In the last few years, the U.S. stock market has rallied sharply, largely from multiple expansion. It seems some investors might have forgotten about cycles and become complacent about risk. In this presentation, Jason Subotky, Portfolio Manager at Yacktman Asset Management, explains where he currently sees value in US quality stocks and how the firm, over the last 15 years, by following a disciplined, bottom-up, non-benchmark driven strategy has outperformed on a risk-adjusted basis over full market cycles. We are likely on the cusp of a period of strong outperformance by this strategy again.
RecordedMay 13 201543 mins
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Cybersecurity is a booming sector with plenty of implications for the FinTech industry. This webinar will look at the latest trends and emerging synergies in an increasingly complicated digital landscape.
David Siegel, Blockchain and Decentralization expert
What is this Blockchain thing? What can you do with it? Where do you go from here?
David Siegel, Blockchain and Decentralization expert, is a web pioneer, author, and serial entrepreneur. He is the world’s first web designer, started one of the world’s first web-design agencies, and sold it to KPMG.
Tune in to this session where David will answer all of your Blockchain-related questions from the most basic, to the more complex.
2017 is shaping up to be the year in which RegTech catches up with FinTech and the sector is brimming with innovative ideas that can help regulated firms address regulatory requirements in an efficient and cost effective way.
But how good is this technology, really? Can everything that is promised be delivered? At it’s best, RegTech can help firms to price and quantify the risks around a firm having a poor culture, and technology can solve problems of capturing qualitative concepts, such as behaviour and culture, and embedding these in to a firm's operational/conduct risk model.
In this discussion, Jane Walshe of Enforcd is joined by other RegTech pioneers to discuss what RegTech can do, and also possible pitfalls to be avoided in its use.
Dr. Louise Beaumont (Open Bank and Publicis.Sapient), Nigel Verdon (Railsbank)
The phrase 'Open Bank’ means nothing to consumers - and probably never will
But the whole Open Bank endeavour will enable innovative new services, delivered by more competitive suppliers - meaning that consumers will be able to choose from products and services that are actually relevant to them and which work in today's (and tomorrow's) world
We'll discuss how to encourage consumers to explore and embrace the new Open Bank world
Gustė Sadaunykaitė (TransferGo), Joe Goetz (Transpay), Julian Wallis (Ingenico)
According to the latest research done by ‘Saxo Payments’ on cross border B2B payments landscape, almost 50 percent of businesses are dissatisfied with the rates associated with cross border payments, with 80 percent stating that they would consider changing supplier if it reduced costs.
But why the adaptation of alternative providers is so slow? What kind of other solutions SMEs really have? How this cross border payment friction can be removed?
Join us in the discussion on “Is the cost of cross border payments now a deciding factor for SMEs?” and learn what the industry experts and market players think about this issue.
David Parker (Polymath Consulting), Adam Kissane (Deloitte), Liam Spence (Vocalink), Alix Murphy (WorldRemit)
Digital payments saw an increase in popularity last year and doesn't show any signs of slowing down. With more and more countries supporting the fight to go cashless, will 2017 truly be the year of digital payments?
Join this panel where industry experts will discuss:
· Digital Payments v the need of the consumer for instant gratification are they compatible.
· Consumers say they want to deal with banks for security v Fintech and understanding consumers what they want
· Data and the limitations of what goes down card scheme rails
· Closed loop digital payment solutions v new schemes v open loop who will win
· How long until the majority of consumers no longer feel the need to carry some cash, or is that an unrealistic expectation
· Will increasing regulation mean frictionless digital payments become a mirage
As adoption of distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the financial services industry moves ever closer, discussion is progressing to the next level of detail on questions of identity, governance and jurisdiction.
The majority view – shared by industry consortia and regulators - is that DLT networks in financial services will need to be private, permissioned environments in which all participants are fully identifiable, in contrast to the pseudonymous approach taken by Bitcoin.
This webinar will explore requirements for identity in the context of industry-strength DLT networks, and highlight key considerations for industry participants going forward.
Ina Yulo, John Erik Setsaas (Signicat), Jacob Boersma (Deloitte), Joseph Pindar (Gemalto), Kaspar Korjus (e-Residency)
Digital identity has been a popular blockchain use case because of all the obvious benefits the technology can provide. On the flip side, the emergence of the IoT and all the data that we now have available has opened up many doors for improving the way we are able to authenticate who people say they are, wherever, whenever.
Join this panel where we will discuss:
-The difference between blockchain and shared ledgers and why this is important
-Is data from the IoT a benefit to digital identity, or does it propose an added challenge?
-How will blockchain technology help with authentication for e-commerce and foreign payments, especially for digital nomads?
-Who gets to manage your identity?
-Can blockchain help secure data collected from the IoT?
-What would be the impacts of a decentralised system to IoT and digital identity?
Niamh O'Connell (Deloitte), Peter Bidewell (Applied Blockchain), Anders Brownworth (Circle), Philipp Netzer (Lykke)
The payments industry has come under the microscope again as a means to apply blockchain technology. From tracking welfare payments by the government, to banks improving their payments products, to cross-border remittances becoming cheaper and easier, there is no stopping the impact the technology continues to have.
