Geneva, Switzerland, 16 February 2017 – The Internet of Things (IoT) significantly impacts the global economy and is expected to grow exponentially over the coming years, transforming society as a whole. In order to develop a smart and secure IoT platform, certain critical issues must be addressed in detail to ensure security, interoperability and scalability…
“We recognise that our delegates seek to learn, discuss and debate relevant topics with their peers and colleagues from the industry during our events. Given the state of the investment market today, the challenges and issues we face are very relevant but so too is taking time out to consider the strategic direction required for continued success. We are delighted that we have secured very engaging and knowledgeable speakers for FinTech EUROPE 2016,” comments Trevor Roberts, Founder and CEO, Managers of Wealth. He adds, “We are very appreciative of the time given by our speakers and below is a taste of what is to come on the 27th.”
Dr Daniel Diemers, Partner, PwC and Vice President, Swiss Finance & Technology Association. Daniel leads the panel discussion “Quick-witted mammals vs the Jurassic banking dinosaurs” which is sure to be a stimulating discussion. Daniel’s industry expertise covers retail and wholesale banking, private banking and wealth management, consumer finance and insurance. He specialises in growth strategies, market entry/regional expansion, digital innovation/ FinTech, operating model optimization, and risk and regulatory management. With this background and his current involvement with blue chip clients across Europe and the Middle East, Daniel has a wealth of experience to draw upon and to help stimulate the discussion.
Based in Zurich, Switzerland now recognised as a hot bed of FinTech innovation, Daniel has also found time to publish many books and articles and is an active speaker at conferences in Europe and the United States.
Kirstene Baillie, Partner, Financial Services and Funds, Fieldfisher LLP is presenting “Old laws, new models: UK regulation of FinTech”. Currently head of the Financial Services and Funds group at Fieldfisher, Kirstene’s practice has evolved with the globalisation of fund management businesses, to cover a wide range of international funds and products, including alternative investment funds and property funds, insurance and pension products. Kirstene advises a wide range of clients on UK financial services regulation, including FSMA perimeter issues, conduct of business issues and the impact of the implementation of EU Directives. Combining her experience with her roles as Co-Chair of the Investment Funds Committee of the International Bar Association, and her active participation in the Financial Services Section of the Association’s LPD Council and as member of the FSA’s Legal Experts Group on the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, we know Kirstene will be a most interesting speaker.
Philip Weights, Managing Director Enhanced Banking Governance GmbH is a true industry veteran with some 50 years international experience in the banking industry. Philip is presenting “Artificial Intelligence and the Fourth Industrial Revolution”.
Philip is highly qualified, both technically and professionally, in all aspects of auditing, corporate governance, risk management and regulatory compliance. His most recent role was the Global Chief Audit Executive & Senior Vice President for Swiss private banking group EFG, with CHF 80 billion of client assets under management. He has managed global internal audit teams responsible for performing audits of private banking, corporate governance, risk management, global compliance, “high risk” client relationships and Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), anti-money laundering controls, compliance with Swiss banking and local regulations, account opening and client due diligence, discretionary portfolio management, hedge funds, treasury and trading, credit lending, accounting and finance.
All of these topics combined with his vast experience can provide our delegates with not only a current and historical view of the market, but an informed basis on which to predict the future of the industry.
There are many more highly credible speakers in what promises to be a valuable day for anyone active in the private banking, wealth management and FinTech sector. Places are available and the full programme and booking details are available at FinTech EUROPE 2016 or for further information, please contact Managers of Wealth on Tel : +44 (0) 7805 596 479 or Email : email@example.com.