The Malta Independent 16 December 2018, Sunday

FinanceMalta sponsors Nextgen Payments Forum 2018

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 09:43 Last update: about 11 months ago

FinanceMalta is sponsoring this year's Nextgen Payments Forum, which will be focusing on the online payment ecosystem exploring the areas of regulation, security, technology, and how to keep your competitive edge at a minimum cost.

The forum is the ultimate gathering for senior executives involved in financial transactions and digital payments operations. The event will be held on the 27th and 28th February at Le Meridien St. Julian's Hotel & Spa, St. Julian's starting at 9am and finishing at 6pm


The forum will bring together representatives from leading retail banks, industry shakers, and regulators with European (online and mobile) merchants in a close setup. During the forum the delegates will be discussing the current industry ecosystem, placing payments at the heart of the conversation to further advance strategic industry collaborations.

Other topics include a focus on Regtech solutions: Minimising costs and maximising opportunities with the use of AI in compliance issues, open banking and its uptake, and an interactive session on the challenges and opportunities which Brexit will bring about for the payments industry?

Commenting on FinanceMalta's support for this event, company chairman, Kenneth Farrugia said that, "the support towards this forum forms part of our commitment to facilitate discussion on new developments taking placed in the financial services industry."

Mr Farrugia added that the Nextgen Payments Forum will help those financial services professionals navigating this complex and rapidly changing environment to understand and come to terms with some of the issues and latest innovations."

Over the two days, the Nextgen Payments Forum 2018 aims to provide delegates with exclusive insights from leading industry experts in an engaging and interactive format of presentations and panel discussions. 

The forum will be chaired by Peter Oakes, Founder of Fintech Ireland and will see the participation of international speakers including David Gyori, CEO of Banking Reports, Subas Roy, Global Chairman of International Regtech Association, Paul Alfing, Senior Consultant Retail, Payments Advisory Group & Co-Chair and ERPB Working Group on Payment Initiation Services, Ecommerce Europe, Marius Jurgilas, Board Member of the Bank of Lithuania, and Pascale Marie Brien, Senior Policy Adviser, Payments and Digital from the European Banking Federation

Current FinanceMalta members are entitled to 40% off the standard registration fee. More information can be found on the FinanceMalta website.  
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