The Commodity Futures Buying and selling Fee (CFTC) has introduced a collection of Fintech targeted digital occasions to happen later this fall. Hosted by the CFTC’s innovation part, LabCFTC, “Empower Innovation 2020” might be a collection of digital occasions instead of a “Fintech Forward” convention prefer it has accomplished previously attributable to COVID-19.
“Encouraging innovation and enhancing the regulatory experience for market participants is essential to what we do at the CFTC,” stated CFTC Chairman Heath P. Tarbert. “As our markets adapt in the wake of COVID-19, so too must we innovate and adapt. I am incredibly proud of the LabCFTC team for working through the challenges of assembling innovators and global regulators virtually to facilitate these conversations, and I look forward to participating in what I am sure will be engaging and informative events.”
LabCFTC Director and CFTC Chief Innovation Officer Melissa Netram added that COVID has demonstrated why Fintech innovation is critically necessary:
“Empower Innovation 2020 will focus on cutting-edge financial technology and innovation, educate on emerging technology and innovation practices of today, and discuss the impact of technology and innovation during the pandemic.”
Based on a launch, Empower Innovation 2020 will include a mixture of hearth chats, digital roundtables/panels, and “Tech Talks”. Registration will open in August with an in depth agenda is forthcoming.
Empower Innovation 2020 Fall Classes:
- Thursday, September 24: The Energy of Innovation: The place Tech & Disaster Collide. This session will characteristic a dialogue concerning the influence and necessity of expertise and sustainable innovation in a time of worldwide disaster.
- Wednesday, October 21: Regulation and Innovation Re-imagined. Coinciding with DC Fintech Week, this session will characteristic a panel dialogue addressing how regulators reply to monetary innovation.
- Thursday, November 19: The Way forward for Finance. This session will study how novel options and forward-thinking methods used throughout the trade and the CFTC will form our world within the years to come back.