Paris International Regulatory Conference on AI and Financial Services

April 27 at ACPR Paris, 4 Place de Budapest, 75009 Paris - 8:30 am to 17:00 pm

The aim of the conference is to bring together academics, financial regulation authorities, bank supervisors, and financial intermediaries in the area of regulation, artificial intelligence and financial services. Topics include: the quality of algorithms; explainability; and the regulatory, governance and compliance environment.


8:30 – 9:15
Registration & coffee

9:15 – 9:30
Welcome and introduction
Denis Beau, Senior Deputy Governor of the Banque de France

Theme 1: Quality of algorithms

9:30 – 9:50 – Keynote
Measuring algorithmic quality for AML: results from global survey
Jean Barrère**, Partner at PwC France

9:50 – 10:05 – Keynote
Measuring quality through false positives –  presentation of academic paper
Donato Masciandaro
**, economist

10:05 – 10:45- Roundtable
How to judge quality of algorithms?


  • Philippe Cuvelier**, Director of Information Systems at La Banque Postale
  • Bertrand Hassani**, PhD, Partner, AI and Analytics at Deloitte
  • Stephan Krzyzaniak, Head of Data Science – Compliance – Financial Crime at Credit Agricole
  • David Hagen**, Head of IT Supervision and Support PSF at CSSF

10:45 – 11:05

11:05 – 11:30 – Keynote
Challenges of AI for supervisory authorities
Felix Hufeld**, President of BaFin

Theme2: explainability

11:30 – 11:45 – Keynote
Explainable AI – presentation of academic paper
Winston Maxwell**, Director, Law and Digital Technology Studies at Télécom Paris

11:45 – 12:45 – Rountable 2


  • Olivier Fliche**, Director of the Fintech Innovation cluster at ACPR
  • Paolo Giudici**, Professor of Statistics at the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Pavia
  • Antoine Lissowski**, Director General at CNP Assurances
  • Florence d’Alché-BUC, Professor at Télécom Paris or Pavlo Mozharovskyi, Assistant Professor at Télécom Paris

12:45 – 14:15

14:15 – 14:35 – Keynote
ECB perspective on AI in financial services

Pentti Hakkarainen**, Member of the Supervisory Board, ECB representative

Theme 3: Regulation, AI ethics and compliance

14:35 – 15:05 – Keynote
The challenges posed by AI to regulatory structures and strategy

Julia Black**, Professor of Law at the London School of Economics (LSE)

15:05 – 15:35 – Keynote
AI and the transformation of the role of the regulator in Hong Kong

Marcelo Thomson** (Hong Kong University), Assistant Professor of Law and Deputy Director of the Law and Technology Centre at the Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

15:35 – 16:05 – Keynote
AI and the transformation of the role of the regulator in France

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, Policy advisor

16:05 – 16:30
Closing to “bring it all together”, and summarize day’s work
David Bounie**, Head of Economics and Social Sciences – Full Professor at Télécom Paris
Olivier Fliche**, Director of the Fintech Innovation cluster at ACPR

Cocktail networking

**Confirmed speaker