FINRA Launches Fintech Focused Office of Innovation

The lead regulator for broker dealers has launched an Office of Innovation to focus on the growing importance of fintech; the goal of the office will be to engage with industry participants, regulators, investors and other stakeholders; the office will also be expected to release reports on developing areas within fintech and analyze risks to the securities market; “I am confident the Office of Financial Innovation will further FINRA’s long-standing commitment to understanding and addressing these issues through coordinated responses that foster both innovation and investor protection,” said FINRA President Robert Cook to Crowdfund Insider. Source.

Todd is the Chief Product Officer of LendIt Fintech.

He is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists.

He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences.

He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.

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