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Wednesday, November 6, 2019Print Agenda ISDA Technology Forum for
8:15 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:50 AM Opening Remarks Scott O’Malia
9:00 AM Keynote Address
9:20 AM Transforming Wholesale Markets Clive Ansell, Lee Braine, Andrew Dyson, Carl Forsberg, Andy Hill, Leo Labeis, Marcus Robinson
Derivatives markets are awash with technology solutions, but the industry has so far been insulated from the ‘disrupters’ that have emerged in other areas of finance, such as payments. Is this about to change? Is a transformation of wholesale financial markets necessary? What is the value and what are the risks? What role will the ISDA Common Domain Model play?
Moderator: Clive Ansell, Head of Market Infrastructure and Technology, ISDA
Lee Braine, Chief Technology and Innovation Office, Barclays
Andrew Dyson, Chief Executive Officer, International Securities Lending Association
Carl Forsberg, Senior Director, Axoni
Andy Hill, Senior Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA
Leo Labeis, Co-Founder and CEO, REGnosys
Marcus Robinson, Head of Group Business Development, LCH
10:10 AM Case Study Tom Salmon
How is technology being applied in other industries? Is there anything the derivatives markets can learn?Tom Salmon, Lead Customer Engineer, Capital Markets, Google Cloud
10:40 AM Networking Break
11:00 AM Developing a Regulatory and Oversight Framework Ciarán McGonagle, Klaus M. Löber, Mai Santamaria, Yvette Valdez
Regulators and central banks are keen to balance a desire to encourage innovation in technological solutions with the need to ensure safe and efficient markets. What is the right balance? How closely should regulators and central banks get involved with emerging technologies? What is the future direction of regulatory and oversight policy?
Moderator: Ciarán McGonagle, Assistant General Counsel, ISDA
Klaus M. Löber, Head of Oversight Division, European Central Bank
Mai Santamaria, Head of Financial Advisory Team, Irish Department of Finance
Yvette Valdez, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
11:45 AM Constructing Smart Derivatives Contracts Scott Farrell, Dr. Christopher D. Clack, Florian Herzog, Peter Hunn, Aaron Wright
Smart Contracts are currently being developed and implemented across a range of industries, including trade finance and capital markets. Beginning with practical demonstrations of different smart contract implementations, this panel will discuss what the derivatives industry can learn from current initiatives and how smart derivatives contracts might be constructed.
Moderator: Scott Farrell, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
Dr. Christopher D. Clack, Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, UCL
Florian Herzog, CTO & Founder, Deon Digital
Peter Hunn, Founder, Accord Project
Aaron Wright, Professor Cardozo Law School and CEO of OpenLaw, ConsenSys
12:30 PM Showcase: What’s New in Tech?
What are the latest technology solutions on offer in the derivatives markets? In a series of short presentations, senior executives at leading technology firms will highlight recent trends and developments.Speakers to be Announced.
1:05 PM Lunch
2:20 PM The Rise of Digital Assets Richard Hay, Peter Chapman, Philipp Paech, Harriet Territt, Ken Timsit
A variety of digital coins, tokens and other assets have emerged, but what impact might they have in derivatives and broader capital markets? How do these assets fit into the existing legal and regulatory framework? Could they ultimately be used for transaction settlements or collateral transfers?
Moderator: Richard Hay, UK Head of Fintech, Linklaters LLP
Peter Chapman, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP
Philipp Paech, Associate Professor of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science
Harriet Territt, Partner, Jones Day
Ken Timsit, Managing Director, ConsenSys
3:10 PM Networking Break
3:30 PM Opportunities in AI Janet Adams, Nikita Aggarwal, Charles Kerrigan, Alistair Wye
AI has the potential to fundamentally transform the shape and structure of financial institutions and the nature of financial markets. But do we really understand what AI is and how it might be applied in derivatives markets? Is it explainable? What are the opportunities, and what can the industry learn from how AI has been implemented elsewhere?Janet Adams, Head of Risk and Controls & Head of AI, TSB Business Banking
Nikita Aggarwal, Research Associate, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Charles Kerrigan, Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Alistair Wye, Lead Innovation & Technology Solutions Attorney, Latham & Watkins LLP
Additional Speakers to be Announced.
4:15 PM The CDM Implementers Ian Sloyan, Debbie Evans, Jean-Baptiste Gaudemet, Francesca Hopwood Road, Jon Nance
Firms that have deployed the ISDA CDM discuss their applications and describe how the ISDA CDM accelerated their development progress.
Moderator: Ian Sloyan, Director, Market Infrastructure and Technology, ISDA
Debbie Evans, Senior Product Manager, Digital Asset Holdings
Jean-Baptiste Gaudemet, Capital Markets Technology Director, Finastra
Francesca Hopwood Road, Head of RegTech and Advanced Analytics, Financial Conduct Authority
Jon Nance, Enterprise Solutions Associate, Axoni
5:00 PM Keynote Address Sir Geoffrey Vos
5:20 PM Networking Drinks Reception
6:30 PM Event Concludes
Agenda is subject to change.
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etc. venues, 8 Fenchurch Place, London, EC3M 4PB. Phone +44 (0) 020 3735 2700. A map to the venue can be found here.
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Head of Risk and Controls & Head of AI
TSB Business Banking
Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford
Head of Market Infrastructure and Technology
Chief Technology and Innovation Office
Clifford Chance LLP
Dr. Christopher D. Clack
Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science
Chief Executive Officer
International Securities Lending Association
Senior Product Manager
Digital Asset Holdings
King & Wood Mallesons
Capital Markets Technology Director
UK Head of Fintech
CTO & Founder
Senior Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy
Francesca Hopwood Road
Head of RegTech and Advanced Analytics
Financial Conduct Authority
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Co-Founder and CEO
Klaus M. Löber
Head of Oversight Division
European Central Bank
Assistant General Counsel
Enterprise Solutions Associate
Chief Executive Officer
Associate Professor of Law
London School of Economics and Political Science
Head of Group Business Development
Lead Customer Engineer, Capital Markets
Head of Financial Advisory Team
Irish Department of Finance
Director, Market Infrastructure and Technology
Latham & Watkins LLP
Sir Geoffrey Vos
Chancellor of the High Court of England and Wales
Professor Cardozo Law School and CEO of OpenLaw
Lead Innovation & Technology Solutions Attorney
Latham & Watkins LLP
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