FinTech Storm Course

Understand disruption in financial services. From challenger banks to digitised processes, ensure you’re ready for the storm that is coming.

IS THE FINTECH STORM COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

Yes if you are:

  • a corporate treasurer or other financial professional responsible for eCommerce, payments, financial supplier relationships, and cash management processes.

WHAT WILL YOU GAIN FROM THE FINTECH STORM COURSE?

  • an understanding of the powerful political agenda behind Fintech, both in the UK and Europe
  • an evaluation framework for filtering the many announcements and approaches they will be subjected to, all the better to sort the wheat from the chaff 

FINTECH STORM COURSE STRUCTURE

  • Preparing for a world of digital commerce
  • Government and regulator agendas approach to Fintech - for innovation and competition in banking
  • The tussle between financial centres for ownership of Fintech
  • Types of challenger and new entrant
  • The profile of a typical Fintech and how does it gain revenues and value?
  • Where Fintechs are trying to enter the financial eco-system – improving, coalescing, disrupting or substituting… or “curating” (offering a platform for other apps)
  • Why are payments being especially targeted as a growth area?
  • Corporate use of Fintech companies – risks and benefits
  • Use of Fintech by customers and suppliers

Detailed look at:

  • Challengers
    • Banks, such as Aldermore, Metro, TSB, Williams & Glynns
    • Peer-to-peer lending
    • Mobile-only start-ups
  • Payments
    • Increased speed of payments nationally and cross-border (PSR,PSD2)
    • Clearing systems (Faster Payments, EBA, HKD clearing, Australia)
    • Alternative providers (ipagoo, Bitcoin)
  • Ancillary apps to fill perceived market gaps (KYC, digital identity)
  • Aggregators – the new breed fostered
WHAT YOU GET ON THE DAY
Join us for a truly inspiring training session. Training courses are a safe environment for you to ask questions and learn practical sills you can immediately apply back in the work place. You’ll meet like-minded people and hopefully make some great contacts too. And we’ll look after you from the word go, offering booking, travel or accommodation advice and a warm welcome on the day.
FRIENDLY

We’re committed to making you feel welcome, you only need to ask

CATERED

From great food to stationery we’ve got it covered

PRACTICAL

Useful handouts are supplied so you can refer back at any time

MEET YOUR TRAINER

Bob Lyddon

Bob is a strategic consultant specialising in banking, payments and cash management. Bob is head of the secretariat of IBOS Association in London. He runs numerous seminars on SEPA, Payment Services Directive and international payments and cash management. In a banking career spanning over 17 years, Bob was latterly director of European Cash Management at BankBoston, where he created the Connector multibank payments network. Bob’s earlier career was spent at Manufacturers Hanover Trust/Chemical and Lloyds Bank International.

BUY YOUR FINTECH COURSE

Dates and location:

2017 date TBC, London

Fees:

ACT members, students and CPD accredited employers: £750 + VAT

Other treasury/accountancy body members: £800 + VAT

Non-members: £850 + VAT

Discounts:

Early bird discounts - book four weeks before to save 15% on the course fee *

Group discounts - if three or more people from the same organisation book onto any ACT training course, they qualify for 25% off the combined course fee *

* see terms and conditions

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BOOKING FOR YOUR TEAM?

We can also deliver this Fintech training course to companies with teams that are interested in taking the course, tailoring it to your business needs. Find out more about in-company solutions here.