Fintech Week at Georgetown Law

November 5, 2018

WASHINGTON – Georgetown Law will host the Monday and Wednesday full-day programs for Fintech Week 2018. 
Monday, Nov. 5 events will focus on “Crypto Assets” and Wednesday, Nov. 7 on “Understanding and Financing Innovation."


Founded last year by Georgetown Law’s Institute of International Economic Law, Fintech Week aims to democratize the availability of critical information about financial technology and to broaden the public’s understanding of issues that are transforming the global economy.  Cohosted by the IMF and The Institute for Financial Markets, Fintech Week’s Monday and Wednesday programs will be held at Georgetown Law. The sessions listed below are on the record and media are invited to attend expert panel discussions for background purposes.  The Monday, Nov. 5 program will focus on “Crypto Assets” and Wednesday, Nov. 7 will focus on “Understanding and Financing Innovation.”  Full schedule available upon request.


On-the-record sessions:

Monday, Nov. 5 “Crypto Assets”

10:00 – 10:30 am
William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporate Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

1:45 – 2:30 PM
Sheila Bair, Former Chairman, U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

3:45 – 4:30 pm
Craig S. Phillips, Counselor to the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Wednesday, Nov. 7 “Understanding and Financing Innovation”

9:15 – 10:00 am
Joseph M. Otting, Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Department of the Treasury

12:30 – 1:00 pm
J. Christopher Giancarlo, Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission


Georgetown Law
Hart Auditorium
600 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, D.C.  20001