On Wednesday, July 25th, Pamela Marcogliese, a partner at Cleary Gottlieb,  moderated a panel for Women in Derivatives on the role of artificial intelligence (“AI”) and machine learning in the financial industry featuring experts such as Dr. Sherry Marcus, Managing Director and Co-Head of Data Science Core at BlackRock, Asita Anche, Managing Director, Head of Systematic Market Making, Risk Centralization & Data Science at Barclays, Kristina Fan, CEO & Founder at 7 Chord (a FinTech start-up specializing in AI for credit trading) and Claudia Perlich, a Senior Data Scientist at Two Sigma and Adjunct Professor at NYU. 
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On April 17, 2018, Cleary Gottlieb hosted a conference in the heart of the City of London to discuss key issues in the FinTech space. The conference was well attended, and a wide range of topics were discussed by industry leaders.  The quality and insight of both our speakers and attendees made our first FinTech Conference in London a very interesting afternoon.

Bob Penn, a partner in financial services regulation at Cleary Gottlieb, opened the conference (video here).  After the jump, we provide key takeaways from keynote speaker Ilyas Khan, the chief executive officer and founder of Cambridge Quantum Computing (video here), and from our two panels, “Beyond Bitcoin: Digital Ledger Technologies” and “Developments in the London FinTech Market.”
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Following the success of Cleary Gottlieb’s Blockchain and FinTech Opportunities events in New York and California, we will be hosting our first London-based FinTech conference on April 17, 2018.

Sessions will cover Digital Ledger Technology and its use beyond cryptocurrencies, emerging trends, regulatory issues, and other challenges; as well as a session focusing on the

We were happy to see many of you at our “Blockchain and FinTech Opportunities” conference on Thursday, July 13.

If you were unable to attend or would like to review a recap of the event, key takeaways from the day’s discussions and videos of the panels can be found here.

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