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Hristo Nihrizov participated in a discussion panel at the Finance Tech Forum

12 April 2019

DPC’s leading expert in banking, media and technology law Hristo Nihrizov participated in the discussion panel of the conference Finance Tech Forum which took place on 10th April 2019 in Sofia. The event was attended by numerous representatives of the banking and financial sector, including participants from leading banks, FinTech companies, insurance companies, payment service providers and others.

Hristo Nihrizov took part in the discussion dedicated to the digital future of finance and the role of technology in the process of digital transformation. The other participants in the panel were Hristo Borisov, CEO of Payhawk, Martin Bogdanov, member of the Board of Directors of the Bulgarian FinTech Association, Pavel Chorbadzhiyski, Chairperson of the Bulgarian Bitcoin Association, and Yoanna Genova, Manager Innovations at Raiffeisenbank Bulgaria. Moderator of the discussion was Ilian Stoianov, Risk Management Director, PwC.

Hristo has an unparalleled experience as a legal counselor in numerous innovative projects requiring not only in-depth legal and regulatory knowledge but also specific technology competencies. His commentary on the opportunities that FinTech innovations reveal to bank and financial institutions pinned the interest of the audience. In his speach, he focused on the benefits and the risks associated with the Open Banking model and the role of cybersecurity in the era of digital technology.

DPC is a recognized leader on the Bulgarian market in the most innovative and dynamic areas of law, including financial technologies. Hristo Nihrizov heads the Banking and Finance Law practice group of the law firm and specializes in payment services, cyber security, personal data protection, electronic services and electronic identification, helping clients with their digital transformation projects.

 

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