Day 2 - 26 April 2019

Fintech, Securities & Regulation

This track explores the use for Blockchain in the Financial Services industry, hearing advice and insight from bankers, insurers, and businesses overhauling their finance systems. It will delve into blockchain solutions within the financial services and the struggles banks are having with security and regulation. We will also dip into the Crypto world looking at the tighter regulations emerging and the rise of the STO. Will using blockchain technology in the financial capital markets to build a new infrastructure have benefits that outweigh the risks? Hear from the experts in these fields on their view of the marketplace.

09:30AM

Oliver Bussmann

CEO & Founder

Bussmann Advisory AG

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09:30AM - Day 2

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Fintech, Securities & Regulation: Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

. Oliver Bussmann, CEO & Founder, Bussmann Advisory AG
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09:50AM

Dr John Henry Clippinger

Executive Director & CEO | Co-Founder | Advisor

Token Commons Foundation | TokenMaster| Atonomi + more

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09:50AM - Day 2

View Putting crypto into perspective – The transition into the next phase

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Putting crypto into perspective – The transition into the next phase

  • The new investment curb – empowering some new big players
  • Verifying the provenance of assets – programmable assets that are here to stay
  • Considerations on crypto – The hype, the calm; Why we shouldn’t throw the baby out with the bathwater
  • 5G networks & the new IoT
  • New regulations shaping the infrastructure
. Dr John Henry Clippinger, Executive Director & CEO | Co-Founder | Advisor, Token Commons Foundation | TokenMaster| Atonomi + more
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10:10AM

Ken Marke

CMO

B3i - The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative

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10:10AM - Day 2

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Out of the lab and into the business

  • Understand the basics of blockchain for insurance business application
  • Make sure it is not a solution looking for a problem
  • Some of the applications being worked on today
. Ken Marke, CMO, B3i - The Blockchain Insurance Industry Initiative
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10:30AM

James Murphy

Co-founder & Chairman

Murphy & McGonigle, P.C.

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10:30AM - Day 2

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Morning Keynote: The Future of U.S. Regulation in the Crypto Space

  • SEC and CFTC initiatives
  • IRS focus on cryptocurrency transactions
  • S. Congressional Legislation on the way?
  • 50 States, 50 standards?
. James Murphy, Co-founder & Chairman, Murphy & McGonigle, P.C.
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11:00AM

Network Break

11:20AM

Richard Kastelein

Founder, Publisher & EiC

Blockchain News

Associated Talks:

11:20AM - Day 2

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The Token Revolution – Blockchain; Where we came from and where we may be going?

Tokenomics 101 with Blockchain News publisher Richard Kastelein who will not just present a historical perspective on Blockchain but also will show some of the projects he has worked on, as well as some of the ones that have crossed his desk.

Kastelein will also talk about tokenization and the potential shift to a new form of economics (tokenomics) which some say, may disintermediate not only venture capitalism but emerging, new forms of funding and token-based, financial instruments may be the beginning of a shift to liquidity being created by the people – from the bottom up rather than the top down.

. Richard Kastelein, Founder, Publisher & EiC, Blockchain News
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11:40AM

Oliver Bussmann

CEO & Founder

Bussmann Advisory AG

Associated Talks:

09:30AM - Day 2

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Anton Ruddenklau

Global Co-Lead for Fintech | Head of Digital & Innovation for Financial Services

KPMG

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11:40AM - Day 2

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Andrew Speers

Director, Product and Innovation

Natwest

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11:40AM - Day 2

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Rodolfo Gonzalez

Partner

Foundation Capital

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11:40AM - Day 2

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Ville Sointu

Head of Emerging Technologies

Nordea

Associated Talks:

11:40AM - Day 2

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Panel: Maximising the potential of blockchain for financial services

  • Identifying applications: what problems can blockchain technology realistically solve?
  • Building partnerships: how can FinTechs and incumbents drive innovation together?
  • What regulatory implication must we bear in mind?
  • When can we realistically hope to see widespread adoption of blockchain technology in financial services?
Moderator: . Oliver Bussmann, CEO & Founder, Bussmann Advisory AG
. Anton Ruddenklau, Global Co-Lead for Fintech | Head of Digital & Innovation for Financial Services, KPMG
. Andrew Speers, Director, Product and Innovation, Natwest
. Rodolfo Gonzalez, Partner, Foundation Capital
. Ville Sointu, Head of Emerging Technologies, Nordea
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12:20PM

Rodrigo Marques

Business Development Director

Bitfury

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12:20PM - Day 2

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Blockchain innovation in wealth and asset management

  • Why invest in Bitcoin mining
  • How Bitcoin mining addresses the investors challenges
  • What Bitfury can offer to investors
  • Why invest in Bitfury solutions
. Rodrigo Marques, Business Development Director, Bitfury
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12:40PM

Joanne Rodriguez

Associate Director

Abacus Financial Services

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12:40PM - Day 2

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Gibraltar: Jurisdiction of Choice for Crypto Funds

. Joanne Rodriguez, Associate Director, Abacus Financial Services
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12:50PM

Networking Break

02:00PM

William Lovell

Head of Future Technology

Bank of England

Associated Talks:

02:00PM - Day 2

View Afternoon keynote: Bank of England, Payments and Fintech, what next?

