Bank Collaboration With Fintech Companies: Structuring Alternatives, Contract Provisions, Regulatory Concerns
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will examine structuring alternatives for banks that seek to collaborate with fintech companies and the legal and regulatory issues that arise with each. The panel discussion will include key provisions to include in third-party contracts or joint ventures, and the mechanics of investing through a bank holding company or affiliate when a bank elects to invest in a fintech provider.
- The emergence of fintech as a provider of banking services
- Regulatory concerns: due diligence, selection and ongoing oversight of the third-party relationship
- Deciding on the structure of collaboration--pros and cons of each
- Contract for service: key provisions
- Joint venture
- Structuring for bank investment in a fintech company
- Bank holding company
- Affiliate ownership
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How does partnering with fintech companies enable smaller banks to better compete with larger banks?
- What have regulators flagged as oversight problems when examining bank-fintech relationships?
- What are the key provisions to include in a third-party contract with a technology service provider?
- How are banks that wish to invest in fintech companies choosing to structure their ownership/investment?
Mark T. Dabertin
Mr. Dabertin has over 25 years of broad-based experience in financial services law and consumer and regulatory... | Read More
Mr. Dabertin has over 25 years of broad-based experience in financial services law and consumer and regulatory compliance. His career includes extensive experience in consumer lending, safety and soundness, and anti-money laundering. His work in consumer and regulatory compliance at large financial institutions has been marked by innovations that resulted in fundamental structural changes to existing firm-wide compliance activities, including with respect to regulatory change management, risk assessments, and vendor management. Bank examinations that he either managed or co-managed while working in consumer and regulatory compliance positions included exams focused on fair lending, data privacy, and add on products. For most of these examinations, he authored the bank’s written responses to any legal or regulatory issues cited in supervisory letters.Close
Samuel G. Kramer
Baker & McKenzie
Mr. Kramer is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Chicago office in the Intellectual Property and Technology practice. He... | Read More
Mr. Kramer is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Chicago office in the Intellectual Property and Technology practice. He represents customers in managed services, IT procurement, complex licensing, and supply chain agreements, and is a frequent speaker on outsourcing, cloud services and blockchain.Close