The German Finance Roundtable met at the offices of Deutsche Bank Group Japan on November 14. Over 20 participants gathered to listen to the views of experts in the field of Bitcoin, digitalization and FinTech:

The media is full of information about profound changes to happen over the next few years in the financial service and payment sectors.

Bitcoin, digitalization and rapidly emerging FinTech players making their presence felt everywhere, and muscling in onto market shares held by historic incumbents.

What is hype, what is reality and are the markets, including from a regulatory and security perspective truly ready for these unprecedented changes?

What are and will be the implications for Corporates?


Mr. Boon-Hiong Chan

Director, Head of Market Advocacy APAC, MENA Deutsche Bank AG Singapore


Ms. Mio Takaoka


Arbor Ventures / Monex Group, Inc.

Ms. Takaoka is currently a committee member of the JVCA Ecosystem Committee and has been selected as 1 of 55 top women in Japan by Forbes as well as one of the ‘Top 100 Influencers in FinTech’ by NxtBnk in 2016 and 2017.

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