Conferences

FinTech: Law and Disruption

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, New York Law School, Events Center (second floor) 185 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013 (Corner of West Broadway and Leonard Street, near the Franklin Street subway station.) For directions, click hereFree registration.

To see photos from the conference, please click here.


Click on the tabs below for more information.

Technology is causing fundamental changes and increasing competition in the financial services industry. As new business models emerge and billions are invested in financial technology startups, regulators must confront unfamiliar territory and established institutions face the possibility of being disrupted.

Join speakers from the United States Treasury Department, Barclays, BBVA, Nasdaq, MasterCardOnDeckBetterment, SWIFT, the DTCC, TransferWise, Ripple Labs, and Yodlee Interactive, and Kevin C. Taylor ’93, author of Bloomberg BNA’s FinTech Law: A Guide to Technology Law in the Financial Services Industry, and many others, at New York Law School’s conference on the future of financial services.

Topics to include:

  • mobile payments and digital banking
  • crowdfunding and peer-to-peer finance
  • blockchains and distributed ledgers
  • high-frequency trading and innovations in market infrastructure
  • automated financial advisors
  • regulatory challenges and software-driven compliance.

Registration is free and includes a complimentary continental breakfast, lunch, 4 CLE credits in Professional Practice (for transitional and non-transitional attorneys), and a post-conference networking reception.

Sponsors and Media Partners:

BBNA logo RGB blue_K     Screen Shot 2015-09-01 at 2.04.04 PM    ks


PW_logo@2x

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Mark Flood, Office of Financial Research, United States Treasury Department
  • Kevin C. Taylor ’93, Taylor & Associates, author of FinTech Law: A Guide to Technology Law in the Financial Services Industry (Bloomberg BNA)
  • Houman Shadab, Professor of Law, New York Law School
  • Helene Rosenberg, Director, Corporate Banking Origination, Barclays
  • Scarlett Sieber, SVP, BBVA
  • Ben Alden, Legal and General Counsel, Betterment
  • Marisol Collazo ’02, CEO, DTCC Data Repository (U.S.) LLC
  • Stacy-Ann Elvy, Associate Professor of Law, New York Law School
  • Christopher Johnson, Practice Lead, Compliance Services, SWIFT
  • Stephane Wyper, Global Lead, MasterCard Start Path
  • Jeanine Swatton, Director, Developer Evangelism, Yodlee Interactive
  • Sigrid Seibold, Managing Director, Capital Markets Consultant
  • Scott Miller ’95, Vice President of Global Partnerships, TransferWise
  • Alex Sion, President and Managing Director, Moven
  • Robert A. Irwin ’09, Associate General Counsel, OnDeck
  • Sophia Lee, General Counsel, IEX Group
  • Fredrik Voss, Vice President of Blockchain Innovation, Nasdaq
  • Shaheen Malik, CEO & Co-founder, Syndicated Loan Direct
  • Ryan Zagone, Director of Regulatory Relations, Ripple Labs
  • Ethan L. Silver ’02, Partner, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP
  • Kathleen Moriarty, Partner, Kaye Scholer LLP
  • Brian Stoeckert ‘04, Managing Director, Stratis Advisory
  • Kiran Lingam, Managing Director, LendTech Angels
  • Ramesh Lekshmynarayanan, Managing Principal, Green Catapult, Inc.

Additional speakers to be announced.

8:00 am: Doors open for registration and continental breakfast.

8:45 am–9:00 am: Welcome and Introduction

9:00 am–9:40 am: Opening Presentation: FinTech: Past, Present, and Future, by Houman Shadab, Professor of Law and Co-Director, Center for Business and Financial Law, New York Law School.

9:40 am–9:50 am: Break

9:50 am–10:40 am: Panel 1: Payments: From Mobile to Global (1.0 CLE credit in Professional Practice available for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys)

Panelists: Kevin C. Taylor ’93, Taylor & Associates, author of FinTech Law: A Guide to Technology Law in the Financial Services Industry (Bloomberg BNA); Christopher Johnson, Practice Lead, Compliance Services, SWIFT; Scott Miller ’95, Vice President, TransferWise; Helene Rosenberg, Director, Corporate Banking Origination, BarclaysModerator: Stacy-Ann Elvy, Associate Professor of Law, New York Law School.

10:40 am–10:50 am: Break

10:50 am–11:40 am: Panel 2: Fintech Startups, Crowdfunding, and Marketplace Lending (1.0 CLE credit in Professional Practice available for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys)

Panelists: Scarlett Sieber, SVP, BBVA; Robert A. Irwin ’09, Associate General Counsel, OnDeck; Stephane Wyper, Global Lead, MasterCard Start Path; Kiran Lingam, Managing Director, LendTech Angels; Ethan L. Silver ’02, Partner, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLPModerator: Jeanine Swatton, Director, Developer Evangelism, Yodlee Interactive.

11:40 am–12:00 pm: Break

12:00 pm–12:40 pm: Keynote PresentationThe Computational Representation of Financial Agreements, by Mark D. Flood, Office of Financial Research, United States Treasury Department.

12:40 pm–12:50 pm: Break

12:50 pm–1:40 pm: Panel 3: Banking and Investments (1.0 CLE credit in Professional Practice available for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys)

Panelists: Ben Alden, Legal and General Counsel, Betterment; Sophia Lee, General Counsel, IEX Group; Alex Sion, President and Managing Director, Moven; Shaheen Malik, CEO & Co-founder, Syndicated Loan Direct; Ramesh Lekshmynarayanan, Managing Principal, Green Catapult, Inc. Moderator: Houman Shadab, Professor of Law, New York Law School.

1:40pm–1:50pm: Break

1:50pm–2:40pm: Panel 4: Financial Infrastructure: Blockchains, Big Data, and Beyond (1.0 CLE credit in Professional Practice available for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys)

Panelists: Marisol Collazo ’02, CEO, DTCC Data Repository (U.S.) LLC; Fredrik Voss, Vice President of Blockchain Innovation, Nasdaq; Ryan Zagone, Director of Regulatory Relations, Ripple Labs; Kathleen Moriarty, Partner, Kaye Scholer LLP; Sigrid Seibold, Capital Markets ConsultantModerator: Brian Stoeckert ‘04, Managing Director, Stratis Advisory.

2:40 pm–4:00 pmNetworking reception sponsored by Bloomberg BNA.

The conference has reached capacity. Registration is now closed.