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The financial services industry has been at the forefront of digital transformation. 

Driven by technology developments, regulation and consumer demands many new service providers, FinTechs and also BigTechs have entered the market. New digital services enhancing the customer experience forcing traditional retail banks to innovate, invest in technology and software and partner with FinTech.

What are the regulatory obstacles Banks and FinTechs are facing? What future European regulation will be suitable if Banks and Tech companies will provide similar services? How to ensure that competition, data privacy and security will empower the consumer and SMEs while allowing the sector to lead in innovation. 

  • Programme - 3rd December 2019

    Welcome and introduction

    Pilar del Castillo MEP and EIF Chair


    • Delphine Leroy, Policy Officer, Financial Technology and Sustainable Finance Unit
    • Joel Rosenbaum, Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, Banco Santander
    • Ciaran O'Malley, Head of Commercial Strategy, Trustly
    • Lee Schneider, General Counsel, 

    Exchange of views with participants under the Chatham House rule

Practical information

03 December 2019 12:30 - 14:00

European Parliament
Members' Salon
Rue Wiertz 60

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  • Pilar Del Castillo MEP, EIF Chair
  • Delphine Leroy Policy Officer, Financial Technology and Sustainable Finance Unit DG FISMA, European Commission
  • Joel Rosenbaum Head of Strategy and Corporate Development Banco Santander
  • Ciaran O'Malley Head of Commercial Strategy Trustly