AFME’s European Compliance and Legal Conference is coming to Paris on 2-4 October. Over 250 senior industry and regulatory professionals registered in 2018 to meet and debate with 90 leading speakers.The programme is designed for senior European compliance, legal, regulation and risk officers and guided by our advisory committee, AFME members, regulators and event sponsors.Registration fees:AFME member: €949 + VATnon-member: €1,249 + VATMulti-booking discountsave 10% when you book 3 or more delegate passes at the same timesave 20% when you book 5 or more delegate passes at the same timeComplimentary subject to verification:Regulator: promo code REGULATORPress: promo code PRESS
Herbert Smith Freehills is one of the world’s leading professional services businesses, bringing together the best people across our 27 offices spanning Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and the US. We can help you to meet all your legal services needs globally, leaving you time to realise opportunities whilst we manage the risk. Our global Financial Services Regulatory practice has a deep knowledge and understanding of regulations and of the regulators who devise and enforce them. We are specialists in financial products and markets, acting as trusted advisors to our clients on their most complex and sensitive issues, providing technical expertise, sound judgement and a practical commercial outlook.
For more information please visit the Herbert Smith Freehills website.
The financial institutions sector is fast paced. Financial technology is disrupting, challenging, and profoundly altering service delivery. To stay ahead of the pack you need lawyers who are always learning about the latest developments and constantly adapting to change.
Hogan Lovells has over 400 Partners and Counsel across the global financial institutions sector. Our product offering to financial institutions in France is comprehensive, to meet your changing business needs, and includes banking and finance, financial services regulatory and litigation, investigations and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets, insolvency and restructuring, FinTech, data protection, and cyber security.
For more information, please visit the Hogan Lovells website.
How do you respond to the growing challenges of a fast-moving financial landscape? KPMG helps financial services firms transform their operating models and strategies to be fully ready for whatever lies ahead.
With unparalleled experience in audit, tax, consulting and deal advisory services, and deep strategic insights and breadth of solutions, we allow our clients to maximise their technology and provide innovative services that truly put the customer first.
We start by ensuring that we understand our clients’ issues inside out: from regulatory-driven business change and front-to-back-office transformation, to Brexit transition planning and technology enablement.
Visit kpmg.co.uk for more information.
Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms, with unparalleled depth and range of resources across five continents. The firm is a single, fully integrated, global partnership, which prides itself on an open, respectful and co-operative way of working. Clifford Chance's clients include major financial institutions, corporates from all commercial and industrial sectors, governments, regulators, trade bodies and not-for-profit organisations. The firm strives always to provide the highest-quality advice and legal insight, combining the best global technical expertise and standards of service with in-depth local intelligence and know how.
For more information, please visit the Clifford Chance website.
Latham & Watkins is a global law firm with more than 2,600 lawyers in its offices located in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.
The firm has internationally recognized practices in a wide spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate and regulatory areas.
Our success is grounded in our devotion to the collaborative process, which reaches across global offices and practices and draws upon our deep subject matter expertise, an abiding commitment to teamwork and a powerful tradition of creative lawyering.
For more information please visit the Latham & Watkins website.
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of society and the economy.
Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 149,000 members of staff in 67 countries and supports on a daily basis 31 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors around the world by offering a wide range of advisory services and tailored financial solutions. The Group is built on three complementary core businesses:
▪ French Retail Banking which encompasses the Societe Generale, Crédit du Nord and Boursorama brands. Each offers a full range of financial services with omnichannel products at the cutting edge of digital innovation;
▪ International Retail Banking, Insurance and Financial Services to Corporates, with networks in Africa, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe and specialised businesses that are leaders in their markets;
▪ Global Banking and Investor Solutions, which offers recognised expertise, key international locations and integrated solutions.
Societe Generale is included in the principal socially responsible investment indices: DJSI (World and Europe), FTSE4Good (Global and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (World, Europe and Eurozone), four of the STOXX ESG Leaders indices, and the MSCI Low Carbon Leaders Index.
For more information, you can follow us on Twitter @societegenerale or visit our website www.societegenerale.com
Natixis is a French multinational financial services firm specialized in asset & wealth management, corporate & investment banking, insurance and payments. A subsidiary of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France through its two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne, Natixis counts nearly 16,000 employees across 38 countries. Its clients include corporations, financial institutions, sovereign and supranational organizations, as well as the customers of Groupe BPCE’s networks. Listed on the Paris stock exchange, Natixis has a solid financial base with a CET1 capital under Basel 3(1) of €11.1 billion, a Basel 3 CET1 Ratio(1) of 11.5% and quality long-term ratings (Standard & Poor’s: A+ / Moody’s: A1 / Fitch Ratings: A+).
(1) Based on CRR-CRD4 rules as reported on June 26, 2013, including the Danish compromise - without phase-in. See note on methodology in the 2Q19 earnings material.
Figures as at 30 June 2019
Simmons & Simmons is a leading international law firm with fully integrated teams working through offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, bringing experienced professionals to some of the most active growth markets today. Our client base includes a significant number of the current FTSE 100 and Fortune Global 500 companies and we advise the top 10 investment banks, many of the world's largest financial conglomerates and more than half of the top 50 European hedge fund managers.
Our philosophy for international growth has been guided by the needs of our clients - to build practices around local lawyers who understand the culture, business and languages of the countries and regions in which we operate. We have developed a closely knit and cohesive network of lawyers who address local legal issues and business needs as part of a global service.
For more information, please visit the Simmons & Simmons website.
