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The OCC’s FinTech Charter: Testing the Scope of the OCC’s Chartering Powers

By:
 Dylan M. Aluise under the supervision of Howell Jackson   Published: August 2017
Product number:
CSP027
Length:
62 Pages
English:
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Product Type:
Workshop-Based Case Study

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Abstract

Participants act as Junior Lawyers at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. They are asked to brief the comptroller on the OCC’s legal authority to grant national bank charters to non-depository FinTech firms.

Participants are given detailed background information on all sides of the argument to use in forming their position.

This case is best suited for courses in Federal Regulation.

Learning Objectives

Analyze whether and in what circumstances the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has the statutory authority to grant national bank charters to non-depository institutions.

Understand the legal, social, and regulatory background that informs the charter issue.

Be able to clearly articulate the arguments for and against the OCC having such authority.

Subjects Covered

 Financial Regulation, Government, Financial Technology, Banking

Setting

Geographic: United States

Industry: Government agency

Event Year Begin: 2017

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