Inaugural New Zealand Future of Finance Conference

Our flagship, must-attend event took place on 18th May 2017 at Auckland’s stylish and innovative Hilton Hotel.

Finance headlines around the world blazon emerging disruptive technological forces as the next revolution in the investment and finance industry: Decentralised digital ledgers of economic transactions, peer-to-peer electronic cash systems implementing cryptocurrency, and automated robo-advisors are swiftly changing the shape and dynamics in the finance world. The ability to adapt and harness new efficiencies with transactional clarity and integrity will prove to be the best path forward in our increasingly digital age.

2017 Conference
Review Document

Selected Conference Presentations

 Presentation: R. Jesse McWaters

Presentation: Amy Fletcher


Reference Papers Added to Website Prior to 2017 Conference

A Blueprint for Digital Identity

The Role of Financial Institutions in Building Digital Identity

This project explores the potential for digital identity in financial services and beyond and lays out a blueprint for the implementation of effective digital identity systems.


The Future of Financial Services How

Disruptive innovations are reshaping the way financial services are structured, provisioned and consumed

The Future of Financial Services project explored the landscape of disruptive innovations in financial services, provided the first consolidated taxonomy for these disruptions, and explored their potential impacts on the structure of the industry.


The Future of Financial Infrastructure

An ambitious look at how blockchain can reshape financial services

This project explores the potential for distributed ledger technology to transform the infrastructure of the financial services industry.


IOSCO Research Report on Financial Technologies  – February 2017


Deloitte Report – “Cleared for takeoff – Five megatrends that will change financial services”


PwC Report – “The tech breakthroughs megatrend: how to prepare for its impact”


PwC Report – “Blurred lines: How FinTech is shaping Financial Services”


PwC Report – “The FinTech survey 2017 – Beyond blurred lines: Have Financial Services Institutions misread the innovation landscape?”


PwC Report – “The FinTech survey 2017 – A New Zealand perspective for FinTech start-ups”


MBIE Factsheet: A new Financial Advice Regime – February 2017