Enabling Innovation in Regulatory Compliance
New information for 2021 coming soon.

America Square Conference Centre London

7th October, 2021




Registration and Networking over Coffee


Chair’s opening address
Andrew Delaney, Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group


Opening Keynote: RegTech – a central bank view

  • Perspectives on RegTech in supervised firms
  • Development of SupTech in the Bank of England
  • Work going forward and ongoing industry engagement

Peter Thomas, Senior Manager, Data Innovation, Bank of England


Thought Leader (User) Panel: Reviewing the regulatory horizon and optimising the regulatory response

  • What’s on the radar, where should we focus our efforts, what is the impact of oncoming regulatory change on business strategy: EMIR Refit, SFTR Roll out; MiFID III; Margin rules; IBOR Transition to risk free rates; Shareholders Directive II; Senior Managers Compliance Regime (SMCR) 
  • Impact of Brexit on reporting
  • Reviewing multi-jurisdictional data standards efforts with a focus on the LEI and upcoming UPI 
  • Taking a joined up approach, finding  synergies across regulations and the role of RegTech
  • Support and engagement with Regulators to move forward

Moderated by: Andrew Delaney, Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group
Dawd Haque,
Global lead for Regulatory Market Initiatives, Transformation & Strategy, Deutsche Bank AG
Dr. Sabine Dittrich, Head of Regulatory Intelligence, UBS Asset Management
Sophia Bantanidis,
Head of Regulatory & Policy for TTS Innovation Lab Treasury & Trade Solutions, Citi
Disruptor of the year finalist 2019, FinTech Champion of the year finalist 2018 & 2019
Peter Thomas, Senior Manager, Data Innovation, Bank of England 


Keynote: Understanding the importance of an integrated regulatory, data and technology strategy

  • Current regulatory landscape
  • How data and regulation are inextricably linked
  • Integrating data and technology for regulatory compliance and beyond

Bradley Foster, Global Head of Content (Enterprise), Bloomberg


Morning break and visit to the Exhibition


Panel: Managing regulatory change and driving efficiencies from the cost of compliance

  • Coping with increasing volumes and managing the consistency of rules across regulators
  • Horizon scanning and interpretation: developing a regulatory taxonomy with semantic accuracy and standardisation of language
  • Funnelling the right rules to the right people at the right time
  • How to contain compliance costs in relation to rising volumes of regulatory rule

Moderated by: Paul North, The New Initiatives Working Group, The RegTech Council
Mark Sweeting,
Head of Innovation and COO, Capital and Liquidity Reporting, Credit Suisse
William Graham,
Director, Technology & Operations, Blackrock
Malavika Solanki,
Member of the Management Team, Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB)
Phil Fry,
VP, Product Strategy, Verint
Paul Liesching,
Global Head of Financial Markets, Truphone 


RegTech Innovation Collaboration: Automating Regulatory Change – The Art of the Possible
Paul North, The New Initiatives Working Group, The RegTech Council


RegTech Innovation Showcase
Five minute pitches from RegTech Solution Providers
Moderated by: Sarah Underwood, Editor, A-Team Group 

Pitch 1: Freddie Frith, Business Development Manager, Clausematch
Pitch 2: Rob Kirwin, CEO & Co-Founder, VigilantCS


Keynote: The emerging challenges of compliant communications

  • New communication channels and emerging technologies are being used in trading
  • Under MiFID II and other similar regulations around the world, more data points need to be monitored, captured, recorded and retained than ever before
  • At the same time the consumerisation of technology means that your users and customers are wanting to adopt a myriad of communication technologies
  • How to close the compliance gap?

Paul Liesching, Global Head of Financial Markets, Truphone 


Lunch and visit to the Exhibition


Keynote: Trade and transaction reporting challenges – security data challenges

  • Where are we with MIFIR/MIFID II?
  • The implications of Brexit – what should you expect?
  • What should you be doing to support SFTR?

Peter Moss, CEO, SmartStream RDU


Panel: Laying strong foundations for regulatory reporting through data management

  • Why a data centric approach is required for consistency, sustainability and efficiency
  • Managing the challenges of data silos and legacy processes/systems
  • Data sourcing; ensuring data quality, accuracy and consistency
  • Ensuring data governance for internal engagement from data consumer and producers
  • Leveraging work done from MiFID II & EMIR  for SFTR & FRTB – are there similarities and synergies?

Moderator: Colin Ware, Global Head of RegTech, BNY Mellon
Mark Bird,
Global Head of Data, Regulatory Compliance, HSBC
Ian Hollowbread,
Director  – Ecosystem UK, ING
Peter Moss,
CEO, SmartStream RDU
Hugh Burden, Head of Banking, AutoRek
Bradley Foster,
Global Head of Content (Enterprise), Bloomberg LP


Digital Regulatory Reporting Update

  • Update on work so far
  • Feedback from pilots
  • Next steps

Moderated by: Lauren McAughtry, Editor, RegTech Insight, A-Team Group
Graham Corr,
Head of Regulatory Technology Development, RBS
Peter Thomas, Senior Manager, Data Innovation, Bank of England
Andrew Bayley,
Director – Data & Reporting, ISDA


RegTech Innovation Showcase
5 minute pitch to the audience from a RegTech Solution Provider
Moderated by: Lauren McAughtry, Editor, RegTech Insight, A-Team Group
Pitch: Brian Fisher, Director, Amia Data Technologies


Panel: Establishing trust – managing data privacy and cyber security in an AI world

  • Managing privacy data risk when engaging in data analytics
  • Ensuring data is secure and demonstrating this to regulators
  • Cross border data privacy controls when using cloud based technologies
  • Cyber security and AI
  • Scope of data sharing and machine learning

Moderated by: Sarah Underwood, Editor, A-Team Group
Monica Monaco,
Founder & Managing Director, TrustEUAffairs
Karan Jain, Banking Technology Expert/Data Sharing Thought Leader
Alexandra Vidyuk,
Analytics & Machine Learning Chief Architect, HSBC
Nigel Tuppen,
Senior Director (Associate), 3 Lines of Defence Consulting


Afternoon break and visit to the Exhibition


Afternoon Keynote: Using ML and AI to improve AML and Fraud

Revolut are the fastest growing challenger bank in Europe.   Soups Ranjan will share insight into how they are preventing financial crime on Revolut’s platform using data science and machine learning techniques

Soups Ranjan,
Head of Financial Crime Risk, Revolut


Panel: How to digitise the customer experience with KYC and AML Innovation

  • Best practice approaches to improving efficiencies and automating KYC
  • Progress around streamlining and digitising the onboarding process
  • The emerging role of digital identity verification in KYC, AML and onboarding
  • Using RegTech to improve AML and financial crime risk; screening, sanctions and reducing false positives
  • Barriers to using RegTech and how they can be removed
  • Considerations for selecting and deploying an efficient and sustainable solution

Moderated by: Chris Beevor, Head of Compliance – Regulatory & Development Group, GAM Investments
Lorraine Waters,
Chief Data Officer, Compliance, HSBC
Yulia Murat,
Executive Director, Regional Head, Correspondent Banking and CIB FCC, Europe, Standard Chartered Bank
Was Chaudry,
Head of Client Onboarding – Private Banking, Credit Suisse
Guy Mettrick, Finance Industry Lead, Appian
Andrea Gagliardi,
VP, Regulatory Solutions, FactSet


Networking and Drinks Reception

**Agenda subject to change **


“Engaging with innovation and regtech representatives from financial services firms.”

Kieran Seaward, Head of Sales, Datactics