Building Fintech Ecosystems: Why Regulatory Sandboxes Tend to Get the Plaudits and Innovation Hubs Do the Work of Promoting Development, Innovation and Competition in Financial Services

Courtesy of Ross Buckley, Douglas Arner, Robin Veidt, and Dirk Zetzsche Regulatory sandboxes are the flavor of the month. Over 50 countries have now established or announced a “financial regulatory sandbox” since the UK Financial Conduct Authority established the first one in 2016. Sandboxes are safe spaces in which FinTech start-ups and other innovative enterprises […]