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Todd Beauchamp

Partner

Washington, D.C.

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Todd Beauchamp

Partner

Washington, D.C.

Todd leads Allen & Overy LLP's U.S. payments practice and is based in Washington, D.C. With a core focus and extensive experience in payments and fintech, he advises a wide range of clients, including those in the financial services and technology sectors, on the full spectrum of related regulatory, transactional and general corporate matters.

Todd has comprehensive knowledge of emerging payment technologies, including those related to money transmission, virtual currencies, electronic payments, and stored value, and advises clients in the structuring and negotiation of commercial arrangements involving the development and offering of related products and services. He routinely counsels clients on federal, state, and international regulatory issues, as well as legislative developments, and represents clients in matters before state and federal bank regulatory agencies.

Todd is recognized by Chambers and Legal 500 as a leading lawyer in fintech, payments, and financial services regulation.

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Expertise

Practices

Corporate and M&A

Sectors

Technology

Office

Washington, D.C.

1101 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.
20005

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Qualifications

Professional

Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales, 2024

Admitted in the District of Columbia

Admitted in the State of Georgia

Academic

Emory University School of Law, JD

Mississippi State University, BBA

Other noteworthy experience

Advising:

  • Shift4 (NYSE: FOUR), a leading provider of integrated payment and technology solutions, in two acquisitions including;
    on its acquisition of Finaro, a cross-border eCommerce payments provider with a large European presence; and
    on its acquisition of The Giving Block, which specializes in cryptocurrency fundraising for nonprofits.
  • Madison Dearborn Partners, a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, on its  US$1.8 Billion acquisition of MoneyGram, a global leader in money transfer services and the evolution of digital P2P payments.
  • OpenSea, a nonfungible token (NFT) marketplace, on its acquisition of Dharma Labs.
  • KKR, a global investment firm, and Anchorage Digital, a premier digital asset platform for institutions, on its US$350 million Series D funding round.
  • Sea Capital and Forte, a leading provider of blockchain solutions for game publishers, on its Series B US$725 million financing.
  • Rent the Runway, Inc. on its upsized initial public offering of 17,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public of US$21 per share.
  • EngageSmart, Inc., a leading provider of vertically-tailored customer engagement software and integrated payments solutions, on the pricing of its initial public offering of 14,550,000 shares of its common stock at a price of US$26 per share.
  • The financial advisors to cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase Global, Inc. in its direct listing on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “COIN” on April 14, 2021.
  • Phreesia, Inc., a leading patient intake management platform, on the closing of the underwritten public offering of 5,175,000 shares of its common stock all of which were sold by the Company, which includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase 675,000 additional shares of common stock.
  • Airbnb, Inc. on the pricing of its initial public offering of 51,323,531 shares of Class A common stock, 50 million of which are being sold by Airbnb and 1,323,531 of which are being sold by certain selling stockholders, at a public offering price of US$68 per share.

Published work

  • ‘Regulating the future’ for ILFR.com, August/September 2019
  • ‘To charter or not to charter? Considerations for FinTech companies seeking to apply for an OCC special purpose national bank charter’ for Digital Business Lawyer, October 2018
  • ‘Recent Regulatory Developments Applicable to Prepaid Cards’ for The Review of Banking & Financial Services, February 2013
  • ‘The Evolution of Private Equity Investment in Failed Institutions’ for The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation, June 2010
  • ‘Chapter 31 - Online Financial Transactions and Payment Mechanisms’, E-Commerce & Internet Law: Treatise with Forms, 2d (Thomson West 2009)
  •  ‘Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms: Another Regulatory Trip Around the World’ for GLI Fintech 2020
  • ‘Crypto-asset trading platforms: A regulatory trip around the world’ for GLI Fintech 2019

Awards & accolades

45 under 45 List, December 2020

Global Banking Regulation Review