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Competition between the U.S. and China in Financial Services

Associates Meeting with Sigal Mandelker

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Thursday, November 19, 2020 - Friday, November 20, 2020
12:00pm - 11:55am PST


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Join SIEPR on Thursday, November 19, 2020 for an exciting virtual Associates Meeting with former Under Secretary of Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker. Sigal will be discussing global competition between the US and China in financial services and financial technology and related policy recommendations. Recording for this event is unavailable. 


About the speaker

Sigal Mandelker

Sigal Mandelker recently joined Ribbit Capital as a General Partner. Ribbit is a family of investment funds based in Silicon Valley and focused on the intersection of financial services and technology.

Prior to joining Ribbit, she served as Under Secretary of Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, holding one of the top roles at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. She was also acting Deputy Secretary during much of her time at Treasury. As Under Secretary, she supervised four main components of Treasury (OFAC, FinCEN, the Office of Intelligence and Analysis, and the Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes), nearly 900 professionals, and a $275+ million budget. She also served on the Deputies Committee of the National Security Council and worked with senior government officials around the globe.

She is widely respected in the US and abroad — credited with transforming how the US uses economic measures to disrupt the movement of bad money around the world and for changing the behavior of illicit actors. She has been a leader in promoting innovation in financial institutions while positively reforming the US AML system, alongside the heads of the OCC, FDIC, NCUA, FinCEN, and the Vice-Chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

Before serving as Under Secretary of Treasury, Sigal was a partner at Proskauer in New York. Sigal also previously served in a number of senior positions in the U.S. government, including as Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division of the Justice Department, an AUSA in the Southern District of New York, Counselor to Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General, and as a law clerk to both US Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Judge Edith Jones of the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She has received numerous awards and recognition both for her public service and her work in the private sector, including most recently the Alexander Hamilton Award for Distinguished Leadership.

Sigal is also an Advisor to Chainalysis, serves on the advisory group to the Digital Dollar Project, and is a Member of the US Holocaust Memorial Council.

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