Summit Programme: Financial Centres Conference

3rd October 2018
Financial Centres Conference | The Aviation Finance Conference | Master Class Workshop 1
Time Slot Event

09:00

THE FINANCIAL CENTRES CONFERENCE 2018

Plenary Session: Finance and Financial Centres, the outlook to 2025 and beyond


Keynote Address:
- Brexit and the Financial Services Industry

William Slattery, Chief Executive Officer - International, DST Financial Services at DST International Holdings Ltd; and Chairman of International Financial Data Services.

Keynote Address:
- USA and its Capital Markets
Dan Gallagher, Former Commissioner, Securities & Exchange Commission, USA

Keynote Address:
- Aircraft Leasing and Aviation Financing in the context of the development of China's capital markets and financial centres
Peter Chang, President and CEO of CDB Aviation, the aviation leasing arm of China Development Bank, one of the three 'policy banks' of the Peoples' Republic of China, and the pioneer of aircraft leasing in China.

Session Topics:

  • How Financial Services companies can plan, should plan, for Brexit
  • Implications for the asset management industry, and other regulated and less regulated sectors
  • Capital markets after Brexit. How might they evolve, to 2025 and beyond, and how might they best evolve?
  • Public v Private - will private equity be king in 2025? Capital markets in the USA - the prospects
  • European Capital Markets Union - the prospects, and opportunities arising in a Brexit context
  • Special Focus - Aircraft Financing in global context - the medium and long view

    The Keynote addresses will provide US, UK, EU and Chinese perspectives, and an industry perspective on aircraft financing, an industry with an embedded medium to long term mindset and which accounts for 3 p.c. of global GDP.  

    William Slattery
    Chief Executive Officer - International DST Financial Services

    DST International Holdings Ltd

    Peter Chang
    President and CEO

    CDB Aviation

    Dan Gallagher
    Former SEC Commissioner, USA; Partner, Leader Securities Department, WilmerHale

     

    Patrick L Young
    Chairman

    Derivatives Vision

  • 09:45

    Coffee in Concourse/Exhibition area of The Hibernia Conference Centre, Dublin Castle 

    10:00

    The force of Fintech, 2018 to 2025

    The risks and opportunities as new applications transform financial services. AI, DLT, Roboadvisory, and Cyber Security: convergence of business models and the imperatives for successful adaptation and new product delivery.

    Keynote address:
    "The need for resilience in the face of disruption: Regulatory expectations in a digital world."
    Ed Sibley, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, a constituent part of the Eurosystem, the eurozone framework of ECB central banks.

    Case Study:
    - The establishment of KBC Bank's digital first challenger bank in Ireland, and future plans:
    Darragh Lennon, Head of Distribution, KBC Bank.

    Presentation:
    'Digital Advisory: Digital meets and needs human'
    Wealth management and Asset Management - points of convergence through technology
    David Wilson, Business Development Director, Objectway Group.

    Topics on the session agenda:
    • Regulatory 'Sandboxes' - getting the balance right to encourage innovation in jurisdictions while avoiding the dangers of 'picking winners'
    • Leveraging big data and AI to enhance Investment fund decision processes
    • The role of fintech in enabling 'democratisation' through new product models in savings and pensions
    • 'Fundtech'
    • Blockchain in Asset Management

    Panel Discussion:
    Panel Members: Adrian Whelan, Senior Vice President of Regulatory Intelligence, Brown Brothers Harriman.
    Jamie Khurshid, former CEO, Simplitium.
    Moderator: Patrick L Young, Publisher, Exchange Invest and Chairman, Derivatives Vision.
     

    Ed Sibley
    Deputy Governor, Prudential Regulation

    Central Bank of Ireland

    Darragh Lennon
    Director of Distribution

    KBC Bank Ireland plc

    David Wilson
    Business Development Director

    Objectway Group

    Adrian Whelan
    Senior Vice President of Regulatory Intelligence

    Brown Brothers Harriman

    Jamie Khurshid
    Former CEO

    Simplitium

    Patrick L Young
    Chairman

    Derivatives Vision

    11:00

    Regulatory Frameworks in Asset Management & Funds; Distribution and Marketing Challenges in a post Brexit World


    Panels
    1. Fund Management Delegation arrangements in a post Brexit World - a key issue for the UK's asset management industry
    2. Regulation and marketing interfaces, referencing Exchange Traded Funds and Money Market Funds


    Session Topics will cover :
    • Passporting in Asset Management and Investment Funds administration in Europe, post Brexit
    • Case Study: the US and EU experience in developing a fit-for-purpose Money Market Funds regulatory framework
    • Making FSCs global hubs of FS excellence: a roadmap for 2025 and beyond
    • Regulatory excellence; enabling the distribution of 'beta' to ever widening markets for funds, 2025 and beyond

    Participants
    Dan Gallagher, Former SEC Commissioner, USA; Chief Legal Officer, Mylan Inc, Former CEO of Patomak Partners LLC Washington DC.
    Gareth Murphy, Chief Risk Officer, Standard Life Aberdeen.
    Ian Headon, Senior Vice President, Product Development Alternatives, Northern Trust.
    Tara Doyle, Partner, Financial Services Group, Matheson.
    Fergus McNally, Partner, EY.

    Panel Discussion:
    Moderator: William Slattery, Chief Executive Officer - International DST Financial Services.
     

