Fintech Beat

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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Wirecard vs. the Twitter hack
38 min
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Engineering the lean startup
30 min
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Cryptodollars vs. Digital Dollars
41 min
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Fintech goes Public
22 min
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Brian Brooks on the Community Reinvestment Act—...
32 min
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The Bank for International Settlements tackles ...
36 min
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Is fintech the future of the internet?
23 min
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NY’s top financial regulator talks justice — an...
29 min
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Banking on women and the underserved during COV...
24 min
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The futures of Ether, Ep. 52
Fintech Beat takes a look at the first U.S. based Ether futures contract
26 min
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Could a CBDC topple the US dollar? Ep. 51
31 min
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China’s digital yuan gets ready for prime time,...
30 min
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Is Libra 2.0 Good Enough? Ep. 49
33 min
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Comparing COVID-19 and fintech in Hong Kong and...
24 min
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E-commerce, surveillance, and COVID-19 in China...
27 min
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Save that money, Ep. 46
Fintech guided by good policy may help those affected by the pandemic
25 min
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How will fintechs survive a new financial crisi...
27 min
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Fintech and the coronavirus pandemic, Ep. 44
21 min
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Fintech in the UK after Brexit, Ep. 43
How will Brexit affect fintech in the UK?
23 min
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Crypto, correlation and the coronavirus, Ep. 42
What's been the impact of the coronavirus on digital assets?
19 min
121
Fintech in the Caribbean, Ep. 41
How can fintech change the domestic economy of smaller countries like Barbados?
14 min
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Mapping Financial Inclusion, Ep. 40
It's not one size fits all when it comes to the holy grail of fintech -- financial inclusion.
28 min
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Crypto Derivatives, Ep. 39
What are crypto derivatives?
27 min
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Wall Street Czar Linda Lacewell, Ep. 38
Wall Street Czar Linda Lacewell takes on regulation.
22 min
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Bitcoin Intermediaries, Ep. 37
Should Bitcoin be regulated?
13 min
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Iran, North Korea and Crypto, Ep 36
Fintech Beat speaks to former CIA and State Department officials to talk about how these regimes can coop crypto currencies.
19 min
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The Ethical Algorithm, Ep. 35
Can -- and should -- an algorithm be ethical when it comes to financial technology?
24 min
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Open Banking 2.0, Ep. 34
Fintech Beat sits down with the former chief of the Federal Reserve’s open banking unit.
21 min
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The Year in Fintech, Ep. 33
Financial technology's greatest hits for 2019.
34 min
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Fintech Beat sits down for a one on one with Ma...
Fintech Beat sits down for a one on one with Maxine Waters
17 min
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The Transfer Agent, Ep. 31
Fintech Beat takes a deep dive into how block chain technology can help capital markets.
19 min
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Curing the Small Business Recession, Ep 30
23 min
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The Digital Redback, Ep. 29
The IMF explains what China's new digital crypto currency will mean for the world.
24 min
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Open Banking 101, Ep. 28
Fintech Beat explains how open banking is poised to revolutionize financial services.
27 min
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The Fintech Week, Ep. 27
Fintech Beat and FRT team up to cover all things fintech in DC in the whirlwind month of October.
34 min
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Ethereum 2.0, Ep. 26
Joe Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum, talks about a plan for an upgrade to Ethereum's blockchain.
16 min
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The "Bridge" Currency, Ep. 25
Brad Garlinghouse speaks to Fintech Beat about all things crypto.
30 min
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Blockchain and Remittances, Ep. 24
Blockchain technology may help streamline the flow of $550 billion dollars this year.
16 min
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Uber meets Fintech, Ep. 23
Uber is much more than a ride sharing company
16 min
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The Magic Number, Ep. 22
Fintech Beat explores the larger meaning behind Block.one's settlement with the SEC
22 min
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The Bad Money Episode, Ep. 21
Fintech Beat explores the difference between good and bad money.
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The Tax Man, Ep. 20
The Tax Man, Ep. 20
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The Investors, Ep. 19
Fintech Beat explores the ABC's of fintech investing
22 min
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The Building Buyer, Ep. 18
Fintech Beat explores a new way of investing in real estate.
16 min
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The Comptroller of the Currency, Ep. 17
Meet the regulatory decision maker behind banking and fintech
21 min
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The Playlist, Ep. 16
Fintech Beat explores the relationship between hip-hop and crypto
17 min
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The Central Bank Digital Currency, Ep. 15
Why more than 50 central banks are racing to issue digital currencies.
25 min
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The Feedback and the Pacte Ep. 14
How the new French law will impact fintech; plus, a listener weighs in.
20 min
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The Architect, Ep. 13
Alex Lipton discusses Facebook's Libra and his own white paper.
17 min
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The Bank of England, Ep 12
Host Chris Brummer travels to London to speak with the Bank of England's lead Fintech Expert.
17 min
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The Blockchain Detective, Ep. 11
Fintech Beat talks regulators' fears about the new Facebook Coin
33 min
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The Blurred Lines, Ep 10
23 min
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The Economist, Ep. 9
Glenn Hubbard, former Dean of the Columbia Business School joins this week's podcast to discuss Facebook's Libra
17 min
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The Crypto Spring, Ep. 8
Bitcoin's value has had a wild week. Is winter over?
28 min
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The European Regulator, Ep. 7
Steven Maijoor, chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority, joins the pod
28 min
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The Facebook Coin, Ep. 6
22 min
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The Fintech Trade Wars, Ep. 5
Coming to you from Geneva, the latest on China vs. United States.
14 min
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The Exchanges, Ep. 4
Exploring the wild west of trading crypto assets.
20 min
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The Wallet, Ep. 3
How to keep your crypto currency safe, and more
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The Regulator, Ep. 2
The Regulator: CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo
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The Presale, Ep. 1
Finance is changing. We're going to make sense of it for you.
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