This summit will bring together c-suite representatives from all sectors of the financial services industry to hear (a) where the Government stands in terms of its preparations for negotiating the UK’s exit from the EU, (b) the initial thoughts of the various bodies and working groups that have been set up across the City to formulate the industry’s response for individual sectors and (c) the views of a number of leading figures in the FS industry about their in-house planning for BREXIT.

Achieving what is required in implementing the sheer volume of Market Abuse Regulation is daunting for the compliance function across a range of financial institutions. Through a mixture of presentations and interactive panel sessions from policy makers, industry practitioners and leading experts in the field, this conference, the fifteenth in the series, aims to alleviate this task.

This event will address Blockchain technology from the user-led point of view and analyse its potential for the financial services industry, particularly its infrastructure, in the UK and beyond. It will explore how the qualities of this new technology will change the face of business for financial services institutions and what the opportunities for development and new business will be.

2015 & 2016 have been named “the years of the healthcare breach” globally with a recent study revealing that criminal attacks in the healthcare sector are up 125% since 2010 and the likelihood of them occurring in this particular industry is greater than any in any other sector of the economy.
This event, which is being organised with the support of NHS Digital, will shed light on attack prevention initiatives and will provide a day of interactive debate and peer-to peer networking for the healthcare industry.

Topics to be covered include:

Senior Management Functions and allocating responsibilities; How does a firm manage enforceable Conduct Rules?; Duty of responsibility and enforcement issues; Whistle-blowing and the SM regime; How will the introduction of the SMR impact on the way you run your business in terms of HR practices, reporting lines and organisational structure?; SMR from the perspective of individual senior managers – what do they need to be aware of?; Responsibilities of regulated firms under the Certification regime – what will it mean in practice?; Lessons learned from the introduction of the SMR in the banking sector  ; Scope for mitigating personal regulatory risk through insurance; Practical checklist/guidance for firms implementing the requirements of the SM regime.

This highly topical summit explores how best councils and the private sector can work together to meet the Government’s ambitious targets.

Further details about this event will be available soon.

To register your interest in attending this event, please email