Check Out These Books Articles and Appearances by Thomas P. Vartanian Discussing the U.S. Financial System

Books

Recent Op-Eds & Financial Articles

June 21, 2024, The Hill

Don’t blame the home loan bank’s for the Fed’s lending problems

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/4732023-federal-reserve-home-loan-banks/

 

April 8, 2024, The Hill

Ransomware attacks are the canaries in the cyber coal mine

https://thehill.com/opinion/cybersecurity/4581622-ransomware-attacks-are-the-canaries-in-the-cyber-coal-mine/

 

April 2, 2024, The Hill

Sam Bankman-Fried’s penalty has been handed down, but when will we finally crack down on crypto?

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/4567506-sam-bankman-frieds-penalty-has-been-handed-down-but-when-will-we-finally-crack-down-on-crypto/

 

March 25, 2024, The Hill

The biggest threat from China is right under our noses — and on our screens

https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/4552779-the-biggest-threat-from-china-is-right-under-our-noses-and-on-our-screens/

 

March 18, 2024, The Hill

Why does one unelected bureaucrat get to decide credit card fees?

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/4535434-why-does-one-unelected-bureaucrat-get-to-decide-credit-card-fees/

 

March 12, 2024, The Hill

We cannot escape the tyranny of technology

https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/4524710-we-cannot-escape-the-tyranny-of-technology/

 

February 23, 2024, The Hill

Bitcoin bingo and the erosion of financial stability

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/4483960-bitcoin-bingo-and-the-erosion-of-financial-stability/

 

January 24, 2024, The Hill

Why is the SEC allowing crypto to run wild?

Why is the SEC still allowing crypto to run wild? 

 

January 5, 2024, The Hill

How Many More Times Will We Be Conned By Crypto?

How many more times will we be conned by crypto? 

 

November 27, 2023, The Hill

When are regulators going to hold crypto accountable?

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/4328820-when-are-regulators-going-to-hold-crypto-accountable/

 

November 22, 2023, The Messenger

Prepare for a New, Less Affluent America

https://themessenger.com/opinion/american-economy-national-debt-load-federal-spending-interest-payments

 

November 13, 2016, The Messenger

Citibank Treated Armenian Americans as ‘Bad Guys’ Until the CFPB Stepped In

https://themessenger.com/opinion/citibank-armenian-americans-discrimination-banks-cfpb-consent-order-emails

 

September 28, 2023, The Hill

AI is going to change the world — but who will be leading that change?

https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/4225876-ai-is-going-to-change-the-world-but-who-will-be-leading-that-change/

 

August 29, 2023, The Messenger

Election Economics: Find Me A Dead Cat

https://themessenger.com/opinion/election-economics-find-me-a-dead-cat

 

August 8, 2023, The Messenger

Time to Reassess the Fed and its Takeover of the U.S. Economy

https://themessenger.com/opinion/time-to-reassess-the-fed-and-its-takeover-of-the-us-economy

 

July 9, 2023, The Messenger

The Too-Comfortable Danger of ‘Bidenomics’

https://themessenger.com/opinion/the-too-comfortable-danger-of-bidenomics

 

June 29, 2023, The Hill

A rebellion at the Federal Reserve — can it avoid the next bank collapse?

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/4071492-a-rebellion-at-the-federal-reserve-can-it-avoid-the-next-bank-collapse/

 

June 21, 2023, The Messenger

Congress Isn’t Protecting Children From the Internet, So States Are Doing the Job

https://themessenger.com/opinion/congress-isnt-protecting-children-from-the-internet-so-states-are-doing-the-job

 

June 16, 2023, The Hill

Our failing banks and the capital con game

Our failing banks and the capital con game

 

June 9, 2023, The Hill

Lending laws are changing — and borrowers could pay the price

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/4039066-lending-laws-are-changing-and-borrowers-could-pay-the-price/

 

May 2, 2023, The Hill

The Fed wants more power after the banking collapse. We need real reform — and less Fed

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3983646-the-fed-wants-more-power-after-the-banking-collapse-we-need-real-reform/

 

May 1, 2023, The Hill

No, Federal Home Loan Banks didn’t cause the SVB collapse

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3981758-no-federal-home-loan-banks-didnt-cause-the-svb-collapse/

 

April 26, 2023, Harvard Business Review

There’s No Silver Bullet for Cybersecurity

https://hbr.org/2023/04/theres-no-silver-bullet-for-cybersecurity?ab=hero-subleft-1

 

April 23, 2023, The Hill

This banking crisis was preventable — and so is the next one

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3962873-this-banking-crisis-was-preventable-and-so-is-the-next-one/

 

April 3, 2023, The Hill

Artificial intelligence must be regulated. But by whom?

https://thehill.com/opinion/cybersecurity/3930193-artificial-intelligence-must-be-regulated-but-by-whom/

 

