FinTech Roadshow Warsaw

28 May 2019

8:30 - 13.00

Bird & Bird
ul. Ks. I. Skorupki 5
00-546 Warsaw

We are pleased to invite you to our law & business seminar on FinTech.

FinTech continues to transform the financial services sector with new regulations and technologies, enabling new players to enter the market and requiring existing players to adapt. This seminar looks at some of the recent trends in the market, focusing on the factors driving change in financial services.

This will be an exciting opportunity to discuss current developments, trends, and regulatory challenges facing the payments sector. The seminar will be held in English, and admission is free.

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The programme

9:00 - 9:30

Registration, coffee break & networking


Initial Coin Offering & Cryptocurrencies

9:30 - 9:50
Tokenisation: STO and ICO.
Presentation by Dr. Michael Jünemann, Partner, Head of the German Banking & Finance practice at Bird & Bird
9.50 - 10.10
Taxation of cryptocurrencies and way forward - do we need a regulation on cryptocurrencies in Poland?
Presentation by Bartłomiej Sikora, Head of the Polish Tax practice, and Mateusz Bednarski, Associate at the Polish Tax practice at Bird & Bird

10.10 - 10.40
Panel session with Q&A
Dr. Michael Jünemann, Bird & Bird Frankfurt
Bartłomiej Sikora, Bird & Bird Warsaw
Mateusz Bednarski, Bird & Bird Warsaw 


10:40 - 11:00

Coffee break, networking

Strong Customer Authentication
under PSD2 Guidelines


11:00 - 11:20 

PSD2 Open Banking and Strong Customer Authentication (SCA): 5 minutes before Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) going live – are we ready? Presentation by Scott McInnes, Partner in the Bird & Bird Brussels office, Competition & EU law team and Banking & Finance regulatory group
11.20 - 11.40
PSD2 in Poland. Open questions on SCA. Case study. Presentation by Sławomir Szepietowski, Managing Partner and Head of the Polish Banking & Finance practice and Marta Stanisławska, Senior Associate at the Polish Banking & Finance practice at Bird & Bird

11.40 - 12.10

Panel session with Q&A
Scott McInnes, Bird & Bird Brussels
Aleksander Naganowski, New Business Development Director at Mastercard
Paweł Widawski, Founder & CEO, FinTech Poland
Marta Stanisławska, Bird & Bird Warsaw 


12:10 - 13:00

Lunch break, networking