Technical Innovation in Financial Services

Quorum Training - A Wilmington Company
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6 hours
575 GBP excl. VAT

Course description

This one – day course is designed for those who are working in or around the world of banking and international finance and need a working knowledge of the new technologies that are driving Financial Services today.

Financial institutions are getting more than comfortable partnering with, and in many ways acting like FinTech’s. More and more we see banks digitizing processes, leveraging and making decisions based on data and analytics. They increasingly focus on consumer experiences that extend beyond web and mobile devices.

Financial firms are leveraging innovative and potentially disruptive technologies to improve efficiency, reduce costs, increase security, enhance revenue and facilitate regulatory compliance. They are actively participating in industry working groups to figure out how they can make the best use of technology, and ensure their implementations comply with regulations.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the way that Financial Services has been changed and re-shaped by technology. We are not just looking at today but understanding the wider picture and how technology will evolve in the age of “digital economies”.
  • Regulation and Compliance have been driving change within Financial Services. We look to develop a working knowledge of the latest regulations and how they impact the markets.


Global Financial Markets

  • Capital markets – structure and inter-relationships

Compliance and Regulation

  • Why regulation is critical – MIFID 11
  • RegTech  and “the regulatory sandbox”

The Technology

  • Big Data and Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • The Internet of Things (IOT)
  • Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) – Blockchain

Technology impact on Financial Services

  • Market Participants (buy-side and sell-side)
  • The Exchanges – multi-asset class trading venues
  • Clearing Houses – LCH, DTCC (case study)

FinTech and “disruptive innovation”

  • FinTech’s from competitor to collaborator
  • Banking technology
  • The payments revolution
  • Blockchain/smart contracts

Case study: trade finance and supply chain management

Investment and Commercial Banking – areas of impact

Commercial Banking

  • Transactional banking vs relationship banking
  • Biometrics, AI, API’s, E-payables

Corporate Finance

  • primary equity and debt financing and advisory businesses.
  • What dealmakers want?

Wealth and Asset Management

  • Six solutions for future growth
  • Digital enabled distribution

The Investment Bank of the Future

Investment Banking – 4 key technologies

  1. Data & Analytics
  2. Cloud Computing
  3. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  4. Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT)

What are the implementation priorities for each technology?

  • Trading and Sales
  • Post trade
  • Risk, compliance, finance,
  • Information Technology

The future of FinTech

  • Digital Identity
  • Smart economies and the Digital Society

Suitability - Who should attend?

Anyone needing to know more about the Technology driving Financial Services today including company treasurers and their staff, accountants and auditors, financial controllers, bankers, credit and legal professionals.

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5th Floor, 10 Whitechapel High Street
E1 8QS London

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