March 17, 2023, The Hill

It took 40 years, but we got a new S&L crisis

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3904674-it-took-40-years-but-we-finally-got-a-new-sl-crisis/

 

March 11, 2023, The Hill

We should be thanking Sam Bankman-Fried

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3894309-we-should-be-thanking-sam-bankman-fried/

 

March 5, 2023, Merion West

Who Will Fix a Broken Internet Landscape Before It Is Too Late?

https://merionwest.com/2023/03/05/who-will-fix-a-broken-internet-landscape-before-its-too-late/

 

February 22, 2023, The Hill

Don't Be Fooled - the FTX Fiasco Was Preventable

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3868791-dont-be-fooled-the-ftx-fiasco-was-preventable/

 

February 10, 2023, Wall Street Journal

Biden Plays the Junk Card

https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-plays-the-junk-card-banks-credit-card-financial-regulation-fees-loans-interest-rates-borrowing-congress-consumer-financial-protection-bureau-e704f16?mod=opinion_lead_pos6

 

February 1, 2023, Cyber Defense Magazine

Time to Build an Unhackable Internet

https://cyberdefensemagazine.tradepub.com/free/w_cyba147/

 

January 9, 2023, The Hill

Death of the Crypto Formula

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3804444-death-of-the-crypto-formula/

 

December 13, 2022, Financial Times

FTX’s predictable failings show the need for crypto regulation

https://www.ft.com/content/0ea1eb28-7f70-4b50-a50b-bac3ea8151a4

 

October 7, 2022, The Hill

Rough economic waters ahead: Will we choose wisely?

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3677893-rough-economic-waters-ahead-will-we-choose-wisely%ef%bf%bc/

 

September 24, 2022, Kiplinger

Cryptocurrency: Stay In? Get Out? How to Decide?

https://www.kiplinger.com/investing/cryptocurrency/605262/cryptocurrency-stay-in-get-out-how-to-decide

 

September 13, 2022, The Hill

Biden’s college loan forgiveness misses the point

https://thehill.com/opinion/education/3640714-bidens-college-loan-forgiveness-misses-the-point/

 

September 2, 2022. The Hill

Biden’s student loan bailout and the death of skin in the game

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3625025-bidens-student-loan-bailout-and-the-death-of-skin-in-the-game/

 

August 19, 2022, The Hill

What’s our plan to stop China’s acquisition of America?

https://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/3608115-whats-our-plan-to-stop-chinas-acquisition-of-america/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 21, 2022, The Hill

Blinded by the light: 7 red flags about cryptocurrencies we completely missed

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3569047-blinded-by-the-light-7-red-flags-about-cryptocurrencies-that-we-completely-missed/

 

July 1, 2022, The Hill

This crypto winter is warm compared to the next one

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3544051-this-crypto-winter-is-warm-compared-to-the-next-one/

 

June 30, 2022, Business Observer

Time to get smart about financial technology – and how to regulate the $10T industry

https://www.businessobserverfl.com/article/time-to-get-smart-about-financial-technology-and-how-to-regulate-the-dollar10t-market

 

June 16, 2022, The Hill

Ten economic warning signs policymakers ignored

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3525430-ten-economic-warning-signs-policymakers-missed/

 

May 13, 2022, The Hill

Is crypto too cool to question?

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/3486951-is-crypto-too-cool-to-question/

 

April 6, 2022, American Banker

What the president’s crypto order should have said

https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/what-the-presidents-crypto-order-should-have-said

 

March 21, 2022, The Hill

From economic sleight of hand to stark reality

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/599045-from-economic-sleight-of-hand-to-stark-reality?rnd=1647881737

 

March 10, 2022, The Hill

Strong banks are essential to national security

Strong banks are essential to national security

 

February 28, 2022, American Banker (BankThink)

Where have you gone, Chairman Volcker?

https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/where-have-you-gone-chairman-volcker

 

January 10, 2022, The Hill

What if politicians had to tell the truth?

https://thehill.com/opinion/campaign/588973-what-if-politicians-were-required-to-tell-the-truth?rnd=1641826268&rl=1

 

December 15, 2021, The Hill

Crypto and the insecure Internet

https://thehill.com/opinion/cybersecurity/585895-crypto-and-the-insecure-internet?rnd=1639579901

 

November 5, 2021, The Hill

To avoid virtual anarchy, we must move cautiously and fix things

https://thehill.com/opinion/cybersecurity/580202-its-time-to-move-cautiously-and-fix-things?rnd=1636072844&rl=1

 

October 20, 2021, American Banker (BankThink)

Modernize regulation or risk an '80s-style economic crisis

https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/modernize-regulation-or-risk-an-80s-style-economic-crisis

 

March 8, 2021, The Hill

Will the real financial bubble please stand up?

