Category Archives: FCA

ICO Regulation not Slowed by Brexit or US Shutdown Chaos

By | January 28, 2019

Courtesy of Barbara C. Matthews It seems somehow ironic and fitting that the economic sector most hostile to centralized governments – cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings (ICOs)  – faces renewed regulatory activity despite the UK Brexit and US shutdown chaos.  On January 23, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the United Kingdom issued a new… Read More »

New Legislation Designed to Make the U.S. a Fintech Leader

By | November 17, 2016

In his book Stress Test, former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner vividly describes the difficulty he encountered in trying to get the various federal financial regulators to go along with the Obama administration’s post-crisis regulatory reform agenda.  In the summer of 2009, after the Treasury Department released the details of their proposal, regulators swarmed Capitol Hill… Read More »