FINTECH 2018 – Keeping Pace: Financial Inclusion in a Time of Innovation

September 13, 2018 at 8:00 AM

On September 13, Bloomberg Government and the Bloomberg Black Professional Community held a breakfast and discussion moderated by Bloomberg Law’s Seth Stern and Lydia Beyoud with members of congress, policy experts and corporate executives on the future of finance and technology innovation and policy.

Over the years, technological innovation has transformed the way financial products and services are delivered to consumers. As banking continues to evolve into an online experience, and as non-depository financial technology (“FinTech”) companies continue to emerge. This conversation discussed how should consumer laws keep pace with innovation.

The speakers for the A Moderated Discussion with Representatives panel included:

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), US House of Representatives

Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY), US House of Representatives

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-USVI), US House of Representatives

Watch the video of panel 1 of 2 below.

Addressing financial inclusion and access to capital presents a complex set of social, business and policy issues. The panelists offered their perspectives on the inter relatedness of those issues from an academic, economic, business and policy standpoint, including comparisons from across different U.S. minority communities and lessons learned from international financial and regulatory approaches.

The speakers for the The Role of the FinTech Industry panel included:

Chris Brummer, Research Professor & Faculty Director, International Economic Law, Georgetown University

Makada Henry-Nickie, David Rubenstein Fellow, Brookings Institution

Ernie Jolly, Deputy Chief of Staff, US House of Representatives

Jarrod Loadholt, Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Credit Karma

Robert Meloche, Senior Director, Global Financial Inclusion, Visa