Thursday 3 Mar 2016, 12:30 - 19:00
Location: 8 Northumberland Avenue, London, UK
Pricing: £315 for Jersey Finance Members, complimentary for London delegates
Entitled ‘Clear Direction’, the 2016 Jersey Finance Annual London Funds Conference will take place on 3 March at the award winning 8 Northumberland Avenue, and will bring together a range of world-class funds professionals to discuss the key issues currently shaping the global funds landscape.
The conference will include keynote speeches from Director of the OECD’s Center for Tax Policy, Pascal Saint-Amans, who will present on the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project, and renowned broadcaster, Nick Robinson, who will offer his insights into current UK and global political trends.
Featuring two discussion sessions involving a number of experts in their field, the half-day event will examine global trends right across the alternative funds spectrum, including real estate, private equity, hedge, debt and infrastructure. Speakers will provide an insight into Jersey’s role as a centre for fund servicing and management, and in supporting funds flows spanning Asia, the GCC, Europe, Africa and the US. Behavioural economist and award-winning Financial Times columnist, Tim Harford, is also set to deliver the closing address.
Set to attract a broad range of funds practitioners including lawyers, fund managers and other finance professionals, the conference will, in addition, provide plenty of opportunities to network.
12:30 - Registration and Networking Lunch
13:45 - CEO Welcome
- Geoff Cook, Chief Executive, Jersey Finance
An introduction from your conference host, Jersey Finance.
14:00 - Keynote Speaker
- Nick Robinson, Today Presenter and Former Political Editor
14:25 - Keynote Speaker
- Pascal Saint-Amans, Director, OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration
14:40 - Discussion session – Assessing the land
Moderated by renowned broadcaster, Nick Robinson, this expert panel will discuss the recent regulatory and international policy initiatives impacting the industry. In particular, this will include, the action points to emerge from the OECD’s BEPS program, the Diverted Profits Tax and how the tax and business environment is evolving, and what that means for fund structuring and management substance. AIFMD, following the recent ESMA announcement will once again also be on the agenda.
Nick Robinson, Moderator
15:10 - Networking Afternoon Tea Break
15:40 - Keynote Speaker
- Bill Hughes, Head of Real Assets, Legal & General Investment Management
15:55 - Discussion session – Moving forward
This expert panel discussion will see Director General of the BVCA, Tim Hames, moderate a discussion that tackles global trends right across the alternative funds spectrum. This will include an in-depth look at developments in real estate, private equity, hedge, debt and infrastructure including the role of international flows on the funds arena.
Tim Hames, Moderator
- Paul Rouse, Chief Financial Officer, Systematica
- Ben Robins, Partner, Mourant Ozannes & Chairman of the Jersey Funds Association
- Mike Jones, Director – Policy, The Jersey Financial Services Commission
- Michael Gray, Non Executive Director, Triton
16:25 - Closing Address
- Tim Harford, World renowned behavioural economist and award-winning Financial Times columnist
16:55 - Closing Remarks followed by Networking Drinks Reception
The Networking Drinks Reception will run until 7pm
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