Open Data, Open Banking: Creating a More Competitive Financial Services Ecosystem
Technological advancement and the proliferation of mobile devices has led to an explosion of data that is driving FinTech innovation. In an effort to increase competition in financial services, governments around the world are implementing data access and portability regimes to make banking more inclusive, competitive, and transparent. What can the US learn from such "open banking" efforts? In order to remain both innovative and internationally competitive, what type of data governance should American policymakers consider? What does this mean for banks, FinTechs, and Big Tech platforms?