The Fintech Perspective On National Privacy Legislation – Interview With Nat Hoopes | ADCG Podcast: Ep. 40

Association for Data and Cyber Governance
34 minute listen | July.28.2021

Privacy legislation at the state and federal level is of extraordinary importance to the fintech lenders, who depend on data to provide enhanced products and services to consumers and businesses. This episode explores the concerns regarding the patchwork of state privacy laws, reasons why national privacy legislation is so slow in coming in the U.S., how to protect consumers from unfair outcomes in the use of AI, and the implications of data portability provided for under Dodd-Frank.  

Nat Hoopes is Vice President and Head of Government Affairs at Upstart, a leading AI lending platform partnering with banks to expand access to affordable credit. Hoopes is a leading voice on financial innovation, cited frequently on public policy issues ranging from alternative data and AI in credit underwriting, fintech-bank partnerships, and innovative bank charter initiatives.



About the U.S. National Privacy Legislation Podcast


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The Association for Data and Cyber Governance presents a podcast series that explores informed points of view – both pro and con – on the need to develop national privacy legislation. Hosts Jerry Buckley, a founding partner of Buckley LLP, and Jody Westby, a prominent data security consultant, interview some of the nation’s key privacy professionals as they sort through the policy decisions that Congress will have to address as it considers how the use of data will be regulated in the United States.



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