Justin Daniels and Matthew White

Justin S. Daniels is a shareholder in the Atlanta office of Baker Donelson. Justin is a cybersecurity thought leader who believes cybersecurity is a strategic business enterprise risk.
Matthew G. White is a shareholder in Baker Donelson’s Memphis office. Matthew advises clients on a wide variety of cybersecurity and data privacy issues.
OCC Issues Guidance on Safekeeping, Custody of Cryptocurrency

Justin Daniels and Matthew White of Baker Donelson discuss the OCC’s recent interpretive letter on cryptocurrency and the associated permitted activities for regulated banks and financial institutions. Late last month, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued an interpretive letter clarifying that national banks and federal savings associations are authorized to provide safekeeping and custody services for cryptocurrency. This is a...

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