EU Law Enforcement: Th Evolution of Sanctioning Powers, Turin 28-29 March

On the 28th and 29th of March in Turin (Italy), a conference will take on the topic of “European Union Law Enforcement – The Evolution of Sanctioning Powers”. The conference is funded by Compagnia di San Paolo, in the framework of … Continue Reading

European Securities and Markets Authority Kicks Off Innovation Working Group (and I’ll be joining!)

I’m delighted to join the Consultative Working Group for ESMA’s Financial Innovation Standing Committee.  Later this week I’ll be giving a presentation on the policy tradeoffs arising between innovation, regulatory clarity and market integrity.

Looking forward to introducing Cecilia Malmstroem, EU Trade Commissioner, for Georgetown’s Greenwald Lecture

I’m absolutely delighted and looking forward to introducing the European’s Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmströmfor the John J. Greenwald memorial lecture.  Commissioner Malmström will discuss transatlantic trade relations and the EU’s upcoming trade agenda.  The agenda is here.

Upcoming Colloquium: Enforcement Challenges in Multi-level Regulatory Systems

The Doctoral Training Unit on Enforcement in Multi-Level Regulatory Systems (DTU REMS) at the University of Luxembourg is organizing a young researchers’ colloquium on Enforcement Challenges in Multi-level Regulatory Systems: Mapping the Landscapes at University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, 21-22 May … Continue Reading

“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).