DTCC Connection provides complete coverage of the event, with reports on panels discussions, key insights from experts and much more!
Embracing Innovation to Maximize Value
DTCC’s 2018 Fintech Symposium featured a rich line-up of presentations and panel discussions tackling the challenges of harnessing technologies like digital ledger (DLT) and artificial intelligence (AI) to maximize value to clients and the markets overall. The annual event, which also addressed cyber threats to the financial sector, has become a signature forum for sharing ideas and experiences to help firms navigate fast-moving developments in fintech, and this year’s program did not disappoint.
Thought Leaders Gather at DTCC 2018 Fintech Symposium
At DTCC’s 2018 Fintech Symposium, financial industry executives, technology experts and policy makers leaders from key industry organizations joined DTCC to discuss the transformative impact new technologies can have on the global financial services industry.
DLT Pushes Ahead Amidst Evolving Challenges
As financial services firms seek to improve productivity and add value for clients, distributed ledger technology (DLT) continues to advance as the industry implements several pioneering projects. DTCC dedicated two sessions of its 2018 Fintech Symposium to discussion of DLT’s prospects for remaking the financial transactions and post-trade processing ecosystem.
AI & Machine Learning: What Does the Future Hold?
While DTCC’s role as an industry-owned utility calls for risk mitigation and absolute protection of industry participants’ data, it also includes powering the financial services industry through technological innovations such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. A future vision for the application of these technologies in the financial services industry was presented by industry thought leaders at the DTCC Fintech Symposium 2018 during two panel discussions.
How Will Fintech Impact Cyber Defense and Recovery?
Large-scale cyberattacks on critical financial infrastructure are a major threat to the safety and stability of the global economy. At DTCC’s 2018 Fintech Symposium, a group of cybersecurity experts offered their collective insights on the strategic shifts and leading practices in cyber response and recovery in financial institutions and fintech’s impact on cybersecurity.
Balancing Risk & Innovation: A Regulator’s Perspective
As financial services firms seek to keep pace with the rapidly evolving fintech landscape, global regulators are working on a variety of initiatives to better understand and manage the risks associated with fintech, while preserving its promise to fundamentally enhance the provision of financial services. Mark Wetjen, DTCC Managing Director, Head of Global Public Policy, and Brett Redfearn, Director of the Division of Trading and Markets, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, discussed the regulatory approach to transformative innovations at the DTCC Fintech Symposium 2018, DTCC’s annual forum dedicated to issues at the intersection of technology and financial services.
2018 Fintech Symposium Poll
To engage participants in the day’s dialogue and facilitate discussion between the speakers and audience members, DTCC posed questions during the event to solicit feedback on key issues around fintech.
Applying AI to Deliver Results
Featuring insight from industry thought leaders, this video provides a look into DTCC’s Mutual Fund Profile Security Database and explains how artificial intelligence technology continues to evolve and improve to dramatically reduce the scope of work for clients through.