Leveraging technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change


  • trading technology
  • FRTB
  • GDPR
  • KYC
  • MAR

Registration and Networking over Coffee


Chair’s Opening Address: Andrew Delaney, Chief Content Officer, A Team Group


Opening keynote: The state of RegTech and what is to come - a view from Citibank

Sophia's keynote will explore:

  • The relationship between RegTech and the regulatory landscape
  • Examples of RegTech solutions and the relationship with Fintech
  • RegTech trends, investments in the sector, challenges and hurdles for adoption
  • How Citibank are shaping global FinTech policy

Sophia Bantanidis, Transaction Banking, EMEA Head of Regulatory & Market Strategy, Citi


Keynote User Panel: Overcoming the barriers to RegTech
  • Making the business case: Cost vs. benefit - assessing which RegTech solutions are right for your firm and will fit your operating model
  • Encouraging innovation and culture change in large organisations with legacy Systems, siloed data/ technology and a lack of a joined up approach across the business 
  • Getting compliance on board and managing the different stakeholders involved - what conversations should you be having?
  • The need for collaboration to move forward 
Moderated by: Andrew Delaney, Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group
Nicole Sandler, VP Resolution and Recovery Planning & Fintech - EMEA Legal lead, Barclays
Peter Stephens, Head of Blockchain & UK Innovation, UBS AG
Gary Goldberg, CDO, Mizuho International Plc 
Nick Cook, Head of Department, Market Intelligence, Data & Analysis, FCA
Kevin Barry
, Head of Investment IT & Change, Henderson Global Investors 


Keynote Interview: RegTech and the role of compliance 

  • What challenges does the RegTech revolution pose to the compliance function?
  • What skill sets will the compliance professional of tomorrow need to possess?
  • ​How does the compliance function need evolve?

Christian Krohn, Head of European Regulatory Reform, Standard Chartered Bank


Networking and Refreshment Break


Platinum sponsor keynote: Thomson Reuters


Platinum sponsor keynote: SmartStream


RegTech Showcase
Five minute demos from selected technology innovators showcasing their regulatory compliance solutions
Moderated by: Sarah Underwood, Editor, A-Team Group

Demo 1: Onfido
James Baston-Pitt, Head of KYC, Onfido 

Demo 2: Encompass
Mahesh Jugoo, Senior Manager, Business Development, Encompass

Demo 3: Alyne


Networking Lunch in the Exhibition Area


Chaired by: John Mason, Global Head, Regulatory & Market Structure propositions, Financial & Risk Division, Thomson Reuters 


PANEL: Reducing complexity and minimising costs to meet MiFID II reporting obligations and beyond

  • Harmonised data for consistent regulatory reporting: How can RegTech help improve data collection, data normalisation and data quality for reporting 
  • Progress on data standards across MIFID II & EMIR, ISO standards, similarities and differences with LEIs and ISINS; Practical applications of data standards in the marketplace
  • Using RegTech to ease reporting commonality of approaches across regulations?
  • Integrating RegTech into existing infrastructure: data and technology challenges 
  • Working with third parties: Considerations for choosing and connecting to an ARM (Approved Reporting Mechanism)/ APA (Approved Publication Arrangement)

Moderated by: Ian Rennie, Director of Kaizen Reporting and assigned Regulatory Reporting SME at Tier One bank 
Clare Rowley,
Head of Business Operations, Global Legal Entity Identity Foundation, GLEIF
Adedayo Banwo,
Senior Counsel, Deutsche Bank 
Matt Smith,
Chief Executive Officer, SteelEye
Gouri Khatua
, MiFID II Project Manager Compliance, Europe, Rabobank



Chaired by: Sarah Underwood, Editor, A-Team Group

PANEL: Applying innovative technologies to manage risk and to improve KYC, Onboarding and AML

  • How well are firms streamlining KYC processes as part of the onboarding and AML to create competitive advantage?
  • Using new digital identities for KYC and onboarding as part of the digital transformation agenda 
  • What progress are we seeing with the application of AI and Machine Learning to speed up and improve efficiency of the KYC and Onboarding, AML and ATF (anti-terrorist financing) due diligence processes?
  • How does technology help firms manage anti-money laundering and financial crime risks better and and apply a more effective risk-based approach?
  • A new model for KYC? To what extent are blockchain and emerging technologies improving the KYC and Onboarding process?

