Introducing the 1st Baltic Financial & Regulatory Summit – FinReg 2017, to take place on 3 March 2017 in Pullman Riga Old Town Hotel.
FinReg is a new meeting and knowledge sharing point for financial sector professionals launched by COBALT in partnership with the Association of Latvian Commercial Banks, the Association of Lithuanian Banks, Estonian Banking Association, Finance Estonia and leading Baltic business dailies Dienas bizness and Verslo Žinios.
Central axes of FinReg 2017 are new forms of services, new technologies and harmonization of regulations reshaping the European financial regulatory environment. FinReg is poised to be the top Baltic annual think tank exploring the latest trends and challenges faced by the financial sector.
Bringing together an outstanding panel of speakers, FinReg 2017 will feature the heads of supervision authorities from all three Baltic countries, European Commission representatives, and many other prominent lecturers.
Financial regulation and supervision, banks, FinTech, digital financial services
Pullman Riga Old Town Hotel, 24 Jēkaba Str., Riga Old Town, LV-1050, Latvia
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Registration is now closed as we have reached our full capacity for the conference.
What is included in the registration fee?
The active participant’s registration fee includes Summit attendance, lunch & coffee breaks, handouts, presentations after the Event and networking.
On receipt of a completed registration form and correct fee, each participant will receive an electronic confirmation of their registration. An individual e-mail address must be provided at all times.
8:30 – 9:00 Registration / morning coffee
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome note
Lauris Liepa, Managing Partner, COBALT Latvia (read more)
Sanda Liepiņa, Chairman of the Executive Board of the Association of Latvian Commercial Banks (read more)
Jānis Maršāns, Board Member, Izdevniecība Dienas Bizness
REGULATION & SUPERVISION SESSION
9:10 – 9:40 Existing and emerging risks in the EU and Nordic financial markets
Uldis Cērps, Senior Advisor to Director General, Finansinspektionen (Swedish FSA) (read more)
9:40 – 10:10 Options for creating regulatory sandbox in the Baltics
Kai Schaffelhuber, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP (read more)
10:10 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 10:50 Banking in the Digital Age: European Banking Federation (EBF)’s vision and regulatory challenges
Noémie Papp, Senior Policy Adviser, European Banking Federation (read more)
10:50 – 11:10 FinTech policy and initiatives on EC Commission level
Pēteris Zilgalvis, Head of Unit, Startups and Innovation, European Commission (read more)
11:10 – 12:10 Pan-Baltic regulation & supervision approach and initiatives towards unification – intro by heads of Baltic financial supervision authorities with the followed discussion
12:10 – 13:10 Lunch break
DIGITALISATION & FINTECH SESSION
13:10 – 13:30 Co-operation of banks and FinTech companies from banks’ perspective
Attila K Csongrady, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP (read more)
13:30 – 13:50 Fintech – disruption or evolution for banks?
Toby Moore, Managing Partner, Imprimatur Capital (read more)
13:50 – 14:10 Digital transformation in financial services
Natasha Pavlova, Senior Sales Executive Financial Services CEE region at Microsoft (read more)
14:10 – 14:30 Coffee break
14:30 – 14:50 FinTech development v. compliance: practical case
Manfredas Bekeris, Head of AML Compliance & Fraud Prevention, TransferGo (read more)
14:50 – 15:10 Taking blockchain based securities through regulatory challenges
Daniel Haab, Head of Legal Department, LHV Bank (read more)
15:10 – 16:15 Panel: Innovation, digitalization, traditional banking and FinTech: is there a room for everyone?
16:15 – 16:20 Thank you!
16:20 – 17:00 Wine and networking