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FinTech Week 2019: SKW Schwarz participates in discussions about the key developments associated with financial sector digitization

SKW Schwarz and more than 2,000 players from the financial engineering and banking sectors took part in a week-long discussion about the key developments in the digitization of the financial sector. Topics included “data-driven banking,” “ID technology as a barrier to internationalization,” and “digital Identity.”

This year’s FinTech Week was headlined by the FinForward conference, where lectures and discussions addressed future-oriented topics such as “PSD2/open banking” or “STO/Bitcoin.” Yvonne Schäfer, Lawyer and Head of SKW’s FinTech focus group, joined the panel discussion with André M. Bajorat (Founder & Publisher, Payment & Banking), Martin Schmid (Chief Market Officer, FinTecSystems GmbH), Steffen von Blumröder (Head of Regulatory Management, DKB AG), Felicia Meyerowitz Singh (Founder & CEO, AkoniHub), and Marina Zubrod (Founder & CEO, ZM Advisory) on
PSD2/open banking – has the promise of open banking been fulfilled?”

FinTech Week was held in Hamburg for the fourth time from November 4 to 9, 2019 with SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte being one of the main event sponsors again. The law firm deals closely with future-oriented topics and bundles its FinTech expertise in the FinTech Focus Group, consisting of 16 lawyers from various legal fields.