The best RegTech events in 2018

It’s been a great year for RegTech and we at PlanetCompliance had the pleasure of being at several top-notch conferences and events. 2018 is equally promising though with MiFID II and other important regulations becoming applicable and the importance of RegTech highlighting further. So, the New Year looks like a good one and already several important events have been confirmed while the organisation of others is under way. Here is our overview of what should be some of the best events (in chronological order) to talk RegTech and meet members of the industry, regulators as well as investors:

FinTech Social: Embracing Digital Identity in Financial Services
When: 18 January 2018
Where: London/UK
What: StartUpbootcamp FinTech and Rainmaking Colab FinTech Social organize a FinTech Social that focuses on Digital Identity in Financial Services and questions such as what identity management solutions and technology banks are using and what technologies are out there. More information is available here.

Paris FinTech Forum
When: 30-31 January 2018
Where: Paris/France
What: The Paris Fintech Forum 2018 aims to gather more than 2,000 attendees over 2 days to listen to 200+ CEO’s and c-levels from banks, insurance, telco, regulators and of course Fintechs from all continents. More information is available here.

PSD2 & GDPR Forum
When: 19-20 February 2018
Where: Amsterdam/The Netherlands
What: PSD2 and GDPR are two of the most important regulations that will be launched in 2018 and this event dedicates two days on the subject as well as how technology can help to comply. More information is available here.

Digital Finance World 2018
When: 28 February-1 March 2018
Where: Frankfurt/Germany
What: DFW is the place for finance innovators from traditional players to meet with Fintechs and Start-ups to shape the Future. RegTech is going to play a major role at this event amongst other Fintech topics. More information is available here.

RegTech Data Summit 2018
When: 7 March 2018
Where: Washington D.C./USA
What: The inaugural RegTech Data Summit aims to connect agency leaders, Congress, regulated industries, and tech companies to define the future of this emerging policy area. More information is available here.

RegTech Capital Markets Conference
When: 7 March 2018
Where: London/UK
What: It’s the third edition of the RegTech Capital Markets Conference and its organisers, JWG, aim to host an even better and bigger event then in the years before. More information is available here.

KYC & AML Summit Europe
When: 7 March 2018
Where: London/UK
What: The KYC & AML Summit Europe will explore how firms can reinvent identity authentication and KYC for the digital age to enable cheaper, quicker and more user-centric onboarding, for both individual and corporate clients. More information is available here.

Innovate Finance Global Summit
When: 19-20 March 2018
Where: London/UK
What: Last year over 2000 delegates and 300+ FinTechs gathered together in London to explore the topics changing the face of financial services. The 2018 summit hopes to welcome the world’s leading lights, from innovators, institutions and investors to policy makers, regulators and international trade bodies. More information is available here.

RegTech MENA
When: 23-24 April 2018
Where: Dubai/UAE
What: The makers of RegTech MENA have identified complying with financial regulations as one of the costliest and most troublesome activities for banks and the 2-day-event focuses on the question of how banks can manage it better. More information is available here.

When: 16-17 May 2018
Where: New York/USA
What: PerformLine, the people behind this RegTech and Compliance event, promise two action-packed days of insights, education, best practices, and networking to take your compliance practice to the next level. More information is available here.

Money 20/20 Europe
When: 4-6 June 2018
Where: Amsterdam/The Netherlands
What: Money20/20 is the destination where payments, FinTech and financial services come together to connect and create the future of money. More information is available here.

BGL RegTech 18
When: 31 July – 14 August (various locations)
Where: Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne/Australia
What: BGL RegTech 18 is the event that aims to address regulatory challenges in the financial sector through innovative technology. And that during 5 one-day sessions in Australia’s major cities. More information is available here.

RegTech Summit Europe
When: September 2018
Where: London/UK
What: RegTech Summit Europe promises to show attendees real-life RegTech applications to streamline regulatory compliance, bring innovative products to market, and benefit consumers. More information is available here.

As always, if you believe we have missed a great event that should be up there, please drop us a line at The same applies if you would like to get in touch with us regarding speaking opportunities and partnerships.

Lavanya Rathnam

Lavanya Rathnam is an experienced technology, finance, and compliance writer. She combines her keen understanding of regulatory frameworks and industry best practices with exemplary writing skills to communicate complex concepts of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) in clear and accessible language. Lavanya specializes in creating informative and engaging content that educates and empowers readers to make informed decisions. She also works with different companies in the Web 3.0, blockchain, fintech, and EV industries to assess their products’ compliance with evolving regulations and standards.

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