforce). The Taskforce was formed in October 2019 by then-CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger to examine the existing consumer financial services legal

On November 19, 2019, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issued a proposed a new rule to clarify that the interest rate on a loan extended by a state-chartered bank or savings association will not be usurious upon sale, transfer or assignment of the loan if such interest rate was valid when the loan was made. 

Richmond — Troutman Sanders LLP advised Trustar Bank in Fairfax County, Virginia in connection with its organization, equity offering, and regulatory applications and approvals from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Virginia Bureau of Financial Institutions as the first de novo bank in Virginia since 2009.  Trustar Bank was formed to serve customers in