Conference

RegTech Summit APAC

RegTech Summit APAC

Date & Time
Date & Time

Wed, 22 Mar 2017
09:00-16:45

Venue
Venue

Regal Kowloon Hotel, Hong Kong

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Event Type & Cost

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Description

ECN’s 1-day specialist event will bring together expert speakers and delegates, to discuss how firms can innovate to reduce the compliance burden across the APAC region. You will hear enlightening thought-piece talks and panel discussions, and engage in lively workshop-style discussions. 

RegTech Summit APAC will be held alongside a full-day Identity & KYC seminar, which will take place in Hong Kong on 21st March 2017.

 

Why attend?

Attend this event to discover how to:
  • How to identify and overcome key inhibitors to the adoption of RegTech in APAC
  • How regulators can work to harmonise regulatory regimes and encourage the development of RegTech
  • How RegTech can enable incumbent firms to compete with non-bank players
  • The specific compliance pain points where RegTech can offer most value
  • How regional attitudes to data protection and Europe’s GDPR impact the implementation of RegTech solutions
  • Collaborations between established RegTech players and start ups
  • Emerging RegTech solutions for KYC, AML, trade surveillance and conduct risk

Why RegTech is important for you

Attend this event to discover how to: RegTech solutions offer a cost-effective and robust way for firms to comply with their regulatory obligations. 

ECN's summit will enable you to engage with a wide range of regulatory compliance and RegTech experts. The discussions will highlight how you can keep abreast of this fast-developing sector, and successfully implement RegTech solutions into your own business. 

The networking breaks will enable incumbents and RegTech providers to connect and set the scene for future business partnerships.

 

Agenda

8:30am
Registration 

 


9:00am
Chair's Welcome 
DEAN WARD, RISK SALES SPECIALIST MANAGER – HONG KONG & NORTH ASIA, THOMSON REUTERS

 


9:10am
Keynote Interview: The Evolving Role of RegTech in APAC
  • Overcoming key inhibitors to the adoption of RegTech in APAC
  • How compliance and risk professionals, regulation and technology fit together
  • Why RegTech is harder to implement than FinTech
  • How differing attitudes to cloud technology impact RegTech entrepreneurs
  • How RegTech can enable banks to compete more effectively with non-banks
BENEDICTE NOLENS, SENIOR DIRECTOR & HEAD OF RISK & STRATEGY, SECURITIES & FUTURES COMMISSION OF HONG KONG
LIEVEN DEBRUYNE, CEO, ASIA PACIFIC, SCHRODERS

Interviewed by
JULIA WALKER, HEAD OF MARKET DEVELOPMENT, RISK, ASIA, THOMSON REUTERS

 


9:50am
Panel: Regulatory Sandboxing & Harmonisation of Regulatory Regimes
  • How regulators can foster innovation in a secure environment to encourage the development of RegTech solutions
  • Harmonising regulatory regimes across Asia
  • Complying with the sanctions and money laundering regulations of local jurisdictions when doing cross-border transactions
  • How a sandbox can improve focus on the consumer through testing, vetting and positive feedback loops
  • How technology can enable regulators to do their jobs better, e.g. real-time data monitoring to indicate when a firm becomes systemically important
Panellists:
JANOS BARBERIS, FOUNDER, SUPERCHARGER
MARK AUSTEN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ASIFMA

 


10:30am
Networking Break 

 


11:00am
Roundtable: Implementation & Roll-Out of RegTech Solutions 
Join a lively discussion with fellow attendees. Network at small tables, and discuss how to ensure the success of future RegTech initiatives.
  • Identifying the key regulatory compliance pain points where RegTech can add most value
  • Cost-benefit analysis for different RegTech solutions
  • Finding the RegTech solutions that align with your regulatory obligations and current processes
  • Integrating RegTech solutions into your legacy systems, and into the internal compliance function
  • System overhaul vs. targeted effort on specific operations or desks
  • How quickly and cheaply RegTech solutions can be integrated, and what level of involvement is required from internal teams
ROBIN LEE, INDEPENDENT EXPERT 

 


11:40am
Panel: Privacy & Data Protection
  • How attitudes to data protection across APAC impact the development of RegTech
  • How RegTech fits within your overall data strategy
  • Which RegTech solutions will ensure compliance with privacy and personal data protection regulations
  • How Europe’s GDPR is affecting firms in the APAC region
  • Using big data and data analytics to monitor risk
Panellists: 
MICKY LO, CHIEF INFORMATION RISK OFFICER APAC, BNY MELLON
GAVIN LEO-RHYNIE, HEAD OF ASIA PACIFIC TECHNOLOGY, GOLDMAN SACHS
DUNCAN WONG, VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGIES, ASTRI 
FLORIAN-ALEXANDRE BIELAK, TECHNOLOGY RISK MANAGEMENT APAC REGIONAL LEAD, BLACKROCK

