Influential figures from the financial markets and a leading securities regulatory body have been added to the heavyweight line up of speakers at The Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) International Business Summit in September. IOSCO (the International Organisation of Securities Commissions) to which the Exchange is an Affiliated Member, will be represented at the prestigious summit by Tajinder Singh, its Deputy Secretary General. Mr Singh, who previously occupied a top role at the Securities and Exchange Board of India, will provide useful insights into regulatory reform post the financial crisis.. Leading investment figures within the financial markets are confirmed speakers at the International Summit including Jon Moulton, chairman of Better Capital LLP, Paul Wharton, Chief Investment Strategist, Deutsche Bank Wealth Management, UK and Helena Morrissey, Chief Executive Officer, Newton Investment Management and Dr James Chu, who heads up City of London based Blue Sky Asset Management. They join a substantial and rarely assembled group of expert commentators including City economist and author, Roger Bootle; Angela Knight, CBE, the Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association Paul Mortimer-Lee, Global Head of Market Economies at BNP Paribas; Maya Bhandari, economist at Lombard Street Research; Delighted with the high calibre nature of the speakers who have been attracted to the event, Tamara Menteshvili, Chief Executive, CISX, said that each eminent speaker would bring insights and perspectives from their chosen fields of expertise and from markets in different parts of the globe, making it a truly international event covering the most pressing issues facing those involved in the financial markets. The event, now in its second year and for the first time to be staged in Jersey, has the support of Gold Sponsors from among the leading providers of financial services in the Channel Islands. They are Appleby, BNP Paribas, Carey Olsen, Kleinwort Benson, KPMG, Ogier and Ozannes. A proportion of the sponsorship funding raised for the Summit will be earmarked for local charities. There are a limited number of additional sponsorship opportunities available. The keynote address will be provided by Colin Powell, OBE, Chairman of the Offshore Group of Banking Supervisors and adviser on international affairs for the States of Jersey’s Chief Minister’s Department. Jonathan Hooley, Chairman of the CISX, will chair the Summit. The one day event will be augmented by other specialist speakers including Michael B Jackson, internationally renowned business strategist and consultant on corporate marketing. Tamara Menteshvili added : ‘We have gathered an international field of professionals with a wealth of expertise and indeed influence on the future direction of the financial markets. Its an exciting line up to bring to the Channel Islands, representing those at the cutting edge of the investment world, and I am sure it will prompt some fascinating discussion.’ (Ends) Note to Editors The CISX Internatinal Business Summit is scheduled to take place during Battle of Britain Week on Friday, September 10th . It is designed to showcase the financial services of the Channel Islands, while focusing on some of the major issues which impact upon finance sector professionals globally. To help encourage delegates from overseas to consider extending their stay so they can enjoy the facilities and unique environment of the Channel Islands during one of the busiest weeks of the tourist season. The timing is also designed to provide local business with the opportunity to extend their corporate hospitality to clients with a view to strengthening business relationships. For more information on the event please visit www.cisx.com/summit or e-mail summit@cisx.com