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Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance) - USA - Nationwide
"John has an invaluable combination of skills. He is someone who can deal with both consumer finance regulatory issues and the designing of products. I have always found him to be efficient, very creative and innovative, with encyclopedic knowledge.""John is phenomenal. He was born to be a credit card lawyer. He really understands the business perspective on things. He also knows the regulations chapter and verse."
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JOHN K. VAN DE WEERT is a partner in the firm’s Banking and Financial Services practice group, whose practice focuses on advising financial services clients on a wide range of issues, in regulatory, litigation, transactional and counseling contexts.
The core of John’s practice is consumer and retail banking. He advises credit card companies, payment card networks, marketplace lending platforms, retail banks, auto lenders, brokerage firms, and others, including both depository and non-depository financial institutions. He has deep experience with the evolution of the regulatory environment for consumer financial services, including the Credit CARD Act of 2009, the Dodd-Frank Act, and the actions of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
John works regularly with clients in the marketplace lending area, including the bank lenders, the marketplace platforms, and the loan investors. He has also worked with other FinTech clients, counseling on the regulatory complexities of offering financial products and services through new channels. John also works extensively on partnership programs between banks and non-bank entities to offer innovative financial programs.
John serves as the Chancellor of the Diocese of Washington of The Episcopal Church. As Chancellor, John advises the Bishop of Washington and the Diocese on a variety of legal matters.