8:45 AM – 9:25 AM
9:25 AM – 9:30 AM
Al Dominick, CEO, Bank Director & FinXTech
Vivian Maese, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
The Evolving Cybersecurity Regulatory Landscape for Financial Institutions in the U.S. and Abroad
Alex Greenberg, Technology and Cybersecurity Counsel, Barclays
Alan Avery, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Joseph Lawlor, Managing Director, K2 Intelligence
David Shonka, General Counsel (acting), Federal Trade Commission
Serrin Turner, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Moderated by: Zachary Goldman, Executive Director, Center on Law and Security, New York University School of Law
This session, featuring experts from a variety of viewpoints, focuses on the topic of cybersecurity regulation and how to navigate competing and conflicting regulations as the industry continues to evolve.
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
The Evolving Regulatory Landscape for Cryptocurrencies and Distributed Ledger Technology
Wenchi Hu, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Yvette Valdez, Counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP
Doug Yatter, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Moderated by: Steve Wink, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
In early March, the SEC nixed a proposed rule change that would have cleared the way for the first exchange-traded fund to track the digital currency bitcoin. Hear from experts on both the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission on this panel as they discuss this problem and how to avoid it in the future.
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Refreshment Break & Demos
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM
Exchange Session I: Obstacles to Innovation
Participants break into small groups and discuss the following topics related to obstacles to innovation:
- What is your biggest struggle with innovation as a bank? As a fintech?
- How often should you communicate with your regulator?
- Checklist for a first meeting
- Who is in charge of innovation on your team?
- Security issues
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM
Networking Lunch & Demos
1:45 PM – 2:10 PM
White Hats and Block Hats: Securing Blockchain for Fun and Profit
Phil Daian, Ph.D. Student, Cornell Computer Science
James Grimmelman, Professor, Cornell Tech and Cornell Law
Johanan Ottensooser, LLM Student, Cornell Tech
Blockchain technology offers distinctive security advantages and creates distinctive security risks. This panel of interdisciplinary experts in law and technology from Cornell Tech will discuss ways in which blockchains can be leveraged to solve legal problems in the fintech space, ways they can be engineered to reduce legal problems and legal principles for promoting blockchain security.
2:10 PM – 2:45 PM
Opportunities in Innovation: What Is New in the Fintech Marketplace
Cameron Bard, Director of Market Development, 1776
Wilson Lin, Vice President, Center for Urban Innovation, NYCEDC
David Teten, Managing Partner, HOF Capital
Jon Zanoff, Founder, Empire Startups
Moderated by: David Concannon, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Hear experts in the field discuss what opportunities they see in the fintech marketplace.
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Exchange Session II: Opportunities in Innovation
Participants break into small groups and discuss the following topics related to opportunities available through innovation:
- What are the different efforts being made in U.S. governmental agencies?
- Digital Identities
- Big Data
- Customer Experience
4:00 PM – 4:15 PM
Refreshment Break & Demos
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Putting It All Together
Moderated by: Vivian Maese, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Participants are able to have an open dialogue with all those involved in the Leadership Exchange. Experts from the day’s sessions will be in the audience to answer any outstanding questions from what was learned, explored and heard throughout the day.
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Networking Cocktail Reception & Demos