Data Protection and Digital Finance


November 18, 2019, 12:15 PM to 2:00 PM EST
PIIE Webcast, Washington, DC

Claudia Biancotti (PIIE), Martin Chorzempa (PIIE), Thomas W. Halpin (HSBC), Elise Houlik (Mastercard) and Nicolas Véron (PIIE)

Event Summary

Claudia Biancotti, PIIE visiting fellow, discussed recent developments in advanced economies on protection of digital data in a talk entitled “Strategic Implications of Data Protection Laws” on November 18, 2019, at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. The subsequent panel of experts addressing the topic “New Generation Payments: Promises and Risks” featured Martin Chorzempa, PIIE research fellow; Thomas W. Halpin, HSBC’s managing director and global head of payments product management; Elise Houlik, Mastercard’s vice president and senior managing counsel for privacy and data protection; and Nicolas Véron, PIIE senior fellow. They covered relevant developments in the financial sector in China and elsewhere around the world.