Daniel Wood

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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Congress Avenue 401
Austin 78701 TX US

Daniel C. Wood practices at the intersection of financial services, technology, and regulation, advising FinTech startups, banks, and payment facilitators on regulatory matters and transactions. Daniel is a member of Pillsbury’s FinTech, Payments & Blockchain team.

As a former attorney for the Texas Department of Banking, Daniel is uniquely able to advise clients on regulatory issues relating to money transmission, virtual currencies, currency exchange, bank and trust matters, and prepaid funeral contracts.

His experience includes MSB licensing and compliance, blockchain technologies, prepaid card programs, and emerging payments systems.


  • Led the development of the Texas policy on treatment of virtual currency under the money transmission regulatory framework; drafted and published Supervisory Memorandum 1037 promulgating this policy.
  • Served as a panelist during the “Evolving State Regulatory and Enforcement Framework Governing Crypto, Virtual and Digital Currencies” session at Crypto, Virtual & Digital Currency conference in Chicago, June 25, 2015.

Associations :

  • Texas Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Austin Bar Association, Financial Institutions Section


  • J.D., Albany Law School, Union University, 2009
  • M.F.A., Columbia University, 1999
  • B.A., Union College, 1997



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