The 2nd Caribbean FinReg Conference focuses on how financial regulators can achieve proactive supervision amidst evolving regulatory standards and challenges, and how to stay ahead.

Agenda*

This conference will focus on how financial regulators can achieve proactive supervision. Various topics will be covered including evolving regulatory standards and challenges, how to mitigate risks and stay ahead of the regulated market, how technology can be used to achieve proactive supervision and how advanced Analytics is moving the industry one step closer towards artificial intelligence.


6:00PM - 9:00PM Cocktail Reception

Come and join us for a pre-conference kick off at the hotel's beautiful outdoor space. Break the ice, mingle with other guests, speakers and exhibitors over cocktails and appetizers.



8:00AM - 9:00AM Full Traditional Breakfast Buffet


9:00AM - 9:30AM Welcome & Opening Remarks


9:30AM - 10:30AM Keynote Speech: Reactive vs Proactive supervision – a Paradigm Shift

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  • Manual review of Financial information
  • Complaint handling – receiving and dealing with complaints about Licensee
  • Random and Event-driven on-site examinations
  • How to overcome Reactive Supervision Limitations (Time, Money and Resources)

10:30AM - 11:00AM Break

Morning coffee and snack break will be served.


11:00AM - 12:00PM Essential steps to achieving proactive supervision

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  • Automated data gathering
  • Establishing acceptable ranges of risk metrics
  • Automated Analysis of Financial information
  • Automatically Triggered On-site examinations
  • Thematic reviews – exploratory and information-gathering reviews of selected Licensees

12:00PM - 1:30PM Lunch Break

Lunch will be served at Salinity Restaurant & Terrace, Hilton’s onsite restaurant featuring local and sustainable seafood far and farm-to-table cuisine for lunch.


1:30PM - 3:00PM The application and adoption of international standards 

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  • Implementation challenges
  • Better laws of regulation
  • Institutional capacity building, technical assistance
  • Prioritization of which standards are most relevant and how to adapt standards over time

Q/A: Global Standards being adopted in the Caribbean? How fast are they being adopted? Lessons Learned in implementing Global standards?

Demo: an Example of Proactive Supervision


3:00PM - 3:30PM Break

Afternoon coffee and snack will be served.


3:30PM - 5:00PM Proactive vs. Reactive Supervision Round table

Focus Group Round-tables provide an engaging platform for participants to share their knowledge and gain valuable insights relevant to their roles in the quest to make financial regulation more effective.

  • What is working/not working in the various jurisdictions
  • Key challenges that we need to overcome
  • Key initiatives and priorities in the coming year

5:00PM - 5:30PM Day 1 Closing Remarks

A quick recap of our learnings of the day along with closing statement.


7:00PM - 10:00PM Gala Dinner


End of Day 1


8:00AM - 9:30AM Full Traditional Breakfast Buffet


9:30AM - 10:30AM How to keep up with Increasing Regulatory Demands & Big Data

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Technology is advancing and market dynamics are changing and expanding into areas that are new for many firms, including data collection and analytics, artificial intelligence, automation, robo-advice, cloud computing services, platforms, blockchain and crypto assets.

Q/A: How are we keeping up with increased demands in the various jurisdictions? Where are we at with automation? How are we utilizing Big Data today?

Demo: Big data and Analytics


10:30AM - 11:00AM Break

Morning Coffee and snack will be served.


11:00AM - 12:00PM Is Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning the Future of Financial Regulation?

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  • How do we get to AI?  
  • What are the steps/ data sets do we need to get there?

Demo: on predictive modelling, using historical data

Q/A: what are we doing today to get us to AI?  What are the challenges and how can they be overcome?


12:00PM - 1:30PM Lunch Break

Lunch will be served at Salinity Restaurant & Terrace, Hilton’s onsite restaurant featuring local and sustainable seafood far and farm-to-table cuisine for lunch.


1:30PM - 3:00PM What’s Next and How to prepare for the inevitable?

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  • Diminishing dependence on self-reporting
  • Full/Open access to Regulated Entities Data
  • Pull vs Push data
  • Knowledge Discovery -> Modify Key Metrics and Risk ratio -> Increase scope and frequency of collected data without involving the regulated entities

3:00PM - 3:30PM Break

Afternoon coffee and snack will be served.


3:30PM - 5:00PM Future-Readiness Round-Table

Focus Group Round-tables provide an engaging platform for participants to share their knowledge and gain valuable insights relevant to their roles in the quest to make financial regulation more effective.

  • Discuss evolving risks/concerns in various jurisdictions
  • How to mitigate those risks?
  • Is your organization Future-Ready? What are you doing to be ready?

5:00PM - 5:30PM Day 2 Closing Remarks

A quick recap of our learnings of the day along with closing statement and thank you note.


End of Day 2

*Disclaimer

The speakers list and the schedule of this event are subject to changes and any material changes in the speakers list and in the event schedule, or cancellation of this event will be notified to the registrants via their registered e-mail address. All efforts will be made by the organizers to ensure that the advertised speakers present or a speaker of similar standard is substituted if they are unavailable on the day because of circumstances beyond our control such as inclement weather or speaker illness. In such cases, participants will be notified as soon as possible.