Westminster Business Forum

Payments policy and regulation - infrastructure, innovation and end-user priorities

TO BE PUBLISHED January 2020


This conference will discuss payments policy and regulation in the UK.


Areas for discussion include:


  • Regulation and the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) Market Review into the supply of card-acquiring services;
  • The establishment of the New Payments Architecture and the renewal of the Real Time Gross Settlement;
  • Preventing payment fraud; and
  • Innovation, access to payment services, and the evolving landscape for UK payments.

Speakers


There will be keynote contributions from: Chris Hemsley, Managing Director, Payment Systems Regulator; Paul Horlock, Chief Executive Officer, Pay UK; John Howells, Chief Executive Officer, Link and Christina Segal-Knowles, Executive Director, Financial Markets Infrastructure, Bank of England.


Further confirmed speakers: Otto Benz, Lloyds Banking Group; Mark Falcon, Zephyre; Martin Kearsley, Post Office; Genevieve Lloyd, Which?; Lorence Nye, Federation of Small Businesses; Hardik Shah, Currencies Direct; and Dr Daniel Tischer, University of Bristol.


The agenda


  • Priorities for the regulation of payment systems;
  • Development of retail payment in the UK - access, infrastructure, and competition;
  • Ensuring the stability of the UK’s payment infrastructure and priorities for the Real Time Gross Settlement renewal;
  • The future for the UK’s ATM network;
  • Innovation, consumer access to services, and preventing fraud; and
  • Next steps for the establishment of the New Payments Architecture.


Price: £95 PLUS VAT
Format: DOWNLOADABLE PDF


Shortly after every Westminster Business Forum seminar, a briefing document is produced. This is distributed to all delegates on the day as well as to our policymaker contacts in government, and to stakeholders more widely.

A seminar publication provides a timely record of proceedings, and acts as a guide to the latest thinking on current policy issues for those unable to be at the event.

This publication includes

Presentations

Contributions from keynotes and panellists, including accompanying slides*
*Subject to approval


Delegate Pack

Information from the day, including delegate list, biographies and agenda

Q&A

Transcript of questions and comments posed to speakers from attending delegates


Articles

Supplementary articles from speakers
and delegates