Speaker Interview: Andrea Brancatelli

Andrea Brancatelli, MoneyGram International, Senior Legal Counsel What are the 3 biggest challenges for in-house teams in FS firms today? The first challenge is an increase in regulations, which in certain areas seem to overlap and under certain circumstances are difficult to apply, due to conflicts with pre-existing legislation or lack of local (secondary) legislation. […]

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Speaker interview: Dr Solomon Osagie

Dr Solomon Osagie, Chief Legal Counsel at TSYS International What are the 3 biggest challenges for in-house teams in FS firms today? In no particular order, I suspect that most General Counsel will consider that a constantly evolving regulatory environment poses a challenge. Whether one considers BAU or M&A activity, there are pressures to keep […]

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Speaker interview: Michael Harrats

Michael Harrats, Senior Counsel, Legal & General Investment Management What are the 3 biggest challenges for in-house teams in FS firms today? A. Costs! Every non-revenue generating department is under cost pressure at the moment. Demonstrating value as a business partner is the cornerstone of the role of any in-house legal team. B. Technology/disruption. These […]

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Speaker interview: Dean Nash

Dean Nash, Head of Legal & Compliance, Monzo Bank What are the 3 biggest challenges for in-house teams in FS firms today? From my perspective it is first the speed of technological change in financial services; this means legal teams needing to know how the technology works, speak the language of their stakeholders (increasingly more […]

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Speaker interview: Victor Dorado

Victor Dorado, Head of Legal, Santander What are the 3 biggest challenges for in-house teams in FS firms today? Although it is quite difficult to highlight only 3 challenges, I believe in-house teams have to work quite hard on: (i) providing proper legal support on the business transformation of financial entities, (ii) thinking globally when […]

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Speaker interview: Heidi Mosbek

Heidi Mosbek, Head of Group Business & Technical Audit, Generali How is the work to improve conduct and culture impacting financial services firms? As in any strategic decision, there is an upfront investment to develop and embed a strong, mature and prudent conduct or compliance culture in a business. If we think about improving risk […]

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