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Automating compliance: the present and future of RegTech

Where ?

Intersection for the Arts
901 Mission St (at 5th Street)
San Francisco, CA

When ?

Thursday, August 25, 2016
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Panel details

Panel members:

  •  Jose Caldera, VP of Products and Marketing from IdentityMind.
  •  Justin Liang, Director of Compliance and Entreprise Risk Management at Lending Club.
  •  James Wu, Founder & CEO of MonJa
  •  Ileana Falticeni, VP Compliance and Regulation, Cloundlending

Panel moderator:

  • George Popescu, Founder and Editor in Chief, Lending Times

Agenda

With today’s growing regulatory load, 100% manual regulatory solutions are slow, un-scalable, cost prohibitive and inefficient. This panel will describe and discuss the present and future of RegTech solutions that seek to keep fintech companies and financial institutions one step ahead.

Regulatory expectations continue to rise, with increased emphasis on each institution’s ability to respond to the next potential crisis. Regulatory supervision, often through oversight from multiple regulators, has moved beyond the planning phase and is now focused on tools and implementation supported by strong ethics, culture, and related accountabilities at every level of the organization.

We are organizing a panel to discuss regulation technology, best practices, tools and methods for an optimum regulatory setup for both established financial institutions and fintechs companies.

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Automating compliance: the present and future of RegTech

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016, 6:30 PM

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PresentsRegulatory Tech in today’s context: efficient, scalable and cost efficient.Short descriptionWith today’s growing regulatory load, 100% manual regulatory solutions are slow, un-scalable, cost prohibitive and in-efficient. This panel will describe and discuss the present and future of RegTech solutions that seek to keep fintech companies a…

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About the author

George Popescu

Serial entrepreneur.

George sold and exited his most successful company, Boston Technologies (BT) group, in 2014. BT was a technology, market maker, high-frequency trading and inter-broker broker-dealer in the FX Spot, precious metals and CFDs space company. George was the Founder and CEO and he boot-strapped from $0 to a $20+ million in revenue without any equity investment. BT has been #1 fastest growing company in Boston in 2011 according to the Boston Business Journal and the only company being in top 10 fastest in 2012-13 as it was #5 in 2012. BT has been on the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies in the US for 4 years in a row ( #143, #373, #897 and #1270). After the company sale in July 2014 until February 2015 George was Head-of-Strategy for Currency Mountain ( www.currencymountain.com ), a USD 100 million+ holding company focused on retail and medium institutional currencies, precious metals, stocks, fixed income and commodities businesses.

• Over the last 10 years, George founded 10 companies in online lending, craft beer brewery, exotic sports car rental space, hedge funds, peer-reviewed scientific journal ( Journal of Cellular and Molecular medicine…) and more. George advised 30+ early stage start-ups in different fields. George was also a mentor at MIT’s Venture Mentoring Services and Techstar Fintech in NY.

• Previously George obtained 3 Master's Degrees: a Master's of Science from MIT working on 3D printing, a Master’s in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Supelec, France and a Master's in Nanosciences from Paris XI University. Previously he worked as a visiting scientist at MIT in Bio-engineering for 2 years. George had 3 undergrad majors: Maths, Physics and Chemistry. His scientific career led to about 10 publications and patents.

• On the business side, Boston Business Journal has named me in the top 40 under 40 in 2012 in recognition of his business achievements.

• George is originally from Romania and grew up in Paris, France.

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