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March 5, 2019

A version of this post originally appeared on The FinReg Blog hosted by the Global Financial Markets Center at Duke Law School.  

Financial regulators have been finding new ways to cooperate and coordinate policy formation since the Basel Committee was created in the ea...

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.  

Th...

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...

June 8, 2017

In the United States, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is often viewed as providing the gold standard (in OCC Bulletin 2013-29) for how regulators evaluate third-party vendors for regulated financial institutions.  For over a year, OCC officials have...

May 31, 2017

Welcome to installment #3 exploring whether -- and/or how -- financial regulators are competing with each other regarding FinTech regulatory standards.  

Previous installments focused on what kinds of policies fall within sandbox toolkits (Post #1) and the potential pit...

May 19, 2017

The timing could not have been better to start a blog series on sandboxes and regulatory competition. You can read the first post HERE.  

Yesterday's announcement from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, launching LabCFTC, illustrates the regulatory momentum...