Singapore Fintech Festival 2018

12 - 16th November

Linklaters are back as Friends of Fintech sponsors at the world’s largest platform for the global Fintech community - ‘Singapore Fintech Fest 2018’.

According to the organisers, this year’s 2018 Singapore FinTech Festival will be bigger, better and jammed packed with even more exciting activities.  As the world’s largest platform for the global FinTech community, Singapore FinTech Festival 2018 runs from 12-16 November and will feature a series of events including a FinTech Conference & Exhibition, Global FinTech Hackcelerator Demo Day, AI in Finance Summit, FinTech Awards, Innovation Lab Crawl, Workshops, and an expanded Investor Summit comprising of “FinTech Deal Day”

What we'll be doing

We'll be attending the FinTech Festival again this year and have a host of exciting events planned where our Fintech lawyers will be talking about the big issues of the day. You can check out the agenda below and contact us to register for one of the sessions. 

Wednesday 14 November

Global Investor Summit: FinTech - “The Future of FinTech Funding Model”

Between the public and private markets, between crowdsourcing and ICOs, where are entrepreneurs finding liquidity in the current investment landscape?

Sophie Mathur, corporate partner and Global co-Head of Innovation, will be moderating the panel.

Thursday 15 November

FLIP Lab Crawl – “Blockchain and DLT”

The Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP) will host visitors in its Legal Innovation Lab @ Collision 8 . Based on this year’s SFF conference themes, they’ve identified three topics that are pertinent to both legal and financial worlds: 1) Blockchain and distributed ledger technology, 2) Cybersecurity and 3) RegTech

Jonathan Horan, Capital Markets partner and Blockchain specialist, will be giving his thoughts as a panelist for the Blockchain and distributed ledger technology stream.

Friday 16 November 2018

Seminar: “The Blockchain journey: From beginning to…Where?”

Blockchain technology made its debut in the form of Bitcoin, but its use cases have been touted to extend far beyond the world of cryptocurrency. Its proliferation has also caught the attention of regulators and lawmakers around the world. But, is blockchain technology here to stay?

Panelists include - Xinshu Dong (CEO, Zilliqa), Agnieszka Verlet (Head of Legal, SC Ventures), Peiying Chua (Financial Regulation Counsel, Linklaters) and Richard Hay (UK Head of FinTech, Linklaters). The panel will be moderated by Jonathan Horan

Linklaters Legal Scrum 2.0 – Workshop
Invite only (due to limited capacity)

Our legal scrum is a 2 hour workshop which borrows from the hackathon concept to help solve the challenges the lawyers of today face.

Can't make it?

We look forward to seeing you there, but if you can’t make it we’ll be:

  • Tweeting from @Linklaterstech Twitter account
  • Blogging on our FintechLinks blog
  • Providing a wrap up of the event, summarising the key things you need to know