April 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Chartered Accountants House
47/49 Pearse St
Dublin 2
€35 Members, €50 Non-Member
Emily Glen

Hosted by the ACOI’s Prudential Regulation and Governance working group, this event will address the growing number of regulatory, technology and operational challenges of the financial services industry (Banks, Insurance & Asset Management) in today’s more complex business environment.

Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive and Regtech Solutions are relatively new features of the financial services sectors. These solutions will not just mean more effective decision making by compliance and risk professionals, but significantly better management of regulatory compliance challenges for Financial Institutions, their shareholders and customers.

Title: The Future of Financial Services using Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Technologies & RegTech 
Date: Tuesday, 17th April, 2018
Speaker: Elizabeth McCaul, Chief Executive Officer, Promontory Financial Group – Europe;
Marc Andrews, Vice President, IBM Watson Financial Services.
Venue: Chartered Accountants House, 47-49 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
Time: 12:00pm Registration & Networking
12:30pm Seminar commences
1.30pm Seminar concludes
CPD: 1 Hour Provisional
Fee: €35 Members, €50 Non-Member

Topics discussed in this seminar will include:

• International perspective on emerging Regtech solutions for the global financial services industry.;
• Insights into how Artificial Intelligence, Regtech and Cognitive solutions are changing how Financial Institutions are doing business;
• The Regulatory environment and how it is embracing such advancements in the use of technology for better data management, analytics, regulatory compliance and risk decisioning;
• By leveraging RegTech across the entirety of Financial Services enterprises, institutions can combine data, technology innovations and new methodologies for regulatory compliance and augment the ability of their compliance teams to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively.

Panel of speakers:

Elizabeth McCaul, Chief Executive Officer, Promontory Financial Group – Europe
Elizabeth provides a broad range of financial and regulatory advisory services to global financial services clients across Europe and in the United States, including assistance with matters related to safety and soundness, risk management, corporate governance, and capital markets. Elizabeth joined Promontory after serving as the Superintendent of Banks of the State of New York, where she was responsible for supervision of some of the world’s largest institutions and most of the foreign banks operating in the United States, as well as community banks, mortgage companies, and the overseas banking activities of investment banks and insurance companies. Elizabeth served as the Chairman of the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and as a member of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC). She was an instructor on corporate governance at the Financial Stability Institute at the Bank for International Settlements. Elizabeth also worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. Elizabeth has also led numerous compliance advisory engagements with regulators and financial institutions in Ireland, the UK, across Europe and in the US.

Marc Andrews, Vice President, IBM Watson Financial Services
Marc Andrews has global responsibility within IBM for the design, development and delivery of Regtech solutions using IBM’s Watson technologies, to help global financial institutions better understand and manage their regulatory requirements, manage risk and compliance, and combat fraud and financial crime. Marc currently works with business and technology leaders from financial services firms across the globe, to help identify how they can apply Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive capabilities to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their risk and compliance activities. Marc also recently led IBM’s EMEA banking and financial markets technology teams.

Marc started his career in the financial services industry over 25 years ago in retail branch banking. Previous roles included consulting in the financial services industry, where he led multiple retail banking, commercial banking, wealth management, capital markets, and custodial banking projects. These projects included efforts to create an integrated view of risk and exposures across business lines, calculate capital reserve requirements more effectively, and address risk and compliance reporting requirements. He has also worked on projects to provide better insight into customer behaviour, deliver more timely customer and account information, establish a single view of customers, increase wallet share, enable more flexible pricing, bundling and delivery of financial products, and create strategies for increasing customer engagement through online and mobile technology solutions.