 


12:20pm
Networking Lunch 

 


1:30pm
Key Risks for the RegTech Industry from a Changing World 
  • The end of cheap money - tougher times from a financing point of view, and how this impacts Reg Tech
  • The end of free capital movement - more fragmentation of business and parallel models co-existing in different geographies, and probably Reg Tech to fragment further: key take-aways for Asia
  • De-regulation coming to the banks’ rescue - more competition from the old dinosaurss
ALICIA HERRERO GARCIA, CHIEF ECONOMIST - ASIA PACIFIC, NATIXIS

 


1:50pm
Open Roundtable 
Join an interactive discussion with fellow attendees about emerging technologies in the RegTech space. Network at small tables and participate in lively topical conversation, about the potential applications of these technologies within your firm.
  • Moving current-generation compliance to next-generation compliance - understanding how functions are set up today, and planning a roadmap for the future
  • Assessing use cases of cloud computing, artificial intelligence, cyber defence technology and blockchain for regulatory compliance
  • How RegTech solutions are being developed, and how they align with firms’ business models
  • The security, functionality and reliability of current RegTech systems, and their flexibility to adapt as regulations change
Roundtable leaders: 
JEREMIAH SADOW, VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCIAL CRIMES ANALYTICS, CITI
ALOKIK ADVANI, MANAGING DIRECTOR - HEAD OF PRINCIPAL STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS, APAC, GOLDMAN SACHS
RAPHAEL BOUZY, CEO, DATARAMA

RegTech Solution Showcase 
The following quick-fire presentations will profile the best-in-class RegTech solutions for a variety of compliance issues, revealing:
  • What is possible with RegTech
  • Start-ups’ understanding of banks’ internal systems
  • Areas for improvement

 


2:30pm
Debate: RegTech for Improved KYC
  • Deconstructing and simplifying end-to-end KYC
  • Different approaches necessary for individual KYC and corporate KYC
  • Necessary technology and process transformation
  • Opportunities for the future – big data, interoperability, other risk themes
Speakers: 
CHEE KIN LAM, MANAGING DIRECTOR, GROUP HEAD OF LEGAL, COMPLIANCE & SECRETARIAT, DBS BANK 

 


2:50pm
RegTech for AML & Fraud Control 
  • Biometric solutions to support anti-bribery, corruption, AML and fraud prevention

 


3:00pm
Networking Break 

 


3:30pm
Automated Trade Surveillance & Real-Time Monitoring Technologies
  • Behavioural analysis, media analysis, sentiment analysis, pattern analysis and predictive coding to identify undisclosed information about certain securities and potential market manipulation
  • Behavioural surveillance – using physical indicators (e.g. voice surveillance), email surveillance and psychological profiling to monitor traders’ activity

 


3:40pm
RegTech for Real-Time Fund Reporting 

 


3:50pm
Effectively Addressing Conduct Risk
  • Which RegTech tools are being developed to manage conduct risk
KELLY-ANN MCHUGH, HEAD OF REGULATORY INTELLIGENCE, PROPOSITION, ASIA-PACIFIC, THOMSON REUTERS

 


4:00pm
Thought-Piece Talk: Innovating the Regulatory Compliance Function 
This free-flowing discussion will examine how regional regulators and market players can work towards a more harmonised regulatory framework in APAC
  • Promoting and applying innovation within a large corporation - lean start-up / agile working / design thinking
  • Identifying and collaborating with start-up RegTech firms - getting start-ups to an enterprise-ready state, and how this can drive forward developments in the sector
BAS MONSTER, INNOVATION DRIVER, ING (via live video link)

 


4:15pm
Panel: Overcoming Fragmentation Issues & Moving Towards a More Harmonised Regulatory Regime 
  • How regional regulators and market players can work towards a more harmonised regulatory framework in APAC, and how this will facilitate the development of RegTech in the region
  • How technology can overcome some of the deficiencies of the current regulatory environment
Panellists: 
SHU-PUI LI, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FINANCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE DEPARTMENT, HONG KONG MONETARY AUTHORITY
JEREMIAH SADOW, VICE PRESIDENT, FINANCIAL CRIMES ANALYTICS, CITI 
REBECCA LENTCHNER, HEAD OF GOVERNMENT RELATIONS APAC, BNY MELLON 
CARL WEGNER, DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, R3 

 


4:45pm
Chair's Summary & Close of Summit 

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