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Disclosure Sandbox: CFPB Updates Sandbox Concept. Not Just for Fintech…

Last September, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a statement on their proposed regulatory sandbox – a concept trailblazed by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and since embraced by multiple regulators around the world. At the time of the earlier announcement, the CFPB… Read More

Insurtech: the Milken Institute Publishes Report on Innovations in Insurance, Questions Disruption

While insurance may not be considered a ‘sexy’  industry it is incredibly important (most people consume it) and absolutely enormous at an estimated $4.1 trillion of annual gross premiums paid. Innovations in the insurance sector may transform the industry to a degree far beyond what… Read More

Milken Institute Launches Fintech Advisory Committee

The Milken Institute has officially launched their Fintech Advisory Committee – a group that was previously revealed during Milken’s annual conference in Los Angeles. Jackson Mueller, head of the Fintech program at Milken, said that the cost of financial intermediation has largely remained unchanged for 100… Read More

Former Comptroller Tom Curry Appointed Chair of Milken Institute’s Fintech Advisory Committee

Tom Curry, a partner in Nutter’s Corporate and Transactions Department and co-leader of the Boston-based law firm’s Banking and Financial Services group, has been appointed chair of Milken Institute’s Fintech Advisory Committee. Curry is the former Comptroller of the Currency and was the public official who launched… Read More

There is Friction Between New Finance & Old Regulation. Milken Report Highlights Legislative Progress on Fintech, Makes Recommendations as to How Congress Can Do More

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The Milken Institute is out with a comprehensive report this week that drills down into existing legislative action by Congress that addresses the emerging Fintech industry. This is the first report of its kind and provides a solid perspective on what Congress has accomplished to… Read More

Report: Analog Regulations Built for the Traditional Banking Space are not Conducive to Fostering Innovation in Financial Services

  The digitization of finance is upon us. Fintech is rapidly changing all aspects of the financial services sector but different countries are adapting at different paces – regulation is largely why. Jackson Mueller, writing for the Milken Institute, hosted several roundtables earlier this year… Read More

Milken Publishes Document on Needed Financial Regulatory Reform

The Milken Institute Center for Financial Markets, a non-partisan think tank with a mission to increase global prosperity, has published a document on modernizing financial regulation in the US.  Most regulations overseeing the financial services sector were written for an analog world. There is a… Read More

Proposed OCC National Fintech Charter Comments & Feedback

Last December, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) – part of the Department of Treasury-  proposed a “National Bank Charter for Fintech Companies”. The exploration stirred up a hornet’s nest of public officials that were not too pleased the OCC would think… Read More

Milken Report Profiles Dramatic Growth of Online “Non-Bank” Finance

In 2011, an average of 8,000 small and micro businesses were denied funding each day from traditional banks. This statement is not from some fanatical Fintech entrepreneur but our current Secretary of the Treasury, Jack Lew.  It is this profound gap between demand, and supply,… Read More

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