The Financial Centres Summit

Presented by Finance Dublin and Financial Services Ireland

Summit Programme

Was held on: Tuesday October 17th 2017, Dublin Castle, Ireland


The Financial Centres Summit addressed key issues facing growth-oriented financial services businesses, offering delegates a comprehensive choice of sector and topic driven panels. See photos of the Summit here.

Every one of the sessions of the Summit offered cutting edge analysis, with an emphasis on innovations, fintech, and developments in the context of the major world forces at play in finance in 2017-2018, such as Brexit, new regulatory developments in the US, the EU and globally, and the continued rise in importance of Asia and the Middle East in the world financial services trade picture.

The Summit focused on: International Banking; Investment Funds & Asset Management; Market-Based Finance, Reinsurance, Specialty Insurance, International Life Assurance and Aircraft Leasing.

Innovations in financing, and business organisation were at the forefront of financial services in 2017, and Fintech consequently formed a theme in many of the Summit discussions. So did innovations in financing, such as in market based finance, and in areas such as aircraft leasing, and asset management and insurance.

The Summit is produced and directed by Finance Dublin and presented in collaboration with Financial Services Ireland, the Ibec constituent body for the financial services industry. It was be held in the Printworks Conference centre in Dublin Castle and the magnificent surroundings of Georges' Hall in the Castle complex.

Agenda:

The Summit Streams enabled delegates to participate in (a) sessions addressing global issues, and (b) day-long streams enabling delegates to attend sessions in accordance with their particular areas of interest in the following areas:

  • BANKING, CLEARING, MARKETS & SECURITIES
  • ASSET MANAGEMENT & INVESTMENT FUNDS
  • INSURANCE
  • FINTECH/BLOCKCHAIN
  • AIRCRAFT LEASING & AVIATION FINANCE
  • FINANCIAL CENTRES

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