Chris Brummer is a professor, lecturer, author, and founder of Washington DC’s Fintech Week. He teaches at Georgetown University Law Center, where he serves as the Faculty Director of the Institute of International Economic Law.
Dr. Brummer has over a decade of experience researching the development of financial and regulatory policy and the considerable impact that technology has on how authorities operationalize supervision and regulatory oversight. He has also lent his expertise to nonprofits and policymakers, and offered his insights as to how firms and governments can best understand and react to new developments and challenges in the financial system. Aside from working as a professor and spearheading multiple initiatives and organizations related to financial regulation, he also serves as both a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Subcommittee on Virtual Currencies and a member of the Consultative Working Group for the European Securities and Markets Authority’s Financial Innovation Standing Committee.
Dr. Brummer holds multiple degrees, including a J.D. with honors from Columbia Law School and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is also the author and/or editor of several books, including Soft Law and the Global Financial System, Cryptoassets: Legal, Regulatory and Monetary Perspectives, Minilateralism: How Trade Alliances, Soft Law and Financial Engineering are Redefining Economic Statecraft, and Fintech Law in a Nutshell.