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Payments Technology


Advances in technology over the past decade have radically altered the payments landscape. The digital revolution has reshaped commerce, and payments industry stakeholders and regulators are working to keep up with a paradigm-shifting financial services environment.

Loeb & Loeb’s lawyers bring in-depth industry knowledge and experience to help clients at all levels of the payments spectrum navigate this changing terrain.

Our team includes industry veterans who have operated in the payments ecosystem for years, including as in-house general counsel for leading electronic payments companies. We know the players. We speak the language. We understand the unique legal and business challenges our clients face, and we offer unparalleled insight to help them identify risks, provide solutions and capitalize on opportunities.

From banks, payment processors and card issuers to technology companies, fintech startups and e-commerce ventures, we work with payments industry participants of all sizes and types. Our clients also include brick-and-mortar and electronic retailers, as well as other recipients of payment processing services. Our team of dedicated payments practitioners includes lawyers with deep regulatory and transactional experience, as well as seasoned litigators uniquely positioned to assist with risk assessment and dispute resolution.

Loeb & Loeb’s in-depth knowledge of the payments industry is also combined with market-leading practices in privacy and data security, technology and outsourcing, digital media, and brand marketing. Widely recognized as pioneers in counseling companies on the use of new technologies to extend their global reach, our services are uniquely aligned to support the ever-evolving payments technology landscape.

Here are some of the areas where we can help:

  • Mergers, acquisitions and related due diligence 
  • Federal and state regulatory, card association, PCI DSS and NACHA compliance
  • Mobile payments
  • Digital wallets
  • Virtual and digital currencies, including bitcoin and blockchain technology
  • Money transmitter licensing issues
  • BIN sponsorship, ISO, processing, service and technology agreements
  • Technology procurement and outsourcing transactions 
  • Prepaid, gift and loyalty cards
  • Privacy and data security 
  • Consumer regulatory guidance
  • Intellectual property, including patent and trademark prosecution
  • Government investigations and enforcement actions
  • Employment counseling
  • Bankruptcy and restructuring
  • General corporate and capital markets transactions
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Outside general counsel services