Nasdaq at Brussels FinTech Conference

Tony Sio, AVP - MT Sales Executive of Nasdaq, participated in a panel “Artificial Intelligence & robo-advice” at the ‘Second Annual FinTech Conference: Regulation at the European Level and Beyond’ organized by Afore Consulting on the 27th of February in Brussels.

The high level conference which attracted many senior policy makers and industry representatives from across Europe, as well as the US, Japan, Hong Kong, and Singapore. The conference included keynote speeches by Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, who is also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission. Other notable addresses came from: Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank (ECB) and Steven Maijoor, Chair, European Supervisory and Markets Authority.

The conference was organized prior to the European Commission's official release of its Action Plan on FinTech. Tony Sio made several points in his comments regarding:

  • The use of technology to understand the functioning of financial markets and catching the intuitiveness of market analysts;
  • Regulators' need to focus regulatory measures more on the outcome and less on the tools used; and
  • The importance of an augmented approach based on cross regulatory transparency and effectiveness to capture through technology patterns of abuse.

Here is a link to the conference program >

In addition, Nasdaq published a new white paper titled, FinTech Trends 2018: How Technology is Rewriting the Capital Markets. To download a copy, please go here >

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


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