Join us at our first Masterclass of 2021, where we will be presenting the findings of our most recent report on fund domiciliation and, following the end of the transition period, an important update on Brexit and what lies ahead.

Hear from key industry and Jersey Government representatives, as they provide their expert views and insights on the future of fund domiciliation in a post-Brexit world.

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Speakers

Elliot re-joined Jersey Finance in November 2018 from Crestbridge where he managed their Management Company Services Group.

Elliot is focussed on defining strategy and execution of marketing Jersey as both a domicile and destination for Hedge and Private Equity Management Companies and Funds.

Elliot moved to Jersey in 2006 to establish a Macro strategy Hedge Fund under the Ermitage umbrella for whom he also seeded other Macro / CTA strategy Hedge Funds.

Elliot founded the Jersey Hedge Fund Managers Group aimed at linking the growing community of local Managers and is a committee member of the Jersey Funds Association and the BVCA Channel Islands working group.

Peggy Gielen › Legal and Technical Manager
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Peggy Gielen joined Jersey Finance in September 2005 as Legal and Technical Manager.

Peggy is originally from Belgium, where she obtained a Masters in Economics at Antwerp University before working as a manager in the Foreign Trade and Credit functions of KBC Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland. Prior to joining Jersey Finance, Peggy was working at the Belgian Embassy in London, where she was responsible for developing and supporting inward and outward investment opportunities for Flanders.

Peggy’s role at Jersey Finance is to assist with the development of our technical services for funds, both in terms of supporting the existing consultation process and performing strategic research and development.

Tom Le Feuvre

Tom Le Feuvre Director - Global Markets and International Agreements, Government of Jersey

Tom was born and educated in Jersey, where his family has always lived. He read History and French at Durham University, gaining a First Class degree with Distinction. Tom joined Her Majesty’s Diplomatic Service in 2008 and initially worked on corporate strategy and Afghanistan-Pakistan relations, based in London. He was deployed overseas to Doha in January 2011 to manage the trade visits to Qatar of the Lord Mayor of London and the UK Prime Minister. He then spent a year on full-time Arabic language training in Jordan, before serving as First Secretary in the UK’s Syria Office in Beirut, Lebanon, from 2012-2014. In this role Tom coordinated UK relations with the Syrian opposition, led a joint diplomatic, humanitarian and military team delivering a €2million programme of conflict resolution, peacebuilding and early recovery activities, and supported the UK Mission to the United Nations in developing UN Security Council resolutions on Syria.

Richard Corrigan

Richard Corrigan Group Director, Financial Services & Digital Economy, Government of Jersey

Richard joined the Government of Jersey in April 2017 and leads a team of officials responsible for policy and legislation across all areas of the economy together with cross-cutting responsibilities for economic advisory, competition and innovation. In his current role Richard has cause to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders including H.M. Government, European Commission, O.E.C.D. and the World Bank. Richard has also been involved with the World Economic Forum through regional fora and their Partnering Against Corruption Initiative. Richard has career experience across a range of international markets and financial services disciplines from earlier career postings with Jersey Finance, Barclays and The Royal Bank of Scotland Group. During this time Richard also served as board director for various trust company, fund services and investment management businesses. Professionally, he is a member of both the Institute of Directors and the Institute of Financial Services.

Lisa Cawley

Lisa Cawley Partner, Financial Services Regulatory, Kirkland & Ellis International LLP

Lisa heads the financial services regulatory practice at Kirkland & Ellis in London. She has extensive experience in financial services regulation, gained over more than 20 years. Lisa advises on establishment of investment funds across all major alternative investment strategies, and related transactions including co-investments, secondaries and GP restructurings. Lisa also advises on complex M&A transactions involving regulated entities; governance and other compliance arrangements; the establishment of new investment, banking and insurance businesses in the UK; applications for FCA authorisation; regulatory change projects; and market abuse and insider dealing.  Lisa is recognised in Chambers, Who’s Who Legal: Private Funds and The Legal 500, where she is described as a “master at all things regulatory in Europe” who “knows how to address the regulatory complexities that have come out of the financial crisis”.

