Tomorrow, September 18, the Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing, “Fintech: Examining Digitization, Data, and Technology.”  Topics expected to be discussed include data privacy and the Treasury Department’s recent fintech report.

The scheduled witnesses, who do not include any regulators, are:

  • Brian Knight, Director of the Innovation and Governance Program, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
  • Steven Boms, President, Allon Advocacy, on behalf of Consumer Financial Data Rights
  • Saule T. Omarova, Professor of Law and Director, Jack Clarke Program on the Law and Regulation of Financial Institutions and Markets, Cornell University

In January 2018, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on fintech issues.