Will the real financial bubble please stand up? | TheHill

 

December 39, 2020, American Banker

Country, banking long overdue for cyberdefense upgrade,

Country, banking long overdue for cyberdefense upgrade | American Banker

 

November 23, 2020, American Banker

What President-Elect Biden can do to fix the outdated financial system

https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/what-president-elect-biden-can-do-to-fix-outdated-financial-system

 

October 24, 2020, The Hill

What do Google, banks and chicken salad have in common?

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/522583-what-do-google-banks-and-chicken-salad-have-in-common?rnd=1603558945

 

September 26, 2020, The Hill

Policymakers must ensure more COVID relief doesn’t damage the economy

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/518211-policymakers-must-ensure-more-covid-relief-doesnt-damage-the-economy?rnd=1601053187

 

September 10, 2020, The Hill

Colorado truce won’t end the fight for regulatory supremacy

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/515380-rocky-mountain-truce-wont-end-fight-for-regulatory-supremacy

 

June 26, 2020, The Hill

FinTech calls the question: Different rules for digital and traditional banking?

https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/504656-fintech-calls-the-question?rnd=1593140269

 

June 18, 2020, The Hill

The Fed and the Pottery Barn Doctrine

The Fed and the Pottery Barn Doctrine

 

June 17, 2020, American Banker (BankThink)

OCC’s proposal rightfully directs banks to upgrade

https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/occs-proposal-rightfully-directs-banks-to-upgrade

 

May 21, 2020, The Hill

Dealing with Troublous Times

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/499038-dealing-with-troublous-times?rnd=1590092077

 

May 4, 2020, The Hill

If the second economic 'shoe' drops, Congress must avert a collapse,”

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/495952-congress-must-address-the-two-financial-shoes-of-the-coronavirus-pandemic?rnd=1588604088.

 

March 24, 2020, American Banker (BankThink)

Calls for CECL delay expose standard's flaws

https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/calls-for-cecl-delay-expose-standards-flaw

 

March 19, 2020, The Hill

A five-point antidote to the financial pandemic

https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/488450-a-five-point-antidote-to-the-financial-pandemic

 

March 17, 2020, American Banker (BankThink)

How regulators can kick COVID-19’s bank shock into remission

https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/how-regulators-can-kick-covid-19s-bank-shock-into-remission

 

December 18, 2019, American Banker (BankThink)

Fix CRA before cracking down on bank mergers
https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/fix-cra-before-cracking-down-on-bank-mergers

 

October 25, 2019, American Banker (BankThink)

Regulators’ push for innovation shouldn’t come at expense of prudence
https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/regulators-push-for-innovation-shouldnt-come-at-expense-of-prudence

 

July 23, 2019, Washington Times

Why the Financial Accounting Standards Board Must Hit Pause on CECL
http://amp.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/jul/23/why-financial-accounting-standards-board-must-hit-/

 

July 1, 2019, American Banker (BankThink)

Virtual currency debate needed the jolt it got from Facebook
https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/virtual-currency-debate-needed-the-jolt-it-got-from-facebook

 

May 28, 2019, The Hill

A broken accounting system in need of repair
https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/445753-a-broken-accounting-system-in-need-of-repair

 

May 19, 2019, The Hill

The unintended consequences of interest rate caps
https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/444334-the-unintended-consequences-of-interest-rate-caps

 

April 26, 2019, American Banker (BankThink)

FASB’s accountability Problem
https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/fasbs-accountability-problem

 

April 17, 2019, American Banker (BankThink)

With stress test, less is more
https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/with-stress-tests-less-is-more?brief=00000160-700b-dbf5-a562-788b36110000

 

February 26, 2019, American Banker (BankThink)

Criticism of BB&T-SunTrust deal is overblown
https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/criticism-of-bb-t-suntrust-deal-is-overblown

 

February 3, 2019, The Hill

The bigger data gets the bigger the risks it poses
https://thehill.com/opinion/cybersecurity/428087-the-bigger-big-data-gets-the-bigger-the-risks-it-poses

 

December 12, 2018, The Hill

Nefarious nations will take the lead on AI if the US doesn't
https://thehill.com/opinion/technology/421059-nefarious-nations-will-take-the-lead-on-ai-if-the-us-doesnt

 

November 16, 2018, The Hill

Financial overregulation wasted the last eight years
https://thehill.com/opinion/finance/417104-financial-overregulation-wasted-the-last-eight-years

 

November 6, 2018, American Banker (BankThink)

Financial technology needs rules of engagement
https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/financial-technology-needs-rules-of-engagement

 

Sept 20, 2018, American Banker (BankThink)

Why reg relief is moving in the right direction
https://www.americanbanker.com/opinion/why-reg-relief-is-moving-in-the-right-direction

Speaking Engagements, Appearances, and Forums

 

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PAST EVENTS

2018 - Present

PAST EVENTS:

Date: October 24, 2018, 10:45 a.m. –12:15 p.m.

