As the financial landscape evolves, foreign banks in the UK need to embrace strategic measures to future-proof their operations. With an emphasis on progressive innovation and cutting-edge technologies, foreign banks must bolster their Anti Money Laundering (AML) efforts, leveraging advanced analytics to ensure regulatory compliance. By fostering autonomy and strategic foresight, foreign banks can not only navigate uncertainty but actively shape their own destinies within the dynamic UK banking arena.

Join us for an insightful event focused on the future of foreign banks in the UK and explore the impact of regulatory changes, and the shift from foreign bank branches to subsidiaries. Dive into the importance of effective Anti-Money Laundering (AML) processes and understand how operational complexity can lead to inadvertent breaches. Learn from high-profile cases and discover how industry leader Temenos is addressing AML challenges.

Discover the pathway for transformative change through composable technology tailored for the UK regulatory market, supported by Orion’s managed services.

Engage in Q&A sessions, gain valuable insights, and connect with experts. Don’t miss the opportunity to network during the reception and foster meaningful connections with industry professionals.


15:00 – Registrations and networking
15:30 – Welcome Remarks – The Future of Foreign Banks in the UK
15:40 – Opening Keynote Session: Clampdown on Foreign Bank Branches: Bank of England

  • Impact of SVB
  • Considerations on replacing overseas branches with subsidiaries
  • More autonomy of their own future

16:25 – Panel Discussion: Getting real about AML

  • The importance of effective AML processes
  • Many banks unknowingly breach regulations due to increasing the complexity of operations, systems and processes creating risk
  • FCA warning to fintech and payments providers
  • Discussion of high-profile cases and scale of fines
  • How Temenos is solving AML challenges

17:10 – Speaking Session: Enabling the case for change

  • Progressive renovation – composable technology fit for UK regulatory market, supported by Orion’s managed services offerings and delivery

17:50 – Q&A
17:55 – Closing Remarks
18:00 – Networking Reception


Suchen Janjale
Head of Financial Services – Europe
Orion Innovation

Mick Fennell
Business Line Director – Payments

Adam Gable
Product Director – Financial Crime, Treasury & Risk

Sonsoles Perucho
Global Go to Market Director

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