Africa Tech Summit, London, April 2017. Linklaters were delighted to once again be sponsoring the Africa Tech Summit, the leading African tech event in Europe providing unrivalled insight and networking with the African tech ecosystem. Alexia Christie, TMT Partner from Linklaters’ alliance partner in South Africa, Webber Wentzel, delivered the opening keynote on ‘the Face of Fintech in Africa’.
Fintech Week Tel Aviv, Israel, March 2017. Linklaters proudly sponsored the Blockchain, DLT & Smart Contracts day at the first ever Fintech Week in Tel Aviv, part of the growing number of Fintech Week conferences which we have been supporting for several years now. Niranjan Arasaratnam, TMT Partner, Singapore, joined a stellar line up of speakers at The Floor, Israel’s flourishing fintech hub.
TMT Finance Asia, Singapore, Feb 2017. Adrian Fisher, TMT Counsel chaired a session on Fintech Asia - Who is leading investment in Asian Fintech?
Fintech Festival, Singapore, November 2016. Linklaters was delighted to participate in this inaugural event hosted by The Monetary Authority of Singapore. Organised in partnership with the Association of Banks in Singapore, the week-long Festival – the first of its kind in Asia – brought together a series of distinct, back-to-back fintech events. The Festival provided a platform for collaborations, connections and co-creations within the fintech ecosystem in Singapore and around the region. For our summary of some of the key highlights from this event, click here.
Going Digital: blockchain, London, October 2016. The third in our popular series of highly topical breakfast briefings.
Digital Finance Berlin Konferenz, Berlin, October 2016.
FinTech Week, London, July 2016. Linklaters was, for the second year, proud to sponsor the Blockchain and Data and Cyber Security conference on Day 4 of the event. Click on the links below to view the videos of our sessions. London FinTech in Quotes - our wrap-up of the Week's events.
Data and Cyber Security for Financial Services
Blockchain Q & A: regulatory perspectives
Blockchain: Welcome to the Future, Frankfurt, June 2016. Linklaters hosted this successful seminar, providing valuable insights on the underlying technology, its use cases and the legal implications and pit falls.
Technology Trending: Digitising financial services—the impact of fintech, Singapore, June 2016. The first of this seminar series looked at the ways in which the financial services sector is responding to the challenges posed by developments in digitisation and the role of fintech and regtech in the current regulatory landscape. The session was presented by TMT Counsel, Adrian Fisher, and Financial Regulation Counsel, Peiying Chua.
Finnovasia, Hong Kong, May 2016. Singapore TMT Counsel, Adrian Fisher, gave a keynote address on the topic ‘The Growth of RegTech: Why is it becoming the Next Big Thing?’, and Singapore Financial Regulation Counsel, Peiying Chua, provided her insights on the panel discussion around regulation vs. innovation
Digitising Financial Services: Assessing the regulatory response and implications for legal and compliance teams, London, May 2016. The second in our Going Digital breakfast briefings considered the ways in which the financial services sector is responding to challenges posed by developments in digitisation and the role of RegTech and FinTech in the current regulatory landscape. The session was presented by TMT Sector Co-head, Julian Cunningham-Day, and Financial Regulation Partner, Sarah Parkhouse.