Caroline Pham

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Caroline D. Pham is a recognized leader in financial services compliance and regulatory strategy and policy, with deep expertise in derivatives, capital markets, and emerging issues like digital innovation. Prior to her appointment, Pham was a managing director at a large global bank and held various senior roles where she advised boards of directors, executive and senior management, policymakers, and regulators. She has held numerous leadership positions in professional, industry, and academic organizations and is a graduate of UCLA and the George Washington University Law School.
Wednesday, October 12
3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Regulation: crypto killer, or the key to its future?

Is crypto a commodity, security, or something else? Is crypto an opportunity for financial inclusion or a scam full of consumer abuse? Can regulation truly balance innovation and consumer protections? These are some of the questions facing regulators and policymakers right now. So how do they think about these questions, what challenges do they see, and how will they weigh the pros and cons? Only time will tell, and only then will we know whether regulation will derail or unlock the future of crypto.