Moderated by: Roland Guennou, KYC Industry Professional 
Brendan Reilly, Managing Director, Head of Client & Market Execution, Barclays 
Kelvin Dickenson,
VP Compliance & Data Solutions, Opus 
Marisol Lopez,
Regional Head of Policy & Standards, Thomson Reuters 




PANEL: Beyond implementation: How can RegTech help relieve the MiFID II burden 

  • What investments can firms make to improve efficiencies and minimise overheads that have been  gained to get to implementation stage? 
  • What approaches should firms take to start rationalising reporting, improving controls and data quality?  
  • How can RegTech help buy side firms streamline and automate back office processing? To what extent should back office processes be automated?

Moderated by: John Mason, Global Head, Regulatory & Market Structure Propositions, Financial & Risk Division, Thomson Reuters
Gaurav Bansal, MiFID II Programme Director, Regulation and Risk Advisor
Beate Born, Global MiFID II Project lead, UBS
Matthew Luff, MiFID II Consultant, Henderson Global Investors 


PANEL: Building the right toolbox for your surveillance activities under MAR and MAD: what are the options?

  • What is the right approach?  No one size fits all: the importance of aligning with your business model
  • How do you organise – should the front, middle or back office take responsibility?
  • What is the right balance of legacy reporting technology vs. new technology?
  • Controls and privacy concerns about surveillance
  • Assessing the effectiveness of surveillance programmes

Moderated by: Mike O'Hara, Partner, The Realization Group 
Justin Nathan
, Chief Technical Officer, Surveillance, Credit Suisse
Paul Clulow-Phillips
, Managing Director – Global Head of Capital Markets Surveillance (CMS), Societe Generale
Cromwell Fraser, Vice President, Communications Compliance Line of Business, NICE
Representative from Aquis Exchange 



Networking and refreshment break


Regulator Keynote: Data Standardisation as a solid foundation for RegTech
Beju Shah,
Head of Data Collection & Publication; Technology Directorate, Bank of England 

Learn from our Regulatory expert, Beju Shah who is leading data standardisation initiatives at the Bank of England and who has successfully standardised data to help drive efficiencies and lay the foundations for RegTech solutions.

Session under Chatham House Rules 

Panel: GDPR: A game changer - are you ready?
Personal data has the potential to be the next subprime. Company and asset valuations have not yet priced in GDPR risk. The opportunities for regulation technology are ripe, but so are the wider market risks.
  • Data Management challenges: Identifying private data, customer consent management, building privacy by design
  • Designing and building a workflow for GDPR compliance 
  • Will we see the rise of Data Protection Officers across firms? What will fall under their remit?
  • Managing your supply chain and working with 3rd parties
  • What should a GDPR technology solution look like to minimise counterparty risk?

Moderated by: Chiara Rustici, Independent GDPR Analyst 
John Stuart-Clarke, Senior Manager Data Protection and Lead Product Owner GDPR & ePrivacy Regulation, Aviva Insurance UK
Dean Armstrong QC 2, Bedford Row

Diana Parades, Founder & CEO, Suade


PANEL: Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB): A Transformational opportunity

  • Tackling the data and data management requirements preparing for FRTB; managing non-modellable risk factors 
  • Challenges around identifying time series data 
  • How could the modelling elements of FRTB impact trading desks?
  • What technology infrastructure upgrades are required?
  • How much of FRTB should you automate vs. keep as manual process?
  • To what extent can we use other regulations such as Volcker and MiFID II to help organise FRTB?
  • What should the implementation priorities be for 2017/2018?
Moderated by: Selwyn Blair-Ford, Financial Regulatory Specialist
Jerry Goddard, Director, Wholesale Risk, Santander
Jacob Rank-Broadley,
Director, Regulatory & Market Structure Propositions, Thomson Reuters 
Vinod Bhaskaran, Solution Lead, Treasury & Capital Markets, Finastra

Networking & Drinks Reception - Sponsored by Thomson Reuters 

Please note: This programme is subject to change.

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