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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

Great time thinking about DLT with IHS

Few topics are more interesting nowadays than how distributed ledger technologies are impacting market infrastructures, and few events tackle the topic in such an interesting way as was the case  2nd Annual Loans Conference.  Many thanks for the opportunity to … Continue Reading

Georgetown now accepting Salzburg Fellow applications!

The Georgetown University Law Center is now accepting applications for the 2020 Salzburg Lloyd N. Cutler Fellows Program.  Four students will be selected to participate from the 2L, 3L and LLM classes.  The deadline for applications is December 13, 2019. The Salzburg Cutler … Continue Reading

Thinking about the Future of Money

The IIF’s recent panel on the Future of Money is now out, and I really enjoyed the back and forth.  But for my part, I make a couple of basic points about digitization.  First, I observe that the latest (but … Continue Reading