FinTech Seminar


Date: 08 June 2017
Time: 08.30 - 11.30    Venue: Bird & Bird, Mannerheimintie 8, 9. th floor, 00100 Helsinki


In this seminar, we will discuss current FinTech trends such as blockchain technology, the EU Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2, including in particular the provisions on Strong Customer Authentication and Third Party Access to the payment account), and data security relating to FinTech. Further, we will discuss the recent Finnish crowdfunding Act.

Speakers:

The seminar is free of charge.

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The programme

08:30

  • Registration and breakfast

09:00

  • Welcome
    • Sakari Halonen, Partner and Kristiina Lehvilä, Senior Counsel, Bird & Bird Helsinki

09:05

  • PPD2: Strong Customer Authentication ("SCA") and third party access to the payment account
    • Scott McInnes, Partner, Bird & Bird Brussels

09:35

  • Comments from local perspective
    • Kristiina Lehvilä, Senior Counsel, Bird & Bird Helsinki

09:40

  • Exploring the micro business financing opportunity
    • Mikko Määttä, Manager, Financing Products, Zervant

10:10

  • Coffee Break

10:20

  • Blockchain and smart contracts
    • Martin von Haller Grønbæk, Partner, Bird & Bird Copenhagen

10:40

  • One year to go – What you need to know about the GDPR?
    • Maria Aholainen, Associate, Bird & Bird Helsinki

11:00

  • Questions and conclusion

11:15

  • Seminar concludes