Chris Christopher Daniel

Chris Daniel serves as Co-chair of the Payment Systems practice and is a partner in the Corporate Department. He is recognized as one of the country's leading attorneys in payment systems law, including electronic payments, mobile payments, prepaid cards, virtual and digital currencies, and money transmission.

Chris focuses his practice on non-bank and bank financial institutions and other companies participating in the banking and payment systems of the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has significant experience advising clients on issues related to investments into payment systems companies and banks in the U.S., Europe, and Asia (including China), creation of settlement networks, transactional matters involving payment systems companies, the regulatory issues related to prepaid cards, the EU’s Payment Services and E-Money Directives, China’s Administrative Measures for the Payment Services Provided by Non-financial Institutions, global money transmission, and anti-money laundering and terrorist financing issues associated with payments.

Specific to the United States, Chris has a particular focus in state money transmitter statutes, state unclaimed property statutes, state gift card statutes, the federal Gift Card Act, the federal Bank Secrecy Act, Regulation E, Regulation Z and other state and federal statutes bearing on the provisions of payments.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Global Banking and Payment Systems, 2) Privacy and Data Security, 3) Payment Systems, 4) Corporate, 5) Bank Regulatory, 6) Financial Services and 7) Finance
Law School University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1995
Admitted Year 1999
Education Wake Forest University, B.A., 1987
Bar Member / Association Georgia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Paul Hastings LLP
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