FinReg 2018

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FinReg 2018

OVERVIEW

Baltic Financial & Regulatory Summit – FinReg 2018 

Annual Baltic summit exploring the latest trends and challenges faced by the financial sector and serving as the central networking and knowledge sharing platform for financial sector professionals operating in the Baltic market. 

FinReg 2018 forum will offer informative discussions and high-level prominent speakers and will invite all the key market participants from the Baltic States and abroad.


TOPICS:

  • Future of FinTech environment
  • RegTech and the future of compliance
  • Digital onboarding according to AML4
  • Banks opening their data & infrastructure under PSD2
  • Role of financial regulation in the development of the Baltic capital markets
  • ICO / blockchain / virtual currency issues

THE VENUE: Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva, Konstitucijos ave. 20, Vilnius


PRICE RATES:

 EUR 180.00 + VAT

Conference rate for Verslo zinios, Dienas Bizness subscribers EUR 162.00 + VAT

FOR REGISTRATION: click HERE  or visit website: https://konferencijos.vz.lt/finreg/en/registration/


SPECIAL OFFER for conference attendees at „Radisson Blue Lietuva“

Please send your reservation lietuva.events@radissonblu.com. Promo code FINREG

 

FinReg 2018

Program

08:30 – 09:00 Registration, coffee

09:00 – 09:10 Opening of the conference

Marius Jurgilas / Member of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania


Future of FinTech and RegTech 

Moderator: Akvilė Bosaitė, COBALT
09:10 – 09:30 THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE

Pramod Mohanlal / Co-founder and Managing Director of Yowzit, South Africa

09:30 – 09:50 REAL TIME  INTERNATIONAL MONEY TRANSFERS.  OPERATIONAL AND COMPLIANCE CHALLENGES

Daumantas Dvilinskas / CEO & Co-Founder, TransferGo, United Kingdom

09:50 – 10:10 A REGTECH’S PERSPECTIVE ON REGULATION, TECHNOLOGY AND SCALINGINTERNATIONALLY

Yuelin Li / Director of Discovery and Expansion, Onfido, United Kingdom


Regulatory sandbox

10:10 – 10:30 REGULATORY SANDBOX: REGULATOR’S EXPERIENCE

Ken Chua / Deputy Director, FinTech and Innovation Group, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

10:30 – 10:50 REGULATORY SANDBOX: BUSINESS’ EXPERIENCE – SOLIDI STORY

Jamie McNaught / CEO at Solidi Currency Exchange (Solidi Ltd), United Kingdom

10:50 – 11:20 Coffee break


Future of compliance

11:20 – 12:00 PANEL DISCUSSION WITH HEADS OF BALTIC FSAs [TBC] 
Moderators: Lauris Liepa and Marina Tolmatshova, COBALT

PARTICIPANTS:

  • Vytautas Valvonis, Director of the Supervision Service, Bank of Lithuania
  • Kilvar Kessler, Chairman of the Board, Estonian Financial Supervision and Resolution Authority
  • Guna Janelsiņa, Senior legal consultant of the Financial and Capital Market Commission

Banks opening their data & infrastructure under PSD2

12:00 – 12:20 BANKS OPENING THEIR DATA & INFRASTRUCTURE UNDER PSD2: FINTECH PERSPECTIVE

Richard Johnson / Fintech Advisor, United Kingdom

12.20 – 12.35 BANKS OPENING THEIR DATA & INFRASTRUCTURE UNDER PSD2: BANKS’ PERSPECTIVE

12:35 – 13:30 Lunch


Digital onboarding according to AML 4 

Moderator: Kristel Raidla-Talur, COBALT

13:30 – 13:45 DIGITAL ONBOARDING ACCORDING TO AML 4

Aivar Paul / Head of AML in LHV, Head of AML Working Group in Estonian Banking Association

13:45 – 14:25 DISCUSSION: PRACTICAL CHALLENGES OF DITILAL ONBOARDING: PAN-BALTIC AND RegTech PERSPECTIVE
Moderator: Aurelija Balčiūnė, Associate at Cobalt Lithuania

PARTICIPANTS:

  • Aivar Paul, Head of AML in LHV, Head of AML Working Group in Estonian Banking Association
  • Laura Ligutė, Senior Corporate Affairs Manager, IPF Digital
  • Jana Orlova, Head of Commercial Unit at 4finance Group Legal
  • Yuelin Li, Director of Discovery and Expansion, Onfido
  • Kotryna Filipavičiūtė, OR Division, The Bank of Lithuania

Availability of funding in the Baltic markets

14:25 – 14:45  WHAT COULD THE BALTICS LEARN FROM OTHER COUNTRIES AND BENEFIT FROM THE EU CAPITAL MARKETS UNION INITIATIVE?

