Weekly Roundup

Discussion continued over SEC Chair Gensler’s crypto crackdown, with further calls for clarity on regulation.

Increased Trading Volumes and Investor Participation
Online trading platform CMC Markets Plc noted increased client activity and trading volumes in September.

SEC Chair Gensler warned that leveraged ETPs pose a systemic risk to markets.

Source Code
Discussion continued over trade secret protection for source code in various industries, amid a reported breach of streaming platform Twitch’s source code.

In the Mix: This Week’s Top FinTech Thought Leader

  • Mike Piwowar, Milken Institute, spoke at STA about the role of liquidity providers in keeping the marketopen during COVID pandemic volatility.
  • Chris Brummer, professor, Georgetown University Law Center, announced further agenda items for theupcoming DC Fintech Week.
  • Polly Jean Harrison, The Fintech Times journalist, convened a meeting of “Womenin Fintech Webinar.”