Innovate Finance Members Joins UK RegTech Mission to NYC

London - 24 April 2017

Innovate Finance members will be joining a RegTech delegation to New York City this week, organised by the Department for International Trade (DIT).

This is DIT’s first RegTech mission to America and will be part of New York’s inaugural FinTech week.

Leading RegTech firms where selected to take part in the mission. They include Innovate Finance members ClauseMatch, ComplyAdvantage, Encompass Corporation, Percentile, Enforcd, Novastone, FundApps and Sybenetix.

RegTech companies will be given the opportunity to network and meet leaders from the US market and NYC’s financial services industry and to take part in several workshops and meetings.

Jane Walshe, CEO and Co-Founder of Enforcd, said: "I’m much looking forward to flying the flag for British RegTech during this trade mission.  The opportunity to discuss Enforcd with financial institutions as well as regulators including the CFTC and the Fed is unparalleled.  The timing is great for us as we are building out our service to cover the USA, with a view to helping US firms unpack the complicated regulatory and enforcement structure they have to deal with."

Roger Carson, Co-Founder and Global Financial Sales Director, Encompass Corporation said: "This mission will be of enormous benefit to our businesses as we look expand globally, and into the North American market in particular.  We're also delighted to have the opportunity to showcase the exciting developments in RegTech that are happening here in Scotland."

9/11 Memorial & Museum and Innovate Finance are also scheduled to host a forum on cybersecurity during the inaugural FinTech Week in New York City. The event will be featuring leading cybersecurity speakers such as Philip Reitinger of the Global Cyber Alliance and Ciaran Martin of the National Cyber Security Centre.

Innovate Finance is an independent membership association that represents the UK’s global FinTech community. Founded in 2014 with the support of the City of London and Canary Wharf Group, Innovate Finance is a not-for-profit with over 250+ members that aims to accelerate the country’s leading position in the global financial services sector by directly supporting the next era of technology-led financial services innovators, whether they be a young startup or an established industry player. This is achieved through curated programmes based on member requirements, policy working groups and promotion through global press and social media.

The goal is to create a single point of access across the sectors to help foster enabling policies, regulation, talent development, business growth opportunities and investment in the UK — and, most importantly, to create a global finance sector that offers services that are more sustainable, more inclusive and better for everyone.

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