U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to host public fintech forum

Event | September 29, 2016 By:

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has scheduled a public forum to discuss fintech innovation at its Washington D.C. headquarters on November 14.

“The proliferation of fintech innovation has the potential to transform virtually every aspect of our nation’s financial markets. The panels will discuss issues such as blockchain technology, automated investment advice or robo-advisors, online marketplace lending and crowdfunding, and how they may impact investors,” said SEC.

The fintech forum will be open to the public and webcast live on the SEC’s website. Information on the agenda and participants will be published in the coming weeks.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is an agency of the United States federal government. It holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws, proposing securities rules, and regulating the securities industry, the nation’s stock and options exchanges, and other activities and organizations, including the electronic securities markets in the United States.