New information for 2018 coming soon.

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


  • trading technology
  • FRTB
  • GDPR
  • KYC & AML

2018 agenda coming soon


Registration and Networking over Coffee


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


KEYNOTE PRESENTATION : The RegTech opportunity : what it means for your business

  • Defining RegTech
  • New technologies for banking regulation
  • Return on your regulation investment
  • Challenges for the banking CTO and the RegTech CEO

Brad Giemza, Chief Risk Officer, RJO'Brien
Read Brad's RegTech speaker Q&A here


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
  • Getting compliance on board and managing the different stakeholders involved - what conversations should you be having?
  • 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
  • The need for collaboration to move forward 

Moderated by: Andrew Delaney, Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group
Nikhil Aggarwal,
FinTech Entrepreneur in Residence, iValley Innovation Center (Read Nikhil's RegTech speaker Q&A here
Tom Dunlap, Managing Director and Former Global Head of Enterprise Data Strategy, Goldman Sachs 
Tammy Eisenberg,
 Director, Investment Management Risk & Compliance, BNY Mellon   (Read Tammy's RegTech speaker Q&A here)
Subas Roy,
Chairman, International RegTech Association (IRTA)
John Stecher,
Managing Director - Group Head of Open Innovation, Barclays


Morning break and visit to exhibition area


Thomson Reuters Keynote: FinTech, RegTech and the Role of Compliance
Sean Beals, Global Head of Regulatory Intelligence – Risk, Thomson Reuters 
Todd Ehret, Senior Regulatory Intelligence Expert, Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence



PANEL: Fundamental Review of the Trading Book: A transformational opportunity

  • Tackling the key data and data management requirements in preparing for FRTB; managing non modellable risk factors
  • Challenges around identifying time series data
  • How could the modeling elements of FRTB impact trading desks?
  • What technology infrastructure upgrades are required?
  • How much of FRTB should you automate vs. keep as manual process?
  • What are the implementation priorities for 2018?

Moderated by: Ken Walker, Managing Director, State Street Global Exchange
Connie Zhang, Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management & Chief Data Office, Bank of China
Yi Zhao
, SVP, Global Risk Analytics, HSBC 
Vinod Bhaskaran, Solution Lead, Treasury & Capital Markets, Finastra
John Mason, Global Head, Regulatory & Market Structure Propositions, Financial & Risk Division, Thomson Reuters 



RegTech Showcase 

5 minute demos from innovative RegTech start-ups showcasing their regulatory compliance solutions
Moderated by: Jason Panzer, Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Marlin & Associates 

Demo 1: Domus Semo Sancus (DSS)
E. Jay Saunders, Chairman & CEO, Domus Semo Sancus (DSS)

Demo 2: LEI Smart
Ben Lis, Founder, LEI Smart
Read Ben's RegTech speaker Q&A here

Demo 3: Arkivum
Yaron Naor, Vice President and General Manager, Americas, Arkivum

Demo 4: API Fortress
Patrick Poulin, CEO, API Fortress
Read Patrick's RegTech speaker Q&A here

Demo 5: Features Analytics 
Cristina Soviany, CEO, Features Analytics 


Networking Lunch in the Exhibition Area - Sponsored by Thomson Reuters 


SmartStream RDU Keynote: MIFID II reference data challenges
Joseph Turso, Vice President of Product Management, The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU)

Regulations Deep Dive

Chaired by: Andrew Delaney, Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group

BUY-SIDE PANEL: Embracing RegTech to meet regulatory compliance for SEC's modernization regulations and liquidity risk management: Adjusting to a new reporting normal

  • How can RegTech help firms understand the rules and develop policies around those rules?
  • How can RegTech help firms aggregate, normalize and format appropriate templates/forms for regulatory reporting and disclosure?
  • Assessing resources to meet requirements: Build in-house or use a third party?
  • To meet the requirements of liquidity risk management programmes: How should firms develop analytics to calculate liquidity?
  • Managing the challenges around sourcing and understanding historical and market pricing data

Moderated by: Predrag Dizdarevic, Partner, Element 22
Suvrat Bansal,
CDO, UBS Asset Management
James Wallin, SVP, Fixed Income, AllianceBernstein
Ali van Nes, 
SVP, Senior Director, Regulatory Solutions, FactSet Research Systems 



New innovations for optimal regulatory compliance

Chaired by: Mary Kopczynski, CEO, 8of9

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

  • How well are firms streamlining KYC as part of 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, Onboarding, AML and ATF (Anti Terrorist Financing) due diligence processes?
  • How does technology help firms manage financial crime risks better and apply a more effective risk-based approach?
  • A new model for KYC? To what extent can blockchain and DLTs revolutionise the KYC and Onboarding process?

Moderated by: Nikhil Aggarwal, FinTech Entrepreneur in Residence, iValley Innovation Center
John Sproat
, U.S. Head of Data Management & Global Head of Client Data & Know Your Customer Operations, RBC Capital Markets, LLC
Manash Banerjee
, Global Head of Entity Reference Data and Client Onboarding Technology, Nomura Securities

E. Jay Saunders, Chairman & CEO, Domus Semo Sancus (DSS)
Charles Minutella,
Business Development Manager - KYC,Thomson Reuters 




PANEL: How can RegTech help turn the MiFID II burden into opportunity?

  • Harmonised data for consistent reporting: with the squeeze on costs how can RegTech improve data collection, data normalisation and data quality
  • Progress on data standards for reporting:LEIs and ISINs
  • Integrating RegTech into existing infrastructure and legacy systems: data and technology challenges 
  • Applying lessons learnt from MiFID II to CAT reporting
  • Real time analytics and tools to help firms optimize compliance efforts
  • Post Implementation: How can RegTech help rationalize reporting and improve controls post Jan 2018?

Moderated by: John Mason, Global Head, Regulatory & Market Structure Propositions, Financial & Risk Division, Thomson Reuters
Robin Doyle,
Managing Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs, J.P.Morgan Chase 
Brian Buzzelli, SVP, Head of Data Governance, Acadian Asset Management
Julia Bardmesser, Global Head of Data Integration, Deutsche Bank
Robert O'Boyle, Managing Director - Americas, Asset Control 
Joseph Turso,
 Vice President of Product Management, The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU)


PANEL: Building the right toolbox for your surveillance activities

  • 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: How much monitoring do you want to do?
  • Assessing the effectiveness of surveillance programs

Moderated by: Thomas Jordan, CEO, Jordan and Jordan
John Malitzis, Chief Surveillance Officer & Deputy General Counsel, Citadel 
Tony Brownlee, Partner, Head of Data Science & Research, Kingland
Cromwell Fraser, Vice President, Communications Compliance Line of Business, NICE



Networking break and visit to exhibition area


Panel: GDPR: A game changer - are you ready?
GDPR applies to any firm with EU clients, investors or employees and the fines for non compliance are enormous.  This insightful session will lay out the key provisions and practical steps for implementation.  
  • Data management challenges: Identifying private data, customer consent management, building privacy by design, data governance
  • Designing and building a workflow for GDPR compliance 
  • Managing your supply chain and working with 3rd parties
  • What should a GDPR technology solution look like to minimise counterparty risk?

Moderated by: Mark Steinhoff, Managing Director, Deliotte 
Zoe Strickland,
Managing Director, Global Chief Privacy Officer, JPMorgan Chase
Leigh Feldman
, Managing Director, Head of Privacy and Information Compliance; Global Chief Privacy Officer, Citi
Nathan Snyder,
Partner, Brickendon Consulting 


RegTech Summit for Capital Markets Industry Awards & Networking Drinks 

Please note: This programme is subject to change.

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