Innovation for Financial Services 2012

The second edition of this series of conferences.

Location: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Dates: 19-21 September 2012

Programme: Downloadable by clicking here


Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 236,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. Established in Luxembourg since 1989, Accenture employs more than 100 people. Accenture Luxembourg is strongly integrated in the Accenture network including Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Switzerland, and near- and offshore Delivery Centers. Accenture Luxembourg has been granted as Professional of the Financial Sector in Luxembourg (PSF) since 2008.

BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a solid position in Spain. It is the largest financial institution in Mexico and it has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States. Its diversified business is blased to high-growth markets and it relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. BBVA ranks among the leading Euro zone banks in terms of ROE and efficiency. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies the best practices. The Group is present in the main sustainability indexes.

BGL BNP Paribas is one of the largest banks in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. As a leader on its domestic market, it offers an especially wide range of financial products to individuals, professionals, private banking clients and businesses. BGL BNP Paribas is Luxembourg’s number-one provider of banking services to professionals and small- and medium-size companies, and number two in services for individuals. It is also the leader for bancassurance. In 2011 the international magazine The Banker named BGL BNP Paribas “Bank of the Year” in Luxembourg.

IBM is a values-based enterprise of individuals who create and apply technology to make the world work better. Today, about 400,000 IBMers around the world invent and integrate hardware, software and services to enable forward-thinking enterprises, institutions and people everywhere to succeed on a smarter planet.

The Luxembourg Bankers' Association (ABBL) is the professional organisation representing the majority of banks and other financial intermediaries established in Luxembourg. Its purpose lies in defending and fostering the professional interests of its members. As such, it acts as the voice of the whole sector on various matters in both national and international organisations.

Luxembourg For Finance is the agency for the development of the financial sector, a public-private partnership between the Luxembourg Government and the Luxembourg Financial Industry Federation (PROFIL), under the Presidency of the Minister of Finance, Luc Frieden. The objective of the partnership, is to contribute to the sustainable development of Luxembourg as an international financial centre by means of a structured international communications policy and by nurturing new business sectors. The principal mission of the agency is to create a strong brand image for the financial centre, communicating the advantages of its products and services to a wide public and highlighting the numerous opportunities available to investors and clients, whether institutional or private, from around the world.

Innovation for Financial Services 2012