The regulation of the financial services sector continues to expand. Faced with an ever wider regulatory framework, our team can help you plan for and navigate these complex developments. We advise the world’s leading financial institutions and have invested in building a large team that can cover a very wide scope of regulations. With 80 experts across our global network we offer our clients expertise in the key regions, from our large U.S. practice to full-service coverage of the key European jurisdictions. Our well-established offices in the Middle East and Asia Pacific have also been involved in setting up many of the regulatory systems that exist in those regions today.
Founded in 1993, Capital Forensics, Inc. (CFI) provides a broad range of services, including data analysis, regulatory consulting, forensic accounting, expert testimony and litigation support for the financial services industry. CFI’s clients range from financial institutions – including broker-dealers, banks, investment managers, insurance companies and RIAs – to Fortune 500 companies and legal counsel.
CFI also provides Risk Management Consulting and leads Internal Investigations. Our professionals deliver sound guidance and cost-effective solutions to address complex, high-stakes challenges, including employment disputes, fraud and other internal investigations.
Our value proposition and track record of success are based on industry-specific expertise combined with state-of-the-art technology to assist in large data analytics.
For more information, please visit the Capital Forensics website.
Global Relay helps organizations manage, control, and profit from their communications data. Global Relay is the leading provider of compliance archiving, information governance, surveillance, and messaging solutions for the global financial sector. We deliver services to 20,000+ customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 banks. Global Relay Archive unifies email, IM, Bloomberg®, Thomson Reuters, social media, text messaging, voice, and more in a unified cloud repository - with flexible tools to put the right data in the hands of the right people. Global Relay Message enables organizations to collaborate internally and across the financial industry, confident that compliance, privacy, and security tools are built into the platform.
K2 Intelligence is an industry-leading investigative, compliance, and cyber defense services firm founded in 2009 by Jeremy M. Kroll and Jules B. Kroll, who is credited with originating the modern corporate investigations industry. Redefining 21st-century corporate intelligence, the firm combines subject-matter expertise with cutting-edge technology, bringing to bear the industry's best multidisciplinary teams to solve its clients' most difficult problems.
With offices in New York, London, Washington, DC, Madrid, Geneva, Los Angeles, and Chicago, K2 Intelligence advises governments, companies, boards, and individuals in business areas including investigations and disputes, regulatory compliance, cyber defense, construction and real estate, strategic risk and security, and private client services. In September 2019, the firm acquired Financial Integrity Network (FIN) ™, a strategic advisory, training, and technical services firm to financial institutions, sectoral clients, and governments.
Behavox is the global leader in People Analytics. Its mission is to organize a company’s private enterprise data and transform it into fuel that unleashes human productivity.
By aggregating interactions across e-comms, voice, trade, and more, and analyzing them using machine learning, Behavox generates previously unidentifiable insights on: compliance and risk; culture and conduct; and sales and profits.
Thomson Reuters Regulation & Compliance
Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets. Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence, technology and expertise they need to find trusted answers. Thomson Reuters regulation and compliance risk management solutions enable customers to confidently navigate the changing and complex world of global regulation, as well as build a culture of compliance and integrity. Our unrivalled combination of expert insights, news and intuitive technology empowers professionals and enterprises across the global to confidently anticipate and act on risks.
PageFreezer is a leading provider of website, social media, mobile text, and enterprise collaboration recordkeeping and risk management solutions.
It is a SaaS application that enables organizations of all sizes to permanently preserve their online data in evidentiary quality to both comply with regulations such as the GDPR and MiFID II, and facilitate E-discovery and litigation readiness.
For more information, please visit the PageFreezer website.
Association française des marchés financiers (AMAFI) is the trade organisation working at national, European and international levels to represent financial market participants in France. It acts on behalf of credit institutions, investment firms and trading and post-trade infrastructures, regardless of where they operate or where their clients or counterparties are located. AMAFI’s members operate for their own account or for clients in different segments, particularly organised and over-the-counter markets for equities, fixed-income products and derivatives, including commodities. Nearly one-third of members are subsidiaries or branches of non-French institutions.
Associazione Intermediari Mercati Finanziari - ASSOSIM is the Italian Association of Financial Intermediaries, which represents the majority of financial intermediaries acting in the Italian Markets. ASSOSIM has nearly 80 members represented by banks, investment firms, branches of foreign brokerage houses, active in the Investment Services Industry, mostly in primary and secondary markets of equities, bonds and derivatives, for some 82% of the total trading volume. The main goals of the Association are the following: representation of the interests of both Italian and foreign entities operating in the investment services sector, vis-à-vis public bodies and agencies, association of industrialists, public or private organisations and institutions in order to cooperate in the solution of problems relative to the sector and protect the interests of such entities; the preparation and diffusion of research and assistance in the sector related to the provision of investment services and with all other aspects of a regulatory and operational nature connected thereto, in the most appropriate manner such as by the organisation of conferences and other types of events, the promotion of courses and training seminars, the editing of research and other publications.
Financial News is the agenda-setting publication read by smart and ambitious professionals in the City of London and across Europe's financial markets.
Our award-winning journalists deliver the latest news and analysis, from in-depth interviews with influential business and political leaders, to insight into career advancement, bonus trends and other hot topics in the world of work. Available every day online or via our mobile app, and Monday in print.
See more at fnlondon.com
The voice of RegTech globally.
The International RegTech Association (IRTA) exists to ease and accelerate the evolution of RegTech. We drive innovation, and we facilitate integration and collaboration, throughout the entire global RegTech community. Founded in 2017, the IRTA global non-profit association with over 100 member firms including RegTech providers; regulated financial institutions; government agencies; regulators and academics.
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