Financial Technology: Recent Trends and Developments Explored!
Financial technology or FinTech is a fast growing and continuously evolving industry that is transforming banking and other financial services as we know it. Robo-advising, blockchain technology, mobile banking and digital currency are some of the technological developments that greatly impact the financial services sector. The increased collaboration between traditional financial institutions and FinTech companies has been one of the key trends and significant highlight of FinTech in 2016. It is expected to continue this year as more and more financial services companies invest in technology to meet the changing demands of consumers and remain competitive.
In a two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will review and discuss the recent trends and developments in the FinTech industry. They will offer insights on how these trends and developments impact financial services and how companies can take advantage of FinTech.
Key topics include:
- How FinTech Continues to Evolve and Diversify
- The Impact to Financial Services
- Key Trends and Developments in 2016
- 2017 Trends and Challenges
- Updates on FinTech Regulation
Lee Harding, Attorney
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Fintech- the view from London
- emerging trends and industry highlights (what's hot in FinTech)
- the investment climate; and
- the opportunities presented by the regulatory framework.
Melissa M. Winchester, Attorney
McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C.
- Payments as part of Financial Technology
- Recent transactions in the FinTech arena
- Recent Regulatory Developments and What to Look for
Who Should Attend:
- Technology Lawyers
- In-house Counsel
- IT Professionals
- Bank and Financial Institution Executives
- Banking and Financial Institutions
Lee Harding advises on employment and cybersecurity matters across a variety of sectors, with an emphasis in the financial services and technology industries, including FinTech. Lee regularly counsels clients on strategic employment issues, benefit issues and high-stakes crisis litigation and investigations, including in relation to complex disciplinary matters, cybersecurity breaches, class actions, and cases before the High Court of Justice in London that involve business competition issues. Lee’s practice also focuses on the cross-over between employment and regulatory issues under the UK’s Senior Managers and Certification Regime. Lee also advises investors, buyers and sellers on mergers and acquisitions, including advising on due diligence, negotiation of key commercial terms and handling change management and business protection issues on exit of a management team.
Lee Harding advises on employment and cybersecurity matters across a variety of sectors, with an emphasis in the financial services …
Melissa Winchester has extensive experience representing public and private clients in a wide variety of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic business alliances, securities offerings and fundraising, and general corporate matters. In addition, she regularly provides advice regarding Exchange Act reporting and disclosure requirements. She is committed to finding solutions and negotiating transactions that achieve her client’s objectives.
In addition to a career in private practice, Melissa has served as General Counsel to a $2.35 billion company in the financial technology industry. Her in-house experience provides her with enhanced insight into client needs and priorities, and how outside counsel can best support their client’s success. She understands that clients require actionable legal advice in a timely fashion.
Melissa earned her J.D. cum laude from New York University, and earned a B.A. and B.B.A with high honors from the University of Texas.
Melissa Winchester has extensive experience representing public and private clients in a wide variety of business transactions, including mergers and …
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Method of Presentation:
Knowledge in Financial Technology
NASBA Field of Study:
Information Technology - Technical
NY Category of CLE Credit:
Areas of Professional Practice
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About Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
At Morgan Lewis, they partner with clients to understand their needs and craft powerful solutions for them. The team encompasses more than 2,000 legal professionals, including lawyers, patent agents, employee benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists, working together across 29 offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. They offer truly comprehensive services for clients as they work across the globe. If a client has a question, they’ll find the person in our network with the answer. If there’s a shift in the legal landscape, they’re on top of it, and their clients will be too.
About McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C.
McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C. was founded more than 20 years ago with a simple but challenging goal. The Firm sought to provide the very best qualities of a large, traditional law firm with the client focus, responsiveness and efficiency that larger firms simply cannot offer. Over time, the Firm built a team of experienced lawyers who are committed to this philosophy of practicing law. The Firm works with clients in a way that we would want to be treated if we were the client, including knowing our clients’ businesses, building strong relationships, and being responsive. We use our experience and the knowledge of our clients’ businesses to develop practical, creative solutions to help make the deal go through or tip the balance in the litigation.