Strategies for FinTech Innovation

In this episode of Looking Back, Looking Forward, Professor Douglas Arner discusses on whether governments around the world are in a position to support the development of digital finance. Professor Arner highlights three key areas including the (i) underlying infrastructure underpinning the digital finance system; (ii) various regulatory approaches to FinTech and innovation more broadly; and (iii) context of the wider ecosystem beneficial for supporting the development of FinTech, such as a functioning legal system and educational initiatives.

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