FinTech for Breakfast
Held on Wednesday, December 16, 2015
With support from Dentons
Izabella Kaminska (FT Alphaville)
Robert Churcher (PwC)
EC consultation on cross-border choice in financial services, cash savings competition
Tandem, Number26, bank levy, New Bank Start-up Unit, are digital challengers really ‘disruptive’?
JPMorgan Chase arrangement with On Deck Capital, Funding Circle’s investment trust,ThinCats takeover, iwoca’s £40m lending line through COSME, WorldPay/Liberis partnership, secondary market liquidity, Funding for Lending Scheme extended
Growing anxiety over cybersecurity, stress testing, EU cybersecurity law, IOSC report on secure outsourcing, ANIS report on staying safe in the cloud
EU supervisory authorities’ discussion paper on automation in financial services, Deutsche’s maxblue platform
CFTC transparency proposals, Virtu Financial Europe fine
Goldman Sachs’ SETLcoin, SWIFT on blockchain vs. bilateral correspondent accounts, bitcoin’s founder
M-Pesa in Romania, Walmart Pay, cardless ATMs, EPC proposals for instant payments
Quantum computing and financial services
We took a slightly scattered look at the month’s FinTech news at our last session: the FCA’s Big Data and RegTech calls for input got a mention, as did Alibaba’s Antsdaq, BBVA’s backing of Atom Bank and Bitcoin companies’ shift away from, well, Bitcoin.
This month, we will attempt to overlay a bit more structure on the (ever growing) flow of FinTech news. Our guide will be FT Alphaville’s Izabella Kaminska, who will select – and introduce – ten or so of the most noteworthy developments from the past month (in personal finance, corporate finance, payments, mid/back office functions – and, of course, regulation).
This is a caring-and-sharing experience: send us your suggested stories ahead of the round-table, and set us straight on the day if you feel that we have missed something important. Robert Churcher, a senior associate at PwC, will join Izabella on the panel.
And keep an eye out: the day before the session, we will send you a list of the selected stories, plus a link to our full monthly news round-up (you can see last month’s edition here).