11:30AM - Day 1

View Panel: The benefits and challenges of incorporating blockchain platforms into your business model

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Afternoon keynote: Bank of England, Payments and Fintech, what next?

  • Why is the Bank of England interested in Fintech?
  • What are we doing?
  • What are we going to do next?
. William Lovell, Head of Future Technology, Bank of England
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02:30PM

Ethan Pierse

Director | Founder

CryptoAssets Institute | DESICO STO Platform

Associated Talks:

02:30PM - Day 1

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Michael Coletta

Head of Blockchain Technology

London Stock Exchange Group

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02:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Blockchain and the evolution of investment

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Matthew Le Merle

Managing Partner

Fifth Era | Keiretsu Capital

Associated Talks:

04:10PM - Day 2

View Implications of a Digitized & Tokenized World Economy

02:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Blockchain and the evolution of investment

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Michele Curtoni

VP – Digital Product Development

State Street

Associated Talks:

02:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Blockchain and the evolution of investment

12:00PM - Day 1

View Keynote panel: The Role of Blockchain within your business model

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Panel: Blockchain and the evolution of investment

  • Looking to the future of equity markets – how will asset management change?
  • The changing behaviour of investors – Tokenisation of assets
  • Opening up to a new marketplace of millennials
  • Do we actually need the intermediaries?
Moderator: . Ethan Pierse, Director | Founder , CryptoAssets Institute | DESICO STO Platform
. Michael Coletta, Head of Blockchain Technology, London Stock Exchange Group
. Matthew Le Merle, Managing Partner, Fifth Era | Keiretsu Capital
. Michele Curtoni, VP – Digital Product Development, State Street
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03:10PM

Ildefonso Olmedo

Head of Innovation

Santander UK Technology

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03:10PM - Day 2

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Blockchain in Financial Services, from proof of concept to full scale implementation

. Ildefonso Olmedo, Head of Innovation, Santander UK Technology
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03:30PM

Gary Nuttall

MD

Distlytics Ltd.

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Wayne Pisani

Partner

Grant Thornton

Associated Talks:

03:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Crypto and blockchain – Threat or opportunity for financial services?

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Josh Lawler

Partner

Zuber Lawler & Del Duca

Associated Talks:

03:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Crypto and blockchain – Threat or opportunity for financial services?

03:00PM - Day 1

View Panel: Governance and regulation in Blockchain business networks

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Jane Zhang

CEO

Shanghai Shellpay Internet Technology Co. Ltd

Associated Talks:

03:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Crypto and blockchain – Threat or opportunity for financial services?

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Shahad Choudhury

Innovation Lead

UK Export Finance

Associated Talks:

03:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Crypto and blockchain – Threat or opportunity for financial services?

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Panel: Crypto and blockchain – Threat or opportunity for financial services?

  • Traditional banking methods – Current dependence on centralized service providers or entities.
  • Pros & cons of Decentralized Financial System. Barriers & regulation.
  • Timeline of the movement. The extent & limitations on the inclusion of blockchain, crypto asset, & currencies.
  • How blockchain can innovate FINTECH products & services for growth, increasing effectiveness in fraud detection & pricing, & reducing admin costs.
  • Advantages of security, borderless transaction settlement, efficient payment clearance, secondary Market Trading & Clearing, Primary Market Issuance, & IPOs.
Moderator: . Gary Nuttall, MD, Distlytics Ltd.
. Wayne Pisani, Partner, Grant Thornton
. Josh Lawler, Partner, Zuber Lawler & Del Duca
. Jane Zhang, CEO, Shanghai Shellpay Internet Technology Co. Ltd
. Shahad Choudhury, Innovation Lead, UK Export Finance
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04:10PM

Matthew Le Merle

Managing Partner

Fifth Era | Keiretsu Capital

Associated Talks:

04:10PM - Day 2

View Implications of a Digitized & Tokenized World Economy

02:30PM - Day 2

View Panel: Blockchain and the evolution of investment

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Implications of a Digitized & Tokenized World Economy

  • The fundamental shortcomings of the internet and it’s evolution into a fully capable commerce platform with native digital monies and assets.
  • The new phase of competition – how well funded companies and projects will compete for this new developing set of opportunities.
. Matthew Le Merle, Managing Partner, Fifth Era | Keiretsu Capital
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04:30PM

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