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Ms. Margo K. Tank

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Financial Services Attorney

Phone: (202) ***-****  
Email: m***@***.com
Local Address:  Washington , District of Columbia , United States
BuckleySandler LLP
1250 24Th Street NW Ste. 700
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20037
United States

Company Description: Buckley Kolar provides counseling and assistance on corporate and securities matters for financial and other business organizations, covering every phase of a...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member of Board of Governors
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  • Member of Board of Governors
    Federal Reserve System


  • commercial law
    Queens College
  • B.A.
    University of Vermont
  • J.D.
    Drake University Law School
  • MBA
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Margo H. K. Tank
Partner p. 202.349.8050 f. 202.349.8080 Email Me
Margo Tank is a partner of BuckleySandler LLP. Ms. Tank advises financial services institutions and technology companies on structuring online and mobile financial services product offerings in compliance with the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN) and the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA), and other state and federal laws governing electronic financial services transactions, electronic chattel paper, mobile payments and mobile wallets, prepaid access and virtual payment methods, and laws related to privacy and data security, money transmission, and unfair or deceptive acts and practices. Ms. Tank led the representation of a national lending company in a Federal Trade Commission enforcement action relating to alleged data security violations.
Ms. Tank's other activities include acting as the Co-Reporter for the Drafting Committee preparing the Standards and Procedures for Electronic Records and Signatures (SPeRS) (, and advocacy before Congress and federal regulators with respect to electronic financial services issues as counsel to the Electronic Financial Services Council and the Electronic Signatures and Records Association. She was named a "2009 Mortgage Banking Technology All-Star" by Mortgage Banking Magazine. Ms. Tank is also a member of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section and the Committee on the Law of Commerce in Cyberspace, a member of the Electronic Transactions Association's Mobile Payments Committee, and is on the xDTM Standard Board of Governors.
Ms. Tank is co-author of The Law of Electronic Signatures and Records (West, a Thomson Reuters business, 2012-2013 Edition) and a number of articles: "What Emerging Payment Providers Can Learn From Liberty Reserve and Mt. Gox," Payments Journal, August 1, 2013; "A Brief Guide to Using Electronic Signatures in Securities Transactions," Practical Compliance & Risk Management for the Securities Industry, July 1, 2013; "Planning for Accessibility when Developing Financial Services Websites and Mobile Apps," American Bar Association Consumer Financial Services Newsletter, June 20, 2013; "NACHA's Guidelines for Bill Payments Via QR Codes," E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy, April 16, 2013; "Federal Regulators Issue Guidance on Social Media and Mobile Privacy," Internet Law & Strategy, April 4, 2013; "Is Regulatory Uncertainty an Impediment to Mobile Payments? Payments Journal, January 23, 2013; "E-Signatures: Zulkiewski v. American General Life Insurance Company," E-Commerce Law Reports, December 4, 2012; "Two Agencies and Various Industry Standards Offer Guideposts on Mobile Disclosure Requirements," National Law Journal, April 11, 2012; "Standards and Procedures for Electronic Records and Signatures (SPeRS), Version 2.0," Electronic Financial Services Council, November 29, 2011; "eMortgage Implementation Considerations," Electronic Banking Law and Commerce Report, July 1, 2006; "It's the Message, Not the Medium," The Business Lawyer, August 1, 2005.
Prior to joining BuckleySandler, Ms. Tank was a partner with Goodwin Procter LLP. Before entering private practice, she was counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Banking and Financial Services. Ms. Tank received her J.D. from Drake University Law School in 1992 (with honors) and while there was Projects Editor for the Drake University Law Review. She received a B.A. from the University of Vermont in 1985 and also studied commercial law at Queens College, Oxford University in England in 1991.
Margo Tank Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Article, "Company Needs Dictate Which E-Signature Solution to Use"
Margo Tank Quoted in xDTM Standard Association Announcement, "300+ Organizations Endorse xDTM Digital Transaction Management Standard"
March 10, 2015
Margo Tank Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Article, "Outlook 2015: Finance Tech: Cybersecurity, Payment Processing, Virtual Currency, Patents"
Bloomberg BNA, January 27, 2015
Margo Tank Quoted in IA Watch Article, "If You Opt to Use E-Signatures, Mind These Compliance Pointers"
IA Watch, January 8, 2015
Margo Tank Featured in Financier Worldwide: "2014 Data Protection & Privacy Laws Annual Review"
Margo Tank Quoted in Wall Street Journal Article, "Five Questions About the Bitcoin Crackdown"
Wall Street Journal , August 12, 2014
Margo Tank Quoted in Inside Bitcoin News Article, "European Regulator Tells Banks Not to Buy, Hold, or Sell Bitcoin and Other Virtual Currencies"
Inside Bitcoin News, July 18, 2014
John Kromer, Margo Tank, and Walter Zalenski Interviewed in Bloomberg Government: "Clearing a Path in the States for Financial Technology Companies"
Margo Tank Quoted in National Mortgage News Article, "Wording of FHA E-Sign Rule Confuses Industry"
National Mortgage News, May 5, 2014
Margo Tank and David Whitaker Quoted in Chicago Tribune, "Consumer Bureau to Test Electronic Mortgage Closings"
Margo Tank in Law360's Rainmaker Q&A
Jerry Buckley and Margo Tank on the Electronic Signatures Act
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ESRA is represented by Jeremiah Buckley and Margo Tank of the law firm BuckleySandler LLP, well known for their pioneering work in the laws and applications of electronic signatures and records.
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The session also included remarks on the changing payments environment from Margo H.K. Tank of BuckleySandler LLP, and on compliance risks related to the use of virtual currencies from Raymond Banoun of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP.
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Margo Tank & David Whitaker
Margo Tank and David Whitaker authored "Special Considerations For Perfection Opinions Covering Electronic Chattel Paper As Collateral," which was published in the Spring 2015 edition of the Journal of Equipment Lease Financing.
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Electronic Signatures and Records: Margo H.K. Tank and R. David Whitaker
Margo H.K. Tank & Michael Zeldin
Margo H.K. Tank
As recent events relating to virtual currencies indicate, emerging payment providers face a rising tide of regulatory scrutiny at the state and federal levels. In their recent article, Margo Tank discusses some requirements and penalties of relevant laws and regulations, including federal money services business regulations and state money transmitter laws.
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A Brief Guide to Using Electronic Signatures in Securities Transactions July 1, 2013 Margo H.K. Tank & R. David Whitaker
Margo H.K. Tank & David Whitaker
Margo H.K. Tank & Andrew W. Grant
Margo H.K. Tank and Andrew Grant of BuckleySandler LLP examine the guidelines and risks faced by consumers when using QR codes.
Margo H.K. Tank & R. David Whitaker
Margo H.K. Tank & David Whitaker
Jeremiah S. Buckley, John P. Kromer, Margo H.K. Tank & R. David Whitaker
Margo H.K. Tank
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Partner Margo Tank and counsel David Whitaker are reporters for the Drafting Committee of SPeRS.
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