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Manchester Digital Networker & Fintech Forum

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21 April 2022 13:30 - 15:15

If you are a current Manchester Digital member or curious about joining our digital and tech community then come along to the Tech Incubator for networking & refreshments on Thursday 21st April at 1.30 pm.

After the networking session, listen to industry talks from Marsh Commercial, DAC Beachcroft and Woodhurst who will be sharing their tips on how to protect your business and people from Cyber threats.

  • Meet new industry contacts
  • Enjoy industry insights and ask the experts.
  • Learn and self develop
  • Share experiences and insight during our panel discussion

1.30pm - Refreshments and networking

2pm - 3.15pm - Industry presentations and Q & A

Speakers include:

  • Fiona Barker, North Region Account Director - Cyber & Technology, Marsh Commercial 
  • Jonathan Brogden, Partner, DAC Beachcroft
  • Chris Air, Senior Associate, DAC Beachcroft
  • James Fell, Head of Ventures, Woodhurst

Marsh Commercial

The role of Cyber insurance in mitigating fraud risk 

  • Exploring the protections a policy can offer and how to manage risk - from a cultural and control perspective

More about Marsh Commercial

DAC Beachcroft

Introduction to the law around fraud offences

  • Criminal: Fraud Act 2006, Common Law Conspiracy to defraud.
  • Civil: lawful and unlawful means conspiracy
  • FCA role – financial crime and fraud guidance, Fintech Sandbox, AML for crypto, extension of financial promotion rules to Crypto
  • Recent case law – AA v Persons unknown, Ion Science Ltd and Ltd v Persons Unknown (crypto fraud)
  • Looking ahead – potential regulatory landscape for crypto assets, NFTs and the Metaverse

More about DAC Beachcroft


Where have fintechs got it wrong with security?

  • As a previous COO of a fintech with extensive experience in FS, James can draw on examples of where fintechs have got it wrong with security and how technology is the tip of the iceberg.
  • How culture, process, people, and organisational structure are the much larger pieces below the waterline.

More about Woodhurst

21 April 2022 13:30 - 15:15
Manchester Technology Centre, Oxford Rd, Manchester M1 7ED

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