Fintech After GameStop: How Will the Robinhood Trading Debacle Affect Regulation?

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Financial Health Network’s Jennifer Tescher and securities litigator Carl Volz discuss the GameStop short squeeze and the implication for fintech regulation. The now-infamous GameStop trading frenzy of January 2021 is (mostly) behind us, and it’s time to assess its impact. In a brash squeeze play spearheaded by a Reddit community as a grassroots uprising against billion-dollar hedge funds, hordes of retail investors went on a GameStop stock buying binge, which led to major losses for the hedgies. Financial Health Network President and CEO Jennifer Tescher and Carl Volz, a securities litigator and founder of Pontem Law, join host Dara Tarkowski…...

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Dara Tarkowski I'm Dara Tarkowski. Innovator, entrepreneur, attorney and podcast host. I am FinTech and RegTech enthusiast passionate about responsible innovation and exploring the intersection of law, technology and highly regulated industry. I'm the Managing Partner at Actuate Law, Chief Innovation Strategist at quointec, and the Host of the Tech on Reg podcast, recently named one of the top 10 RegTech podcasts. I was also named to the 2019 Women in FinTech powerlist by Innovate Finance.