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The FNA Talks Podcast draws on the expertise and experience of key FinTech, RegTech and SupTech authorities to discuss the trends and developments defining the technology and innovation landscapes.
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The FNA Talks Podcast draws on the expertise and experience of key FinTech, RegTech and SupTech authorities to discuss the trends and developments defining the technology and innovation landscapes.
Learn more at www.fna.fi

    Data Science in Economics and Finance for Decision Makers

    Data Science in Economics and Finance for Decision Makers

    In this latest episode of the FNA Talks podcast series, the ECB’s Per Nymand-Andersen joins FNA’s Suptech Lead, Adam Csabay to discuss one of the most awaited Fintech publications of 2021: Data Science in Economics and Finance for Decision Makers.


    Per - who edited and co-authored the book - and Adam review the key themes of the book and highlight its practical contributions, as well as discuss the role that data science will play in the post-Covid world.


    Index:
    00:00 - Introduction


    01:08 - Why does data science matter for decision-makers in 2021?


    05:01 - How can data science help us tackle the impacts and implications of disruptions like the Covid-19 crisis?


    08:31 - In what ways is data science transforming the work of central banks?

    • 19 min
    Digital Currencies and Crypto Assets in 2021- Impacts, Implications and Regulatory Responses

    Digital Currencies and Crypto Assets in 2021- Impacts, Implications and Regulatory Responses

    Digital Currencies and Crypto Assets in 2021: Impacts, Implications and Regulatory Responses


    The first FNA Talk of the year focuses on one of the most prominent FinTech themes of 2021. Join Adam as he chats with with Moad Fahmi, Senior Advisor (Financial Technology) from the Bermuda Monetary Authority. Bermuda is one of the first jurisdictions with a regulatory framework designed specifically for digital asset businesses. We will be discussing the impacts and implications of digital currencies and crypto assets and highlight the new roles and responsibilities of central banks and financial authorities.


    Index


    00:00 - Introduction


    01:24 - How is digital money changing the landscape of financial services including payments and settlements?


    07:18 - What are the particularities of the digital assets regulation and sector in Bermuda?


    12:14 - How do regulators and central banks need to change to be able to supervise and regulate the digital assets businesses?


    18:20 - What are the key prerequisites for a successful regulation of digital currencies and digital assets on the cross-jurisdictional level?


    23:46 - What are the potential implications of the digital money being issued by a variety of entities including the BigTechs?

    • 31 min
    Intraday Liquidity Management in Banking - Technology Landscape in Focus

    Intraday Liquidity Management in Banking - Technology Landscape in Focus

    Intraday Liquidity Management in Banking - Technology Landscape in Focus


    Today's FNA Talk is dedicated to one of the most important topics for the banking sector, with FNA's President Phillip Straley and Tucker Dona, Head of Business Development and Client Success at Baton Systems, examining the technological considerations of intraday liquidity.


    Index


    00:00 - Introduction


    02:19 - What does the landscape of technology look like for intraday liquidity management for banks in today's market?


    05:08 - From a technology enablement perspective what are some of the main building blocks for intraday liquidity?


    07:18 - Looking at the evolution of intraday liquidity technology at banks what are some of the key elements that define operational maturity?


    10:45 - Looking forward to the next 1-2 years, what are some of the key priorities that banks need to keep in mind to maintain a robust intraday liquidity management program?

    • 16 min
    Intraday Liquidity Management in Banking: Key Trends and New Opportunities

    Intraday Liquidity Management in Banking: Key Trends and New Opportunities

    Intraday Liquidity Management in Banking: Key Trends and New Opportunities


    Today's FNA Talk is dedicated to one of the most important topics for the banking sector - with FNA's President Phillip Straley, and Jesse Drennan, Senior Vice President at HSBC, discussing key developments in the area of intraday liquidity management.


    Index


    00:00 - Introduction


    02:33 - How do you see the market dynamics of 2020 having impacted the plans of large global banks?


    05:13 - What have been the key focuses related to intraday liquidity in the market over the last 2-3 years, and what do you see as priorities for the next year or two?


    09:39 - How are challenger financial institutions impacting the market & banks’ thinking? - particularly from the standpoint of impact on client expectations and systemic risks?


    14:54 - Looking forward… Can you describe "End State" outcomes in the market ? And what does this mean for individual large bank’s capabilities?


    19:10 - Could you provide a summary of how you see internal processes optimized, plus any final points on the broader ecosystem?

    • 23 min
    Maintaining Resilience during Systemic Disruptions: A User Guide for FMIs and Overseers - Part 2

    Maintaining Resilience during Systemic Disruptions: A User Guide for FMIs and Overseers - Part 2

    Maintaining Resilience during Systemic Disruptions: A User Guide for FMIs and Overseers - Part 2


    In today’s FNA Talk, John Hagon, Chief Operating Officer at CLS and FNA’s Adam Csabay focus on how to maintain resilience during systemic disruptions. In the second part of the episode,John discusses whether the COVID-19 Crisis has changed his team's approach to business and operational resilience; outlines his views on the implications for coordination and collaboration between the FMIs and their overseers; as well as highlights the sources of systemic disruptions that will need to be paid attention as a priority to going forward.


    Index


    00:00 - Introduction


    01:25 - What lessons has the COVID-19 crisis taught us in relation to systemic disruptions, and the processes and procedures for tackling their impact?


    04:08 - What will be the implications for coordination and collaboration between the FMIs and the authorities that oversee them?


    06:49 - Which sources of systemic disruptions should the FMIs and overseers focus on as a priority going forward?


    09:32 - How will the future of work change in Finance in response to the current pandemic?

    • 14 min
    Maintaining Resilience during Systemic Disruptions: A User Guide for FMIs and Overseers - Part 1

    Maintaining Resilience during Systemic Disruptions: A User Guide for FMIs and Overseers - Part 1

    Maintaining Resilience during Systemic Disruptions: A User Guide for FMIs and Overseers - Part 1


    In today's FNA Talk, John Hagon, Chief Operating Officer at CLS and FNA's Adam Csabay discuss how to maintain resilience during systemic disruptions. The first part of the episode focuses on the impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on the FMI landscape, the implications for CLS' operations and the taxonomy of its response; as well as the practical applicability of technology-based tools and frameworks.


    Index


    00:00 - Introduction


    01:25 - How has the COVID-19 crisis impacted the FMI landscape?


    04:06 - What were the implications on CLS's operations? And which areas have been the most affected ones?


    08:56 - What immediate steps has the operations team taken to tackle the impact of the COVID related disruptions?


    11:58 - Has FinTech - or innovative technology in general - provided any useful tools or frameworks

    • 17 min

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