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Steven T. Cummings focuses his practice on the regulation of financial services providers, including virtual currency companies, money transmitters, payment processors, and fintech companies.

In his prior role as the Virtual Currency Applications Team lead for the New York State Department of Financial Services, Steven supervised the virtual currency team in evaluating virtual currency applications for regulatory compliance with anti-money laundering, cybersecurity, and consumer protection requirements.

On Jan. 25, 2024, the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Division of Financial Institutions (DFI) and the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation (collectively, the “Agencies”) jointly issued a press

Continue Reading Hawaii’s Money Transmitters Modernization Act Will No Longer Apply to Cryptocurrency Activities

On Jan. 3, 2023, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) (collectively

Continue Reading Federal Reserve, FDIC, and OCC Issue the First Joint Statement on Crypto-Asset Risks to Banking Organizations