Jersey Finance Annual London Funds Conference

Wed, 18/04/2012 - 12:30
Conducted by: 
Jersey Finance Limited
Contact: 
Claire Wilby

 PROGRAMME

 
12.30 REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING LUNCH


13.50 WELCOME
Geoff Cook Chief Executive, Jersey Finance
 
14.00 CONFERENCE MODERATOR’S INTRODUCTION 
Anthony Hilton City Editor, Evening Standard
 
14.10 ECONOMIC INSIGHT
As the economic crisis continues to act as a drag on Western economies and the rise of the BRIC and n-11 nations continues,how can the global economy rebalance and what are the implications for markets, global trade and financial services?
David Smith Economics Editor, The Sunday Times
 
14.45 REGULATION: AIFMD LEVEL 2 AND BEYOND
This expert panel will look at what the AIFMD Level 2 implementation measures mean for the European and offshore alternative fund industry and explore the increasing regulatory burdens.
PANEL
Margaret Chamberlain Partner, Travers Smith LLP & Chair, BVCA Regulatory Comm.
Anne Holm Rannaleet Senior Advisor, IK Investment Partners
Ian Sayers Director General, AIC
Mike Jones Deputy Director of Securities, Jersey Financial Services Commission
Brendan McMahon Partner, PwC CI LLP
Q&A SESSION


15.30 BREAK AND EXHIBITION
 
16.00 MARKETS: THE IFC PERSPECTIVE 
What are the drivers for funds businesses using internationalfinance centres? Are there any trends in the split of Private Equity, Hedge and Real Estate funds? What are the new opportunities for fund promoters using Jersey in particular?
PANEL
Geoff Cook Chief Executive, Jersey Finance
Stephen Hedgecock Principal, Altis Partners
Nigel Strachan Managing Director Ipes Jersey & Chairman, JFA
Phil McGowan Head of EMEA Private Equity and Real Estate, State Street
Christopher Hilditch Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
Q&A SESSION


16.45 JERSEY: COMMITTED TO THE FUTURE OF THE FUNDS INDUSTRY 
As Jersey positions itself to capitalise on the opportunities for growth and to remain a leading international finance centre, what is the vision and commitment of the island’s government to the future of the Funds industry?
Senator Philip Ozouf Treasury & Resources Minister, States of Jersey


17.10 CLOSING REMARKS
 
17.15 NETWORKING DRINKS

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