Philadelphia Fed President Calls for More Fintech Regulation

Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker explained in remarks at the Global Interdependence Center’s Payment Systems in the Internet Age conference that increased regulatory oversight of the growing fintech sector is necessary; “Regulation is not just a question of protecting consumers; it’s a question of protecting the innovators as well,” Harker said. “It’s in their best interest to have an established framework in which to operate.”; he believes getting ahead of the curve with regulation is the way to go, instead of waiting to respond to the next possible crisis.  Source