Next Generation Financial Services Centres
The successful financial centres of the future will leverage on global standards, the global power of technological solutions, and access to the most lucrative markets. FCSDublin2019 will be a meeting place for developing links and solutions-based networks across jurisdictions, including Ireland, UK, EMEA, Asia, and the Americas.
Key note speakers include:Jay Clayton, chairman, Securities & Exchange Commission, USA; Ken Clarke, MP, QC, former Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom; The Chief Justice of Ireland, the Hon Mr Justice Frank Clarke; Valérie Urbain, Chief Executive Officer, Euroclear Bank SA/NV; Mary O'Dea, Chief Executive, Institute of Banking, Ireland. Chairman of the SEC in the USA, Jay Clayton, the United States’ most senior regulatory official for the stock markets and for other exchanges and markets, is possibly the most important US regulator outside of the Chairman of the Fed. Ken Clarke, QC, and MP, Former Chancellor of the Exchequer, and “Father’ of the House of Commons. Ireland's Chief Justice, the Hon Mr Justice Frank Clarke, is the most senior national chief justice amongst EU nations presiding over a common law legal system in the European Union. He is an advocate of the development of the common law tradition within EU27, and the potential of the Republic of Ireland's Courts system as a Common Law Finance Centre for arbitration and resolution after Brexit.
Building bridges, making linksThe Summit Agenda will have the theme of building bridges between financial services centres globally, through the development of mutual recognition and common standards, be they through common legal systems and global regulatory and financial standards. FS Sectors: Asset management; Investment banking; Aviation Finance; Banking/Treasury & Insurance/reinsurance Industry issues: Innovation in financial services; The development of public markets; Fintech; ESG; Innovative product development in asset management and Structured finance Centres, Jurisdictions and Economic Areas Represented: Ireland; USA; UK; European Union; OECD.
Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Jay Clayton was nominated to Chair the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on January 20, 2017 by President Donald J. Trump and sworn in on May 4, 2017. Prior to joining the Commission, Chairman Clayton was a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he was a member of the firm's Management Committee and co-head of the firm's corporate practice. From 2009 to 2017, Chairman Clayton was a Lecturer in Law and Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Chief Executive Officer, Euroclear Bank SA/NV
Valérie Urbain is Chief Executive Officer of Euroclear Bank, with responsibility for Euroclear Bank's Operations, Commercial, Client Service, Banking and Network Management divisions worldwide. Between 2009 and year end 2014, Ms. Urbain was the CEO of the three ESES central securities depositories (CSDs), namely Euroclear Belgium, Euroclear France and Euroclear Nederland. Earlier in her career, Ms. Urbain was head of Product Management at Euroclear UK & Ireland (formerly CRESTCo), the central securities depository for UK domestic securities and Irish equities.
Member of Parliament, QC,
Kenneth Clarke has been the Member of Parliament for Rushcliffe since 1970. He held several Ministerial offices in the Governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major - as Secretary of State for Health, Secretary of State for Education and Science, Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer. During a period in opposition he combined his duties as an MP with a variety of business appointments and chaired the Conservatives' Democracy Task Force and as Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform. On the Conservatives' return to Government in 2010 he served as Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice. In 2014 he became Minister without Portfolio, working to develop key trade relationships on the Prime Minister's behalf. He had an advisory brief on the economy and also sat on the National Security Council. He returned to the back benches in July 2014.
Chief Justice, The Supreme Court of Ireland
Mr. Justice Frank Clarke was appointed the 12th Chief Justice of Ireland on the 28th July, 2017. He was appointed (March 2018) as one of seven members of the Panel which exists under Article 255 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union that opines on the appointments of judges to the Courts of the European Union in Luxembourg, such appointments requiring a nomination by a member state followed by an opinion from the Article 255 Panel.
Chief Executive, Institute of Banking
Mary O'Dea is Chief Executive of the Institute of Banking. Mary joined the Institute in April 2018 from the Central Bank of Ireland where she was Director of Securities and Markets Supervision. She was previously Ireland's representative at the World Bank and prior to that held the role of Alternate Executive Director representing Ireland with the International Monetary Fund. Mary previously held several director roles with the Central Bank of Ireland, including Director of Financial Operations, Consumer Director and Acting Chief Executive of the Financial Regulator.