André Küüsvek / Director, LC2 (Local Currency and Capital Markets Development), EBRD, UK

14:45 – 14:55 ROLE OF FINANCIAL REGULATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF BALTIC CAPITAL MARKETS

Kaarel Ots / Chairman of the Management Board of Nasdaq Tallinn stock exchange

14:55 – 15:35 DISCUSSION: AVAILABILITY, PROS AND CONS OF VARIOUS FUNDING TYPES
Moderator: Kaarel Ots 

PARTICIPANTS:

  • Donatas Keras, Founding partner Practica Capital
  • Andris K. Berzins, Managing Partner at Change Ventures
  • Arminta Saladžienė, Vice President at Nasdaq, CEO at Nasdaq Vilnius Services
  • Dmitrij Radin, CTO at ORCA Alliance, Mentor at Blockchain Centre Vilnius
  • Mindaugas Rudys, Deputy Director of Business development division and Head of Business development department at Šiaulių bankas

Future of blockchain and virtual currency

15:35 – 15:50 BLOCKCHAIN AS PUBLIC UTILITY: FROM LEGAL SYSTEMS TO LEGAL OPERATING SYSTEMS

Florian Glatz / blockchain.lawyer, Germany

15:50 – 16:05 ETHERISC – DECENTRALIZED INSURANCE

Stephan Karpischek / Co-Founder, Etherisc, Austria

16:05 – 16:20 WORLDWIDE REGULATION OF (SECURITY) TOKEN OFFERINGS (ICO) 

Pawel J. Szaja / Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP, United Kingdom

16:20 – 16:35 HOW CRYPTOCURRENCIES BECOME MONEY: AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS 

Jon Matonis / Chairman of Globitex, Lithuania 

16:35 – 16:55 TB

16:55 – 17:10 CLOSING REMARKS

17:10  COFFEE AND DISCUSSIONS

FinReg 2018

SPEAKERS

Richard Johnson
Richard Johnson
Fintech Advisor
Stephan Karpischek
Stephan Karpischek
Co-Founder, Etherisc
André Küüsvek
André Küüsvek
Director, LC2 (Local Currency and Capital Markets Development), EBRD
Aivar Paul
Aivar Paul
Head of AML in LHV, Head of AML Working Group in Estonian Banking Association
Akvilė Bosaitė
Akvilė Bosaitė
Partner and Head of the Banking and Finance Practice Group at COBALT Lithuania
Daumantas Dvilinskas
Daumantas Dvilinskas
CEO & Co-Founder, TransferGo
Vytautas Valvonis
Vytautas Valvonis
Director of the Supervision Service, Bank of Lithuania
Kilvar Kessler
Kilvar Kessler
Chairman of the Board, Estonian Financial Supervision and Resolution Authority
Arminta Saladžienė
Arminta Saladžienė
Vice President at Nasdaq, CEO at Nasdaq Vilnius Services
Pramod Mohanlal
Pramod Mohanlal
Co-founder and Managing Director of Yowzit
Kaarel Ots
Kaarel Ots
Chairman of the Management Board of Nasdaq Tallinn stock exchange
Aurelija Balčiūnė
Aurelija Balčiūnė
Associate at Cobalt Lithuania
Lauris Liepa
Lauris Liepa
Managing partner at COBALT Latvia
Jamie McNaught
Jamie McNaught
CEO at Solidi Currency Exchange (Solidi Ltd)
Kristel Raidla-Talur
Kristel Raidla-Talur
Partner and co-chair of the Banking & Finance practice group at COBALT Estonia
Florian Glatz
Florian Glatz
blockchain.lawyer
Marina Tolmatshova
Marina Tolmatshova
Partner at COBALT Estonia
Andris K. Berzins
Andris K. Berzins
Managing Partner at Change Ventures
Jon Matonis
Jon Matonis
Chairman of Globitex
Yuelin Li
Yuelin Li
Director of Discovery and Expansion, Onfido
Kotryna Filipavičiūtė
Kotryna Filipavičiūtė
OR Division, The Bank of Lithuania
Ken Chua
Ken Chua
Deputy Director, FinTech and Innovation Group, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
Pawel J. Szaja
Pawel J. Szaja
Partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP
Laura Ligutė
Laura Ligutė
Senior Corporate Affairs Manager, IPF Digital
Jana Orlova
Jana Orlova
Head of Commercial Unit at 4finance Group Legal
Dmitrij Radin
Dmitrij Radin
CTO at ORCA Alliance, Mentor at Blockchain Centre Vilnius
Donatas Keras
Donatas Keras
Founding partner Practica Capital