Agenda Stage: Knowledge Plenary (FinTech Regulation)

Regulate Innovative Digital Assets and Restrict Speculative Cryptocurrencies?

This session will focus on: – Decentralised finance – Derivatives, stablecoins and marketplaces – Financial stability risks – Investor access and protection Hon. Caroline D Pham, Commissioner, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Adrienne A. Harris, Superintendent, New York Department of Financial ServicesSandra Ro, CEO, Global Blockchain Business Council

Buy Now, Pay Later; Regulate Soon?

This session will focus on: – Fairness and suitability – Predatory lending practices – Consumer indebtedness risk – Standardised credit reporting – Industry code of practice Melissa Guzy, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Arbor Ventures, Aung Kyaw Moe, Founder & CEO, 2C2P, Shadab Taiyabi, President, Singapore FinTech AssociationArvin Singh, Co-Founder of hoolah, ShopBack

Opening Remarks

BNPL is estimated to reach $4 trillion by 2030; digital assets could be the catalyst for change in financial markets; and sustainability is the next digital revolution. What are global regulators doing to address emergent risks and maintain financial stability? How should industry players position themselves for growth in the face of uncertainty? Don’t miss …

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Building a Bank from Scratch: Is There a Path to Profitability?

This session will cover: – Digital Banking licences – Key differences between tradfi and challenger banks – Success stories? Dwaipayan Sadhu, CEO, Trust Bank, Pranav Seth, Chief Digital Officer, Techcombank, Sheyantha Abeykoon, Group CEO, Boost, Simon Loong, Founder & Group CEO, WeLabElizabeth Neo, Presenter, CNA (Mediacorp)

Advances in Digital Currency Experimentation

This session will discuss the state of research and development in digital currencies including the use of CBDCs for wholesale cross border payment and settlement. Michelle Neal, Executive Vice President & Markets Group Head, Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkLeong Sing Chiong, Deputy Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore

Is Doubling Down on Cyber and Fraud Regulation Enough?

This session will focus on: – Global cyber threat and resilience – Big tech concentration risk – Third/Nth party risk – Open-source security – Anti-fraud measures and tools Namrata Jolly, General Manager, APAC, Callsign, Phil Rodrigues, Head of Security, APJ Commercial, Amazon Web Services, Teresa Walsh, Global Head of Intelligence, FS-ISAC, Thierry Bedoin, Chief Information …

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Are Financial Institutions Ready for ESG Regulation?

This session will focus on: – Transition to net zero – ESG standards and disclosures – Developing forward-looking data – Climate risk stress test – Greenwashing – Macroeconomic risks Sacha Sadan, Director of Environmental, Social and Governance, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Dr Ben Caldecott, Director, Oxford Sustainable Finance Group and the Lombard Odier Associate Professor …

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