, a global financial services company which offers fund depositary services to a professional client base consisting of financial institutions as well as fund managers and administrators, has been confirmed as diamond sponsor for the FinanceMalta 12th Annual Conference, entitled Malta: A Platform for Innovation. The conference will be held from the 5th to 6th June at the Hilton Conference Centre, with the main conference on the Thursday and an evening networking reception taking place on the Wednesday.
Teaming up with FinanceMalta and a line-up of high calibre speakers is Federica Taccogna, a compliance professional who leads the FTI consulting team that performs investigations on behalf of regulators, and assists financial services organisations to achieve compliance. Federica will be chairing the conference throughout the day, alongside moderating a panel discussion and delivering the concluding remarks.
To add to the quality of speakers, FinanceMalta has also invited the Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat, and the Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation, Silvio Schembri, to address delegates about Malta's achievements in innovation and financial services. Other participants and speakers include Michael Imeson, Senior Content Editor of Financial Times Live and a Contributing Editor of The Banker, Mario de Marco, Opposition Spokesperson for Finance, Joe Cuschieri, CEO of the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), and Wayne Pisani, President of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners (IFSP).
Commenting about the annual conference, FinanceMalta Chairman, Kenneth Farrugia said that "during this year's conference we will be discussing the challenges and opportunities that the domestic and global financial services sector is going through in view of technological advancements and innovation. The conference is timely and relevant at a time when AI and Blockchain technologies are starting to transform, if not disrupt, payment systems, core banking activities, portfolio and asset management and the insurance industry. FinTech and RegTech are becoming buzzwords".
Together with REYL & Cie, this year's conference has also attracted a number of high profile partners and sponsors including Vacancy Centre who are platinum sponsors, Francis J Vassallo & Associates, Apex Fund Services (Malta) Limited, Western Union and Dolfin who are gold sponsors, while Computime and alterDomus are silver sponsors. Other partners and sponsors include Castille Resources who will be sponsoring the pre-conference networking event, Equiom as sponsors of the lunch and networking breaks, and WorkingTown.com, Active Services Ltd and Vodafone who are bronze sponsors.
Further information about our sponsorship packages is available on www.financemalta.org/conference-2019