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Brian Nixon's practice focuses on the nexus of emerging technology, retail financial services and communications. Mr. Nixon counsels clients ranging from start-ups (including social media platforms and emerging media ventures) to Fortune 500 companies on matters involving mobile commerce, gift card program design and execution, privacy issues, mobile apps, software development, advertising service agreements and content license agreements.
Mr. Nixon has handled all aspects of drafting and negotiating agreements in and related to these matters, as well as marketing, merchandising, publishing, promotions, media, sponsorships, entertainment, branded and integrated marketing and social media. Additionally, Mr. Nixon has experience in the development and offering of virtual currencies, mobile payments, online payments, peer-to-peer payments and prepaid programs.
Prior Work Experience
Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb LLP, Mr. Nixon was an associate in the Washington, DC office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Nixon spent two years as a technology consultant at Proxicom, Inc. developing and implementing eBusiness solutions for international publicly traded companies.
Prepared a service agreement for the development of mobile apps (iPad/iPhone apps and Android apps) for a major media company.
Negotiated and prepared an online ad sales and services agreement to serve video, pre-roll ads and interstitial display ads into the online properties of a major media company.
Represented a major financial institution in establishing partnerships for the launch of its mobile and online peer-to-peer (P2P) payments solution.
Represented a major financial institution in connection with establishing a mobile wallet for payments using near field communication.
Drafted a program management agreement for a major financial institution to issue a virtual prepaid card for use in a mobile wallet.
- Author, FinCEN Releases Guidance to Thwart Cyber Threats by Helping Financial Institutions Identify Account Takeover Activity (January 24, 2012)
- Author, FinCEN Issues Advisories Identifying Countries with Strategic Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Deficiencies (November 29, 2011)
- Author, FinCEN Issues FAQs to Respond to Numerous Questions Raised by the Prepaid Access Final Rule (November 4, 2011)
- Author, The Wolfsberg Group Publishes AML Guidance on Prepaid & Stored Value Cards (October 28, 2011)
- Author, HSN's QR Code Experiment Intended to Gauge Consumer’s Interest in Scan-to-Buy Features (October 25, 2011)
- Author, OCC Issues Guidance on the Mechanics of Third-Party Service Agreements for Prepaid Access Programs (September 1, 2011)
- Author, FTC Urges "Privacy By Design" for Mobile Device and Social Media Data Collection as Well (June 30, 2011)
- Member, American Bar Association
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 2005
University of Maryland, B.S., 2000, cum laude, Beta Gamma Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa, Golden Key Honor Society
District of Columbia, 2005