No one can deny that the Fintech scene is booming in the Nordic countries. The collaboration culture that has been quite prominent among the banks in the region as well and on this panel we will discuss whether this slows down or accelerates fintech development.
More topics to be covered:
Fintechs vs. Banks: Are they a threat to existence of Banks or opportunity to thrive?
Why is it necessary to partner & understand Fintechies?
What benefits do Fintechies have over banks?
Why do Fintechies need banks?
What successful models are there for partnering up with Fintechies?
What are the reasons should you choose to acquire a Fintech company?
One of the main benefits of Machine Learning is being able to analyse a large amount of data at the speed and efficiency that would require a huge team of humans. This is something that has proven to be very necessary in the Financial Services industry, where insurance companies, banks, and lenders need actionable insights quickly.
Join this panel where we will discuss:
-Why is Machine Learning such a hot topic? What are the benefits/challenges?
-What is needed to do Machine Learning right?
-Case studies of how Machine Learning is helping financial institutions — better customer experience, faster actionable insights
-How ML is able to spot trends and patterns to mitigate risk
Businesses around the world have recognised “data management and analytics” as one of the key areas where they are investing time and money. The demand for this push is largely due to new regulations as well as pressure from customers and investors.
From digital banks which visualise your spending habits, to predictive analytics helping understand consumers’ financial habits, and even to how Big Data can be used to fight fraud and reduce risk, join this panel where industry luminaries will tackle the different opportunities that analytics can unlock.
Effectively managing cash can be challenging, even more so in light of the impending regulatory reform in the money market fund landscape.
To help you navigate the evolving situation, join Northern Trust investment experts as they discuss:
•Key highlights of the money market reform
•How the changes will impact advisors
At Northern Trust, we remain committed to thoughtful cash management – it is, and always has been, a key area of focus.
Is Regtech the new Fintech? The definition of Regtech differs depending on who you speak with. New fintech companies are now finding themselves having to comply with regulations for the first time. How will these affect them and how does this differ from incumbent organisations?
In this panel session, we will discuss:
-what are the existing regulated entities?
-how do new regulations affect banks vs. fintech start-ups
-how should fintech start-ups prepare for these regulations?
-the difference between new regtech companies and existing tech companies providing regulation services
-do regulators have the scope to accommodate Fintech companies?
The “regulatory sandbox” announced by the FCA has caused a lot of tongue wagging. Created with the desire to encourage innovative developments, it has also been critiqued for the potential risks involved as well.
Join this panel where we will discuss:
-What are the implications of the sandbox to Fintech companies and incumbent players?
-What needs to be improved
-The role of the regulator
-Governing, developing and maintaining the sandbox
-How new regulations can help challenger banks
With the recent Department of Labor regulations and moving into what some may term, the age of fiduciary application, we will explore why innovative product design in fixed income is crucial to building a successful advisory business. FlexShares Senior Investment Strategist, Mark Carlson, will also provide some insights into how to position TIPS into your future portfolio construction process.
Steve Holstein, CMO, Guardian and Chad Bockius, CEO, Socialware
The question still exists of how can financial services firms can effectively and compliantly integrate social media to support business goals. This webinar will tackle that issue with Steve Holstein, CMO of Guardian, discussing his organization's social business process and lessons learned from providing social media tools to the field. Based on working with early adoption programs, Chad Bockius of Socialware will then breakdown a framework for how to build a plan that delivers business results. You'll walk away equipped to lead a strategy conversation with your internal stakeholders.
Chad Bockius, Socialware CEO; Steve Durkee, Sales Director
At the 2012 LIMRA Distribution Conference held last week, Socialware CEO Chad Bockius led a panel discussion, “A Whole New Game: Producers and Technology” where he and a panel of innovative sales professionals discussed different ways that producers are leveraging social technology to engage with clients. He and other Socialware staffers also spoke with many conference attendees, with discussions surrounding the conference’s central theme of “Distribution: At the Heart of the Game.”
Join Chad Bockius, Steve Durkee, and other Socialware staff as we discuss what we learned at the LIMRA Distribution Conference and how to change “the game” for the life insurance industry by using social media to grow business.
Jennifer Grazel, LinkedIn; Mike Langford, Socialware
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social network, is a powerful business tool for relationship-driven industries such as financial services. But many people just don’t know where to start. During this four-part webcast series, experts from LinkedIn, Socialware, and Ajax Social Media will share tips and best practices for how you can get the most out of LinkedIn. In Step 4, the 30-minute discussion will focus on how to share content and post comments that demonstrate not only your professional core competencies but also your own personality. We will also address compliance considerations and real-life user examples.
James Burnette, LinkedIn; Mike Langford, Socialware
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social network, is a powerful business tool for relationship-driven industries such as financial services. But many people just don’t know where to start. During this four-part webcast series, experts from LinkedIn, Socialware, and Ajax Social Media will share tips and best practices for how you can get the most out of LinkedIn. In Step 3, the 30-minute discussion will focus on how to listen to what your connections are saying and how to identify money-in-motion events such as job changes. We will also address compliance considerations and real-life user examples.
Jason Seiden, Ajax Social Media; Mike Langford, Socialware
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social network, is a powerful business tool for relationship-driven industries such as financial services. But many people just don’t know where to start. During this four-part webcast series, experts from LinkedIn, Socialware, and Ajax Social Media will share tips and best practices for how you can get the most out of LinkedIn. In Step 2, the 30-minute discussion will focus on how to build quality connections that correspond to your target audience and what tools are available within LinkedIn to find them. We will also address compliance considerations and real-life user examples.
