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Payments Policy in the 21st Century: The Promise of Innovation and the Challenge of Regulation


WHEN: Thursday, December 18, 2014 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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How will innovations like Bitcoin, ApplePay and mobile payments change the dynamics of regulating the payment industry?

The Bipartisan Policy Center hosted a discussion analyzing how new technologies will impact consumers, businesses, financial institutions as well as state and federal oversight. The event also explored current policy and regulations, and whether additional reforms are needed to protect consumers, promote a fair marketplace and encourage further innovation and economic growth.

Superintendent Lawsky gave a keynote on the regulation of Bitcoin and other new payment technologies.

Keynote Address by:

Benjamin M. Lawsky
Superintendent, New York Department of Financial Services

Panel featuring:

Cyrus Amir-Mokri
Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Former Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of Treasury

James Chessen
Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, American Bankers Association

Jeanne Hogarth
Vice President for Policy, Center for Financial Services Innovation

Robert Hunter
Executive Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel, The Clearing House