Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016
Speaker at Money20/20 2015

Session Information

Peter Dugas

Managing Director, Center of Regulatory Intelligence
FIS
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016
Speaker at Money20/20 2015

Session Information

Peter has over 17 years of experience in advising clients on supervisory matters before the U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Department of Labor, FinCEN, Federal Reserve System, SBA, CFPB, SEC, FDIC, and OCC. He is a thought leader in the development of public policy, risk, and regulatory strategies that support clients in the ever-changing macroprudential regulatory compliance programs and implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act and Basel Accords.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining FIS, he served as a Director of Government Relations at Clark Hill PLC and as Vice President of Government Relations for a boutique government and public affairs firm. He advanced client matters before the U.S. Congress, Obama Administration, and federal financial regulators, analyzed the potential impact of government policies and regulations, and worked to enhance clients’ image, brand, and value proposition.

Peter served at the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Appropriations and Management and at the CDFI Fund as the Manager of Public and Legislative Affairs. In these roles he developed and maintained relationships with Members of Congress and Congressional staff, negotiated the Department's budget and policy priorities, as well as provided policy and management guidance on the implementation of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).

He has also held senior positions with the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Small Business Administration. At the U.S. Department of Labor he negotiated $110 billion in appropriations requests, executed strategic and tactical responses to pending legislation, and advised senior leadership to inform strategy and planning with respect to the promulgation of regulations and agency policy priorities.

While at the U.S. Small Business Administration, he represented the SBA before the U.S. Congress where he was responsible for advancing legislation and public policies for the 7(a), 8(a), international trade, SBICs, and government contracting programs.

Specific Skill Sets

Extensive experience in developing, analyzing, implementing federal banking, small business lending, consumer finance, and community development regulations.Advised corporations on strategy and business execution of payment processing, including digital and virtual currencies.Leader in analyzing the potential impact of government action, both opportunity and risk, to the strategic and operational goal of banks and financial institutions.Served as thought leader for the development of government affairs and policy priorities and projects in support of business objectives for Fortune 500 companies.Proven regulatory expertise related to advising gaming operators, payment processors, banks, credit unions, and financial institutions on risk and compliance programs for AML/BSA.

Education

B.S., International Trade & Finance, Louisiana State University