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Michael Nonaka

Michael Nonaka

Partner, Covington & Burling LLP

Michael Nonaka is co-chair of the Financial Services Group at Covington & Burling LLP and advises banks, financial services providers, fintech companies and commercial companies on a broad range of compliance, enforcement, transactional and legislative matters.

He specializes in providing advice relating to federal and state licensing and applications matters for banks and other financial institutions, the development of partnerships and platforms to provide innovative financial products and services, and a broad range of compliance areas such as anti-money laundering, financial privacy, cybersecurity and consumer protection. He also works closely with banks and their directors and senior leadership teams on sensitive supervisory and strategic matters.

Mike plays an active role in the firm’s Fintech Initiative and works with a number of banks, lending companies, money transmitters, payments firms, technology companies and service providers on innovative technologies such as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, blockchain, big data, cloud computing, same day payments and online lending. He has assisted numerous banks and fintech companies with the launch of innovative deposit and loan products, technology services and cryptocurrency-related products and services.

NFT Bootcamp: How the Evolving NFT Market Will Impact Creators and Content Companies

10/12/21, 7:00 PM

What do NFTs mean for creators and the content companies they work with? Find out in NFT Bootcamp: How the Evolving NFT Market Will Impact Creators and Content Companies. In this panel session, attorneys from Covington & Burling LLP will lead panelists deeply involved in the NFT space through a discussion covering the evolving NFT market, including the technological and legal implications for content, the problem of counterfeit NFTs, the current state of NFT regulation, and common issues to be aware of when working with NFT platforms and partners.