Schedule of WOA New Year's Event : 16th of January 2020 at DLA Piper in London

WOA New Year's Event : 16th of January 2020 at DLA Piper in London

Schedule of WOA Launch Event

On Thursday 16 January:
16:30 - 17:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
17:00 - 17:05 Welcome remarks and introduction of Keynote speaker By Erik Timmermans, Richard Hawkins
17:05 - 17:35 Keynote : Paul Trueman, Mastercard By Paul Trueman
17:35 - 17:50 Important Legal Developments in Receivables Finance By Bob Trojan
17:50 - 18:00 10 Key Points on Brexit By Steven Geerlings
18:00 - 18:10 Risk Assessment when investing in trade receivables By Michael Boguslavsky
18:10 - 18:20 A new Community Service : WOA Assess By John Brehcist
18:20 - 18:30 WOA events, plans and activities in 2020 By Erik Timmermans, John Brehcist
18:30 - 20:30 Networking Cocktail
  1. From 17:00 to 17:05

    Welcome remarks and introduction of Keynote speaker

    By Erik Timmermans, Richard Hawkins

    Erik Timmermans, Founder of WOA welcomes participants and Richard Hawkins, CEO of Atlantic Risk Management Services and Founding Member of World of Open Account will introduce the keynote speaker.

  2. From 17:05 to 17:35

    Keynote : Paul Trueman, Mastercard

    By Paul Trueman

    Paul Trueman is Senior Vice President Product Advancement, Cyber & Intelligence Solutions at Mastercard. He will talk about trust and how security technology is evolving to address the changing nature of threats.

  3. From 17:35 to 17:50

    Important Legal Developments in Receivables Finance

    By Bob Trojan

    Bob Trojan (Natlaw) will update the audience on the impact of the significant recent ratification by the USA of the UN Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade (developed at UNCITRAL).

    He will also share news about the development of a UNIDROIT Global Factoring Model Law and discuss how the WOA Community can be involved in this important initiative.

  4. From 17:50 to 18:00

    10 Key Points on Brexit

    By Steven Geerlings

    Brexit will now certainly take place in two weeks' time. Steven Geerlings (DLA Piper) will give an overview of key attention points.

  5. From 18:00 to 18:10

    Risk Assessment when investing in trade receivables

    By Michael Boguslavsky

    Michael Boguslavsky from WOA Learning Lab Chair Tradeteq will discuss how investors can quantify and monitor receivables portfolio risks.

  6. From 18:10 to 18:20

    A new Community Service : WOA Assess

    By John Brehcist

    WOA Assess provides the opportunity for open account industry businesses to have a low-cost review and health check from a perspective that acknowledges the particular nature of the Industry and is carried out by recognized consultants who have Industry based knowledge and capability.

    Discover in preview this new service of the WOA Community.

  7. From 18:20 to 18:30

    WOA events, plans and activities in 2020

    By Erik Timmermans, John Brehcist

    A status update on World of Open Account by John Brehcist and Erik Timmermans

  8. From 18:30 to 20:30

    Networking Cocktail

    Plenty of time for networking amongst Community Members.

    With thanks to our host DLA Piper UK!

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