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CFTC Technology Advisory Committee Meeting Indicates Ongoing Support for Fintech Innovation: “Our markets should always be striving to improve”

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) held the 4th meeting of the Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) this past week, sponsored by CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintez. Several of the topics included hot areas of Fintech such as the utilization of distributed ledger technology (DLT/ Blockchain) in… Read More

In Prepared Testimony, Georgetown Law Professor & Fintech Advocate Chris Brummer Slams Facebook’s Libra White Paper Labeling it a Failure

Today, the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing on Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem. Yesterday, David Marcus, head of Libra, testified in front of the Senate Banking Committee garnering much criticism and little support. Expect more of the same today. The House… Read More

Congressional Hearing on Cryptocurrencies & ICOs Provides Perspective from Legislators & Industry Advocates

Today, during a hearing by the House Financial Services Committee, subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, representatives queried industry participants on the topic of “Examing the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” Crypto is a hot item of discussion on Capitol Hill. Both regulators and elected officials… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Updates on March 14th Hearing on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings

As Crowdfund Insider shared last week, the House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment will hold a hearing entitled “Examining Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” The Hearing will take place at Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC but the proceedings will… Read More

Today’s Crowdfunding Session from Milken Institute (Video)

Above is the video from today’s session at the Milken Institute entitled; Crowdfunding: Decentralizing, Disintermediating, Disrupting. Panelists included: Chris Brummer, Senior Fellow, Milken Institute; Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center Candace Klein, Founder and CEO, SoMoLend Benjamin Miller, Co-Founder, Fundrise Babak Nivi, Co-Founder and… Read More

Crowdfunding to Be Topic at Milken Global Conference

Commencing this week in Los Angeles is the annual Global Conference, sponsored by the Milken Institute.  The event covers a diverse list of global issues – including crowdfunding. The conference began in 1998 and has grown over the years from 700 attendees to this years expected… Read More

Crowdfunding Needs Flexibility to Reach Full Potential

Recently a superlative document was published by the Milken Institute which reflected upon the current state of crowdfunding domestically within the United States but also drawing on parallels abroad.  This missive was authored  by Messrs.  Chris Brummer, a law professor at Georgetown University and Daniel Gorfine,… Read More

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