State Agencies React to Federal Charter Proposal

State regulators are reacting to the proposed federal charter that would grant nationwide licensing to fintech companies; states are beginning to plan for initiatives that would make state chartering more compelling for fintechs while also protecting standards built for banks in the state; states believe harmonizing the regulatory requirements is necessary; New England states are currently working in collaboration on licensing and overall state regulators are envisioning a passporting environment where states collaborating on requirements can institute approvals with lower costs. Source