State Opposition a Factor for Fintech Charters

States have voiced their opposition against the OCC’s fintech charter proposal and could be a factor limiting the charter from proceeding; with the charter, fintechs can be granted special purpose national bank status which includes national governance with exemption from state laws; many states have actively integrated regulations and processes for alternative lenders, including state usury laws and regulations for payday lenders; opposing states say the charter would complicate existing state level laws and initiatives. Source

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