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:
- Banks, such as Aldermore, Metro, TSB, Williams & Glynns
- Peer-to-peer lending
- Mobile-only start-ups
- 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
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.
Dates and location:
2017 date TBC, London
ACT members, students and CPD accredited employers: £750 + VAT
Other treasury/accountancy body members: £800 + VAT
Non-members: £850 + VAT
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