Dr. Chris Brummer is a law professor currently teaching at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He is the creator at the helm of FinTech Week, an annual D.C. event aimed at bringing together authorities from the financial and regulatory sector in order to facilitate policy creation and administer meaningful dialogue and industry progress. He is also a prolific published author and has edited, authored, and co-authored a myriad of notable books on fintech law, cryptocurrency, and trade. Dr. Brummer holds degrees from Columbia Law and the University of Chicago, and has previously taught at the Vanderbilt Law School and LSE.
Dr. Chris Brummer works closely with policymakers and not-for-profit corporations, bringing insight and expertise to financial policy and regulation. Dr. Brummer takes particular interest in the rising importance of cryptocurrency and is a sitting member of the Commodity Future Trading Commission’s Subcommittee on Virtual Currencies.
Professor Chris Brummer regularly provides analyses and testimony for legislative and governing institutions such as the EU or US governments and their financial regulatory committees. In his academic capacity, he lectures widely on fintech, finance, and international law as well as market microstructure, trade, and global governance. He also served in the National Adjudicatory Council. In 2012, Dr. Chris Brummer was the C. Boyden Gray Fellow on Global Finance and Growth in partnership with Atlantic Council, where he personally launched their Transatlantic Finance Initiative. Dr. Chris Brummer currently serves the Institute of International Economic Law at Georgetown University as its Faculty Director.