On this episode, Jonathan Hightower and Rob Klingler are joined by Bryan Cave Sourcing and Strategic Services partner Sean Christy to discuss advanced strategies for negotiating with key technology providers. Jonathan and Rob also discuss the busy week in banking news.

Quick correction: The Fed’s relief for financial stability analysis is for deals that involve a resulting firm with less than $100 billion in assets and that involve an acquisition of less than $10 billion in assets (not deal value), up from thresholds of $25 billion and $2 billion, respectively.

Sean Christy's Biography: https://www.bryancave.com/en/people/sean-d-christy.html

3/16/17 Blog Post on the OCC Fintech Bank Charter: http://bankbryancave.com/2017/03/occ-moves-forward-fintech-bank-charters/