Sponsor: Center for the Study of the Administrative State

Topic: Permits, Licenses and the Administrative State

 

 

Date: November 4, 2018, 1:00 pm–2:15 pm

Sponsor: Reg Tech Enable DC 2019

Topic: Strategic Partnerships: Panel discussion moderator with Brian Brooks (CoinBase), Kathy Reimann (Treliant), and Neima Ghamsari (BlendLabs) on tech deals

 

 

Date: February 19, 2019, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Sponsor: Pepperdine’s School of Public Policy

Topic: Housing Finance and GSE Reform

 

 

Date: March 1, 2019, 8:00–4:00

Sponsor: LEC/Program on Financial Regulation & Technology

Topic: AI, FinTech, Peer to Peer Financial Services and Administrative Judgment

 

Date: March 14, 2019, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Investment Advisers Association

Topic: FinTech and the Use of Big Data

 

Date: March 27, 2019, 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Scalia Law School; Program on Financial Regulation & Technology—Meet the Policy-Makers

Topic: Meet the Policy-Makers: A Discussion with Joseph Otting

 

 
Date: April 3, 2019, 10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Sponsor: LEC

Topic: Open Banking: A New Era in Financial Services

 

Date: April 4, 2019, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Financial Managers Society

Topic: Artificial Intelligence and Financial Regulation

 

 

Date: April 10, 2019, 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Scalia Law School; Program on Financial Regulation & Technology—Meet the Policy-Makers

Topic: Meet the Policy-Makers: A Discussion with Randall Quarles—Vice Chair of the Fed

 

Date: April 12, 2019, 10:00–10:45 a.m.

Sponsor: Minnesota Banking Law Committee of the Minnesota Bar

Topic: Financial Regulation and Technology: The Coming Revolution

 

Date: April 15, 2019, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Cantor Fitzgerald Investor Conference the GSEs

Topic: The Future of the GSEs

 

Date: May 15, 2019

Sponsor: Nelson Mullins Annual Public Policy Forum

Topic: Financial Regulation, Economic Crisis and the Technology Revolution: Who Is Determining Our Economic Future?

 

Date: May 15, 2019, 8:00–9:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Tucker Carlson Tonight

Topic: Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Ocasio-Cortez Loan Shark Protection Act

 

Date: May 16, 2019, 8:00 am–6:00 p.m.

Sponsor: LEC/Program on Financial Regulation & Technology

Topic: The Future of Financial Regulation; A Discussion with Craig Phillips, Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury

 

Date: June 24, 2019, 3:30–4:00 p.m.

Sponsors: Financial Managers Society

Topics: Financial Regulation and Technology: The Coming Revolution

 

Date: July 17, 2019, 10:20–11a.m.

Sponsors: All Sides with Ann Fisher WOSU Public Media

Topic: Financial Regulation, the CFPB and Financial Crisis

 

Date: September 12, 2019, 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Sponsors: Scalia Law School; Program on Financial Regulation & Technology—Meet the Policy-Makers

Topic: Meet the Policy-Makers: A Discussion with Brent McIntosh, General Counsel of Dept. of Treasury

 

Date: September 17, 2019, 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Sponsors: Cybersecurity Innovation Forum

Topic: The Convergence of Financial Services and& Technology: Benefit or Threat?

 

Date: September 25, 2019

Sponsors: Program on Financial Regulation & Technology Webinar

Topic: Libra: New Dimensions in Money -Speakers at this event included Brian Brooks, the Chief Legal Officer of Coinbase and then became the Acting Comptroller of the Currency

 

Date: October 10, 2019

Sponsors: Scalia Law School; Program on Financial Regulation & Technology—Meet the Policy-Makers

Topic: Armchair Discussion with Mark Calabria, Director, FHFA

 

Date: October 25, 2019

Sponsor: Program on Financial Regulation & Technology Webinar

Topic: Libra – New Dimensions for Money

 

Date: November 7, 2019

Sponsor: Scalia Law School; Program on Financial Regulation & Technology—Meet the Policy-Makers

Topic: Armchair Discussion with Brian Johnson, Deputy Director, CFPB

 

Date: November 18, 2019

Sponsors: Program on Financial Regulation & Technology Webinar

Topic: Consumer Debt in America: What Would Rate Caps and Student Loan Forgiveness Mean?"

 

Date: November 18, 2019

Sponsors: Ballard Sphar

Topics: Interview re National Financial Technology Commission

 

Date: April 1, 2020

Sponsors: FMS (w/ Bill Isaac)

Topic: The Financial Pandemic: How to Navigate the Crisis to a Soft Landing

 

Date: May 29, 2020

Sponsor: AM560 The Answer

Topic: Radio Interview on the Need for the Government to Prepare Equity Assistance

 

Date: June 19, 2020

Sponsor: AM560 The Answer

Topic: Radio Interview on the Hangover Impact of Government Actions to Support the Economy

 

Date: June 26, 2020

Sponsor: Dechert LLP Financial Services Group

Topic: Firefighting in the Financial Pandemic

 

