The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is seeking to create a regulatory sandbox that it hopes will allow fintechs and banks to experiment on innovations to the financial system.

During a daylong forum on "responsible innovation" hosted by the agency, fintech firms, agency officials and other stakeholders weighed in on the future of banking. Chief among plans discussed was the creation of a "safe place … for the institutions that we regulate and fintech firms to have a conversation about what the rules of the road are," said Thomas Curry, the comptroller of the currency.

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