FCA Sandbox: An Innovation Beacon

Technology is rapidly reshaping our world, and especially our financial world. The FCA is the only Government agency amongst G7 countries to have successfully deployed a regulatory sandbox to encourage innovation, with the goal of keeping the UK positioned at the forefront of economic evolution. In this FS Club seminar Myles Milston, CEO of Globacap, will describe his company's journey from gaining a place in the FCA sandbox, launching an innovative trial of using blockchain as a medium for security issuance and custody.

Speaker: Myles is founder and CEO of Globacap, an automated capital markets platform regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Prior to Globacap, Myles was CTO of an online sports gambling tech company, growing the business from startup to over 50 white-labelled partners in 30 countries in 3 years. He also has 15 years experience in financial markets, from structured bond issuance at Morgan Stanley to quantitative research and trading at Macquarie and a proprietary trading firm,and has consulted on market pricing for several major stock exchanges.

Chair: Professor Michael Mainelli

Panellist: Michael Thomas, financial services regulatory partner at Hogan Lovells International LLC, who advised Globacap throughout the process.

Panellist: Richard Little has had a forty-year career in early-stage tech businesses, as a founder, entrepreneur, CEO, angel investor and non-executive director. Presently he is chairman of Thought Machine (cloud-based core banking platform), Concirrus (AI insure-tech), Century Tech (education technology), and Transversal (digital marketing) and NED of Azur (insure-tech platform) and ChargePoint Services (electric vehicle charging). Richard is an active angel investor, both personally and with IQ Capital, a Cambridge-based early-stage tech investor, and he's a member of Cambridge Angels. His areas of focus include FinTech (banking, payments, trading), Insure-Tech, Digital Asset Trading, Cyber Security and EdTech. He is a Cambridge graduate, lives in Hampshire and works from Pimlico in London.

The overall programme for this event is:
18.00 Registration and drinks
18.30 Speaker presentation and Q & A
19.45 Canapés, drinks and networking
20.45 Close

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Wednesday, 29 May 2019

18:00 - 21:00



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