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Enabling Innovation in Regulatory Compliance

SKAI Suites, Swissôtel the Stamford, Singapore

29th November, 2022



14:00 SGT

Opening and Welcome
Andrew Delaney, President & Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group

14:05 SGT

Keynote: Embracing technology and innovation in Compliance and Risk Management – A perspective from MAS

  • Regulatory landscape: risks, opportunities and responding to regulatory change
  • Focus areas for a digital regulator
  • RegTech trends: How the RegTech industry will evolve

Damien Pang, Executive Director (Data and Technology Architecture) and Deputy Chief FinTech Officer, MAS

14:15 SGT

Panel: APAC Compliance Perspectives – The outlook for regulatory compliance and RegTech in a post-Covid world

  • Impact of COVID on the APAC regulatory landscape; implications for financial institutions and the RegTech industry
  • Regulatory and supervisory responses to COVID-19 and how this will support fintech, digital and technology agendas
  • Operationalising RegTech and overcoming barriers to scaling up
  • The outlook ahead and priorities for financial institutions and the RegTech industry

Moderator: Mona Zoet, Founder and CEO, RegPac Revolution
Jamil Ahmed,  Chief Compliance Officer, HSBC Singapore
Sou Chiam, Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse
Deborah Young, CEO, The RegTech Association
Brian W Tang,
Founder & Managing Director, Asia Capital Markets Institute

15:00 SGT

Fireside Chat: How to keep up with the evolving APAC regulatory landscape – cost effective approaches for managing compliance in a multi-jurisdictional marketplace

  • Understanding the APAC regulatory landscape and multi-jurisdictional challenges for compliance
  • Coping with increasing volumes and managing the consistency of rules across regulators
  • How to contain compliance costs and achieve more effective approaches to compliance

Interview with: Jacob Gertel, Senior Content Manager, Financial Information, SIX
Interviewed by: Sarah Underwood, Editor, A-Team Group

15:20 SGT

Panel: Preparing for a new era of regulatory transparency: What will the new pan-APAC reporting environment look like and how should financial institutions prepare?

  • Responding to regulators’ expectations for more granular and quality data 
  • How to build a strong data governance framework to ensure data quality, completeness and accuracy for reporting 
  • Being able to prove data lineage for regulatory compliance 
  • Progress around adoption and alignment of standards such as the Unique Product Identifier (UPI), and Critical Data Elements (CDE)

Moderated by: Liam Madden, Managing Director, General Counsel, Asia, Instinet
Shiv Kumar, Director, Transaction Reporting Compliance, Standard Chartered
Irene Liu, APAC Board Co-Chair, EDM Council
Struan Lloyd, Executive Director, Global Head of Global Regulatory Reporting Solutions Business Development, IHS Markit
Philip Miller, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Solidatus
Malavika Solanki,
Member of the Management Team, Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB)

16:05 SGT
Fireside Chat: How to deliver compliance and business insight with a lineage first approach
  • The challenges of regulatory data sourcing and management
  • The importance of data lineage, governance and quality
  • A data lineage first approach to ease compliance and deliver business benefits

Interview with: Lorraine Waters, CDO, Solidatus
Interviewed by: Sarah Underwood, Editor, A-Team Group

RegTech Start Up Elevator Pitch – Apiax

16:25 SGT

Panel: Digitising onboarding, KYC and AML with RegTech

  • Where to focus efforts when digitising and automating KYC and AML processes
  • Leveraging Digital IDs
  • Best practice guidelines/advice for partnering with Regtechs for a successful outcome
  • Fighting financial crime with transaction monitoring: overcoming challenges around data sets and models
  • Collaboration on innovation and standards to support a more efficient FinCrime framework

Moderator: Simon Young, Head of Compliance, DBS Bank
Lee Ashmore,
Global Head of Anti Money Laundering Technology & Regional Head of Financial Crime Risk IT, HSBC
Eric Wan,
Head of FCC, Mox Bank
Claus Christensen,
CEO & Co-Founder, Know Your Customer

17:00 SGT

Panel: Leveraging RegTech to manage surveillance in the ‘work from anywhere’ environment

Defining the post pandemic working environment and implications for surveillance and monitoring

  • Managing the challenges and complexity of data capture for multi channel communications
  • Managing false positives and using AI, NLP to track insights
  • Is holistic surveillance the answer?

Moderator: David Cowland, RegTech Advisor; Former Head of Compliance Operations, Fidelity
Selina Tindall, Senior Solutions Consultant, Smarsh
Rob Mason,
Global Regulatory Lead – Trace, Relativity
Emily Wright,
Managing Director, Global Head of Compliance Surveillance, Standard Chartered

17:35 SGT

Keynote:  Why are market data strategies outdated?

  • How do firms’ modernise their operational blueprint and use data management to better leverage their investment?
  • How has the pandemic revolutionised market data management strategies?
  • The consideration to evolve firms’ market and reference data strategies to better support the changing business

John Mason, Group Head of Pricing Reference Services, Refinitiv

17:55 SGT

Wrap Up and Close


“Having attended and spoken at dozens of RegTech events, I was extremely impressed with the A-Team Groups RegTech Summit for Capital Markets. Beyond learning a great deal from highly experienced and knowledgeable speakers, the event offered a great show case of technological innovation as well as an excellent opportunity to network and learn from what the financial markets community is doing to address the regulatory obligations.”

Matt Smith, CEO, SteelEye