Jeffrey P. Taft: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Jeffrey P. Taft

Partner
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202 263 3293

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Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Financial Services Regulatory & Enforcement
  • Bank Regulatory
  • Broker-Dealer
  • Consumer Regulatory Law
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • Privacy & Security
  • Social Media Law
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 202 263 3293
Fax: 202 263 5293
http://www.mayerbrown.com/people/Jeffrey-P-Taft/
 
University Tulane University, B.A., 1989
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992; Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1993
 
Admitted1993, New York; 1994, Ohio; 2001, District of Columbia
 
Memberships 

Activities

Governing Committee Member, Conference on Consumer Finance Law

fellow, American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers

American Bar Association: Business Law Section, Cyberspace Law, Banking Law and Consumer Financial Services subcommittees

New York State Bar Association: Business Law Section

 
LanguagesEnglish
 
Biography

Jeffrey Taft is a regulatory attorney whose practice focuses primarily on banking regulations, bank receivership and insolvency issues, payment systems, consumer financial services, privacy issues and anti-money laundering laws. He has extensive experience counseling financial institutions, merchants and other entities on various federal and state consumer credit issues, including compliance with the Consumer Financial Protection Act, Truth-in-Lending Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, state and federal unfair or deceptive practices statutes, the Bank Secrecy Act, the USA PATRIOT Act, OFAC regulations and other anti-money laundering laws; and the creation and implementation of privacy and information security programs under Title V of the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act and state privacy laws.

Jeff regularly represents banks, bank holding companies, trust companies and other financial service providers on regulatory matters, including the development and operation of multi-state fiduciary, deposit and credit card programs. He has also advised merchants and financial services companies on issues relating to credit cards, debit cards, gift cards, wire and ACH transfers and other payment products.

Prior to joining the Washington, DC office of Mayer Brown in 1998, Jeff held a senior position with a prominent Ohio law firm.

 
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New York State Department of Financial Services Proposes a “BitLicense” Regulatory Framework for Virtual Currency Businesses
Matthew Bisanz,Alex C. Lakatos,Jeffrey P. Taft, August 7, 2014
The New York State Department of Financial Services (the “NYSDFS”) has released a proposed regulatory framework (the “Proposed Rules”) for New York virtual currency businesses. The Proposed Rules build upon the NYSDFS’ prior activities in the virtual currency space....

CFPB Enforcement Action Against Payday Lender Has Broad Implications for Financial Institutions
Stephen Lillley,Andrew J. Pincus,Jeffrey P. Taft, July 22, 2014
The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has entered a consent order with a payday lender for debt collection practices that the CFPB alleged violated the Dodd-Frank Act’s prohibition on unfair, deceptive or abusive acts or practices. The $10 million settlement casts a significant...
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Jeffrey P. Taft

1999 K Street, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20006-1101




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