Date: July 8, 2020

Sponsor: Scalia Law School Financial Services Alumni Association Webinar

Topic: "COVID-19 and the Financial Path Out of the Pandemic"

 

Date: July 15, 2020

Sponsor: Scalia Law School Program on Financial Services & Technology Fintech Webinar

Topic: "FinTech: Pushing Past the Pandemic"

 

Date: October 1, 2020

Sponsor: AM560 The Answer

Topic: Interview on the Hangover Impact of Government Actions to Support the Economy for COVID

 

Date: October 6, 2020

Sponsor: Scalia Law School; Program on Financial Regulation & Technology—Meet the Policy-Makers

Topic: Armchair Discussion with Jelena McWilliams, Chairman, FDIC (Virtual)

 

Date: October 22, 2020

Sponsor: Scalia Law School; Program on Financial Regulation & Technology—Meet the Policy-Makers

Topic: Armchair Discussion with Brian Brooks, Acting Comptroller of the Currency

 

Date: October 26, 2020

Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank Presidents Bank President’s Council Meeting

Topic: Panel Discussion with Bimal Patel, John Bowman, Chris Daniel, Richard Kim

 

Date: December 9–10, 2020

Sponsor: CCFL and Scalia Law School–FinTech and Consumer Finance: Agenda for 2021

Topic: Co-Chairman of the Program and of the Crypto and True Lender Panels

 

Date: February 11, 2021

Sponsor: CCFL and Scalia Law School–FinTech and Consumer Finance: Agenda for 2021

Topic: Co-Chairman of the Program on the CFPB Taskforce Report on Consumer Financial Credit

 

Date:  May 10,  2021

Sponsor:  The Jim Bohannon Show (Radio)

Topic:  200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions. Depressions and The Technology That Will Change It All

https://omny.fm/shows/jim-bohannon/jim-bohannon-05-10-21

 

Date:  May 11, 2021

Sponsor:  “Wake Up America” Newsmax (TV Interview)

Topic:  200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions. Depressions and The Technology That Will Change It All

https://www.dropbox.com/s/67lgfuz5x1mv8iv/VARTANIAN%20WUA%20051121.mp4?dl=0

 

Date:  May 18, 2021

Sponsor: Chicago's Morning Answer, AM 560 WIND

Topic: 

200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions. Depressions and The Technology That Will Change It All

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QukVR-FV2cE

 

Date:  May 21, 2021

Sponsor:  The Curious Man (Podcast)

Topic:  200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions. Depressions and The Technology That Will Change It All

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/thecuriousmanspodcast/id1369458829?i=1000522935791

 

Date:  May 25, 2021

Sponsor:  Duke Law School FinReg Podcast

Topic:  200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions. Depressions and The Technology That Will Change It All

https://spoti.fi/3fRDZ3x

 

Date:  May 31, 2021

Sponsor:  US National Privacy Legislation— Association of Digital & Cyber Governance (Podcast)

Topic:  The Internet is Broken – We Need A New One!

https://open.spotify.com/show/3LOA68FCRWbFZlpvnQFqFs?si=usRwk_N0S0yH8RuNsDD6-Q&nd=1

 

Date:  May 31, 2021

Sponsor:  The Chris Voss Show (Podcast)

Topic:  200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions. Depressions and The Technology That Will Change It All

The Chris Voss Show Podcast – 200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions, Depressions, and the Technology that Will Change It All by Thomas P. Vartanian

 

Date:  June 10, 2021

Sponsor:  FHLBank of NY Members’ Webinar Series

Topic: “Crisis, Regulation & Technology:  The Complicated Past, Present & Future of Financial Services”

https://www.fhlbny.com/financial_intelligen/crisis-regulation-tech/

 

Date:  June 14, 2021

Sponsor:  Financial Managers Society Annual Forum (Live)

Topic:  Banking in the Biden Administration

 

Date:  June 17, 2021

Sponsor:  Telecom Policy Research Conference

Topic:  Banking & Technology – The Good, Bad and the Ugly

Countering Cyberattacks And Ransomware Will Require “Whole Of Nation” Response (forbes.com)

 

Date: June 22, 2021

Sponsor:  Bank Board of Directors

Topic:  200 Years of American Financial Panics:

Crashes, Recessions, Depressions And The Technology That Will Change It All

 

Date: June 23, 2021

Sponsor:  China TechThreat

Topic: High Tech Heist: Vlog Series on Banking Cybersecurity - China Tech Threat

https://twitter.com/ChinaTechThreat/status/1413226149803610113

 

Date: June 30, 2021

Sponsor:  Ballard Spahr Consumer Finance Monitor

Topic:  A Discussion With Special Guest Thomas Vartanian, Author of the Recently-Published Book, 200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions, Depressions, And the Technology That Will Change It All

Part 1:

https://www.ballardspahr.com/Insights/Blogs/2021/07/Pod-Tom-Vartanian-Discussion-Part-1

