Members of the startup community can book office hours with representatives from LabCFTC on Thursday, September 26th by emailing LabCFTC@cftc.gov.
LabCFTC is the focal point for the CFTC’s efforts to promote responsible FinTech innovation and fair competition for the benefit of the American public. LabCFTC is designed to make the CFTC more accessible to FinTech innovators, and serves as a platform to inform the Commission’s understanding of new technologies. Further, LabCFTC is an information source for the Commission and the CFTC staff on responsible innovation that may influence policy development.
The need for LabCFTC is immediate. Consumers, farmers, ranchers as well as investors have benefited from the technological innovation of the markets overseen by the CFTC. The pace of change in just the past few years has only increased.