C.K. KEVIN PARK primarily represents financial institutions and financial services companies in government enforcement matters, with a focus on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and state consumer financial protection agencies. Kevin also advises on regulatory compliance matters for insured depository institutions and their holding companies, FinTech firms, payment processors and systems, money transmitters, virtual currency and other digital asset businesses, and technology and service providers working with financial institutions.
Prior to joining Sidley, Kevin was a financial services associate for a national law firm, where he primarily represented payment processors, money transmitters, and FinTech firms on a range of financial services matters, including regulatory compliance and enforcement, government investigations, and civil litigation.
His representative experience includes:
- Represented a global technology company in connection with its financial services offerings in enforcement matters brought by a federal agency.
- Represented a private equity firm in connection with its acquisition of a consumer financial services company, including conducting the regulatory due diligence, obtaining regulatory approvals on a nationwide basis, and performing post-transaction remediation of the company’s compliance program.
- Represented payment processors and payment facilitators through multiple investigations from state regulators as well as ongoing compliance efforts.
- Advised and represented start-ups and established financial services institutions on all aspects of their virtual currency services, including evaluation of regulatory issues, state licensing, interfacing with state regulatory agencies, and creation of their customers agreements, disclosures, anti-money laundering procedures, and other corporate policies.
Kevin earned his J.D., with honors, from The George Washington University Law School and received a B.A. in political science and a B.S. in management science from the University of California, San Diego.