JWG’s RegTech Capital Markets Conference – 7 March 2018


08:00 – 08:55 Registration and Networking

08:55 – 09:10 Opening remarks: A Helicopter view of RegTech (PJ Di Giammarino, CEO at JWG)

09:10 – 09:50 Panel: Lessons learned from RegTech regulators

  • What is the priority for the year ahead, semantics, reporting, data infrastructure, KYC
  • What has the public sector learnt from collaboration with the industry thus far
  • Vision and priorities for 2019


Nick Cook (Head of RegTech & Advanced Analytics / Market Intelligence, Data and Analysis / Strategy and Competition Division – FCA), Oli Burrows (Chief Data Officer and Head of Data Statistics Division – Bank of England), François Laurent (Deputy Director General – European Central Bank), Nirvana Farhadi (Global Head, Financial Services RegTech, Risk & Regulatory Compliance Affairs – Hitachi Vantara), Jeff Bandman (Principal – Bandman Advisors)


09:50 – 10:30 Panel: RegTech 2018: Getting the race right

  • What is the priority for the year ahead, semantics, trading, risk, KYC
  • Coping with the pace and volume of change
  • Looking ahead at upcoming regulation, where are the big changes, what are the threats and opportunities for new RegTech projects


Steve Burman (Managing Director, Global Head of Compliance Operations & Frameworks – Barclays), Mark Whitcroft (Founding Partner – Illuminate Financial Management), Simon Ellis (EMEA Sales Director – TickSmith), Ian Hollowbread (Director | CAO Enterprise Office – ING), Andrew Green (Head of Europe and Global Business Development – RegTek.Solutions)


10:30 – 11:00 Networking and coffee

11:00 – 11:50 Panel: RegTech and trading in 2018-19

  • MiFID II lessons learned and remediation priorities
  • The industry’s response to shifts in UK, EU and US rules
  • How budgets will shift to fund additional change


Carlos Muniz-Morell (Managing Director, Head of FI eCommerce – Santander), Stamos Fokianos (Managing Director, Global Head of eBusiness – Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank), Raymond Hanson (Managing Director, Head of IT Program Lead for OTC Derivatives Regulatory Reform – Credit Suisse), Stéphane Malrait (Managing Director and Global Head of E-Commerce for Financial Markets – ING Bank)


11:50 – 12:30 Panel: The future of data and technology standards for RegTech

  • Lessons learned from extending standards to include smart contracts
  • AI, the need to track more things and the future of identifiers
  • Linking reports via a standard dictionary


Karla K. McKenna (Head of Standards – GLEIF) , Ruth Wandhofer (Managing Director, Global Head of Regulatory & Market Strategy – Citi), François Laurent (Deputy Director General – European Central Bank), Tom Dunbar (International Standards Manager – New Payment System Operator)


12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:10 Panel: The future of rule books and policy controls

  • Automating access to the rule book
  • The truth behind semantic interpretation
  • The promise of linking controls to policies


Paul North (Head of Product Management EMEA – BNY Mellon), Alan Blanchard (Handbook Publisher / Policy / Strategy Competition – FCA), Mark Sweeting (Director | Head of Strategic Change | Basel Measurement and Reporting – Credit Suisse), Elliot Burgess (Head of Accounts and Client Services – JWG)


14:10 – 15:00 Panel: The future of Regulatory Data Exchange

  • Transaction and trade reporting status post MiFID II, EMIR and REMIT, strategic priorities
  • The robo rulebook, meaningful identifiers and data quality
  • The successes and limitations of regulatory sandboxes and sprints


Dawd Haque (Global lead for Regulatory Market Initiatives, Transformation & Strategy – Deutsche Bank), David Masters (Referential Data Co-ordinator –  Societe Generale), Chris Atkinson (Solutions Architect Financial Services – MarkLogic), Francis Gross (Senior Adviser – European Central Bank)


15:00 – 15:30 Networking and coffee

15:30 – 16:15 Debates (x3)

1. Automating data for trade and transaction reporting – tactics and strategy

      Speaker: Fiona Hamilton (Vice President Europe and Asia – Volante Technologies), Dawd Haque (Global lead for Regulatory Market Initiatives, Transformation & Strategy – Deutsche Bank), Will Graham (Director, Technology & Operations – BlackRock), Francis Gross (Senior Adviser – European Central Bank), Nigel Woodward (Volante Advisory Director – Volante)

2. KYC/AML – the future of ‘compliant’ AML technology

      Speaker: Stephan Niermann (Senior Compliance Executive), Samantha J Sheen (AML Director – ACAMS), Phil Sturmer (Director – Synechron Business Consulting), Malcolm Wright (Chief Compliance Officer – Revolut)

3. Breaking down barriers: The new holistic surveillance paradigm

      Speaker: Kevin Taylor (Managing Director, Head of Compliance Europe & Asia-Pacific – TD Securities Limited), Paul Clulow-Phillips (Global Head of Surveillance – Societe Generale), Puja Agrawal (Vice President & General Manager, Financial Markets Compliance Line of Business – NICE Actimize)


16:15 – 17:00 Q&As (x3)

1. Meeting the challenges and maximising the opportunities in the new trade surveillance landscape

     Speakers: Magnus Almqvist (Head of Technology Sales – Aquis Technologies), Nicholas Wise (Domain Architect Communication Surveillance – Deutsche Bank), Jean-Philippe Minet (Executive Director – UBS)

2. Achieving effective compliance controls – linking policies to rules

     Speakers: Alan Blanchard (Handbook Publisher / Policy / Strategy and Competition – FCA), Neil McKenna (Policy Management  Programme Lead – Barclays)

3. Digital filtering of regulatory obligations

     Speakers: Paul North (Head of Product Management EMEA – BNY Mellon), Elliot Burgess (Head of Accounts and Client Services – JWG)


17:00 – 17:15 Closing remarks (PJ Di Giammarino, CEO at JWG)

17:15 Drinks and Networking

For a full list of 2018 speakers click here