Open Banking: A Canadian Lens

September 18, 2019 - Toronto

In collaboration with:

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Open Banking: A Canadian Lens explores how
Open Banking could transform Canada’s financial landscape

From the wider impact of open banking and APIs, to the unchartered waters of unlocking customer data, our top-level agenda will give you a first-look at how adopting Open Banking could change your business. Providing practical advice through panel discussions, incisive spotlights and pioneers from the UK, this event is for senior executives to discover how Open Banking could transform banking as you know it.

Agenda

08:00

REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING

08:45

WELCOMING REMARKS

From the Chair: Roy Kao, Managing Director, MaRS Fintech
From our partner: Lisa Nelson, President, Equifax Canada Co.
09:00

OPENING KEYNOTE

To be announced shortly

09:30

LEADERS DEBATE

Open Banking – The next revolution?
As Open Banking gathers apace our retail banking experts will share their insight, predictions and first moves. Be the first to know how Open Banking could change the financial landscape; work out your next steps, mitigate the risks and seize the opportunities.

Panel chaired by: Jennifer Reynolds, President & Chief Executive Officer, Toronto Finance International
Andrew Moor, President & Chief Executive Officer, Equitable Bank
Eyal Sivan, Senior Director - APIs & Microservices, CIBC
Michael Legare, Vice President, Digital Transformation, National Bank of Canada
Carolyn Burke, Head of Enterprise Payments, Royal Bank of Canada
Julien Brazeau, Senior Director & Special Advisor, Finance Canada
10:30

INNOVATION SPOTLIGHT

Success through innovation: Consumer-permissioned data application

Equifax Canada Co. and its partner Flinks will expose the benefits of Open Banking. Flink’s platform allows FinTechs, and other software providers to securely connect and share customer data with established financial institutions. It has agreements in place with more than 150 clients including Canada’s big six banks.

Yves-Gabriel Laboeuf, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Flinks
Yassir Jiwan, Head of Innovation, Equifax Canada Co.
11:00

NETWORKING BREAK

11:30

DATA SPOTLIGHT

Key considerations when utilising consumer data to implement Open Banking. Including allocation of liability frameworks.

Ana Badour, Partner, McCarthy Tetrault
12:00

PIONEER INSIGHT

The UK was the first market to implement Open Banking in January 2018, driven by the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) retail banking market investigation. Its report highlighted the need to accelerate technological change in the UK retail banking sector. Get exclusive insight direct from the CMS’s Head of Open Banking, who will reveal the UK’s journey so far. What were the challenges, how did lenders overcome them, has Open Banking’s implementation met expectations yet? Get your questions ready!

Bill Roberts, Head of Open Banking, Competition & Markets Authority
12:30

CLOSING THOUGHTS

From the Chair: Roy Kao, Managing Director, MaRS Fintech
Bill Johnston, Vice President, Data and Analytics, Equifax Canada Co.
Michael Légaré

Michael Legare

Jennifer Reynolds

Jennifer Reynolds

Andrew Moor

Andrew Moor

Carolyn Burke

Carolyn Burke

Lisa Nelson

Ana Badour

Ana Badour

Yassir Jiwan

Yassir Jiwan

Eyal Siven

Eyal Sivan

Bill Johnston

Yves-Gabriel Leboeuf

Yves-Gabriel Laboeuf

Roy Kao

Roy Kao

Bill Roberts

Bill Roberts

Julien Brazeau

Exclusive partner

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Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Equifax operates or has investments in 24 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. It is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index, and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. Equifax employs approximately 11,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit Equifax.com and follow the company’s news on Twitter and LinkedIn.