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The City Week UK: The International Financial Services Forum


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Financial Services as a Driver of Inclusive Globalisation

Now in its ninth year, City Week is the premier gathering of the international financial services community. It brings together industry leaders and policy makers from around the globe to consider together the future of global financial markets and London, in particular. It consists of two days of cutting-edge conferences, workshops, social events and networking opportunities, with other satellite events being held later during the week.

This year’s topics include:

·       Evolving Role of the City of London in the global economy

·       The new EU-UK agreement on financial services

·       Towards an EU capital markets union    

·       New Priority Markets for Financial Services

·       Trade and Investment Flows with China

·       India: Fintech, Smart Cities and building on the UK and India’s respective strengths

·       Political Risks and Global Trade

·       Climate Finance and Sustainability

·       Global Financial Regulation - where next?

·       Transforming Culture in Financial Services

·        The Future of Europe

·       The Evolution of Financial Crime

·       The Future of Finance 1: Cyber Security and Operational Resilience

·       The Future of Finance 2: AI, Big Data and Machine Learning

·       The Future of Finance 3: Skills and Job Requirements of an Industry Transitions

Over the course of City Week 2019, a highly eminent faculty of international speakers will explore these crucial themes, including their economic and market impact. The following have agreed to participate thus far, and more are being added daily:

Luis de Guindos, Vice-President, European Central Bank

Nadia Calviño, Minister of Economy and Business, Ministry for Economy and Business of Spain

Rt Hon. Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade

Pablo Hernández de Cos, Governor, Banco de España

José Manuel Barroso, Non-Executive Chairman, Goldman Sachs International and former President of the European Commission

Peter Bevan, Global Practice Head, Financial Regulation Group, Linklaters LLP

Katharine Braddick, Director General, Financial Services, HM Treasury

Elizabeth Corley CBE, Former CEO, Allianz Global Investors and Chair, Implementation Taskforce for Growing a Culture for Social Impact Investing

Stephanie Flanders, Senior Executive Editor for Economics, Bloomberg News; Head, Bloomberg Economics

Katherine Garrett-Cox CBE, Chief Executive Officer, Gulf International Bank UK

Dr Ling Ge, Chief European Representative, Tencent

Sir Roger Gifford, SEB; Chair, UK Green Finance Initiative 

Martin Gilbert, Chief Executive Officer, Aberdeen Standard Investments

José Manuel González-Páramo, Executive Board Director, BBVA

Richard Meddings, Executive Chairman, TSB Bank

Nobuhide Hayashi, Chairman, Mizuho Bank

Mark Hoban, Chair, International Regulatory Strategy Group

Russell Higginbotham, Regional President EMEA, Swiss Re

Jean Lemierre, Chairman of the Board, BNP Paribas

Steven Maijoor, Chairman, European Securities and Markets Authority

Ian Mason, Partner and Head of UK Financial Services Regulation, Gowling WLG

John McFarlane OBE, Chairman, Barclays

Richard Meddings, Executive Chairman, TSB Bank

Tim Morris, Executive Director of Police Services, Interpol

Emily Orton, Director and Co-founder, Darktrace

Dave Palmer, Director of Technology and Co-founder, Darktrace

Jan Putnis, Partner and Head of the Financial Regulation Group, Slaughter and May

Brian Quintenz, Commissioner, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Barnabas Reynolds, Partner, Head of Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory Group, Shearman & Sterling 

David Schwimmer, Chief Executive Officer, London Stock Exchange Group

Dr Andy Sloan, Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy

Andreas Treichl, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Group Bank AG

Yeming Wang, General Manager EMEA, Alibaba Cloud 

Stuart Williams, President, ICE Futures Europe

Sam Woods, Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation, Bank of England; Chief Executive Officer, Prudential Regulation Authority

Christopher Woolard, Board Member and Executive Director of Strategy and Competition

More information here

Later Event: June 18
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