The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's (OCC) proposal to allow financial technology (Fintech) companies to apply for full or special purpose national bank charters presents potential opportunities and raises significant questions for nonbank financial institutions. Please join us to explore these issues as well as these topics:

  • Understanding what's included and excluded in the OCC's proposal;
  • The proposal's pros and cons;
  • Political considerations, including a new president and comptroller, and opposition from the states and certain U.S. Senate Democrats;
  • Considerations for companies contemplating an application; and
  • How to charter a Fintech bank.

Date & Time

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET


Alan S. Kaplinsky
Practice GLeader
Consumer Financial Services Group


Jeremy T. Rosenblum
Consumer Financial Services

Scott M. Pearson
Consumer Financial Services

Glen P. Trudel
Consumer Financial Services

James Kim
Consumer Financial Services

This program is open to Ballard Spahr clients and prospective clients and members of the financial services industry. There is no cost to attend. This program is not eligible for CLE credits.

Please register at least two days before the webinar. Login details will be sent to all approved registrants. For more information, contact Daniel Martin at