We are excited to announce that we are hosting our first FinTech Conference in London, following on from the success of our previous events in New York and San Francisco.

The event will take place on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Cleary Gottlieb’s London office. For more information please contact Alice Carr acarr@cgsh.com

Opening remarks by Bob Penn, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb


A conversation with Ilyas Khan, CEO and co-founder of Cambridge Quantum Computing, moderated by Michael Krimminger, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb.

Session 1: Beyond Bitcoin: Digital Ledger Technology
The use of DLT beyond cryptocurrencies, emerging trends, regulatory issues, and challenges.


  • Michael Coletta
    Lead Blockchain Architect & Developer – Emerging Technology, London Stock Exchange Group
  • Gavin Wells
    Head of Europe, Digital Asset Holdings
  • Ranvir Saggu
    CEO, Blocksure

Moderated by:

Knox McIlwain
Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb

Session 2: Developments in the London Fintech Market
Current Trends and “hot” areas in the London FinTech market.


  • Elly Thio
    Vice President, TPG Capital
  • Tom Brown
    Director and Head of Legal UK and Ireland, PayPal
  • Nawaz Imam
    Chief Executive Officer, Issufy
  • Gavin Lee
    Head of Benchmark Services, CME Group

Moderated by:

Sarah Lewis
Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb