The Story to Date and Strategic Options

  • TYPE: Combined Session DATE: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 TIME: 12:00-13:00 LOCATION: maX 1



I am an IT Professional with over 15 years’ experience in Cloud Computing, IAM, Investment Bank, Finance, Defense, Spatial Search, Real Estate, Airline industries. Have a good understanding of various software engineering paradigms and able to provide simple, industry standard, open...

The talk refers to the challenges that the card industry as a whole need to overcome to avoid severe payment disruptions as a result of implementing the PSD2 Strong Customer Authentication requirements for card transactions, especially in the ecommerce space. This impacts all card issuing financial institutions including banks. I plan to talk about the challenges of implementing PSD2 for card issuers, the customer implications of these challenges and how to prepare for these changes in order to minimise unnecessary disruptions.   


Diana is the PSD2 Cards Programme Manager at HSBC responsible for delivering all the cards related changes under the second iteration of the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) across Europe. This includes enabling open and secure access for third party providers, increasing security of card...

The talk will answer the following questions:

- Has PSD2 fostered EU Open Banking or did it hamper market progress?

- From a perspective of a TPP: Were our efforts of becoming a payment institution worth it? 

- What would we recommend to other jurisdictions, being four-five years wiser now? 


Cornelia Schwertner spent ten years as a compliance management consultant and money laundering/anti-fraud officer in the classic world of financial services before joining Fintech figo GmbH in 2016. Here she accompanies the implementation processes of PSD2 from a market perspective and managed...


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