    Dan Gallagher
    Former SEC Commissioner, USA; Partner, Leader Securities Department, WilmerHale

     

    Gareth Murphy
    Chief Risk Officer

    Standard Life Aberdeen

    Ian Headon
    Senior Vice President. Product Development Alternatives

    Northern Trust Ireland

    Tara Doyle
    Partner, Financial Services Group

    Matheson

    Fergus McNally
    Partner

    EY

    William Slattery
    Chief Executive Officer - International DST Financial Services

    DST International Holdings Ltd

    12:00

    Professional Services Opportunities in Capital Markets & IFS in Europe
    Keynote: Ireland as a Common Law Jurisdiction in EU27 after Brexit - the opportunities

    Paul McGarry SC, Outgoing Chair, Bar Council of Ireland

    Topics:

  • Developing the legal infrastructure in Ireland
  • Global Instruments & Conventions - e.g. ISDA and Cape Town
  • European corporate credit markets - legal implications
  • The new ISDA derivatives Master Agreements for EU 27 referencing the Courts of Ireland and France


      Participants:
      Paul McGarry SC, Outgoing Chair, Bar Council of Ireland
      Christian Donagh, Partner, Matheson
      Edward Nalbantian, Partner, Jones Day
      Philip Hackett QC, The 36 Group
      Moderator: Keith Boyfield, Keith Boyfield Associates
       

      Christian Donagh
      Partner

      Matheson

      Edward J Nalbantian
      Partner

      Jones Day

      Paul McGarry
      Outgoing Chairman

      Bar Council of Ireland

      Philip Hackett
      Q.C

      36 Civil Group UK

      Keith Boyfield
      Managing Director

      Keith Boyfield Associates

    • 12:45

      Luncheon: Sitdown luncheon served in Castle Hall at The Hibernia Conference Centre 

      14:00

      Product Design & Distribution - to 2025 and beyond

      Topics:

      • Asset Management & Investment Funds; new product development
      • ETFs: the future
      • Using custody data to deliver enhanced granular insights to portfolio managers
      • Technology
      • Active and Passive frontiers
      • Regulation and distribution

      Anthony Stevens, Head of Asset Servicing Product Innovation, EMEA Northern Trust
      Nicholas-Blake-Knox, Partner, Walkers
      Mike Byrne, Chairman, the Jersey Funds Association
      Lisa Kealy, Partner, EY
       

      Anthony Stevens
      Head of Asset Servicing Product Innovation, EMEA

      Northern Trust

      Mike Byrne
      Chairman

      Jersey Funds Association

      Nicholas Blake-Knox
      Partner and Head of Investment Funds

      Walkers

      Lisa Kealy
      Assurance Partner

      EY

      14:45

      Ensuring Efficient Capital Markets in Europe & North America: Clearing, Exchanges, Derivatives and Regulatory Developments

      Topics:
      • Exchanges: Developments & Opportunities in Europe and North America
      • The World Alliance of International Financial Centers - facilitating cooperation and economic growth
      • The future of euroclearing and the post-Brexit banking landscape in Europe
      • Sustainable Finance, FinTech and Talent - the Toronto landscape, cross-fertilization opportunities.
      • EU Derivatives Market - Regulatory Developments and Brexit.

      Participants:
      Arnaud de Bresson, chair, WAIFC and CEO, Paris EUROPLACE
      Jennifer Reynolds, CEO, Toronto Financial Services Alliance
      Hubertus Väth, CEO, Managing Director, Frankfurt Main Finance
      Brian Healy, Managing Director, Atlantic Vantage
      Matt Hedigan, Partner, Walkers
      Moderator: Patrick L Young, Publisher, Exchange Invest and Chairman, Derivatives Vision.
       

      Arnaud de Bresson
      CEO

      Paris EUROPLACE

      Jennifer Reynolds
      President & CEO

      Toronto Finance International (TFI)

      Brian Healy
      Principal

      Atlantic Vantage

      Matt Hedigan
      Capital Markets and Derivatives Partner

      Walkers

      Jake Pugh
      Managing Director

      The Pugh View

      Patrick L Young
      Chairman

      Derivatives Vision

      15:45

      Coffee & Refreshments in Concourse/Exhibition area of The Hibernia Conference Centre 

      16:10

      Global Financial Services Centres: Global Financial Services Centres: Focus on key drivers in markets - Sector Focus, Brexit and after

      • Regulation, Tax, Brexit and after
      • Delegation and Passporting
      • Islamic Finance
      • Cork's Shipping Services Centre (SSC): Synergising with Ireland's emerging International Financial Services hub in Cork, Ireland in areas such as marine finance and insurance
      • Conclusions, and, What's Next?

      Participants:
      Sarah Goddard, Secretary General, AMICE Secretariat
      Tadhg Young, Senior Vice President, Head of Global Services Ireland and the Channel Islands, State Street
      Farah Jaafar-Crossby, CEO, Labuan IBFC
      Gary Campkin, Managing Director, External Relations & Strategic Issues, TheCityUK
      Dr Edel O'Connor, Business Development Manager, Irish Marine Development Office
       

      Tadhg Young
      Senior Vice President, Head of Global Services Ireland and the Channel Islands

      State Street

      Gary Campkin
      Managing Director, External Relations & Strategic Issues

      TheCityUK

      Sarah Goddard
      Secretary General

      AMICE Secretariat

      Edel O'Connor
      Business Development Manager

      Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO)

      Farah Jaafar-Crossby
      CEO

      Labuan IBFC Incorporated Sdn Bhd

      Patrick L Young
      Chairman

      Derivatives Vision


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