Perspectives

Episode 25: How payments innovation is changing the world 

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You don’t need to be an expert in financial services to know that innovation has been rapidly changing the way we make payments. Significant technological and infrastructural changes are enabling businesses and consumers to transact with increasing ease. But what are some of the regulatory challenges that this change gives rise to? In this episode, we speak to David Myers, Deloitte’s Payments Lead, and Valeria Gallo from the EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy to hear what lies ahead for the payments industry. Tune in now!

Key questions:

  • What are the six major trends driving innovation in the payments landscape right now?
  • How do regulators approach the risk of an increasingly complex payments value chain?
  • How do cryptocurrencies and distributed-ledger technologies change the way that payments are likely to evolve?
  • What should financial services firms be doing now to prepare for this change?

Speakers

David Myers
Partner
Financial Services

David is a Partner in Deloitte’s UK Financial Services practice, and he leads the firm’s Global Capital Markets sector. He is a member of both the Firm’s North South Europe FSI Executive and the Global Banking & Capital Markets Executive. With more than 25 years of global experience, he is an expert in the areas of trading, exchanges, ECNs/MTFs, clearing houses and central depository systems, as well as investment bank operations. He has worked in a variety of business lines, covering both cash and derivative processing. In addition, he focuses on the implementation of large change programmes using technology for business advantage.

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Valeria Gallo
Senior Manager
EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy

Valeria is a Senior Manager in the EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy. Her focus is on regulatory initiatives related to payments and FinTech. Valeria joined Deloitte in early 2012 from a global strategy consulting firm where she was the Business Operations Manager for the European financial services practice.

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Scott Martin
Senior Manager
EMEA Centre for Regulatory Strategy

Scott is a Senior Manager in the Centre for Regulatory Strategy advising on international banking regulation, with a particular focus on bank capital, strategy, cyber risk and public policy-making processes.

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Transcript

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