Jennifer Grazel, LinkedIn; Jason Seiden, Ajax Social Media; Mike Langford, Socialware
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social network, is a powerful business tool for relationship-driven industries such as financial services. But many people just don’t know where to start. During this four-part webcast series, experts from LinkedIn, Socialware, and Ajax Social Media will share tips and best practices for how you can get the most out of LinkedIn. In Step 1, the 30-minute discussion will focus on the necessary ingredients for presenting yourself and your unique value proposition effectively in your profile. We will also address compliance considerations and real-life user examples.
2011 was a very busy year for social media in the financial services industry. The pace promises to continue throughout 2012. Firms in insurance, wealth management, asset management, broker dealers, and more are leveraging the business opportunities of social media while also ensuring usage is compliant and effective. Attend this webinar to learn key predictions for what to expect from the industry in 2012 including technology, business results, and additional insights into the continuing growth of social media in the financial services industry.
Chad Bockius, CEO, and Christie Campbell, Director of Marketing, Socialware
2011 has been an eventful year for social media across the financial services industry. Here are just a few of the highlights... New regulatory guidance including FINRA Regulatory Notice 11-39, firms across the industry announcing their move from prohibition to participation and even engagement, advisor statistics continually showing the interest to use social media in driving business, and more. Attend this webinar to learn how far things have progressed in just 12 months.
Presenters are Chad Bockius, Socialware CEO and Bob Hansmann, Blue Coat Sr. Security Technology Evangelist, Americas.
Social media use continues to grow rapidly among financial services professionals. The second largest segment on LinkedIn is financial services. 2011 industry data shows that nearly 50% more financial advisors are using social networks for business purposes than were in 2010. Financial services is a relationship driven industry which makes it ideally suited for social networking.
While there are many advantages of social media, there are also challenges including compliance, security, and performance impact. These challenges require education, training, and technology. Understanding and overcoming the risks of security issues like malware are crucial to safe and effective social media use.
View this joint webinar between Socialware and Blue Coat, leaders in social business software for financial services and Web security and WAN optimization solutions for a discussion covering the key issues and practical solutions for unlocking the potential of social media without the exposing your firm to unnecessary risks.
Edgar Rodriguez of Distribion, Steve Selby of LIMRA, and Christie Campbell of Socialware
You recognize that there are advantages to using digital and social media, but there are often questions about the best practices particularly if you work in a regulated industry like financial services. This webcast, presented by Distribion, LIMRA and Socialware will provide insight and conversation around the 5 Ws including:
Why are you using digital & social media programs?
Who is your target audience?
What regulations and brand standards must be applied?
Where do your prospects/customers look for information?
When is your company/brand being discussed online?
Edgar Rodriguez, Distribion, Chad Bockius, Socialware and Steve Selby, LIMRA
Individuals led the way into nearly all forms of digital and social media, from email to YouTube, Twitter to Facebook, SecondLife to LinkedIn. What was once an expression of each user’s individuality is evolving as businesses have realized the power of digital and social media to shape opinions, build brand awareness and deliver real bottom-line results. So it was inevitable that the question of compliance and ownership of social media would become an issue as more and more people began using their expertise, contacts, and networks as part of their career – not simply their personal life.
Regulators in some industries, such as financial services, have said that there is no difference between personal and professional use of the Web. That has all sorts of implications that will affect nearly every business and professional. This webinar offers insights and tools for any business that needs to balance the need to comply with regulations and the need to empower employees and create a work environment that attracts and keeps the best talent.
This webinar will focus on the optimization stage of the Social Media Life Cycle and examine strategies and best practices for optimizing the adoption of social media, stakeholders, and compliance considerations when optimizing.
This webinar will focus on the activation stage of the Social Media Life Cycle and examine strategy, integrations, and processes for adoption. Additionally we will cover IT, infrastructure, distribution and compliance considerations.
This webinar will focus on the training stage of the Social Media Life Cycle and examine processes and documentation for adoption. Additionally we will examine training, field best practices and regulatory considerations.
This webinar will focus on the procedure stage of the Social Media Life Cycle and examine processes, documentation, and tactics for adoption. Additionally we will examine stakeholders involved, and important procedural considerations, such as adhering to regulations.
The webinar will focus on the policy stage of the Social Media Life Cycle and examine characteristics of policies, the stake holders involved, and important considerations when developing and adopting a policy, such as the ROI for the business and costs associated.
Mike Williams (Socialware), Stephanie Sammons CEO & Founder, Wired Advisor™
This webinar examines best practices for driving business and connecting with customers using Facebook, keeping in mind the compliance challenges associated with using this site. Learn innovative strategies to Re-Connect, Discover Insights, Distinguish yourself, and Make Fans & Friends through Facebook. Ultimately driving new business and deeper relationships with your customers.
Mike Williams (Socialware), D. Bruce Johnston President & CEO, (Advisolocity), Cathy Curtis, Financial Advisor
Learn how advisors can use Twitter to supercharge their Research, Communication, and Brand Building. Hear tangible best practices for how Advisors can get started and incrementally add sophisticated techniques to gather insights, enlighten followers, and ultimately become a destination.
Join Socialware and LIMRA for a discussion on the pattern of adoption of social media by financial services firms. Learn about the critical stages of adoption, how to move from one stage to another and the risks associated each step along the way.