Upcoming Fintech Events


  Brookings to host Fintech Regulation Forum, 2/8. The DC-based think tank will convene House Financial Services Committee Chairman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) to discuss how lawmakers can promote fintech innovation while also protecting consumers from potential harm. Panelists will include: Lending Club’s Richard Neiman and CFSI’s Jeanne Hogarth.   DC…

Promontory Colleague Cited in Time Cover Story


My colleague, Kenesa Ahmad, is cited in this week’s Time cover story about the Apple encryption issue. Kenesa co-authored the law review article that coined the term “golden age of surveillance”. Time Cover Story: http://time.com/magazine/us/4262476/march-28th-2016-vol-187-no-11-u-s/ Law Review Article: http://stlr.org/volumes/volume-xiii-2011-2012/encryption-and-globalization/

China Flexes Tech Muscles Before a State Visit – The New York Times


As President Xi Jinping prepared to visit the United States, Washington warned of possible sanctions over digital attacks. Beijing pushed back by organizing a technology forum of industry leaders. Source: China Flexes Tech Muscles Before a State Visit – The New York Times