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Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2022 Registration is Now Open


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We are pleased to inform you that “Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2022”, organized jointly by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) and the City of London Corporation, will be held on Tuesday, February 15. The theme of this year’s seminar is FinTech and speakers at the forefront of both cities’ FinTech communities will take the stage to present on the latest trends and initiatives. We welcome you to join us online.

This seminar will be held based on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the City of London Corporation concerning the exchange and cooperation*, which was concluded in December 2017 by TMG and the City of London.

*The Memorandum of Understanding between the TMG and the City of London, the financial centre of London, and covering collaboration on financial events, financial training programs and green finance and the like, as a part of the effort to promote the “Global Financial City: Tokyo” Vision.

1.  Date and time (planned)
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 8:30am-10:00am GMT (5:30pm-7:00pm JST)

2.  Method of viewing
Online streaming (Advance reservation required.)

3.  Target audience
Domestic and international FinTech-related companies, financial institutions and related companies or organizations, Tokyo residents, and other interested parties

4.  Application method (for both general participants and journalists)

Register on the

5.  Application deadline
By 10:00am GMT (7:00pm JST), Monday, February 14, 2022

6.   Participation fee

7.  Program (planned)                           
*Japanese and English simultaneous interpretation available                                               

*Names listed without honorifics

8:30am GMT(5:30pm JST) 
Welcome and opening remarks(Video message)  Vincent KEAVENY (Lord Mayor, the City of London)

8:33am GMT(5:33pm JST) 
Keynote Speech    MIYASAKA Manabu (Vice Governor of Tokyo)

8:41am GMT(5:41pm JST) 
Guest Speech  MIURA Tomohiro (Head of FinTech Innovation Office, Financial Services Agency of Japan) Financial digitalization for sustainable growth

8:49am GMT(5:49pm JST) 
Guest Speech  KITO Takeshi (Vice-chair, Fintech Association of Japan) Future Prospects for UK-Japan Collaboration in the Fintech Sector

8:57am GMT(5:57pm JST) 
Pitch Presentations(3 firms)  Japan firms (3 FinTech Industry firms)

9:12am GMT(6:12pm JST) 
Guest Speech  Chris CUMMINGS (CEO, The Investment Association) The importance of FinTech within investment management and FinTech initiatives to support FinTechs in the UK (tentative)

9:20am GMT(6:20pm JST)
Guest Speech  Colin BENNETT(Head of Marketing and Client Experience, GAM Investments) What the future looks like and why it is time to innovate

9:28am GMT(6:28pm JST) 
Guest Speech  Christian MACKINTOSH (Director, Asset Management, KPMG UK) Thriving through disruption in Asset Management

9:36am GMT(6:36pm JST) 
Pitch Presentations(3 firms)    UK firms (3 FinTech Industry firms)

9:51am GMT(6:51pm JST) 
Closing remarks(Video message)  KOIKE Yuriko (Governor of Tokyo)


8.  Supporters (listed in no particular order)

Financial Services Agency of Japan, Fintech Association of Japan

Strategic Projects Division, Office of the Governor for Policy Planning Tokyo Metropolitan Government

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