Media

ARTICLES – Thomas P. Vartanian

May 28, 2019, The Hill – A Broken Accounting System in Need of Repair https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/445753-a-broken-accounting-system-in-need-of-repair

May 19, 2019, The Hill – The Unintended Consequences of Interest Rate Caps https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/444334-the-unintended-consequences-of-interest-rate-caps

April 17, 2019, American Banker (BankThink) – With Stress Test, Less is More https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/with-stress-tests-less-is-more?brief=00000160-700b-dbf5-a562-788b36110000

February 26, 2019, American Banker (BankThink) – Criticism of BB&T-SunTrust deal is overblown https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/criticism-of-bb-t-suntrust-deal-is-overblown

February 3, 2019, The Hill – The Bigger Data Gets, The Bigger the Risks it Poses https://thehill.com/opinion/cybersecurity/428087-the-bigger-big-data-gets-the-bigger-the-risks-it-poses

December 12, 2018, The Hill – Nefarious nations will take the lead on AI if the US doesn’t https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/421059-nefarious-nations-will-take-the-lead-on-ai-if-the-us-doesnt

November 16, 2018, The Hill – Financial overregulation wasted the last eight years https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/417104-financial-overregulation-wasted-the-last-eight-years

November 6, 2018, American Banker (BankThink) – Financial technology needs rules of engagement https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/financial-technology-needs-rules-of-engagement

Sept 20, 2018, American Banker (BankThink) – Why reg relief is moving in the right direction  https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/why-reg-relief-is-moving-in-the-right-direction

SPEECHES AND PANELS – Thomas Vartanian

DATE SPONSOR TOPIC COMMENTS
June 24, 2019

3:30 – 4:00 pm

Financial Managers Society Financial Regulation and Technology: The Coming Revolution Annual Forum for 400 Bank CFO’s, Treasurers and Financial Managers
May 16, 2019

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

LEC/Program on Financial Regulation & Technology The Future of Financial Regulation:

A Discussion with Craig Phillips, Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury

Panel 1: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence (Moderator)

Panel 4: The Evolving Regulatory Ecosystem (Moderator)

Inaugural Policy Conference for the LEC/Program
May 15, 2019

8:00 – 9:00 pm

Tucker Carlson Tonight Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ocasio-Cortez Loan Shark Protection Act
May 15, 2019 Nelson Mullins Annual Public Policy Forum Financial Regulation, Economic Crisis & the Technology Revolution: Who Is Determining Our Economic Future? Law Firm forum for regulators, Congressman and others

(101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Suite 900, Washington, D.C., 20001)

April 15, 2019

2:00 – 4:00 pm

Cantor Investor Conference the GSEs The Future of the GSEs 499 Park Ave, NY, NY
April 12, 2019

10:00 – 10:45 am

Minnesota Banking Law Committee of the Minnesota Bar Financial Regulation and Technology: The Coming Revolution 200 Minnesota financial services lawyers’ annual meeting
April 10, 2019

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Scalia Law School; Program on Financial Regulation & Technology Meet the Policy Makers: A Discussion with Randall Quarles- Vice Chair of the Fed Monthly series with Washington Policymakers
April 4, 2019

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Financial Managers Society Artificial Intelligence & Financial Regulation Webinar with AI experts from the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Philadelphia
April 3, 2019

10:45 am – 12:15 pm

LEC Open Banking: A New Era in Financial Services Panel with Banking and FinTech Execs
March 27, 2019

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Scalia Law School; Program on Financial Regulation & Technology Meet the Policy Makers: A Discussion with Joseph Otting First of monthly series with Washington Policymakers
March 14, 2019

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Investment Advisers Association FinTech and the Use of Big Data Annual Compliance Conference for 400 Investment Advisors

(Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC)

March 1, 2019

8:00 – 4:00

LEC/Program on Financial Regulation & Technology AI, FinTech, Peer to Peer Financial Services and Administrative Judgment First Research Roundtable for Inaugural Policy Conference for the LEC/Program
February 20, 2019

5:00 – 8:00 pm
[CANCELLED – SNOW]

Bank Policy Institute Current Bank Regulatory Issues Presentation at dinner with CEO’s of largest US banks

(DBGB, 2nd Floor, 931 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001)

February 19, 2019

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Pepperdine’s School of Public Policy Housing Finance & GSE Reform Luncheon panel @ 2011 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
November 4, 2018

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Reg Tech Enable DC 2019 Strategic Partnerships: Panel discussion moderator with Brian Brooks (CoinBase), Kathy Reimann (Treliant) and Neima Ghamsari (BlendLabs) on tech deals
October 24, 2018

10:45 am – 12:15 pm

Center for the Study of the Administrative State Permits, Licenses and the Administrative State

SPEECHES AND PANELS – Robert H. Ledig

DATE SPONSOR TOPIC
May 20, 2019 Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
2019 Financial Markets Conference (Amelia Island, FL)
Interview regarding data privacy
May 16, 2019 Law & Economics Center/Program on Financial Regulation & Technology (Arlington, VA) The Future of Financial Regulation:

Panel 2: The Emerging Peer-to-Peer Economy: How Blockchain and Marketplace Lending Can Drive Economic Innovation  (Moderator)

April 4, 2019 Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (Arlington, VA) Legislative Update
April 3, 2019 Ninth Annual Financial Services Forum, Law & Economics Center, Scalia Law School (Arlington, VA) Privacy and Data Use in the Financial Sector
October 12, 2018 Scalia Law Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (Arlington, VA) A Different Perspective on Big Data (Moderator)