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New Afternoon Tea Discussion on SMEs and payments – book now

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in News | Comments Off on New Afternoon Tea Discussion on SMEs and payments – book now

I’m delighted to let you know about the next Afternoon Tea Discussion which will take place on 9th November on the subject of how well the banking and payments industry cater for the SME community.  This is a big focus area for the Treasury and other bodies. You can book your place right now.  We have a fabulous panel: Stephen Dury, Managing Director SME Markets & Business Development, Santander UK Dan Turnbull, Head of the Competition in Banking Services Unit, HM Treasury Mike Cherry, Policy Director, Federation of Small...

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Afternoon Tea Discussion – 1 July 2015

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in Previous events | Comments Off on Afternoon Tea Discussion – 1 July 2015

“Access & the Real-time Revolution – chaos or creation for banks and their challengers?” Wednesday, 1st July 2015 – 5pm until 8pm             Addleshaw Goddard LLP, London EC1                                    Discussion and perspectives from: Otto Benz, Strategic Payments Director, Virgin Money Mark Curran, Payments Technical Services Director, Lloyds Banking Group Carlos Sanchez, CEO, Orwell Group Craig Tillotson, CEO, Faster Payments Scheme David Yates, CEO, VocaLink Chaired...

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Afternoon Tea Discussion & Briefing – 11 May 2015

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Previous events | Comments Off on Afternoon Tea Discussion & Briefing – 11 May 2015

Monday, 11th May 2015 at  Addleshaw Goddard LLP, London EC1                          Pre-discussion Briefing:     15.45 – 17.00 “Demystifying cryptocurrency and the blockchain for the uninitiated.” Briefing given by: Steve Pannifer, Head of Delivery, Consult Hyperion Jonathan Levin, Digital Currency Consultant and former CEO, Coinometrics   Afternoon Tea Discussion:  17.00 – 20.00 “How far can cryptocurrencies go to heralding a new way of transacting?” Discussion Panel: Dr Tom...

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Protected: Slides from Cryptocurrency and Blockchain event 11/05/15

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in News, Previous events | Comments Off on Protected: Slides from Cryptocurrency and Blockchain event 11/05/15

Please click the link to access the slides used at the Briefing and the Discussion at the Afternoon Tea Event on 11/05/15. Payments Forward Crypto Currency Briefing 110515 AftTeaDeb110515

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New Afternoon Tea Discussion on opening up Access in payments

Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in News | Comments Off on New Afternoon Tea Discussion on opening up Access in payments

We have just launched our latest  Afternoon Tea Discussion  programme taking place on 1st July.  Highly topical, it’s on opening up infrastructure access in payments.  Our high profile panel members, including incumbents and challengers, will discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with this initiative – which is a key focus for regulatory bodies right now. Book now. The panel consist of: Otto Benz, Strategic Payments Director, Virgin Money Mark Curran, Payments Technical Services Director, Lloyds Banking...

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Guests attending cryptocurrency/blockchain Afternoon Tea Discussion and Briefing

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Guests attending cryptocurrency/blockchain Afternoon Tea Discussion and Briefing

Join these guests participating in the next Afternoon Tea Discussion on 11 May with an exciting panel line-up including – Eric Benz of Bitreserve, Preston Byrne of Eris Industries, Chris Gledhill of Lloyds Banking Group, Tom Robinson of the UK Digital Currency Association and Izabella Kaminska of FT Alphaville.  They will be discussing “How far can cryptocurrencies go to heralding a new way of transacting?” All of this is preceded by a comprehensive briefing to demystify cryptocurrency and blockchain technology given by...

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Why now is the optimum time to get up to speed on cryptocurrencies and the blockchain

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Why now is the optimum time to get up to speed on cryptocurrencies and the blockchain

This month HM Treasury published its Response to the Call for Information on Digital Currencies. The Treasury recognises that: “While there are clear barriers to digital currencies achieving widespread use in their current form, the ‘distributed ledger’ technology that underpins digital currencies has significant promise as an innovation in payments technology”. So there is no better time for you to keep abreast of what is happening in the cryptocurrency world and how it all works, as it has the power to disrupt the...

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Cognizant joins as Gold Sponsor plus news on next event

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in News | 0 comments

We are delighted to welcome Cognizant on board as our new Gold Sponsor adding to the wealth and expertise of other sponsors Accourt, Addleshaw Goddard and VocaLink.  We are very grateful of their support. More information on Cognizant and all our sponsors can be found here. The next Afternoon Tea Discussion is on 11th May exploring “How far can cryptocurrencies go to heralding a new way of transacting?”.  We have blockchain digital currency project Ethereum, the UK Digital Currency Association, analysts Celent and an outspoken...

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Afternoon Tea Discussion – 19th January 2015

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in News, Previous events | Comments Off on Afternoon Tea Discussion – 19th January 2015

Afternoon Tea Discussion: “Has Apple Pay really upset the apple cart or is it all just hype?” Monday, 19th January 2015 – 5pm until 8pm             Addleshaw Goddard LLP, London EC1                                    Discussion Panel: Dave Birch, Global Ambassador, Consult Hyperion Phillip McGriskin, Managing Director, WorldPay Futures Nick Kerigan, Managing Director – Strategy, Intelligence & Emerging Payments, Barclaycard Mark Davison, Managing Partner, Partners Andrews...

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Apple Pay Afternoon Tea Discussion coverage 19th Jan 2015

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in News, Previous events | Comments Off on Apple Pay Afternoon Tea Discussion coverage 19th Jan 2015

With a sell-out crowd of senior professionals turning up at the Payments Forward Afternoon Tea Discussion on 19th January, the topic of how far Apple Pay would disrupt the current payments landscape had our panel musing, speculating and debating and sorting through the reality from the hype.  Dave Birch of Consult Hyperion gave his perspective chairing the discussion following views from Nick Kerigan of Barclaycard, Phil McGriskin of WorldPay Futures, Mark Davison of digital agency Partners Andrews Aldridge and Cathy McCabe of retailer...

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