Exploring Fintech Law and Regulation with Lee Reiners of Duke Law

Whether you’re part of a new fintech startup, investing in cryptocurrencies, or just wanting to be plugged into the latest financial technologies, having an understanding of the legal and regulatory side of things is significant. In fact, some lawyers learning in elite institutions now find fintech education as part of their curriculum.

On this episode, we’re fortunate to be joined by Lee Reiners who is the Executive Director of the Global Financial Markets Center at Duke Law, and is a Lecturing Fellow at Duke. Lee has taught a number of courses around fintech Law as well as regulation, and had fantastic insight to share on both the educational side, and the broader subjects themselves.

Payments & Fintech Insights In This Episode:

  • Why regulation and the law have such a critical role in the future of fintech.
  • What some of the most important regulatory questions facing cryptocurrencies are.
  • Why students in business, law, and even technical fields will need to take classes around fintech and regulation in the coming years.
  • Lee’s thoughts on the present and future of payments and fintech – specifically through an educational lens.
  • With a whole bunch more!

Featured on the Show:

Payments & Fintech Spotlight: Duke Law’s Global Financial Markets Center

Duke Law’s Global Financial Markets Center promotes the interdisciplinary study and discussion of global financial markets and financial regulation. The Center sponsors symposia and scholarship, works collaboratively with researchers and industry leaders, and prepares students for legal careers in business and law, in both the private and public sector.