The course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview for people either working in or interested in innovating in this space creating products and access to services supported by technology. Critical thinking is encouraged whilst the latest developments are shared and discussed.
The course will also cover blockchain, digital signatures and cryptocurrencies and the underlying mechanisms. In order to understand the workings, we breakdown the digital ledger technology into its hashes and blocks before chaining them together to the block chain. Comparing Bitcoin to other cryptocurrencies is also addressed.
After the course, participants will be able to:
You will cover:
Retail banking; Credit assessment; Payments and correspondent banking; Commercial and corporate banking; Trading and investment banking; Corporate finance and M&A; Asset and investment management; Private banking and wealth management; Research and analysis; Insurance (InsurTech); Regulation and compliance (RegTech)
With practical exercises including How FinTech Disrupts Banking and Financial Services; plus testing some of FinTech’s new technologies in a real-life scenario
Petros’s area of expertise lies in Financial Instruments with emphasis on Fixed Income Products and Derivatives.
He has worked for the consulting arm of Union PLC. Prior to this, he had postings with Swiss Bank Corporation, working on the structuring and distribution of foreign exchange, fixed income and equity derivatives.
Petros has taught over 3,000 delegates on a wide range of subjects including trading strategies and published more than 400 FX related articles in the Swiss media. He is co-author of two books on financial markets. He is a recognised lecturer at the ACI Institute (Forex Association) and at City University Business School, also a faculty member of IFR Seminars, International Faculty of Finance, New York Institute of Finance and The Securities Institute.