APPROVED expands team with two key additions

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 28, 2019) APPROVED, Buckley’s licensing service for financial services companies, announces the addition of two key players as it expands its state examination management and California licensing capabilities — Kristie Battershell and Debbie Stopeck. “We continue to build APPROVED by attracting talented people with deep knowledge of the licensing process who know…

Debbie Stopeck Brings Three Decades of Licensing Experience to APPROVED

We are excited to share the news that Debbie Stopeck has joined APPROVED after a long career at the California Department of Business Oversight. We’ve asked Debbie to develop a comprehensive licensing consulting practice for California Financing Law (CFL)-eligible clients. In that role, she’ll provide oversight of CFL and other state financial services applications, and…

Tim Lange joins CMBA webcast on 2019 NMLS conference highlights (Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019)

Tim Lange, APPROVED Founder and COO, will join the upcoming California Mortgage Bankers Association Mortgage Quality & Compliance Committee webinar discussing the recent 2019 NMLS Conference in Orlando. Tim will be joined by Rosalyn Hardy (President & CEO, QCP Systems) to provide coverage of hot topics coming out of the event and mortgage call reports.…

APPROVED and Buckley host panel “‘So you want to form a joint venture’ — Licensing strategies for successful JVs” at RESPRO26 (Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019)

Recent changes in regulatory supervision practices have once again made joint ventures an attractive idea to many companies. Join Dan Ladd (Director, APPROVED) and Heidi Bauer (Counsel, Buckley LLP) at the RESPRO26 conference in New Orleans to learn about the rules of the road that still come into play with this model despite these recent…

APPROVED builds out leadership team with three additions

WASHINGTON, DC (June 5, 2018) APPROVED, Buckley Sandler’s technology-enabled, fixed-fee service that assists financial services firms and fintech companies in obtaining and maintaining state-required licenses, today announced the addition of three directors to its leadership team — Tanya Anthony, Derek Schultz, and Dan Ladd. Anthony will focus on mortgage and consumer lending, vendor management, and…

Buckley Sandler launches APPROVED licensing service

WASHINGTON, DC (March 7, 2018) – Buckley Sandler LLP today formally announced the launch of APPROVED, a new approach to licensing for financial services companies. Buckley Sandler is building upon years of financial services experience and licensing know-how to offer APPROVED, a technology-enabled, fixed-fee service that will help regulated businesses — mortgage companies, payments companies, consumer…

Tim Lange joins Buckley Sandler as Director of Licensing

WASHINGTON, DC (December 4, 2017) – Buckley Sandler LLP announced today that Tim Lange has joined the firm’s Washington, DC office as Director of Licensing.  He will be a member of the firm’s Licensing & Chartering practice, which advises mortgage companies, payments companies, online lenders, fintech companies, debt collectors, banks, and other financial services institutions on meeting licensing requirements and understanding…