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08:30 09:00 (30 mins)

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Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00 09:10 (10 mins)

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Chair’s Welcome Address

  • Christopher Gardner, Partner, Dechert LLP

09:10 09:50 (40 mins)

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Regulation & Compliance

How To Future-Proof Yourself From Increasing Regulation And Compliance Requirements? Opening A Dialogue And Talking Through What Has Worked Well And What Still Needs To Be Done.


Opening Regulator Address: 10 Minutes   

Kees De Ru, Senior Policy Advisor at The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) 

                                                                                       

Panel Discussion: 30 Minutes                             

Moderated by Mildred Callear, CFO at OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation)

  • Presenter Kees De Ru, Senior Policy Advisor, The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM)
  • Mildred Callear, Chief Financial Officer, OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation)
  • Bronwyn Bailey, Vice President, Research & Investor Relations, American Investment Council
  • Jennifer Choi, Managing Director, Industry Affairs, Institutional Limited Partners Association

09:50 10:20 (30 mins)

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AIFMD

What Have We Learned In The Past Year? Successful Strategies To Address AIFMD A Year On: What Possibilities Has AIFMD Opened Up?

Moderated by Christopher Gardner, Partner at Dechert LLP

  • Moderator Christopher Gardner, Partner, Dechert LLP
  • Jérôme de Lavenère Lussan, CEO, Laven Partners
  • Ian Manson, Managing Director, Duff & Phelps

10:20 10:50 (30 mins)

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SEC Update

Where Is The SEC Seeing Potential Conflicts Of Interest And On What Will They Be Focussing Their Attention In Both The Long And Short Term?

  • David Vaughan, Partner, Financial Services and Investment Management, Dechert LLP

10:50 11:30 (40 mins)

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Morning Coffee & Networking Break

11:30 12:00 (30 mins)

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BEPS

Breaking Down The Implications Of This Complicated Regulation: What Is The Impact On The CFO’s Role And What Does BEPS Mean For Fund Domiciliation?

  • Mark Stapleton, Partner, Tax , Dechert LLP

12:00 12:30 (30 mins)

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Anti-Tax Avoidance Package

What Does The Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive Mean For Private Equity, & How Do The Commission’s Tax Initiatives Relate To BEPS?

  • Jay Modrall, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

12:30 14:00 (90 mins)

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Networking Lunch

14:00 14:30 (30 mins)

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Emerging Market Regulation

Best Practice For Working With Regulators In Emerging Markets: How Can We Act Responsibly While Regulation Is Still Relatively Low?


Moderated by Christopher Gardner, Partner at Dechert LLP


  • Christopher Gardner, Partner, Dechert LLP
  • Marc de Kloe, Managing Director, Adamas Asset Management
  • S.M Sundaram, Chief Financial Officer & Partner, Baring Private Equity Partners India
  • Christian Giannini, Managing Director, The Nordic Gulf Group B.V

14:30 15:00 (30 mins)

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Anti-Money Laundering & Know Your Customer

How Do You Get Organised To Avoid AML and KYC Becoming A Real Burden? How Can The Procedures Be Streamlined And What Services Are Available?

  • Alan Halfenger, Partner, ACA Compliance Group

15:00 15:30 (30 mins)

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The Wider Implications Of Regulation

What Is The Impact Of Recent Regulation On Your Organisation: What Else Do You Have To Comply With And How Do You Ensure Your Investment Professionals Are Aligned With This New Way Of Working?


Moderated by Roel Valkenborgh, European CCO at The Riverside Company

  • Roel Valkenborgh, Compliance Officer and Counsel, Europe and Asia, The Riverside Company
  • Mildred Callear, Chief Financial Officer, OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation)
  • Alan Chu, Finance & Operations Director, Beechbrook Capital

15:30 16:00 (30 mins)

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Afternoon Refreshments & Networking Break

16:00 16:30 (30 mins)

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Too Hot To Touch Session: Compensation and Carry

How Should We Think About Carry: If Carry Is No Longer Treated As Capital Gain Is This Going To Change The Compensation Bracket? What Is The Effect On Those Working In The Back Office? Exploring The Trends: Can You Be Creative With Carry?


Chaired by Jay Modrall, Partner, Attorney at Law at Norton Rose Fullbright LLP

Run strictly under The Chatham House Rule, what is said in this closed-door discussion cannot be attributed to any individual, encouraging participants to speak openly on the topics that really matter. Open to only 25 attendees and closed to press. First come, first served. 

  • Jay Modrall, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

16:30 17:00 (30 mins)

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Too Hot To Touch Session: Frontline Stories

Dealing With Problematic Requests From Host Regulators. Who Is Bearing The Cost Of Increased Regulation?


Chaired by Marc de Kloe, Managing Director at Adamas Asset Management

Run strictly under The Chatham House Rule, what is said in this closed-door discussion cannot be attributed to any individual, encouraging participants to speak openly on the topics that really matter. Open to only 25 attendees and closed to press. First come, first served.

  • Marc de Kloe, Managing Director, Adamas Asset Management

17:00 17:00 (0 mins)

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End Of The Regulation & Compliance Summit