SF Fed Fintech Speeches and Publications
These publications and speeches reveal SF Fed insights into how fintech is impacting banking and financial services and causing bank supervisors to think about the risks and opportunities it presents.
Speaking at an international summit in Shanghai, Gerald Tsai, the director of the fintech team at the San Francisco Fed, gives an overview of the U.S. fintech industry and financial regulatory framework. He also discusses the unique operating challenges fintech companies face, as well as the work regulators are doing to address them.
At a fintech event hosted by Orange Silicon Valley, Tracy Basinger, a group vice president in the Bank’s Financial Institution Supervision and Credit division, highlights the fintech work underway inside the Federal Reserve where a team of supervisors is studying fintech developments to understand the range of risks and opportunities and develop recommendations for a broader Federal Reserve response.
What is fintech’s role in the financial system? How do banks manage the risks when they partner with fintech firms? In a speech to the Western Independent Bankers, Teresa Curran, executive vice president of the Bank’s Financial Institution Supervision and Credit division shares a perspective on this and explores how banks are using technology to improve and expand their services.
In a speech at LendIt USA 2016, John Williams, the San Francisco Fed’s president and CEO, discusses fintech’s promise and some of its associated risks.
In this video, Tracy Basinger, a group vice president in the Bank’s Financial Institution Supervision and Credit division explains why fintech is a matter of great importance and interest to the Fed.