2019 Plato Debate – Key Challenges in 2020 and Beyond

2019 Plato Debate – Key Challenges in 2020 and Beyond

Featuring keynote speakers, The Rt Hon. the Lord Peter Mandelson and Dr. James Tromans, Technical Director at Google

Thursday, 21st November 2019

Registration and networking from 16:00

Debates from 17:00 – 18:30




Plato Partnership are delighted to invite you to our second Plato Debate “Key Challenges in 2020 and Beyond.”

Held in the prestigious Simpson’s in The Strand, this year’s debate will cover some of the biggest questions facing all European market participants. From Brexit and the UK’s uncertain relationship with Europe, the future of capital markets with the growing presence of AI through to regulatory questions including the European Consolidated Tape, thoughts regarding the migration from continuous to auctions, how use of technology innovations in Execution is changing your business and how regulators adjust to the changing landscape.

This year we are excited to be joined by two keynote speakers: The Rt Hon. the Lord Peter Mandelson, former Labour Party Cabinet Minister under Tony Blair and European Commissioner for Trade, and Dr. James Tromans, Technical Director at Google.

We will also be joined by a panel of senior figures in UK and European market regulation, including Richard Fox, Head of Markets Policy, Financial Conduct Authority and Tilman Lueder, Head of Securities Markets, European Commission.


The Rt Hon. the Lord Peter Mandelson
British Labour politician, president of international think tank Policy Network, chairman of strategic advisory firm Global Counsel, former Cabinet Minister and former European Commissioner for Trade

In conversation with

Joey Jones
Senior Counsel at political and communications consultancy Cicero Group, former spokesperson for Theresa May and former Deputy Political Editor at Sky News

And speakers including

Dr. James Tromans
Technical Director Google, Google Cloud Platform Office of the CTO

Tilman Lueder
Head of Securities Markets, European Commission

Richard Fox
Head of Markets Policy, Financial Conduct Authority




For the full agenda and to register your interest use the above link, which will include light refreshment and networking drinks. Spaces are very limited, so register early to avoid disappointment.

For more information on timings, venue location and how to register please contact plato@cicero-group.com