52 episodes

Welcome to Fintech Beat, the intersection of finance, technology, policy and regulation. Each episode features the latest trends, movers and shakers, ideas and policies in financial technology. Host Chris Brummer, a Georgetown law professor and world-renowned fintech expert, partners with the CQ Roll Call newsroom — Washington's leader for nonpartisan legislative and regulatory analysis — to bring insights that make this a must listen for anyone interested in finance.

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Welcome to Fintech Beat, the intersection of finance, technology, policy and regulation. Each episode features the latest trends, movers and shakers, ideas and policies in financial technology. Host Chris Brummer, a Georgetown law professor and world-renowned fintech expert, partners with the CQ Roll Call newsroom — Washington's leader for nonpartisan legislative and regulatory analysis — to bring insights that make this a must listen for anyone interested in finance.

    The futures of Ether, Ep. 52

    The futures of Ether, Ep. 52

    ErisX CEO Tom Chippas discusses his firm’s historic, first-ever launch of ether futures contracts in America — and how ether and bitcoin derivatives can serve very different purposes.
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    • 27 min
    Could a CBDC topple the US dollar? Ep. 51

    Could a CBDC topple the US dollar? Ep. 51

    Famed University of California Berkeley economist. Barry Eichengreen joins Fintech Beat to dig into whether a digital Euro or yuan would get the biggest competitive boost vis a vis the US dollar, and whether Libra 2.0 could still pose a systemic risk to the global economy.

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    • 32 min
    China’s digital yuan gets ready for prime time, Ep. 50

    China’s digital yuan gets ready for prime time, Ep. 50

    Fintech Beat sits down with the International Monetary Fund’s Sonja Davidovic and Jonathan Kiff to learn about the latest developments with China’s digital currency foray, and how its pilot compares thus far to others around the world.
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    • 31 min
    Is Libra 2.0 Good Enough? Ep. 49

    Is Libra 2.0 Good Enough? Ep. 49

    Fintech Beat sits down with Cornell University’s Daniel Awrey and Cato’s Diego Zuluaga to debate Facebook’s reforms to the Libra cryptocurrency--and whether consumers and the financial system are safer.
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    • 33 min
    Comparing COVID-19 and fintech in Hong Kong and China, Ep. 48

    Comparing COVID-19 and fintech in Hong Kong and China, Ep. 48

    Fintech Beat talks to internationally renowned University of Hong Kong professor Douglas Arner to understand differences in Big Tech, fintech and digitization in Hong Kong, mainland China and the wider Asia region as countries face the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    • 25 min
    E-commerce, surveillance, and COVID-19 in China, Ep. 47

    E-commerce, surveillance, and COVID-19 in China, Ep. 47

    In this episode, Fintech Beat sits down with Brian Miller, the Connecticut-born CEO of Easy China Warehouse, to talk about the extraordinary responses China took to tackle the coronavirus — and how his mainland company navigated unprecedented uncertainty and restrictions.
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Customer Reviews

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45 Ratings

45 Ratings

GScopino ,

Essential listening for anyone interested in FinTech

This podcast regularly provides solid, insightful information about cutting edge FinTech issues, from digital currencies to initial coin offerings! Further, the information is always provided in language that is easy to understand.
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will mccormick ,

Essential listening for anyone working in FinTech

FinTech Beat really hones in on the key issues that are really effecting and interesting those that work anywhere in finance.

Their coverage on regulation in particular is so valuable, and Chris manages to get into the weeds, while also making the conversation relatable for their listeners. Can’t wait to see where this podcast can go!

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