Part 2:

https://www.ballardspahr.com/Insights/Blogs/2021/07/Pod-Part-II-Tom-Vartanian-Author-200-Years-of-American-Financial-Panics

 

Date: July 14, 2021

Sponsor:  Wall Street Wrap Up (PBS/New Orleans - WYES-TV)

Topic: 200 Years of American Financial Panics:

Crashes, Recessions, Depressions And The Technology That Will Change It All

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1bzQy6tgKs

 

Date: July 20, 2021

Sponsor:  Smoketree Innovation Roundtable

Topic:  Tech Tools: AI for Good and Bad

 

Date: August 4, 2021

Sponsor:  Women in Housing Finance

Topic:  Years of American Financial Panics:

Crashes, Recessions, Depressions And The Technology That Will Change It All

 

Date: October 20, 2021

Sponsor:  Federal Reserve Board

Topic: Years of American Financial Panics:

Crashes, Recessions, Depressions And The Technology That Will Change It All

 

Date: November 12, 2021

Sponsor:  “Tell Me What You Are Reading”

Topic:  200 Years of American Financial Panics:

Crashes, Recessions, Depressions And The Technology That Will Change It All

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6865137233997959168/

https://anchor.fm/howard/episodes/Ep--35-Tom-Vartanian---200-Years-of-American-Financial-Panics---Crashes--Recessions--Depressions--and-the-Technology-That-Will-Change-It-All-e1936bs

 

Date: November 12, 2021

Sponsor:  Chicago's Morning Answer

AM 560 WIND

Topic:  Inflation, the Economy & the Metaverse

https://youtu.be/TjMKL8wVyqA

 

 

Date: November 17, 2021

Sponsor:  AMLRightsource

Topic: 200 Years of American Financial Panics:

Crashes, Recession, Depressions and The Technology That Will Change It All

Part 1:

https://www.amlrightsource.com/news/a-deep-dive-with-tom-vartanian-part-01

Part 2:

https://www.amlrightsource.com/news/a-deep-dive-with-tom-vartanian-part-02

 

Date: November 22, 2021

Sponsor: American Association of Bank Directors

Topic: 200 Years of American Financial Panics:

Crashes, Recessions, Depressions and The Technology That Will Change It All 

Part 1:

Calling All Bank Directors Episode 41: Financial Crises: Why, When, How (Part 1) - AABD (wpengine.com)

Part 2:

Financial Crises: Preparing for the Next Crisis (Part 2) | Calling All Bank Directors Episode 42 (podbean.com)

 

Date: December 1, 2021

Sponsor:  Securities Exchange Commission

Topic:  200 Years of American Financial Panics:

Crashes, Recessions, Depressions and The Technology That Will Change It All

 

Date: February 2, 2022

Sponsor:  Plaza Five Book Notes

Topic: 200 Years of American Financial Panics:

Crashes, Recessions, Depressions and The Technology That Will Change It All

 

Date: February 3, 2022

Sponsor:  The Federalist Society

Topic: Who Runs The FDIC in a New Administration?

https://fedsoc.org/events/who-runs-the-fdic-in-a-new-administration

 

Date:  April 1, 2022

Sponsor:  University of North Carolina Law Center for Banking & Finance

Topic:  Financial Crises, Technology, and the Chaotic Future of Banking

 

Date:  April 27, 2022

Sponsor:  Financial Technology & Cybersecurity Center

Topic: The Impact of Stablecoins on Financial Regualtion, Consumers, and Politics

https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/N_LqMti-KnJ6GrOox6bhDVZWCKmEgJXBo_v0GH_ALlIqNwC_G3CtuDiQ-EXCQysv.Og4NBY0HD5cXB6_X

 

Date: May 17, 2022

Sponsor:  The Federalist Society

Topic:  The Government's Arms Around Cryptocurrency: Hug or Stranglehold?

https://fedsoc.org/events/the-government-s-arms-around-cryptocurrency-hug-or-stranglehold

 

Date:  May 17, 2022

Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute

Topic:  A Conversation with Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY): Regulation and the Future of Crypto Assets

https://www.aei.org/events/regulation-and-the-future-of-crypto-assets-a-conversation-with-sen-cynthia-lummis-r-wy/

 

Date:  May 19, 2022

Sponsor:  Sarasota1 Bookstore

Topic:  2022 Book Fair Presentation: Book Signing

200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions, Depressions and The Technology That Will Change It All

 

Date: June 30, 2022

Sponsor:  AMLRightSource

Topic:   A Conversation With Tom Vartanian about -

Cybersecurity, cryptocurrency and current regulations and recommendations regarding how to address ransomware

https://www.amlrightsource.com/news/a-discussion-with-tom-vartanian?utm_medium=email&_hsmi=218202781&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_hnu1amRH5b2b_1oFb0_w3wDXguXvUIMK8r28QCWRJQ2CTdH8KO6apXZB5JmLqR8Zf3UEaQZ1bAJH0QBOwR02tN1qWXw&utm_content=218202781&utm_source=hs_email

