Tech On Reg

Hosted ByDara Tarkowski

Tech on Reg is the podcast that explores all things at the intersection of law, technology and highly regulated industries. Host Dara Tarkowski talks FinTech, RegTech, SexTech and more with thought leaders and entrepreneurs from around the world to share insights, trade viewpoints and get us all thinking about responsible innovation.

Dara Tarkowski

Dara Tarkowski

Dara is an experienced legal professional, advocate, entrepreneur, speaker and writer. She is passionate about disrupting traditional models and innovating at the intersections the law, financial services and technology.

With an emphasis on complex litigation and consumer finance law, she represents creditors in a range of litigation and regulatory matters. She serves as outside general counsel for a national debt buyer and collection agency and routinely represent clients in matters pertaining to the FDCPA, the FCRA, the TCPA, securities laws, state unfair and deceptive trade practices laws, state consumer protection laws, state licensing requirements, and state regulatory advocacy.

Dara also provide compliance counseling on best practices in the rapidly evolving financial services sector – including FinTech and RegTech startups - utilizing deep knowledge of crafting policies and procedures as well as the design of compliance management systems.

She has represented clients in both criminal and civil matters before state attorneys general, the CFPB, FTC, SEC, and other state and federal regulators.

Additionally, she advises clients on cybersecurity regulations, records retention, defensible disposition and document management, state and federal requirements on data privacy and security, data breach issues and response, and the preservation and production of electronically stored information.

Dara is a frequent speaker at conferences around the country in areas pertaining to receivables management and the law surrounding fintech. Read her blog.

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Federal Privacy Legislation? For Real?

In this episode, Dara discusses the history of the U.S. attempts at federal privacy legislation and the newest bipartisan bill being proposed. What are the obstacles and likely objections...

Breaking the Future

SXSW is a safari to the future according to Todder Moning, Lead Futurist at U.S. Bank. But, as Mike Bechtell, Chief Futurist at Deloitte, pointed out in his Fintech...

CannaBiz: Recreation and Regulation

Joined by Michael Johnson, CEO of Metrc, we discuss the evolution of regulation in the Cannabis industry. Metrc is a leading platform to track and trace cannabis from seed to...

Biometric Signatures: The Digital Dotted Line

We sit down with Matthew Gibson, Co-Founder and CEO of Syngrafii, to discuss the digitization and compliance of signatures. Syngrafii has changed the landscape of biometric signature capabilities through virtual...

Retirement Planning and Cryptocurrency: Not your Average 401K

ForUsAll is the first 401 K platform to offer access to cryptocurrency in retirement planning. We sit down with David Ramiriez, CEO of ForUsAll, to talk about investment portfolios, retirement planning,...

Navigating the World of Sex-Tech

We welcome Soumyadip Rakshit, Co-Founder and CEO of MysteryVibe. MysteryVibe is a sexual health company that produces smart vibrators toys that address major sexual health issues such as erectile...

Disruption in the Brokerage Industry

We welcome Federico Baradello, CEO and Founder of Finalis, to discuss disruption in the brokerage industry. Finalis is a platform that helps private securities brokerages to operate legally and compliantly....

Emotional Decision-Making: Measuring the Human Response

Beni Gradwohl, Co-founder and CEO of Cognovi Labs, joins us to explore emotional artificial intelligence. Cognovi Labs is dedicated to leveraging technology to measure human emotion through an artificial intelligence platform...

Risky Business or Risky Intelligence?

We sit down with Amanda Cohen, Director of Products at Resolver to talk about our favorite, Reg-Tech, and risk management. Resolver is changing the landscape of risk management by...