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Should Your Fintech Company Apply for an OCC Charter?

Speakers: Mark T. Dabertin, Richard P. Eckman and Gregory J. Rubis

12:00-1:00 PM (EST)
Should Your Fintech Company Apply for an OCC Charter?

During this webinar, panelists will address whether a fintech company should apply, and what is involved in obtaining the proposed fintech OCC charter.

Key topics include:

  • What to consider when evaluating whether a fintech bank makes sense
  • The advantages of having an OCC charter
  • Timing, costs, and issues in applying for a charter
  • Key issues that the OCC will be evaluating
  • Composition of the management team
  • Capital and liquidity requirements
  • What it is like to be subject to examination and supervision by the OCC
  • Promoting fair access, financial inclusion and CFPB and other governmental objectives – considerations and solutions.

Our panel is made up of former OCC lawyers who dealt with chartering issues during their tenure with the OCC and they will share their experience on these topics and will also be available to answer questions during the webinar Q&A session.

Richard P. Eckman, Partner, Pepper Hamilton LLP

Mark T. Dabertin, Special Counsel, Pepper Hamilton LLP and Former OCC Senior Counsel
George Popescu, Editor in Chief, Lending Times
Gregory J. Rubis, Special Counsel, Pepper Hamilton LLP and Former OCC Counsel

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Should Your Fintech Company Apply for an OCC Charter? Webinar Slides (.pdf)

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