2017 Fintech Americas: Cloud Computing panel discussion

At the 2017 Fintech Americas held in Miami, Florida on 5-6 October, Samuel Kramer moderated a panel discussion on “CLOUD COMPUTING: Regulatory Realities of Cloud Computing for the Financial Services Industry in LATAM.”

Panelists:
Dave Dadoun, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft
Jeronimo Piña, Software and Cloud Solutions Research Manager LA, IDC

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Sam Kramer is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Chicago office and is a lead partner in the firm's Global FinTech Core Team. His practice focuses on complex technology licensing, outsourcing, commercial contracting, and supply chain agreements. He is frequently involved in customer side outsourcing transactions and large scale IT procurement and services projects. He has extensive experience in IT and outsourcing transactions for financial institutions.

Digital Currencies issued by Central and Commercial Banks

Director of Research at R3 Antony Lewis and finance journalist Solomon Teague discuss distributed ledger technology and what impact it could have on central and commercial banks.

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Blockchain technology and payments systems

This animation explores how the blockchain could improve today’s payments systems, and what the hurdles are central banks need to clear first.

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Impact’17 Panel Discussion: “Where’s the Money Today?”

At the Impact’17 Conference, Radzym Wojcik moderated a panel discussion about VC investments (including FinTech) with a very strong line-up, featuring Nenad Marovac (DN Capital, London); Daniel Star (Pitango Ventures, Warsaw / Israel), Michael Steunkel (Lakestar, Hong Kong), Andrew Romans (Rubicon Venture Capital, San Francisco & New York) and Marek Dietl (CEO of the Warsaw Stock Exchange)

Impact’17 was held in Krakow, Poland from 31 May to 1 June 2017.

Radzym Wójcik is an associate in the Firm’s Warsaw office and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions group. He routinely works on corporate acquisitions and disposals, and advises foreign companies in their investments in Poland as well as Polish companies in their expansion in foreign markets.

Impact’17: Future Alphabet and Legal Predictions

At the Impact’17 Conference, Jakub Falkowski delivered a keynote speech about the new ABCD of technology and the future of regulations with regard to new technologies (including FinTech).

Impact’17 was held in Krakow, Poland from 31 May to 1 June 2017.

Jakub Falkowski is an associate in the IP/IT department of Baker McKenzie, Warsaw. He has been involved in several IT transactions and arbitration proceedings. Mr. Falkowski regularly advises on technology and outsourcing transactions and counsels companies in the media and technology sectors on digital media issues.