Episode 89: JPMorgan's Oliver Harris on Fintechs; T2S Developments

JPMorgan's Oliver Harris joins the podcast to talk about advancements in the fintech world and some of the specific projects underway at the bank.

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Oliver Harris, head of JPMorgan’s In- Residence program, joins the podcast to discuss the fintech space, how these firms are proving disruptive, and how the bank is adjusting its strategy as a result. Also, James and Anthony discuss developments pertaining to the Target2-Securities platform. Finally, the two nerd out on TV and sports.

Oliver Harris
3:10 Oliver joins the podcast and defines how JPMorgan views the fintech space, and how it has evolved in recent years.
5:15 He next explains how the JPMorgan’s in-residence unit plays into the bank’s broader fintech endeavors.
10:30 Next, he looks at two specific success stories to come out of program.
15:45 What’s in it for the bank?
20:00 Oliver gives his thoughts on machine learning and blockchain.

22:15 What is the T2S platform and how did we get here?
25:45 While this is the final migration phase from the original plan, it’s not the end of T2S’s growth.
27:00 Have there been any tangible benefits stemming from the first implementation in 2015?
28:45 What’s next?

30:00 We’re tired of having to be inundated with political conversation, even in traditionally non-political spaces, so no political conversation here. Which leads us to…
32:30 James reviews the first episode of Star Trek: Discovery.
37:30 Anthony recaps the Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez fight.

Contact Info

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners. Feel free to reach out to Anthony or James via Twitter or email.

Anthony: @a_malakian; Anthony.Malakian@incisivemedia.com

James: @JimRundle; James.Rundle@incisivemedia.com


Past 10 episodes:

Episode 79: IBM's Major Moves & FCA Worries about Mifid II Readiness

Episode 80: All About Digital Currencies (And Some Libor, Politics & Game of Thrones)

Episode 81: Fintechs in the Regulatory Crosshairs & Brexit Fallouts

Episode 82: An Examination of ESG & What's New With Reg SCI

Episode 83: Systematic Internalizers & RegTech

Episode 84: Quantum Computing & IBOR/Blockchain

Episode 85: Cybersecurity & Dos/Don'ts for PRs

Episode 86: Nasdaq’s Use of Machine Learning & T+2 Comes to North America

Episode 87: Disaster Recovery & Initial Margin Rules

Episode 88: CBOE's Bryan Harkins, SEC Hack, Esma Proposal

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