Thaer Sabri was a panellist at Open Banking: What does it really mean?

Dr Thaer Sabri, CEO of the EMA joined the regulatory panel at Open Banking: What does it really mean? conference on 11 April 2018 in London.

The Open Banking era has begun

Over the next few months, Britain’s largest banks will be required to make the account data of consenting customers available to approved rivals. As envisaged, the new regime will allow up-and-coming challenger banks and fintech businesses to compete on a more-or-less level playing field with existing financial services giants. It has the potential to alter radically the way that people interact with their finances and with financial services providers.

The purpose of this conference was to ascertain what should be ‘best practice’ in open banking. Sessions will cover:

·       The new regulatory environment

·       Relative progress of the UK in open banking

·       The bank/fintech interface

·       Who controls payments?

·       The European experience

·       The impact of GDPR on open banking: opportunity or threat?

·       The balance between fostering innovation and consumer protection

·       Will open banking do enough for the financially vulnerable?

We are delighted that Imran Gulamhuseinwala, Trustee of the new Open Banking Implementation Entity will be giving the opening keynote address.

Speakers include:

  • Phil Andrew, Chief Executive, StepChange Charity
  • Dr Louise Beaumont, Co-Chair, Open Bank Working Group
  • Megan Caywood, Chief Platform Officer, Starling Bank
  • Laura Coffey, Head of Fintech, TechCity
  • Tony Craddock, Director General, Emerging Payments Association
  • Mark Davison, Regional Director, Deposit Solutions
  • Tom Fisher, Research Officer, Privacy International
  • Imran Gulamhuseinwala, Trustee, Open Banking Implementation Entity
  • James Kirkup, Director, Social Market Foundation
  • Robert Kotlarz, Business Development Director, Significat
  • Liz Oakes, Associate Partner, Mckinsey & Co
  • Thaer Sabri, Chief Executive, Electronic Money Association
  • Cliff Van Tonder, Executive Vice President for Partners and Alliances, EMEA, Avoka
  • Michael Vroobel, Vice President Operations, Marketinvoice
  • Aidene Walsh, Chief Executive, The Fair Banking Foundation
  • James Whittle, Director of International Standards and Services, UK Payments Administration
  • Stephen Dury, Head of New Business Models, Santander UK

Who should attend

Management in financial institutions (C Suite, Heads of Digital, Heads of Innovation, Heads of Marketing, Legal and Compliance) and fintech companies; Government and regulators; associations; legal, financial and professional advisers.

DELEGATE FEES:

Standard fee: £595.00 or £476.00 + VAT (with discount) EMA code: OBANK1EMA

Fintech company fee: £75.00**

**applies to any company registered as an official company for less than 4 years at the date of the event, which  is not a subsidiary or part of a group established for longer than this period and which offers a product and/or service usually classified as FinTech

Website:

https://www.cityandfinancialconferences.com/OpenBanking

Other booking options, mentioning code in either instance:

E: bookings@nullcityandfinancial.com

T: 01932 340115

 

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