 

Date:  July 5, 2022

Sponsor:  The CashFlow Academy

Topic: The Next Financial Bust:

A Conversation with Thomas P. Vartanian about his book -

200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions, Depressions And The Technology That Will Change It All

https://thecashflowacademy.libsyn.com/the-next-financial-bust

 

Date:   July 24, 2022

Sponsor:  The Wealth Formula

Topic: A Conversation with Thomas P. Vartanian about his book -

200 Years of American Financial Panics: Crashes, Recessions, Depressions And The Technology That Will Change It All

https://www.wealthformula.com/podcast/326-200-years-of-financial-panics/

 

Date: August 4, 2022

Sponsor: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Sixth Annual Fintech Conference

Topic:  Dark Data & Cybersecurity

 

Date:  September 15, 2022

Sponsor:  American Bar Association Cyberspace Law Committee

Topic:  The Good, Bad & Ugly of Fintech

 

Date:  October 4, 2022

Sponsor:  Federal Housing Finance Agency 100 Year Anniversary Listening Session

Topic:  The Role of the Federal Home Loan Banks in American Mortgage Finance

https://www.fhfa.gov/Media/Documents/FHLBank-Listening-Session-Day-3-Transcript-10.4.22.pdf (pgs.  23-25)

 

Date:  November 16, 2022

Sponsor:  Fox Business News

Topic:  FTX and The Need to Regulate Crypto

https://video.foxbusiness.com/v/6315637311112#sp=show-clips

 

Date:  December 14, 2022

Sponsor:  BBC Radio - Business Matters

Topic:  Crypto & the FTX Collapse

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0dp10ht?partner=uk.co.bbc&origin=share-mobile

 

Date:  December 30, 2022

Sponsor:  BBC Radio

Topic:  Crypto & the FTX Collapse

https://podcasts.apple.com/lt/podcast/the-future-of-crypto/id292651411?i=1000591733229

 

Date: January 11, 2023

Sponsor:  KLPW - Missouri, Diane Jones Show

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

 

Date:  January 29, 2023

Sponsor:  The Chris Voss Show

Topic:  A Conversation with Thomas P. Vartanian about -

The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

https://thechrisvossshow.com/the-chris-voss-show-podcast-the-unhackable-internet-how-rebuilding-cyberspace-can-create-real-security-and-prevent-financial-collapse-by-thomas-p-vartanian/?mc_cid=ba8725d729&mc_eid=0cbb55dba0

 

Date:  February 2, 2023

Sponsor:  Keen On Podcasts

Topic:  How We Built the Wrong Internet: Thomas P. Vartanian on Rebuilding Cyberspace to Make it "Unhackable"

Keen On: How We Built the Wrong Internet: Thomas P. Vartanian on Rebuilding Cyberspace to Make it "Unhackable" on Apple Podcasts

 

Date:  February 8, 2023

Sponsor:  The Shelley Irwin WGVU Morning Show on WGVU-FM/Grand Rapids MI (NPR)

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

https://www.wgvunews.org/people/shelley-irwin

 

Date: February 2023

Sponsor:  America Trends

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

https://www.americatrendspodcast.com/2023/02/09/ep-628-if-you-lock-your-front-door-your-home-is-better-protected-than-your-digital-life/nt Financial Collapse

 

Date:  February 15, 2023

Sponsor:  The Curious Mans Podcast

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tom-vartanian-interview/id1369458829?i=1000600182338

 

Date:  February 9, 2023

Sponsor:  WGVU Public Media Radio

Topic: Podcast on The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

WGVU -The Unhackable Internet

 

Date:  February 2023

Sponsor:  The Curious Mans Podcast

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

The Curious Mans Podcast - Tom Vartanian

 

Date:  February 15, 2023

Sponsor: Paul Miller Radio WPHM Show out of Port Huron, Michigan

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

February 15 Thomas Vartanian | WPHM

 

Date:  February 16, 2023

Sponsor: The Jason Middleton Show on KFI-AM/Los Angeles CA

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

 Thomas Vartanian on KNX

 

Date:  March 2, 2023

Sponsor: WGTD- FM Morning Show – Greg Berg (NPR- Wisconsin)

Topic: The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

https://www.wgtd.org/playlist/morning-show/ms-unhackable-internet

 

Date:  March 3, 2023

Sponsor:  Homeland Security Today

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

https://www.hstoday.us/subject-matter-areas/cybersecurity/hstoday-interview-unhackable-internet-with-thomas-vartanian/

 

Date: March 17, 2023

Sponsor: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Connecticut

Topic: The Unhackable Internet:  How the Internet Can Be Rebuilt to Be More Secure

Date:  March 21, 2023

Sponsor:  BBC World News

Topic: The Banking Crisis – How Does it Stop

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/live:bbc_world_service

 

