Margaux Curie is an associate in the Financial Institutions Advisory practice. She represents domestic and cross-border financial services firms, emerging FinTech companies and money services businesses on licensing, regulatory, supervisory, compliance, and transactional matters.
Margaux provides regulatory guidance to US and non-US clients on a variety of payment transaction products and services, including money transmissions, alternative payments methods, prepaid and other stored-value products. She also advises banks and nonbank financial services providers on federal and state payment regulations impacting electronic payments, blockchain and cryptocurrencies. In addition, Margaux counsels domestic and foreign clients regarding the applicability of federal and state licensing requirements (and related exemptions) to specific products or activities, including money transmission, consumer and commercial lending, brokerage and debt collection. She also assists clients to comply with federal and state consumer financial protection laws, including FCRA, ECOA, UDA(A)P, FDCPA, EFTA, and GLBA, and Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering laws and regulations.
Margaux has authored numerous insightful publications related to the legislative and regulatory challenges faced by financial institutions. Most notably, she is a key contributor to our Firm’s Coronavirus Financial Regulatory and Legislative Dashboard, which provides periodic updates and insights as the COVID-19 crisis and the response develop.
Prior to joining the New York office in 2017, Margaux worked in the Paris office of White & Case where she completed her legal training, as well as in the regulatory practice group of another global law firm in France.
"Fake online reviews and considerations for FinTech," Data Guidance, July 2020
"Key Regulatory Developments Impacting the California Lending and Payments Space," Banking Law Journal, May 2020
"Bank Regulators' Proposals Won't Erase Madden Uncertainty," Law360, December 2019
"What Challenges To OCC Charter Mean For Fintech Cos.," Law360, November 2019
"White & Case Discusses Cannabis Banking Bill’s Implications for Financial Services," Columbia Law School’s CLS Blue Sky Blog, October 2019
"FinTech Regulation in the US: Policy, Implementation, and Future Directions," Payment & FinTech Lawyer, June 2018
2019 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award for “FinTech Regulation in the US: Policy, Implementation, and Future Directions,” Payment & FinTech Lawyer, June 2018