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Toward a more fair and inclusive financial system

May 22, 2020
New FinTech collaborations boost Ford School’s financial policy offerings The Ford School is expanding its offerings of financial policy courses with FinTech (financial technology) Policy and FinTech Entrepreneurship classes. Taught by professor...
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Banking on a Revolution

Mar 11, 2021, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
Professor Terri Friedline's book, Banking on a Revolution, makes a compelling case for a revolutionized financial system that centers the needs, experiences, and perspectives of those it has historically excluded, marginalized, and exploited.

Fintech in the African context

Feb 15, 2021, 9:30-10:45 am EST
Adrienne Harris will moderate a discussion regarding the impressive growth of the fintech industry across the African continent and the benefits as well as challenges for economies, governance, and society. Participants will include thought leaders from industry, government, and higher education.

FinTech Career Lunch Talk

Dec 4, 2019, 12:00-1:00 pm EST
218 Hutchins Hall
Interested in a career in Finance or Technology? Learn More From Professor Adrienne Harris!Adrienne A. Harris is a Professor of the Practice at the University of Michigan, as well as a Gates Foundation Senior Research Fellow with the Center for Finance, Law and Policy at the University. Adrienne also advises fintech companies, incumbent financial institutions, and large venture capital firms. Most recently, Adrienne was the Chief Business Officer and General Counsel a San Francisco-based, insur-tech start-up for which she is now an Advisor.Adrienne was a Special Assistant to President Obama for Economic Policy at the National Economic Council in the Obama White House. She spearheaded the development of the Administration’s fintech strategy, chairing both the Interagency Fintech Working Group and the Administration’s Distributed Ledger Technology Task Force. She came to the White House from the U.S. Department of Treasury where she served as Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary.Prior to coming to Washington, D.C., Adrienne was an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, where her practice included representing financial institutions in complex regulatory proceedings and M&A transactions. Adrienne earned her M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business with specializations in Economics and Management, her J.D. from Columbia University Law School, and her B.A. from Georgetown University. 

Funding Available for Fintech - Deadline Nov. 20

Nov 20, 2019, 9:00 am-5:00 pm EST
Suite 241; 400 North Ingalls
The University of Michigan FinTech Collaboratory, of which the Center on Finance, Law & Policy is part, is collaborating with MCubed to announce new funding opportunities for University of Michigan faculty who are undertaking research, course development, or other educational programming focused on financial technology. 

Consumer Protection in an Age of Uncertainty

Mar 22, 2019, 8:30 am-4:00 pm EDT
Walter and Leonore Annenberg Auditorium, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
*Stream* Rich Cordray, founding director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Rohit Chopra, Commissioner on the Federal Trade Commission will keynote.

FinTech Career Talk

Nov 6, 2019, 4:00-5:00 pm EST
3240 Weill Hall
Interested in a career in Finance or Technology? Learn More From Professor Adrienne Harris!Adrienne A. Harris is a Professor of the Practice at the University of Michigan, as well as a Gates Foundation Senior Research Fellow with the Center for Finance, Law and Policy at the University. Adrienne also advises fintech companies, incumbent financial institutions, and large venture capital firms. Most recently, Adrienne was the Chief Business Officer and General Counsel a San Francisco-based, insur-tech start-up for which she is now an Advisor. Adrienne was a Special Assistant to President Obama for Economic Policy at the National Economic Council in the Obama White House. She spearheaded the development of the Administration’s fintech strategy, chairing both the Interagency Fintech Working Group and the Administration’s Distributed Ledger Technology Task Force. She came to the White House from the U.S. Department of Treasury where she served as Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary. Prior to coming to Washington, D.C., Adrienne was an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, where her practice included representing financial institutions in complex regulatory proceedings and M&A transactions. Adrienne earned her M.B.A. from New York University Stern School of Business with specializations in Economics and Management, her J.D. from Columbia University Law School, and her B.A. from Georgetown University.

FinTech Career Talk

Dec 4, 2019, 5:00-6:00 pm EST
Ross School of Business R0220
Interested in a career in Finance or Technology? Learn More From Professor Adrienne Harris!
PUBPOL 750.008

PUBPOL 750.008: Topics: FinTech Entrepreneurship

Adrienne Harris
Wednesday
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Fall 2020
4:00-5:20 pm EDT

Total global fintech investment increased from $50.8 billion in 2017 to a full $111.8 billion in 2018, according to KPMG?s The Pulse of Fintech, and there are no signs that growth in this sector will slow down.

PUBPOL 750.002

PUBPOL 750.002: Topics: FinTech Entrepreneurship

Adrienne Harris
Thursday
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Winter 2020
5:30-6:50 pm EDT

Total global fintech investment increased from $50.8 billion in 2017 to a full $111.8 billion in 2018, according to KPMG?s The Pulse of Fintech, and there are no signs that growth in this sector will slow down.

Fintech in the Africa Context panel

Feb 15, 2021 1:14:00

This event is hosted by the African Studies Center and organized as part of U-M's Africa Week, which brings together thought leaders in higher education, industry, and government for a series of discussions on the key issues and opportunities that

Adrienne Harris: VC After George Floyd

Oct 27, 2020 0:35:39

In this panel we take a look at how (and whether) the venture capital (VC) industry is changing, and what the country’s evolving racial discourse is likely to mean for VC and the greater fintech community.

Michael Barr: Crypto in Asia: Different…from Everywhere?

Oct 26, 2020 0:46:13

Dean Michael Barr discusses emerging issues around digital currencies and product varies in Asia during DC Fintech week 2020. He is joined by fellow panelists Douglas Arner, Sunayna Tuteja, John Cho, Simon Hawkins, and Alan Xin.