Hundreds of innovative firms have now entered into payments, lending, and other consumer financial markets that banks used to dominate. These new entrants have raised the quality, lowered the cost, and expanded the reach of financial products to Americans who were previously excluded. But their growth has also raised questions about the fitness of existing regulation. 

Event Type: Webinar

Location Name:
Washington D.C.
Start Date/Time:
9 September 2020, 11:00 AM EDT
End Date/Time:
9 September 2020, 2:00 PM EDT

Does it adequately address consumer protection and prudential concerns about these new entrants? What are the relative roles of state and federal regulators? And how can policy change best encourage entry into banking that will benefit consumers? Join us for an outstanding virtual program, featuring leading policymakers and experts, at Cato’s sixth annual Summit on Financial Regulation.

Reed Smith partner Maria Earley will be participating on a panel titled "Increasing Competition in Banking" at 12:00 pm EST.