March 11, 2022

Top Lines On Wednesday, March 9, the Biden Administration released its much anticipated Executive Order (EO) on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets.  The EO sets out a national strategy to promote digital asset innovation while protecting against the risks associated with digital assets. The strategy focuses on 6 issue areas: consumer and investor protection;  financial […]

March 4, 2022

Top Lines The United States has taken significant measures in response to Russia’s further invasion of Ukraine. Highlights of these measures are below.  The leaders of the European Commission, France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States issued a joint statement condemning Putin’s “war of choice” and attacks on Ukraine and imposing […]


Katherine has wide-ranging experience, both inside and outside of government, in policy areas that include financial services, fintech, consumer protection, and energy & environment issues. Her policy background includes regular interaction with Capitol Hill and collaboration with multiple agencies including the FDIC, CFPB, EPA, and the Treasury Department. She has also advised a range of […]


As the Director of Marketing, Kelsey brings extensive communications, brand marketing, and event production experience to FS Vector. Over the last nine years, she’s been an integral part of marketing and communications within WarnerMedia, formerly Turner Broadcasting. Kelsey has built and executed national marketing and event campaigns for major corporate clients ranging from Capital One […]

David Gantos

David is a CPA with over 8 years of accounting, auditing and finance experience. David began his career in public accounting serving clients in varying industries including financial services, technology, private equity and M&A due diligence. Upon exiting public accounting, David worked for a wealth management firm providing customized financial services to clients. David has […]


Ethan advises and supports financial technology companies on matters including the creation of oversight frameworks, implementation of compliance programs, and management of regulatory and partner bank relationships. Ethan was previously a Manager in the Legal Compliance Advisory practice at BDO USA LLP and began his career in the Financial Crimes Compliance group at HSBC Bank […]

Dave Dionisio

Dave Dionisio advises and supports clients offering new technologies on a range of regulatory, risk, and strategic matters, with a focus on consumer compliance and enterprise risk management. Dave has extensive experience supporting fintechs and financial institutions in compliance program development and licensing. Prior to joining FS Vector, Dave worked at Fannie Mae where he […]

February 25, 2022

Top Lines The United States took significant and unprecedented action to respond to Russia’s further invasion of Ukraine by imposing severe economic costs that will have both immediate and long-term effects on the Russian economy and financial system. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed expansive economic measures, in partnership with […]