3rd Annual European Compliance and Legal Conference | afme

3rd AnnualEuropean Compliance and Legal Conference

The future of regulation in a changing world

02 - 04 Oct 2019 The Westin Paris - Vendôme


How can your business be a part of AFME’s 3rd Annual European Compliance and Legal Conference?

As a partner you could:

  • share your thought leadership alongside 300 industry experts as a speaker on our programme
  • meet potential clients and new contacts through four hours dedicated to networking
  • build your profile through a number of branding and exhibiting opportunities
  • drive the conversation as a lead partner

Packages can be tailor-made to suit your company's aim and aspirations. To discuss particular opportunities, please contact Cheryl Chickowski at cheryl.chickowski@afme.eu or on +44 (0)20 3828 2704.

Lead Partner

  • Herbert Smith Freehills

    Herbert Smith Freehills

    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.

  • Hogan Lovells

    Hogan Lovells

    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.

  • Financial News

    Financial News

    Lead Partner

    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 


  • Capital Forensics

    Capital Forensics

    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.

  • Clifford Chance

    Clifford Chance

    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

    Latham & Watkins

    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.

  • Linklaters


  • PageFreezer


    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.

  • Simmons & Simmons

    Simmons & Simmons

    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.

  • Societe Generale

    Societe Generale

    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

Media Partners & Event Endorsers

  • Financial News

    Financial News

  • Assosim



    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.



    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.

  • IRTA


    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.