“Regulating Contingency: Risk, Law, and the Theory of Regulation” Workshop

A friendly reminder that the Call for the Workshop “Regulating Contingency: Risk, Law, and the Theory of Regulation” is still open for a couple of days. The deadline for applications is February 28th. All the details are available here. The … Continue Reading

Registration Open for Penn Program in Regulatory Analysis and Decision-Making

The Penn Program on Regulation has announced that registration is now open for its 2019 executive education certificate program in Regulatory Analysis and Decision-Making.  This 4-day program provides comprehensive training in quantitative and other policy analytic tools used across regulated … Continue Reading

Georgetown Conference on Taxing International Income, February 1, 2019

Who Should Tax International Income? Featuring Keynote Remarks by Lafayette “Chip” Harter  Deputy Assistant Secretary (International Tax Affairs) U.S. Treasury (invited) Friday, February 1st, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Join Georgetown Law’s Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) and … Continue Reading

My new article with Roll Call on EU regulation of crypto assets

I enjoyed assisting Roll Call with the coverage of two pivotal reports on European cryptoasset regulation that were released today and set the stage to create a separate “bespoke” regime for cryptoassets that are not currently subject to regulation in … Continue Reading

Happy New Year!

Thanks to everyone who helped to make 2018 about as intellectually engaging as this academic could hope for.  Light blogging continues through next week!  (And here’s to fintechpolicy.org for the new facelift on the site as well as @fintech_policy).

My podcast interview with CFTCTalks

I had the pleasure of joining @CFTC’s podcast, #CFTCTalks, where I discussed everything from what international trade and fintech surprisingly have in common, to regulating cryptocurrencies and blockchain, to the recent Fintech Week here in DC.  The conversation can be … Continue Reading

New Story on Fintech Week, IIEL

Courtesy of Georgetown Law, the story can be found here: Advances in financial technology are changing market and regulatory ecosystems in ways unimaginable a generation ago. These new developments offer exciting opportunities as well as enormous challenges — and Georgetown … Continue Reading

University of Barcelona Announces Call for papers on the Legal, political and ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Internet of Things

The University of Barcelona, via the Bioethics & Law Observatory, is opening a call for papers on Legal, political and ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Internet of Things. Contributions can be submitted until December 1st 2018. Submissions are accepted on all … Continue Reading

Equivalence doesn’t get post-Brexit Britain very much, apparently

Bloomberg does a great piece examining the limited good of equivalence for post-Brexit UK financial regulation: While the three paragraphs of text on services [in Theresa May’s planned deal with the EU] are optimistic, they can’t be dressed up as a … Continue Reading

My Brookings (C-span) remarks on bank stress tests, fintech and more

This morning I had the pleasure of speaking at Brookings on a panel after a speech delivered by Randall Quarles, the Vice Chairman of Supervision for the Federal Reserve. The purpose of Quarles’s speech was to unveil a new approach … Continue Reading