Date:  March 21, 2023

Sponsor: Financial Managers Society

Topic:  The Banking Crisis – How Does it Stop

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/live:bbc_world_service

 

Date:  March 23, 2023

Sponsor:  Tell Me What You're Reading Podcast

Topic: The Unhackable Internet:  Rebuilding Cyberspace to Prevent Financial Collapse

Tell Me What You’re Reading • A podcast on Spotify for Podcasters

 

Date:  March 29, 2023

Sponsor:  Federal Home Loan Bank Counsel

Topic: The Unhackable Internet: How the Internet Can Be Rebuilt to Be More Secure

 

Date:  March 29, 2023

Sponsor:  American Enterprise Institute

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

https://www.aei.org/events/rebuilding-cyberspace-to-prevent-financial-collapse-a-book-event/

 

Date:  April 18, 2023

Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute –Explain to Shana Podcast –

Topic:  One World, Two Webs: Can We Make A More Secure Internet? (with Paul Kupiec and Thomas Vartanian)

https://www.aei.org/podcast/one-world-two-webs-can-we-make-a-more-secure-internet-with-paul-kupiec-and-thomas-vartanian/

 

Date:  April 27, 2023

Sponsor:  AML Partnership Forum

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet

 

Date:  May 1, 2023

Sponsor:  BBC World News

Topic: The First Republic Failure – What is Happening in the U.S. Banking Crisis?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3ct4zd3?partner=uk.co.bbc&origin=share-mobile (4:40 – 11:17)

 

Date:  May 3, 2023

Sponsor:  American Ag Radio

Topic: The Federal Reserve, Silicon Bank and First Republic Bank

 

Date:  May 4, 2023

Sponsor: GMU Center for Assurance Research & Engineering, GMU School of Business, and the Financial Technology & Cybersecurity Center

Topic:  Emerging Cyber Threats to the Financial Services Infrastructure

https://gmu.zoom.us/rec/share/4ScJSafniNPTm6EI-L3TEOEdSRofKq40z7XOCDt1vUFE5y6jOIY3XmSqejqemRCV.o5vYRpCI9Nk8bB8A

 

Date:  May 16, 2023

Sponsor:  GMU Center for Assurance Research & Engineering, International Academy of CIOs

Topic:  From generative AI Innovation to Policy & Economic Competitiveness

 

Date:  May 19, 2023

Sponsor: Federal Reserve Board Cyber Technology Task Force

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet - Emerging Cyber Threats to the Financial Services Infrastructure

 

Date:  August 10, 2023

Sponsor:  George Mason University AML Trac, Schar School of Business

Topic:  The Unhackable Internet: How Rebuilding Cyberspace Can Create Real Security and Prevent Financial Collapse

 

Date:  September 8, 2023

Sponsor:  Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Seventh Annual FinTech Conference

Topic: Fintech Exposes the Best and the Worst. So Where Do We Go From Here?

Seventh Annual Fintech Conference (philadelphiafed.org)

 

Date:  September 12, 2023

Sponsor:  AICPA Annual Banking and Savings Institution Conference

Topic:  Keynote:  Banking on the Future: New Concept of Money, Regulation & Technology

https://aicpaconferences.com/files/secure_download_v2?token=eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJmaWxlSWQiOjIwNzA3MSwiaWF0IjoxNjk1OTE5NjA2LCJleHAiOjE2OTg1MTE2MDYsImp0aSI6IjhoTUZ1eGVhOEJRNjdzRk4iLCJhdWQiOiJodHRwczpcL1wvYWljcGFjb25mZXJlbmNlcy5jb21cL2ZpbGVzXC9zZWN1cmVfZG93bmxvYWRfdjIifQ.ART4kn4eqrFKyfs-vcsJD5z0T-jd-MnPbCdY0YDtPMM

 

Date:  September 21, 2023

Sponsor:  Allinial Global

Topic:  Keynote: Digital Banking – Cybersecurity Risk & Financial Services

Date:  October 11, 2023

Sponsor:  NACHA Alliance Payments Conference

Topic:  Keynote:  Banking on the Future: New Concept of Money, Regulation & Technology

 

Date:  October 16, 2023

Sponsor:  Radio KLPW Montana

Topic:  Interview with Diane Jones:  AI and Its Impact Around the World

 

Date:  November 22, 2023

Sponsor:  BBC World News

Topic:  Binance and the Need for Crypto Regulation

 

Date:  February 5, 2024

Sponsor:  VISION by Protiviti

Topic: Interview:  Crypto and CBDC: Proceed with caution

https://vision.protiviti.com/insight/longtime-regulator-tom-vartanian-crypto-and-cbdc-proceed-caution

 

Date:  March 2024

Sponsor:  VISION by Protiviti

Topic:  Interview:  Cybersecurity expert: The U.S. is facing big challenges

https://vision.protiviti.com/insight/cybersecurity-expert-us-doing-almost-everything-wrong