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08:30 09:01 (31 mins)

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Registration and welcome coffee

09:00 09:10 (10 mins)

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Chairman's welcome address

09:10 09:50 (40 mins)

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Regulation and compliance: forward planning

Planning ahead: how do you plan ahead for regulation on a global scale in such an uncertain environment? How do you manage regulation as a result of having a global investor base and portfolio exposure? Who benefits from regulation?

09:50 10:05 (15 mins)

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European regulator address

10:05 11:05 (60 mins)

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Current focus of the SEC

What are the new SEC directives focussing on? Are exams getting more aggressive? Will we see new and updated directives, or a more stringent enforcement of existing ones?

10:20 10:45 (25 mins)

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Morning coffee and networking break

10:45 11:30 (45 mins)

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Marketing funds to European investors

In light of proposed updates to AIFMD, the European marketing passport, and the private placement rules, how are GPs approaching the marketing of their funds to LPs in different European jurisdictions? How will Brexit (and future EU political upheaval) affect this going forwards?

11:30 12:30 (60 mins)

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MiFID: Does private equity need to readjust?

With MiFID II taking effect from 2018, how does private equity need to prepare for the impact of this regulation? What will the effects on reporting, remuneration and client categorisation be and what steps need to be taken to move towards compliance?

12:00 12:30 (30 mins)

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Handling AML and KYC

How are GPs managing a more complicated KYC burden? How do you deal with AML requests in a streamlined way, without negatively impacting established business processes?

  • Panellists Emmanuel Coteau - Chief Operating Officer, 54 Capital

12:30 14:00 (90 mins)

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Lunch and networking break

14:00 14:30 (30 mins)

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Assessing RegTech for private equity

How can technology and AI implementation help ease the burden of compliance work? With the sheer volume of compliance work increasing, where should RegTech come into the picture? What solutions are out there and where are the further gaps in the market?

14:30 15:00 (30 mins)

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Update on European tax regulation

Under BEPS 6, what characteristics do you need to benefit from different jurisdictions’ tax regimes? What are the issues surrounding deductibility of interest? How will the Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base affect private equity?

15:00 15:30 (30 mins)

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Dealing with emerging markets regulation

How do you get the right help to deal with expanding regulation requirements when you touch more than one jurisdiction? How important are local specialists and how do you integrate them and reconcile corporate culture? How do you manage costs? How important is demonstrating high standards regardless of regulatory requirements?

15:30 16:00 (30 mins)

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Afternoon refreshments and networking break

16:00 16:45 (45 mins)

Track 1

Too hot to touch session: domiciling funds part 1

In light of Brexit and with changes to tax laws across Europe and the USA, as well as worldwide freedom of movement/entry concerns, are GPs seriously considering changing where their funds are domiciled? Where are they looking to move if so, and what are the key concerns?

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.

16:00 16:45 (45 mins)

Track 2

Too hot to touch session: frontline stories part 1

How do you deal with real-world regulatory requests?
How real is the increase in volume of work?
Who bears the cost?

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.

16:45 17:30 (45 mins)

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Too hot to touch session: domiciling funds part 2

In light of Brexit and with changes to tax laws across Europe and the USA, as well as worldwide freedom of movement/entry concerns, are GPs seriously considering changing where their funds are domiciled?
Where are they looking to move if so, and what are the key concerns?

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.

16:45 17:30 (45 mins)

Track 2

Too hot to touch session: frontline stories part 2

How do you deal with real-world regulatory requests?
How real is the increase in volume of work?
Who bears the cost?

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.

17:30 17:30 (0 mins)

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End of The Regulation & Compliance Summit

17:30 19:00 (90 mins)

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Regulaton & Compliance Summit drinks reception