Tom Wherry

Tom Wherry Head of European Relations at the Government of Jersey

Tom learnt his trade at Linklaters LLP where he specialised in EU law, financial regulation and capital markets in London, Milan and Tokyo. He arrived at the Government of Jersey via an environmental NGO in New Zealand and one of the UN's international criminal courts in The Hague. After a spell in the Government of Jersey’s financial services policy team leading on Brexit and economic substance, he now heads up the European team in the External Relations Department.

Sponsors

Carey Olsen is a leading offshore law firm. We advise on Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey law across a global network of nine international offices.

Our investment funds and private equity team is both well regarded and highly active. We advise on all fund structures, including open and closed-ended, limited partnerships and unit trusts.

Recognised as the leading legal adviser to funds across the Channel Islands (Monterey), and with strong Caribbean and Asia practices, we represent more companies and funds listed on the London Stock Exchange than any other offshore law firm (Corporate Advisers Rankings Guide) and regularly advise on listings on the NYSE and HKEx, Euronext, CSX and TISE.

Hawksford is a leading provider for fund administration services in Jersey targeted at a wide range of asset classes and entity structures.   We are sufficiently large to ensure industry leading expertise, technology and best practice, while being small enough to be nimble and uncompromisingly client focussed.

We have particular strength and expertise in the administration of private equity, real estate and venture capital, and we work with a variety of clients and structures in these asset classes, and others.  For first time managers and the more experienced, we build effective working relationships through transparent and proactive communications, our focus on delivery, and a team culture of flexibility and agility.

We’re a market-leading offshore funds practice advising clients on the formation, structuring, funding and regulation of investment funds in Jersey, Guernsey, the Cayman Islands and the BVI. Our lawyers also provide ongoing legal advice to offshore funds and their managers, advisors, investors and lenders.

Our international team spans time-zones and is known for the quality, quantity and complexity of the work it handles, working across a wide range of alternative fund asset classes – both traditional and new, including technology, fintech, renewable energy, meditech and bio venture.

Our lawyers also maintain close contact with the financial regulatory and tax authorities in our jurisdictions and regularly participate in the development of new laws, regulations and regulatory policy. This enables us to advise authoritatively in the context of an evolving landscape.

“The premier fund legal advisor in Jersey”, Legal 500.

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Bedell Cristin’s Jersey funds and investment practice provides expert offshore legal advice, as part of a global team spanning BVI, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, London and Singapore.

Our expertise covers all types of investment vehicles and asset classes.  Our dynamic and respected practitioners have a wealth of experience in helping to structure cross-border investments, notably in real estate, private equity and Sharia-compliant structures.

We advise on the most complex multi-billion dollar fund vehicles, as well as more closely held investment syndicates, ‘club’ and joint venture arrangements and proprietary single-asset holding structures.

Covering the entire investment lifecycle, we assist with the structuring, regulation and operation of vehicles, and acquisitions, reorganisations and exits.

Media Partners

Funds Europe is the leading publication for the European cross-border fund management industry. Our readers are senior institutional investors, fund managers, asset servicers and fund distributors.

Published ten times per year and circulated in over 40 European countries, each issue offers news & analysis, features and interviews providing a complete view of the European funds business. Funds Europe also publish Funds Global Asia.

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11.00 am

Welcome:

  • Elliot Refson, Head of Funds, Jersey Finance
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Brexit Update:

  • Richard Corrigan, Group Director, Financial Services & Digital Economy, Government of Jersey
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11.05 am
11.10 am

Panel Discussion:

  • Moderator: Peggy Gielen, Legal and Technical Manager, Jersey Finance
  • Tom Le Feuvre, Director – Global Markets and International Agreements, Government of Jersey
  • Lisa Cawley, Partner, Financial Services Regulatory, Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
  • Tom Wherry, Head of European Relations, Government of Jersey
  • Tim Morgan, Chairman, Jersey Funds Association
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11.50 am
12.00 pm

Events Ends

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