January 6, 2020

2020's FinTech policy cycle started relatively quietly today with the release of a research report from The first full week of 2020 brings an interesting set of FinTech data from De Nederlandsche Bank (the Dutch Central Bank):  Working Paper No. 663 "The Economic Force...

August 31, 2017

Summer vacation is officially over.  On the last day of August, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has thrown down the gauntlet.  It has requested comment by 31 October 2017 (yes, Halloween) on ten different recommendations regarding FinTech oversight.  

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June 12, 2017

On June 8, we made the case that the OCC is "establishing a mini-sandbox in the United States."  Previous posts have also made the case that cross-border regulatory cooperation is increasingly the norm among FinTech regulators through Memoranda of Understanding (M...

May 23, 2017

The last time the financial industry swooned so much for a new technology, it was the early 1990s.  The Berlin Wall had just fallen, the Latin American financial crisis was almost over, and everyone everywhere (it seemed) was talking about....derivatives.  Today's mark...