New Book on Evolution of the BIS Launches Today

Today marks the 90th anniversary of the Bank for International Settlements, and in celebration of it, the BIS is formally launching its new book, Promoting Global Monetary and Financial Stability, The Bank for International Settlements after Bretton Woods, 1973-2020..  The … Continue Reading

Coronavirus an Existential Gut Check for US Tech Infrastructure

The observation that U.S. government technology is outdated isn’t new, but in the context of the crisis the problem has been recognized with a new urgency. The absence of adequate digital infrastructures has made it at times impossible for the government to get … Continue Reading

Georgetown Law, Business Schools team up for Virtual Town Hall with CQ Roll Call

This week had a bit of cross-campus collaboration with Georgetown’s IIEL (from the law school) and Georgetown’s Center for Financial Markets and Policy (from the business school) teaming up with CQ Roll Call to host a brainstorming session on how … Read More

CFTC (Paid) Internship Opportunity Open

The CFTC is hiring second and third year law students for its paid 2020 Summer Intern Program! This position is being filled under the Pathways Intership Program that is designed to attract students with paid opportunities to work in agencies … Continue Reading

G2 conference to showcase Paul Hogan, Rodrigo Yañez

On March 17, 2020, Phil Hogan, the EU Commissioner for Trade, and Rodrigo Yañez, Undersecretary of International Economic Relations, Chile will be headlining the AIG Global Trade Series 2020 taking place at Georgetown Law’s Institute of International Economic Law on March 17. … Continue Reading

Top Fintech “Influencer”

So a popular ranking came out, collating data from over 5 million finch related posts, identifying the Top 100 “influencers” in fintech. While I would love even more to be able to “influence” my students as to their homework completion, … Continue Reading

Brexit and the Future of Fintech: 3 Theories

Bon voyage, EU, Hello world.  Or something like that. Last Friday, Britain said good-bye to the EU, embarking on a new life as a fully independent country no longer tethered to the mast of regional integration.  But there are plenty … Continue Reading

JIEL’s John H. Jackson Prize Awarded

Congratulations to the new winners of the 2018 John H. Jackson Prize for their article The IMF’s Jurisdiction Over The Capital Account—Reviewing the Role of Surveillance in Managing Cross-Border Capital Flows. The article has now appeared in the Journal of International … Continue Reading

Banks vs. Telcoms

You can learn lots of interesting things at conferences, and one of the most interesting observations I’ve come across in the last several weeks came from Jaco Grobler, Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for FirstRand Group, the largest financial services institution by market … Continue Reading

Revamping the Sec Reg Curriculum

I took a bit of time during the break to revamp my syllabus for my Intro to Securities Regulation course. (Which for law profs is a big deal!) And I think it’s interesting to see just how much the field … Continue Reading