With a focus on regulatory imperatives around financial inclusion, consumer protection and cybersecurity
LAGOS – NIGERIA: The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) will highlight key standards, guidelines and frameworks for the development, standardization and regulation of information technology practices in the face of the revolution world at the RegTech Africa 2023 conference.
Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Managing Director of NITDA, who has confirmed his attendance at the RegTechAfrica conference, will discuss the objectives of information technology policy and provide frameworks within which policies are implemented.
At the conference, Inuwa, alongside other speakers, will discuss issues that help bridge the gap between regulatory reporting and technology spectra, and also examine different approaches where technology and data could reduce reporting complexity. regulations, thereby increasing operational efficiency.
The conference, which is scheduled for May 24-26, 2023, will also focus on national consumer protection imperatives following the emerging transition to digital economies and the associated challenges of cybercrime, which is one of the threats emerging issues facing global economies. a set.
The first edition of the conference organized in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundationhas been hugely successful and boasts high-level representation from businesses and regulators in key sectors such as financial services, technology, telecommunications and venture capital firms.
Speakers who have already confirmed their attendance at the event include Phillip Chitalu, Managing Director, Securities and Exchange Commission, Zambia; Ayisat Agbaje, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor for Development Partnership and Economic Planning, Lagos State and Yilebes Addis, CEO of EthSwitch SC, Ethiopia; Winnie Wambugu, GSMA Mobile Money Regulatory Specialist; Dr. Yele Okeremi, CEO of Precise Financial Systems (PFS); Branka Mracajac, CEO, 9PSB; Dr Raoul Herbourg, MD Giesecke+Devrient, Africa and Femi Jaiyeola, Group Head of Conduct and Compliance, Access Bank Plc.
Cyril Okoroigwe, the organizer of the RegTech Africa Conference, said that with the global Regtech market reaching over $10 billion this year, leading companies in the Regtech market and the financial services sector are focusing on innovations of products in order to broaden their portfolio of products and services and gain a competitive advantage.
According to Okoroigwe, the reality of a challenging economic environment around the world has made it demanding to maximize profitability, increase sustainability requirements and provide an increasingly heterogeneous financial market landscape.
The conference will feature a wide range of stellar speakers, case studies, panel discussions, presentations providing access to a wealth of cutting-edge knowledge on sharing best practices and experiences, highlighting trends, exchanging information, ideas and perspectives with takeaways.
The event aims to attract top professionals interested in regulation, compliance, technology, fraud, risk, monitoring, reporting, financial crime, cybersecurity, data management and identity management .
Technology service providers will share their knowledge, invited federal and state government agencies will share insights and showcase use cases in their fields, while international experts will provide insights into international best practices and use cases. .
NITDA is mandated by the National Information Technology Development Act (2007) to establish standards, guidelines and frameworks for the development, standardization and regulation of information technology practices in Nigeria.
NITDA has issued several instruments and monitors their compliance for the development of information technology in Nigeria. The instruments serve as a minimum benchmark in the development and implementation of information technology in Nigeria and are enforceable by law.
The RegTech Africa Conference is the premier Africa-focused regulatory services innovation and excellence conference. It provides the platform for regulators, regulated and key industry stakeholders to engage, collaborate and share knowledge on new technologies and practices that support better regulation.
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Source: RegTech Africa