29 May 2019
The Journey From FCA Sandbox To Full Authorisation
Speaker: Myles Milston, CEO Globacap
Background:FCA Sandbox: An Innovation Beacon: Technology is rapidly reshaping our world, and especially our financial world. The FCA is the only G7 country to have successfully deployed a regulatory sandbox to encourage innovation, with the goal of keeping the UK positioned at the forefront of economic evolution. In this FS Club seminar Myles Milston, CEO of Globacap, will describe his company's journey from gaining a place in the FCA sandbox, launching an innovative trial of using blockchain as a medium for security issuance and custody. He is joined by Michael Thomas, financial services regulatory partner at Hogan Lovells International LLC, who advised Globacap throughout the process.
Myles is founder and CEO of Globacap, an automated capital markets platform regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Prior to Globacap, Myles was CTO of an online sports gambling tech company, growing the business from startup to over 50 white-labelled partners in 30 countries in 3 years. He also has 15 years in financial markets, from structured bond issuance at Morgan Stanley to quantitative research and trading at Macquarie and a proprietary trading firm, and has consulted on market pricing for several major stock exchanges.