Three observations from my discussion with ESMA’s Chair, Steven Maijoor

It was a pleasure interviewing Europe’s capital markets chief, Steven Maijoor, at Georgetown Law.  Among the interesting observations: First, that decisions on cross-border equivalence are not yet finished and that negotiations were continuing.  Second, that Facebook’s cryptocurrency at least as … Continue Reading

G2 Conference set for next week!

Looking forward to the annual Georgetown-Graduate Institute “G-2” conference in Geneva next week!–two days of cutting edge discussions, cultivating with sessions at the WTO, on trade wars, trade law, digital finance and more. Conference details can be found here.

Facebook and Amazon Aren’t Playing the Same Cryptocurrency Game

Though experts had speculated for over a year that Facebook was considering launching a cryptocurrency, this month’s news reports confirming the rumors still sent shockwaves through the industry.  For the first time, a U.S. tech behemoth is attempting to go … Continue Reading

Looking forward to Crypto Evolved event

Congratulations to the graduating GULC students

It’s been a long, hard arduous journey–and you’ve worked hard to enjoy the upcoming weeks.  (Even as bar exam prep starts!).  Congratulations to all the students at Georgetown Law–JDs, LLMs and SJDs, and best of luck as you take the … Continue Reading

G2 Annual Conference on WTO and Global Economic Regulation–Agenda Here

Looking forward to this year’s Georgetown-Graduate Institute Conference on WTO and Global Economic Regulation!  The tentative conference agenda can be found here!:  G2 Conference 2019

Members of Congress introduce Bill to Regulate Bias in Algorithms

Sens. Ron Wyden of Oregon, Cory Booker of New Jersey, and Rep. Yvette D. Clarke of New York introduced legislation (S 1108 and HR 2231) requiring tech firms with more than $50 million in revenue, or holding data on more … Continue Reading

Key regulatory issues to keep an eye on for fintech in the U.S. and abroad

The regulation of financial technology is complex and expanding to cover more aspects of our lives, just like the technology itself. Watch here as I explain four important regulation issues you should keep an eye on in the near term.

Georgetown’s Sovereign Debt Conference Gears Up Next Week

DebtCon was launched at Georgetown Law in January 2016, and is returning here after a turn at the Graduate Institute in Geneva in October 2017. Georgetown’s Institute of International Economic Law will host DebtCon3 in Washington, D.C. on April 11-12, … Continue Reading

Global Trade Series Launches at IIEL

Georgetown Law’s Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL), AIG and our partners in the AIG Global Trade Series are pleased to host the kick-off event in the AIG Global Trade Series 2019.  The conference opens at 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, and … Continue Reading