Most people do not think of banking regulation as “fun,” but the bright green walls covered with hand drawn cartoons about FATCA and CCAR indicate that 8of9 and its maverick leader, Mary Kopczynski, is ushering in something the world has never seen before. She wears bright colors in a sea of dark grey suits. She asks memorably tough questions of regulators at major industry conferences. She is relentless in her mission to make regulation easier and while she certainly raises eyebrows, most people get drawn into her vision of a future world of smart contracts and automated compliance.
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