The purpose of this conference will be to examine the issues raised and the solutions proposed in these Papers. David Geale, Director of Policy at the FCA will be giving the keynote address and there will be panel sessions representing the key stakeholders and presentations by experts in the field.

The deadline for responses to the FCA proposals on IPOSs is at the end of May and this event will be a real opportunity to influence the final outcome.

Financial services companies in the UK and beyond are embracing new technologies, such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence and biometrics to help them meet the tsunami of regulation unleashed since the 2008 banking crisis.

The RegTech Automation Compliance Forum will address RegTech from a user-led point of view and analyse its potential for the financial services industry – particularly its infrastructure – in the UK and beyond. It will also address the impact of RegTech adoption on compliance and regulatory functions within financial institutions and look at both the actual barriers to implementation, as well as the tangible benefits that compliance officers, in-house counsels and senior directors will see on their spreadsheet.

Now in its seventh year, City Week is the premier gathering of the international financial services community. It brings together policy makers and senior industry representatives from around the globe to consider together the future of financial markets

This event will bring regulated firms fully up-to-speed with all the latest developments so that they can stay on track with the timetable for implementation and benchmark their progress against that of their peer group.

Over the last four years, much has been said about the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) which introduces significant reforms to the way personal data is collected, used and shared and is due to come into force in May 2018. However, in June 2016 the situation changed dramatically as the UK will lose the protection of the GDPR following Brexit meaning a new system will have to be put in place to allow the free flow of information between the UK and Europe.

This highly topical event is a unique opportunity for C-level executives across the UK and European energy markets to discuss a pathway for successful smart grid deployment, to examine how the structure of the electricity market needs to evolve to keep pace with developments, and to analyse the implications of existing innovations and future opportunities for incumbents, newcomers and investors.