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Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff). Photo by Kevin Sanders for New Jersey Globe

Gottheimer named to Fintech task force

By David Wildstein, May 09 2019 12:55 pm

Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-Wyckoff) has been named to the new House Financial Services Committee Task Force on Financial Technology.

The task force is now authorized to conduct hearings and investigations on a rapidly developing  financial technology issues that are viewed as a potential target for disruption by hackers.

“As blockchain, new lending options, and other financial technologies continue to emerge, it is clear that there must be a framework in place that not only provides a much clearer path forward for innovation, but also establishes the United States as a leading force in this space,” said Gottheimer.

Rep. Steve Lynch (D-Massachusetts) will chair the task force.

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