Weekly Regulatory Deadlines | August 14 to August 20
World Bank Sells $33.8 Million More of Its Private Ethereum Blockchain Bonds
The World Bank raised another $33.8 million by issuing bonds on a blockchain, bringing the total to $108 million...
Bankers turn curiously optimistic about the economy
American Banker 08/19/2019
Competition for deposits is tight, the outlook for loan demand is uncertain, and regulatory relief is yet to be much of a relief — so what explains the upswing in banker optimism in a recent survey of community banks?...
States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms
The Wall Street Journal 08/19/2019
A group of states is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people familiar with the situation, adding another layer of scrutiny to an industry already under a federal spotlight...
A call to fintechs to help stave off a retirement crisis
National Mortgage News 08/19/2019
Helping Americans prepare for retirement is a $14 trillion opportunity most fintech startups are missing out on as they focus on the needs of millennials instead of older Americans, according to Ben Cukier, co-founder of Centana Growth Partners...