Jai Massari and Annette Nazareth to Present FIA Program on CFTC’s Approach to FinTech
January 25, 2018


Davis Polk partners Jai Massari and Annette Nazareth will present “CFTC’s Approach to FinTech,” a webinar hosted by the FIA Law & Compliance Division on January 25, 2018. Topics discussed will include:

  • The CFTC’s approach to fintech, focusing on recent developments involving cryptocurrency products and market places and industry initiatives to use distributed ledger technology and smart contracts to significantly enhance the infrastructure of the derivatives and futures market places.
  • The CFTC’s recent dedicated fintech effort, LabCFTC, and its two primary components: an inward facing CFTC 2.0 and an outward facing GuidePoint.
  • The CFTC’s fintech efforts in comparison to other U.S. and foreign regulators' initiatives, such as, the U.S. OCC’s Office of Innovation, the SEC’s approach to regulating virtual currency-related products and regulatory sandboxes that have been created by various foreign regulators.

For more information, please visit the event website.