Date: 31 March 2022


ICMA’s virtual 2022 Fintech event explored how FinTech and the adoption of new technologies is transforming global bond markets and the evolving regulatory response to these changes.

Industry speakers reviewed current challenges and potential opportunities, including

  • What are the prerequisites to digital transformation and innovation?
  • What are the requirements to harness data more effectively?
  • What are the latest trends, as well as regulatory and supervisory challenges for digital assets?
  • What are the remaining barriers to wider adoption of new technologies?


10:00   Welcome remarks
Bryan Pascoe, Chief Executive, ICMA
10:05   Keynote: Data and digital capital markets
Celine Le Cotonnec, Chief Data Innovation Officer, Bank of Singapore
  Panel discussion: Leveraging latest FinTech developments in debt capital markets
Armin Peter, FinTech Advisory Committee Chair and Global Head of Debt Syndicate & Head of Sustainable Banking EMEA, UBS

Sam Ahmed, Managing Director & Group Head, COO for Treasury & Markets, DBS Bank 
Patrick Armstrong, Member of the Secretariat, Financial Stability Board
Olivier Chapiteau, Capital Markets Funding Officer, European Investment Bank
Karmela Holtgreve, Head of Digital Office, Deutsche Bundesbank
  Closing remarks
11:30   Event Close
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