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Duane Pozza, Who Led FTC’s Financial Technology Strategy, Joins Wiley Rein

December 2018

Privacy in Focus®

Duane C. Pozza, former Assistant Director in the Division of Financial Practices at the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Bureau of Consumer Protection, has joined Wiley Rein’s preeminent Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) Practice as a partner. A leading lawyer with respect to technological innovation, consumer protection, and enforcement, Duane advises clients on key legal issues, advocacy positions, and regulatory compliance in such areas as blockchain, privacy and security, the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics, mobile payments, and fintech lending. He authored the lead article in this issue of Privacy in Focus.

At the FTC, Duane was the go-to-attorney for financial technology matters and led strategy and enforcement on legal issues related to fintech. He led multiple agency initiatives on cutting-edge technologies including blockchain, AI, mobile payments, and other fintech innovations, focusing on issues including data security, privacy, fraud, and financial regulation. He also led and supervised numerous enforcement actions involving a range of consumer protection issues on technology platforms.

Duane Pozza can be reached at 202.719.4533 and dpozza@wileyrein.com.

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