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Partner, Troutman Pepper

Keith Barnett’s experience representing clients in the financial services industry as a litigation, compliance, regulatory, investigations (internal and regulatory), and enforcement attorney spans 20 years. Keith represents clients against government regulators (CFPB, FTC, SEC, CFTC), industry regulators (FINRA), and private litigants in federal courts, state courts, and before arbitration and administrative law panels in the financial services industry. Keith advises payment processors, money transmitters, payments apps, and similar companies on compliance with federal and state money services business laws. He advises cryptocurrency exchanges and NFT platforms on state and federal money transmission law compliance and regulatory issues, and also represents these companies in lawsuits and government enforcement actions.