Speakers announced for WOA New Year's event on 16th of January in London

Speakers announced for WOA New Year's event on 16th of January in London

4 November 2019 by WOA Administrator

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Keynote speaker will be Paul Trueman, 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. Paul will be introduced by Richard Hawkins.

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.

André Casterman will give an update on the activities of the important WOA Learning Lab on "Receivables as an Asset Class".

Attendees will also discover "WOA Assess", a new Community Service and will receive an overview of the planned WOA activities in 2020.

After the presentations, there will be plenty of time for networking at the reception from 6:30 till 8:30 PM.

Discover the full agenda and register for this free event on the WOA website

We thank DLA Piper for their wonderful hospitality!

Schedule of WOA Launch Event

On Thursday 16 January:
16:30 - 17:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
17:00 - 17:05 Welcome and opening remarks By Erik Timmermans
17:05 - 17:10 Introduction By Richard Hawkins
17:10 - 17:40 Keynote : Paul Trueman, Mastercard By Paul Trueman
17:40 - 17:55 Important Legal Developments in Receivables Finance By Bob Trojan
17:55 - 18:05 Receivables as an Asset Class - Update By Andre Casterman
18:05 - 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 17:05 to 17:10

    Introduction

    By Richard Hawkins

    Richard Hawkins, CEO of Atlantic Risk Management Services and Founding Member of World of Open Account will introduce the keynote speaker.

  2. From 17:10 to 17:40

    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 17:40 to 17:55

    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.

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