5th Annual QED Conference on the Future of EU Payments

FinanceEstonia general

Date:
30.01.2018
Time:
14:00 - 19:30
Location:

Palais des Académies, Rue Ducale 1, 1000 Brussels

14.00 – 14.30  Registration and welcome coffee

14.30 – 14.40  Opening remarks by moderator Wolfgang A. Maschek Partner and Head of the European Public Policy Practice, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

14.40 – 16.05  Panel 1: Payments in the digital world

14.40 – 14.50  Introductory remarks by Ralf Jacob Head of Unit D3 – Retail Financial Services and Payments, DG FISMA, European Commission

14.50 – 15.00  Introductory remarks by Jason Lane Executive Vice President, Market Development Europe, Mastercard

15.00 – 16.05  Panel discussion

Possible discussion points

  • How is FinTechs reshaping the payments industry?
  • How are blockchain and distributed ledger technology reshaping the payments industry? What are the challenges ahead?
  • Internet of things – payments in the connected world
  • How do we prevent fraud and security threats in the connected world?
  • From mobile payments to wearables. What do the payment methods of the future look like?

16.05 – 16.35 Refreshments & networking

16.35 – 18.00 Panel 2: Regulating EU payments

16.35 – 16.45  Introductory speech by Dr Dirk Haubrich Head of Consumer Protection, Financial Innovation & Payments, European Banking Authority

16.45 – 18.00  Panel discussion

Possible discussion points

  • PSD2 – is the industry ready?
  • What are the challenges in PSD2?
  • How can the opportunities in PSD2 be harvested?
  • What will be the long-term impact of PSD2?
  • Are the regulatory changes up to speed with technological innovations?
  • What is the cumulative impact of the total regulatory overhaul?

18.00 – 19.30  Networking reception

 

Confirmed speakers:

Dr Dirk Haubrich Head of Consumer Protection, Financial Innovation & Payments, European Banking Authority

Ashley Fox Member of the European Parliament

Ralf Jacob Head of Unit D3 – Retail Financial Services and Payments, DG FISMA, European Commission

Valérie Fasquelle Deputy Director of Payment Systems & Market Infrastructures, Banque de France

Mihkel Nõmmela Head of Payment and Settlement Systems, Eesti Pank, Bank of Estonia

José Carvalho Senior Vice-President & General Manager, Commercial Payments, Europe, American Express

Jason Lane Executive Vice President, Market Development Europe, Mastercard

Dr Hartwig Gerhartinger Vice President Legal & Regulatory, Deputy General Counsel, Paysafe Group

Jean Allix Special Advisor, BEUC – The European Consumer Organisation

Moderator

Wolfgang A. Maschek Partner and Head of the European Public Policy Practice, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

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