Regulators' Acceptance of Fintech Should Encourage Adoption

Regulatory agencies are starting to take the lead in working with financial technology firms, panelists said.

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Financial technology is slowly being accepted by regulatory agencies.

Chris Church, chief business development officer for distributed-ledger technology provider Digital Asset, said despite initial skepticism, regulatory agencies globally are more accepting and eager to talk about financial technology.

“Regulators aren’t typically people who will jump up and down and say we have to use this technology; they’re very risk-averse people,” Church said. “As years have gone by, it’s very clear that they’re on a journey where they think there’s a lot of upside to

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