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Overview

Baltic Financial & Regulatory Summit – FinReg 2017

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.

Key words:

Financial regulation and supervision, banks, FinTech, digital financial services

 

Top topics:

  • Regulation and supervision – a Pan-Baltic perspective
  • European FinTech policy-making
  • Regulatory challenges in practice

 

The venue:

Pullman Riga Old Town Hotel,  24 Jēkaba  Str., Riga Old Town, LV-1050Latvia

Find the map below or here.

Nearest parking place – EuroPark Jēkaba Arkāde (more information) or EuroPark Statoil (more information) 

 

Price rates:

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.

Confirmation

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.

 

FinReg 2017

Programme

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

  • Pēters Putniņš, Chairman of the Latvian Financial and Capital Markets Commission
  • Vytautas Valvonis, Head of the Supervision Department at Bank of Lithuania
  • Kilvar Kessler, Chairman of the Management Board of the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority
  • Uldis Cērps, Senior Advisor to Director General, Finansinspektionen
  • Noémie Papp, Senior Policy Adviser, European Banking Federation
  • Pēteris Zilgalvis, Head of Unit, Startups and Innovation, European Commission

Moderators:

  • Akvilė Bosaitė, Partner, COBALT Lithuania
  • Kristel Raidla-Talur, Partner, COBALT Estonia

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?

  • Ieva Tetere, CEO, SEB banka Latvia
  • Mārtiņš Kalniņš, CEO, Monea
  • Indars Aščuks, Head of Nasdaq Baltic Market
  • Ģirts Bērziņš, Head of Strategy, Digital Banking, Swedbank

Moderators:

  • Lauris Liepa, Managing Partner, COBALT Latvia
  • Daniels Pavļuts, Board Member of the Latvian Start-up Association “Startin.LV”

16:15 – 16:20 Thank you!

16:20 – 17:00 Wine and networking

FinReg 2017

Experts

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Vytautas Valvonis
Head of the Supervision Department at Bank of Lithuania
Kilvar Kessler (2)
Kilvar Kessler
Chairman of the Management Board of the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority
Lauris Liepa
Lauris Liepa
Managing Partner, COBALT Latvia
Akvilė Bosaitė
Akvilė Bosaitė
Partner, COBALT Lithunia
Kristel Raidla-Talur
Kristel Raidla-Talur
Partner, COBALT Estonia
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Sanda Liepiņa
Chairman of the Executive Board of the Association of Latvian Commercial Banks
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Uldis Cērps
Senior Advisor to Director General, Finansinspektionen (Swedish FSA)
Kai.Schaffelhuber
Kai Schaffelhuber
Partner, Allen & Overy LLP
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Noémie Papp
Senior Policy Adviser, European Banking Federation
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Pēteris Zilgalvis
Co-Chairman of FinTech Task Force
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Attila K Csongrady
Partner, Allen & Overy LLP
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Toby Moore
Managing Partner, Imprimatur Capital
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Daniel Haab
Head of Legal Department, LHV Bank
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Manfredas Bekeris
Head of AML Compliance & Fraud Prevention, TransferGo
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Mārtiņš Kalniņš
CEO, Monea
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Ieva Tetere
CEO, SEB banka Latvia
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Indars Aščuks
Head of Nasdaq Baltic Market
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Natasha Pavlova
Senior Sales Executive Financial Services CEE region at Microsoft
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Ģirts Bērziņš
Head of Strategy, Digital Banking, Swedbank
FinReg 2017

The venue

Adrese 24 Jēkaba iela, Riga, Latvia