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Michael Caughey

Mike Mike CaugheyMichael
Partner
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Michael Caughey’s practice focuses on business transactions particularly within the payment systems and technology industries. Michael represents a range of major credit card issuers in connection with program agreements relating to co-branded and private label credit cards, portfolio sale transactions, processing agreements, mobile wallet, and other technology endeavors. He also represents a range of technology firms from startups to Fortune 500 technology companies, primarily in connection with corporate financing and M&A transactions. In addition, he has extensive experience with joint ventures, credit agreements, note financings, technology licenses, and commercial contracts.

Representative Experience

Credit card program agreements and processing agreements for U.S. credit card issuers, processors and acquirers

Representing multiple U.S. credit card issuers in connection with co-branded and private label card agreements with airline, big box and specialty retailers and related affinity/loyalty programs and private label credit card programs; representing processors and acquirers in connection with transaction processing agreements. (Ongoing)

Credit card program agreements and processing agreements for retail merchants

Representing retailers in connection with co-branded and private label card agreements across a range of industries; representing retailers in connection with payment processing agreements. (Ongoing)

Bank program agreements

Representing retailers in connection with bank program agreements with FDIC regulated financial institutions, including program agreements, compliance materials, and receivables purchases and sales. (Ongoing)

Financial asset sales

Representing various U.S. retailers and credit card issuers in connection with the sale of fixed and revolving accounts and related receivables. (Ongoing)

Credit facilities

Representing borrowers across a range of industries in connection with obtaining secured credit facilities for working capital or acquisition purposes. (Ongoing)

Professional Recognition

  • Selected to “Washington Rising Stars,” Thomson Reuters, 2013-2014