February 5, 2019
Authored by: Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
You’re Invited – Join the Atlanta Chapter of the BayPay Forum on February 19 for a 2019 Fintech Legal and Regulatory Panel Discussion
On Tuesday, February 19, from 6-8:30 pm, the Atlanta chapter of the BayPay Forum will meet at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s offices in Midtown Atlanta for a networking reception and panel discussion on the state of fintech regulation.
Start 2019 on solid footing with an engaging panel discussion reflecting on regulatory responses to faster payments, open banking/APIs, blockchain applications and ICOs, and other innovations. Panelists will include Dick Fraher, Vice President and Counsel to the Retail Payments Office at Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; C. Ryan Germany, General Counsel and Assistant Commissioner of Securities & Charities, Office of Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger; Ben Robey, BSA/AML Compliance Specialist at MSB Compliance, Inc.; and Ken Achenbach, Partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. The panel will be moderated by Barry Hester, Counsel at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. Details and free registration are available here using the passcode BRYANCAVE.
Participants will take away product and service design implications and a better understanding of the consumer protection, safety and soundness, jurisdictional, other policy issues at play. Discussion will address, among other issues:
- Where is ICO and blockchain regulation currently and where is it headed?
- What is the Fed doing in the faster payments space, including through its November 2018 request for comments relating to Real-Time Gross Settlement?
- How are Open Banking/API requirements in the UK playing out, and what should US providers expect as a result? How are GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 impacting fintech design requirements and opportunities?
- What BSA/AML/OFAC compliance themes and innovations are emerging?
- How are states regulating cryptocurrencies through money transmitter and exchange licensing?
- What is the latest on fintech regulatory sandboxes, such as Arizona’s new framework?
- What should fintech-banking partnerships look like from a compliance perspective? What factors are driving fintech bank account opening decisions and requirements?
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP is pleased to have been the host of the Atlanta chapter of the BayPay Forum since its formation in 2014. The BayPay Forum was established in 2005 with 20 executives meeting at Stanford University as a thought leadership community in banking and payments innovation and now has over 17,000 members globally.