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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Payments and Patent Trolls

Many of us have heard the term. Fewer of us know about how the cottage industry of patent trolls operate. Dara sits down with Michael Switzer, Head of the...

The Promise of Synthetic Data

Is synthetic data the silver bullet for our growing list of struggles with the massive amounts of data we create? Join Dara Tarkowski as she hosts Nicolai Baldin, CEO...

Crypto Markets and Regulation – 2021 and Beyond

What does 2021 have in store for Bitcoin and crypto assets? Will the regulatory environment finally allow us to fully embrace this market and technology? On this episode, Dara Tarkowsku...

2020 Regulatory Roundup

What were some of the most interesting regulatory observations from 2020? What can we expect from 2021 and a transition to a Biden administration? In our last episode for...

A Hacker and A Lawyer Talk Data Privacy in the Age of Covid

Did you know your personal health information is worth way more on the dark web than your financial  information? On this episode, Dara talks with Alissa Knight, renowned hacker,...

Pick Up the Pace Already: Speeding Law’s Adoption of Innovative Tech

Dara Tarkowski hosts Joe Borstein, legal innovation veteran, investor, and co-founder of LexFusion, a company that Joe believeswill change the way law firms and legal departments purchase technology — and...

Fintech Innovation During COVID-19

This special episode highlights some of the incredible work the fintech community has undertaken to serve consumers and small businesses during COVID-19. Join a conversation with, Cross River...

Markets and the 2020 Election: Finding Calm Amidst Conflict and Chaos

As the U.S. barrels towards the final stretch of the 2020 presidential election, chaos, conflict and questions abound. How will a divided versus unified government impact the regulatory environment?...

Consumers Caught in a Whirlwind? CFPB and Innovation Post-Election

This month the CFPB filed suit against Encore Capital Group, five years after the company became subject to a consent decree. Was this a political move by the director...