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09:00 - 09:30

Registration and welcome coffee

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11:00 - 11:30

Morning coffee and networking break

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13:00 - 14:15

Networking lunch

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15:45 - 16:15

Afternoon refreshments and networking break

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Showing of Streams
17:00 - 18:30
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Regulation & Compliance Summit drinks reception

Enjoy a drink and the chance to mingle while taking in the beautiful scenes of Amsterdam as seen from the canals, which are on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The 90-minute cruise will be showing the city highlights.

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18:30 - 18:35
End of The Regulation & Compliance Summit

End of The Regulation & Compliance Summit

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09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
Registration and welcome coffee
09:30 - 09:40 10 mins
The Regulation & Compliance Summit
Chair's welcoming address
  • Elena Rowlands - Partner, Travers Smith LLP
09:40 - 10:05 25 mins
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Regulatory architecture in a new European era
  • Xavier Parain - Managing Director in charge of the Asset Management Directorate, AMF

What is the next round of regulatory focus and oversight for private equity? How are jurisdictions cooperating towards the formation of a common supervisory culture? What has worked well and what still needs to be done?

10:05 - 10:35 30 mins
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Driving positive industry/regulator relations
  • Moderator Kees Groffen - Partner, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • Panellists Tjarda Molenaar - Managing Director, NVP (Dutch Private Equity & Venture Capital Association)
  • Judy Martins - General Counsel/Attorney at Law, Waterland Private Equity Investments
  • Linda van Merrienboer - Senior Supervision Officer, AFM

How are is the industry best engaging with policy formation and implementation? What are industry practitioners seeing in terms of enforcement and investigation? What is working and what is not?

11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
Morning coffee and networking break
11:30 - 12:05 35 mins
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US tax regime changes – the questions you need to be asking
  • Thomas Dick - Partner, DLA Piper

With exposure to US taxation being almost unavoidable, how can you access the information you need in order to report accurately and stay compliant? How are changes in tax approaches to corporate tax, carried interest, pass-through income, interest deductibility and more going to affect your investments, investors and executives?

12:05 - 12:40 35 mins
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MiFID II, nine months on
  • Moderator Lucy Balicki - Business Development – Private Equity, Laven Group
  • Panellists Sarah Shackleton - Administrative Partner, DPI
  • Jerome Lussan - CEO, Laven Group

How has MiFID II affected private equity since January 2018? How is private equity dealing with increased record-keeping requirements and issues of categorisation? Will we see a further regulatory update down the pipeline?

12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
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A properly and effectively supervised private equity market
  • Colm Kincaid - Director of Securities and Markets Supervision, Central Bank of Ireland

What should regulatory supervision of private equity seek to achieve? What principles should guide this work, and firms’ management of their conduct risk?

13:00 - 14:15 75 mins
Networking lunch
14:15 - 15:00 45 mins
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GDPR
GDPR
  • Alan Chu - Finance & Operations Director, Beechbrook Capital

How has GDPR affected private equity operations and record-keeping? Is the time of the book of contacts over?

14:15 - 15:00 45 mins
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Structuring a new fund
Structuring a new fund
  • Sheryl Baker - Product Development, DWS Private Equity

What are the key considerations when structuring a new fund?

14:15 - 15:00 45 mins
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AML/KYC
AML/KYC
  • Steffen Ruigrok - Director of Investor Compliance & Regulatory Services, TMF Group

How is regulation developing in this space and what is coming next? How can you get the ever-greater amount of information you need, and manage the workload caused by variance in requirements from regulators, fund administrators and banks?

15:00 - 15:45 45 mins
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GDPR
GDPR
  • Alan Chu - Finance & Operations Director, Beechbrook Capital

How has GDPR affected private equity operations and record-keeping? Is the time of the book of contacts over?

15:00 - 15:45 45 mins
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Structuring a new fund
Structuring a new fund
  • Sheryl Baker - Product Development, DWS Private Equity

What are the key considerations when structuring a new fund?

15:00 - 15:45 45 mins
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AML/KYC
AML/KYC
  • Steffen Ruigrok - Director of Investor Compliance & Regulatory Services, TMF Group

How is regulation developing in this space and what is coming next? How can you get the ever-greater amount of information you need, and manage the workload caused by variance in requirements from regulators, fund administrators and banks?

15:45 - 16:15 30 mins
Afternoon refreshments and networking break
16:15 - 17:00 45 mins
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Domiciling funds
  • Discussion leaders Emily Clark - Partner - Tax, Travers Smith LLP
  • Phil Bartram - Partner, Travers Smith LLP

What are the prime considerations when assessing jurisdictions for fund structures? How do you gain representation and what does that even entail?

Run strictly under The Chatham House Rule, what is said in this session cannot be attributed to any individual, encouraging participants to speak openly on the topics that really matter. Closed to Press.

16:15 - 17:00 45 mins
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Roundtable
Dealing with regulation at the sharp end
  • Discussion Leader Xavier Parain - Managing Director in charge of the Asset Management Directorate, AMF

What are compliance professionals in private equity dealing with at the sharp end of regulatory investigations? What is changing from the regulatory perspective?

Run strictly under The Chatham House Rule, what is said in this session cannot be attributed to any individual, encouraging participants to speak openly on the topics that really matter. Closed to Press.

17:00 - 18:30 90 mins
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Regulation & Compliance Summit drinks reception

Enjoy a drink and the chance to mingle while taking in the beautiful scenes of Amsterdam as seen from the canals, which are on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The 90-minute cruise will be showing the city highlights.

18:30 - 18:35 5 mins
End of The Regulation & Compliance Summit