b"ABOUT THE PORTFOLIOINDICATIVE STUDY VISIT Our specialist nancial services and banking training courses will assist professionals to meet the signicant challenges facing their sector as it tackles increased competition, regulatory changes and the risks and opportunities of FinTech, mobile money and agency banking.Providing an in-depth technical understanding of the latest global best practice approaches and technologies, our programmes will equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to operate effectively in the evolving international banking marketplace. Our pensions courses have been designed to build knowledge step-by-step to equip delegates with a 360 understanding of the modern pensions landscape and the unique complexities involved. Whether you are a pensions fund manager, investor, regulator or trustee, we have a programme to meet your needs. DUBAI FINANCIAL SERVICES AUTHORITY (DFSA) The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) is the independent regulator of nancial services conducted in and from the Dubai FEATURED TRAINERS International Financial Centre (DIFC), a purpose built nancial free zone in Dubai. The DFSA's regulatory mandate covers asset management, banking and credit services, securities, collective investment funds, custody and trust services, commodities futures trading, Islamic nance, insurance, crowdfunding platforms, money services, an international equities exchange and an international commodities derivatives exchange. Delegates will hear an overview of how the DIFC is embedding uncompromisingly high standards in a clear, succinct and exible regulatory framework. This is the key to implementing international best practices relevant to a modern international nancial centre.FINTECH, BLOCKCHAIN AND CRYPTOCURRENCIESThe rise of Financial Technology (FinTech) has profound implicationsCOURSE OBJECTIVES:On completion, you will be able to: not only for nancial services organisations, but also for the broader Appreciate the current and future impact of FinTech andreal economy, particularly in developing nations. In addition to the blockchain systems potential to signicantly improve nancial inclusion by drastically Understand the technologies that comprise FinTech reducing transaction costs, technologies such as blockchain, AI and Analyse potential socio-economic benets and risks DUNCAN HUGHESSUSANNE CHISHTIBig Data could also facilitate new microeconomies that are not Appreciate regulatory barriers to FinTech and blockchaincurrently feasible with existing currency and banking systems. evolution Duncan has over 25 years of experienceSusanne has extensive industry Distinguish between key concepts such as mobile money andThis programme will equip delegates with a working understanding of in nancial services across the banking,expertise, including at board-level and inthe mechanics of FinTech payment systems, blockchain and digital currencyAppreciate the nature of, and risks relating to, cryptocurrencies asset management and insurancenance.cryptocurrencies. The course looks at a number of FinTech and blockchain use cases, including domestic and cross-border paymentsKEY TOPICS sectors.She has held senior positions at Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Bankingand transfers, Trade Finance and peer-to-peer lending. The FinTech and its disruptive potential Group, Morgan Stanley and Accenture, as well as currently holdingpracticalities for a successful roll-out of FinTech systems are also Key technologies underlying FinTech and blockchain During his career in nancial services he held many seniorNon-Executive Director positions at Crown Agents Bank, Supply Mereviewed through relevant case studies, including the requirement in Principal current and future use cases for FinTech positions at major nancial rms including NM Rothschild andCapital PLC, JLG PLC & Kompli Global.some retail applications for local presence via agents (cf. M-PESA) and The evolving landscape of digitised currencies and related data Columbia Threadneedle. In recent years, he has specialised indiscusses the subtle, but critically important, nuances of digital Major cryptocurrencies and blockchain architectures developing market nancial services and pensions and hasShe is the CEO of FINTECH Circle, Europes rst Angel Networkcurrency, mobile money, mobile wallets and cryptocurrencies and how Special focus on Facebooks Libra announcement and thelectured and consulted widely in South-East Asia and Africa. He isfocused on ntech opportunities, as well as the founder of thethese compare to conventional monetary systems. ensuing techlashthe author of a number of publications in the elds of investment,FINTECH Circle Institute, a leading ntech learning platform. In nancial risk management and on the opportunities presented byaddition, Susanne is a best-selling author and co-editor of TheThe programme also reviews the principal cryptocurrencies and their new nancial technologies, including blockchain, particularly in aFINTECH Book series. Her wealth of experience led her to beingunderlying blockchain or other architectures and features includingDURATION FEE DATE VENUEdevelopment context.recognised in the European Digital Financial Services Power 50 inBitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Hyperledger as well as Facebooks10 days 4,195 06 - 17 June 2022 London2015, an independent ranking of the most inuential people inLibra. digital nancial services in Europe. In 2019, she was awarded the Fintech Champion of the Year.64e: trainingbookings@crownagents.co.uklt: +44 (0)20 3940 4300 w: crownagents.com/training 65"