Sun May 23 BST - Mon Jun 21 BST (5 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Sun May 23 3:00am - Mon Jun 21 12:00pm
DISCUSSION TOPICS INCLUDE:
• FINANCIAL MARKETS AND REGULATION ▪ Lessons from the Covid-19 crisis for the financial markets and dealing with its aftermath ▪ The Government’s vision for the City and the UK financial services industry ▪ The UK as an independent international financial centre – the industry perspective ▪ Overcoming the barriers to an open financial system ▪ Developing an appropriate regulatory strategy for the UK ▪ The EU’s financial services strategy ▪ Future development of Hong Kong and China’s other international finance hubs ▪ Financial regulatory priorities in the US ▪ International financial regulation: the role of international standards in moving back towards convergence ▪ LIBOR transition – challenges in meeting the end of year deadline.
• CLIMATE CHANGE AND ESG ▪ Climate change – preparing for COP26 and the road to net zero ▪ Climate risk scenario planning ▪ ESG investing – the next frontier: biodiversity, the oceans and nature ▪ Future of market-based carbon pricing and its implications for investors ▪ The US’s new climate change strategy ▪ Role of private finance in achieving net zero ▪ Climate change portfolio alignment ▪ Greening the financial system – implications for market participants ▪ Climate change reporting – methodologies, disclosure and standardization ▪ The emerging global framework for climate change regulation ▪ Financing energy transition – opportunities and challenges.
• CYBER SECURITY, DATA AND FINANCIAL CRIME ▪ Cryptoassets, stablecoins and digital currencies – going mainstream? ▪ AI and data in financial services: where next? ▪ Cyber security challenges and improving digital trust ▪ Leveraging the benefits of cloud computing in banking and capital markets ▪ Latest developments in fraud and money laundering
• CULTURE AND FUTURE SKILLS ▪ The role and skills required of leaders in developing and sustaining a healthy culture in the postCovid world ▪ Harnessing the financial system to decrease inequalities ▪ Role of recognition and incentives in promoting healthy cultures ▪ Future skills – planning now for change.
• GLOBAL TRADE ▪ Outlook for global trade ▪ Global Britain – prospects for new trade deals across the world.
2021 Sponsors and Partners
• Department for Internatiuonal Trade
• UK Finance
• City of London
• The City UK
• Aaro Capital
• Gowling WLG
• Swiss Re