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Dec 11
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08:30 - 09:00

Registration and Coffee

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Showing of Streams
10:30 - 11:00

Morning networking break

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Showing of Streams
13:00 - 14:30

Lunch and Round Tables

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Showing of Streams
16:00 - 16:30

Afternoon Coffee & Networking Break

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16:30 - 17:00
Info

Developing client service models to maximise value for the customer

How can custodians adapt client service models to better meet the changing demands of their buy-side clients, and the shifting structures of the markets and networks of which they are a part? How can we provide a globally consistent experience across increasingly diverse markets?

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17:00 - 18:00
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THE BIG DEBATE: The regulatory approach to fintech and implications for growth

Join our experts as they go head to head to debate this important issue

Support for fintech has been slow to come from the regulators. We are starting to see the tides changing, but has this lack of acceptance helped to protect the industry, or hindered it's ability to evolve at pace?

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18:00 - 21:00

Closing of Custody Forum day 1 and evening party

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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Registration and Coffee
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Grand Plenary
Chairman's opening welcome
09:10 - 09:30 20 mins
Grand Plenary
Keynote address
09:30 - 10:00 30 mins
Grand Plenary
Creating the custodian of the future: Predicting, understanding and meeting the evolving needs of asset managers & owners
10:00 - 10:30 30 mins
Info
Grand Plenary
The squeeze on fees: Leveraging new revenue streams to counteract shrinking margins

Strategies for surviving industry consolidation, finding new opportunities and adapting to win

10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Morning networking break
11:00 - 11:45 45 mins
Info
Tech
Overcoming industry inertia and creating a culture of innovation

Is conservativism or complacency preventing the industry from embracing the tech revolution? How can we foster a more open and agile approach to adoption and can we turn disruption into opportunity by viewing fintechs as partners rather than competitors?

11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
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Regulation
The regulatory environment in review

How have they impacted the industry so far? What is yet to come? What can we learn from the US regulatory experience?

11:30 - 12:15 45 mins
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Regulation
An update on the current challenges
  • CSDR Compliance
  • Shareholder Rights Directive – the 6-month countdown
  • SFTR
  • Segregation and safekeeping updates
11:45 - 12:30 45 mins
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Tech
Innovating for operational optimisation: Embracing the age of the machine

How can RPA and AI revolutionise your processes, improve efficiency and cut costs? Demonstrating value of investment in the back office

12:15 - 13:00 45 mins
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Regulation
The evolving role of the despositary

How has the role of the depositary changed post AIFMD and UCITS V? What future challenges and opportunities are they facing?

12:30 - 13:00 30 mins
Tech
Innovation Case Study
13:00 - 14:30 90 mins
Lunch and Round Tables
14:30 - 15:15 45 mins
Info
Tech
Big Data, Bad Data? Overcoming the obstacles to unleashing your data potential

What are the strategic and practical challenges of utilising your data to provide new services and greater value to your clients? What solutions are available?

14:30 - 15:15 45 mins
Regulation
Cross-border convergence: navigating inter-jurisdictional conflicts
15:15 - 15:45 30 mins
Info
Tech
Blockchain: Beyond the bubble

Is the end nigh for custody as we know it? Or is blockchain just the latest bubble set to burst? Is the opportunity worth the risk that this emerging technology could present? 

We examine real use cases from the front line and discuss whether the hype is justified.

15:15 - 16:00 45 mins
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Regulation
The cost of compliance: Lessons learnt, opportunities found?
  • Finding value in T2S
  • Mifid II: An opportunity for custodians?
15:45 - 16:00 15 mins
Tech
Innovation case study: Australia
16:00 - 16:30 30 mins
Afternoon Coffee & Networking Break
16:30 - 17:00 30 mins
Info
Developing client service models to maximise value for the customer

How can custodians adapt client service models to better meet the changing demands of their buy-side clients, and the shifting structures of the markets and networks of which they are a part? How can we provide a globally consistent experience across increasingly diverse markets?

17:00 - 18:00 60 mins
Info
THE BIG DEBATE: The regulatory approach to fintech and implications for growth

Join our experts as they go head to head to debate this important issue

Support for fintech has been slow to come from the regulators. We are starting to see the tides changing, but has this lack of acceptance helped to protect the industry, or hindered it's ability to evolve at pace?

18:00 - 21:00 180 mins
Closing of Custody Forum day 1 and evening party