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US Congress Wrestles With Financial Technologies and Data Privacy

[ad_1] On Nov. 21, the United States Congressional Task Force on Financial Technologies held a hearing on the role of big data in financial services. The last major legislation focused on the subject was the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999, which formalized a financial service firm’s obligations to clients — specifically, how they share client information. Given the field’s expansion over the past 20 years, the Fintech Task Force’s posture on Thursday