PayExpo Europe 2018

8-9 October 2019
Business Design Centre, London


Kai Zhang

Kai Zhang

Associate Director, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Kai Zhang has focused his practice for the past decade on advising financial institutions with respect to complex regulatory matters relating to payment services and e-money as well as investment funds and banking regulation. Kai has deep knowledge of the UK and EU payments and e-money regulatory frameworks including Payment Services Directive, EU Wire Transfer Regulation and Electronic Money Directive. 
He has extensive experience in advising a variety of payment service firms in respect of issues within the full spectrum of payments regulation such as authorisation/licensing, operational and conduct of business requirements, compliance issues, designing and preparation of internal compliance documents. The types of clients include banks, non-bank payment firms and FinTech firms. He is also experienced in designing and coordinating multijurisdictional regulatory surveys. 
  • PayExpo is fantastic because it has thought provoking discussions and is a great place to connect with other leaders in the industry.
    Megan Caywood
    Starling Bank
  • Very well organised, covering all the key topics with an inclusive and relevant speaker and exhibitor base.
    Helene Panzarino
    Rainmaking Colab Fintech
  • Very wide ranging and varied content with a good mix of fact and opinions, hotly debated.
    Ian Dawson
    Hays Travel Limited
  • This is both a networking event and a trade show, and should be in everyone's diary.
    Paul Love Twelves
    Open Payments Cloud
  • Had a great time across the two days, very well looked after and heard some interesting things about the industry. Look forward to returning next year!
    Jon Ellis
    Atom Bank
  • PayExpo 2018 was fantastic with a great variety in exhibitors as well as content for talks and debates. We found some very good potential partners that will help us make a major impact in the banking industry over the next few years.
    Simon Phillips
    Money Global Limited
  • I really liked the sessions and panel discussions and I am looking forward to some more presentations.
    Liisi Kirsipuu
  • I found the event very interesting and lively, I really liked the presentations in theatre 2 as I am coming from a payments area I found them very informative.
    Martynas Rajuncios
    Lietuvos Bankas


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