In this final episode for Looking Back Looking Forward’s series 2, Professor Arner Douglas highlights the significant impacts and developments in finance and technology across 2021. Has the concentration of BigTech, from China’s Ant and the US’s Google and Facebook, created competition in Data access and information between these companies? Where will policymakers stand in the growth of central bank digital currencies? Can COP26’s initiatives pull their weight in sustainability development? What will be the regulatory response towards cryptocurrencies and digital assets in its fight to enter into the regulator financial system? These questions and more are discussed to prepare for 2022’s financial headway.