Commentary: A regulatory approach to fintech
By Christine Lagarde in Washington
On the one hand, regulators must protect consumers and investors against fraud and combat tax evasion, money laundering and the financing of terrorism. They must also protect the integrity and stability of the financial system. On the other, they must beware of stifling innovation that benefits the public. By engaging with market participants at the centre of financial innovation, regulators can stay abreast of the benefits of new technologies. Developing a forward-looking regulatory framework calls for flexibility and new expertise.
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Meeting: The valuation of energy and infrastructure investments
Thursday 27 September, New York, 11:45 EDT
Global public investors have become more active in alternative assets such as energy, infrastructure and other sectors in the real economy. OMFIF and Duff & Phelps are bringing together high-ranking public investors, as well as private sector investors and asset managers, to discuss macroeconomic issues that affect the real asset market. The meeting will cover methods for the valuation of real assets and challenges facing sovereign investors.
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