This panel will open up the debate and discuss the following and more:
-What is the effect of a distributed ledger solution on costly payment processing infrastructure?
-Can blockchain technology make payments more secure?
-Industry experts' experiences and applications
-Future opportunities and risks involved
Professor Michael Mainelli, FCCA FCSI FBCS (Z/Yen Group Limited)
Mutual distributed ledger (MDL) identity schemes could empower people with personal data storage and management, permission frameworks for access by third parties such as banks insurers or governments, and even distributed reputation ratings.
Such applications could reduce financial fraud, costs, and crime, and increase returns, confidence, and security. MDLs are uniquely supportive of controlled distribution and sharing of digitally-signed documentation and could form the backbone to identity and authentication systems worldwide. In fact, some claim that identity authentication infrastructure is the ‘killer app’ for MDLs rather than payments.
While anti-money-laundering/know-your-customer/ultimate-beneficial-ownership processes are arduous for high-net-worth individuals, about 2.4 billion poor people worldwide lack official identification, about 1.5 billion over the age of 14.
This webinar will examine how MDLs might aid both rich and poor.
Scott Gamble (Mobios Consulting), Bruce Parker (Modo), Daniel Maurice-Vallerey, Mike Ausems (Yello), Michael Rolph (Yoyo)
In the fragmented world of digital payments, some merchants have shown that they are not willing to abdicate control of their valuable customer relationships to third party open mobile payment systems. Companies like Walmart, Target and CVS have announced their own in-app payment solutions to take control of the entire customer lifecycle from enrollment to checkout, even while continuing to support broader mobile payment initiatives sponsored by platform/OS companies.
This talk will discuss both sides of this rapidly-evolving phenomenon, and will help you decide if you need "your own damn Pay".
Bartosz Golba, Head of Content – Wealth Management (GlobalData)
Political turbulences – it’s enough to mention US election and Brexit referendum – only added to the list of factors significantly affecting global asset allocation strategies in 2016, particularly in Europe and North America. Looking forward, how can wealth managers adjust their HNW clients’ portfolios in 2017 to make sure that they are not encouraged to try alternative investment managers?
This webinar sheds light into what is and will be driving investment choices in the European and American HNW space now and in 2017.
Susanne Chishti, Shan Millie, Thomas Puschmann, Janos Barberis
As the front-line industry insider's look at the financial technology explosion,
"The FINTECH Book" is your primary guide to the financial technology revolution, and the disruption, innovation and opportunity therein.
It was the first crowd-sourced, Amazon best-selling book on FINTECH globally, representing thought leaders across 27 countries.
Now, the Editors are launching a new series of three books on InsurTECH, RegTECH and WealthTECH and are here to answer your nagging questions.
Join the Editors in this live webinar where they will discuss:
-InsurTECH, RegTECH and WealthTECH trends
-Success stories & lessons learned from investors, entrepreneurs, and visionaries
-New business & revenue models
-How will the respective sectors change
-Overview of The FINTECH Book Series which will be published by the leading publisher WILEY
- You can still vote for the best abstracts on www.TheFINTECHBook.com until 28 Feb 2017
Francisco Lorca (startupbootcamp), Philipp Buschmann (EuropeOne Bank), Nic Gidaracos (PACE Invoice), Luka Ivicevic (Penta)
The terms neo bank, challenger bank, and digital bank have been thrown around a lot in the FinTech space. Attend this panel session to get the full low down on what exactly these are, what differentiates them, and what impact they will have on the banking space.
The panelists will discuss:
-The key differences with neo, challenger, and digital banks
-Where are we in the innovation lifecycle?
-What are some of the challenges (business model, customers expecting free services), etc?
-What should incumbents be doing to keep their customers happy with all the new competition?
-Where digital banking is moving from digital banks vs digitized legacy banks
-Impact of 3rd party APIs on banking
Alex Kwiatkowski (Misys), Adam Kissane (Deloitte), Steve Kirsch (Token), Stefan Weiss (Fidor), Ben Matthews (BCS Consulting)
The seismic effects of PSD2 will hit banking hard in the next 18 months. And as the regulation lays the foundations for a new era of openness in financial services it is already disturbing the comfortable status quo. Banks will need to manage this revolutionary change and as the clock is ticking ever-louder towards the January 2018 deadline, we must look at what PSD2 involves, why it matters and identify threats and opportunities.
We'll explore how banks can transform and importantly, what happens if they don't. Now is the time - sink or swim, win or lose?
Panacea Adviser has teamed up with BrightTalk and Rayner Spencer Mills Research for a free webcast to support and educate Financial Advisers.
There are numerous benefits of building a structured investment process, including:
•More time spent with clients
•A consistent and repeatable approach
•Reduced regulatory risk
•A more successful business
The ‘How to build an investment process’ webcast will provide you with some ideas on how to add some rigor to your Centralised Investment Process in order to get the most out of your business. We will clarify some of the FCA guidance within this area and demonstrate real, practical solutions to deal with it.
The webcast will run through the research and due diligence that is expected of you and provide examples of how to do it, so you are well prepared and resourced to do a good job. It will also cover off an investment matrix and investment committee oversight.
This thorough, best-practice session will be of real value to you and your firm and not one to be missed!
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