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Fri, May 25, 2018

Future of Banking: Blockchain Technology

On May 25th, the Atlantic Council’s Global Business and Economics Program together with the Millennium Leadership Program hosted a lunch discussion on blockchain technology and its impact on the banking sector with a delegation of high executives of Santander Bank.

Event Recap by Global Business & Economics Program

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

Mon, Apr 23, 2018

Brummer discusses Transatlantic Economy at Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Chris Brummer chaired a panel on financial stability at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York with John Berrigan, the European Commission’s Deputy Director-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Elke Koenig, the Banking Union’s Single Resolution Mechanism head, and Nathan Sheets a former Under Secretary of the Treasury for […]

In the News by Chris Brummer

European Union International Organizations

Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Brummer in Cointelegraph: Don’t Read Too Much into the FSB’s Letter to the G20 on Bitcoin: Expert Take

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In the News by Chris Brummer

Chris Brummer is a nonresident senior fellow with the GeoEconomics Center. He focuses on the regulatory dimension of finance and trade, on global governance, as well as on transatlantic and global economic cooperation issues. In 2012, Dr. Brummer was awarded the Atlantic Council’s C. Boyden Gray Fellowship for Global Finance and Growth. He previously launched the Atlantic Council’s Transatlantic Finance Initiative, serving as the rapporteur of the Danger of Divergence: Transatlantic Financial Reform & the G20 Agenda, and has led the council’s efforts examining RMB internationalization.

Mr. Brummer is the director of Georgetown’s Institute of International Economic Law, one of the leading centers for the study of international economic law and policy in the world. Prior to joining Georgetown’s faculty with tenure in 2009, Brummer was an assistant professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School. He has also taught at several leading universities as a visiting professor including the universities of Basel, Heidelberg, and the London School of Economics. Professor Brummer lectures on finance and global governance, securities and derivatives regulation, market microstructure, and international trade.

He has served on various NASDAQ delistings panels and has recently concluded a three-year term at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s national adjudicatory council. Previously, Dr. Brummer practiced corporate and securities law in the New York and London offices of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. In 2011, he joined the Washington offices of the Milken Institute where he is a senior fellow. In 2016, former US President Barack Obama nominated Dr. Brummer to the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Brummer earned his JD, with honors, from Columbia Law School and he holds a PhD in Germanic studies from the University of Chicago. Dr. Brummer is the author of two books: Soft Law and the Global Financial System: Rule Making in the 21st Century (Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition 2015) and Minilateralism: How Trade Alliances, Soft Law, and Financial Engineering are Redefining Economic Statecraft (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Dr. Brummer is a fluent German and French speaker.