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“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

New fintech coverage by, an online portal for news and analysis of global regulatory developments in financial technology, officially launched in the latter days of December 2018.  The site will be the first website of its kind to focus on policy across an increasingly expansive fintech ecosystem. … 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 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

Monetary Policy and Financial Regulation

Federal Reserve Vice Chair for Supervision Randal Quarles delivered keynote remarks at a Brookings Institution event on monetary policy and financial regulation. He outlined the core elements and proposed changes to the central bank’s stress testing program, which measures whether financial firms have enough money … Continue Reading