08.00

ALFI welcome

  • Camille Thommes

    Camille Thommes Director General Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI)


08.05

Chairperson’s introduction

  • Chris Edge

    Chris Edge Chair of Conference Committee and Independent Director


08.10

What’s new in UCITS distribution?

Like everything else, the distribution of retail funds across the world has been impacted by Covid-19. There are firms that just survive, and firms that actually strive. Why is that, and where do you stand in this? This panel of retail distribution experts debates market, product, regulation and technology matters in the distribution context and asks what has changed on the investor and distributor side.

Moderator

Panellists

  • Sean O'Driscoll

    Sean O'Driscoll Country Head, Managing Director Universal-Investment-Luxembourg S.A.

  • Luis Cavero

    Luis Cavero Joint General Manager Allfunds Bank International S.A.

  • Alain Mandy

    Alain Mandy Managing Director and COO Wellington Management Funds, WMF Global


09.15

Broadridge Distribution Achievement Awards 2020: ESG/SRI

“Top Provider” nominees: Amundi AM – Candriam Investors Group – Nordea IM – Pictet AM – Robeco
“Fastest Riser” nominees: BlackRock – Federated Hermes – Financière de l’Echiquier – Liontrust AM –
Vontobel AM


09.20

Focus on sustainability: overview and case studies

Sustainability is one of the megatrends also in the world of investment funds. So how green is the market already? What are the upcoming compliance obligations for market participants? What makes a fund truly sustainable? These and other practical insights will be provided by our four absolute experts on the topic, who will divide their time between an overview of sustainable investing matters generally and case studies.

Moderator

Panellists

  • Julie Becker

    Julie Becker Deputy CEO of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and Founder of the Luxembourg Green Exchange Luxembourg Stock Exchange

  • Philipp Mueller

    Philipp Mueller Managing Director, Head of Investment Solutions BlueOrchard Finance AG, Zurich


10.10

Get insights from our sponsors (webinars)


Outlook on the future of fund distribution in a post-Covid-19 environment

Bettina Graeber, Senior Vice-President, Pictet & Cie (Europe) S.A.
Luca di Patrizi, Head of Intermediaries, Pictet Asset Management
Klajdi Papadhimitri, Head of Oversight and Fund Distribution, Pictet Asset Services


DAC 6: First impressions after implementation – case studies and outlook

Mathilde Ostertag, Local Partner, GSK Stockmann, Luxembourg
Katharina Schiffmann, Senior Associate, GSK Stockmann, Luxembourg
Dr. Dirk Koch, Partner, GSK Stockmann, Munich