Denise Voss is a former Chairman of ALFI, the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry. Denise has worked in the financial industry in Luxembourg since 1990, at Franklin Templeton since 1995, and is currently a member of the board of Franklin Templeton’s Luxembourg-based management company. Prior to Franklin Templeton she worked for 10 years at Coopers & Lybrand in Boston, USA and Luxembourg. Denise holds a Massachusetts C.P.A. license and obtained a bachelors degree from Tufts University, as well as a masters degree in accountancy from Bentley University.
Denise is also Chairwoman of LuxFLAG, an independent agency created in Luxembourg in 2006 to support the financing of sustainable development, by providing clarity for investors through awarding internationally recognised labels to eligible investment vehicles. LuxFLAG also supports a strong network of Associate Members and key partners and regularly shares information on new developments in sustainable finance.
|08.45 - 09.00||
Welcome and Introduction
|09.10 - 10.00||
This session will consist of a presentation of the Industry Revolution Report, Part II, done by Citi Business Advisory Services: “How Today’s Innovation Efforts Could Lead to a Re-architecting of the Investment Management Industry”, followed by a panel discussion of hot topics in the industry.
|10.55 - 11.35||
The role of asset managers in the provision of pensions
AMs operating in Europe are welcoming the proposed addition to their toolkit in the form of the PEPP. This panel will look at this large-scale, portable and cost-efficient product, designed to encourage long-term investment in a sustainable manner in the real economy while enabling AMs to tailor products to suit their business models.
|11.35 - 12.05||
The fate of securitisation
Investment funds are feeling the impact of new rules such as ATAD and the EU Securitisation Regulation 2017/2402. You may be asking yourself whether you can still use securitisation as an intermediary company and/or feeder structure for your funds – and if not, if there is an easy way out. Our experts will be looking at these questions as well as into the future – is a revised securitisation law in the making?
|13.15 - 13.45||
Lunch session: Innovation in Asset Management: 5 fintechs to discover
In the exhibition area
|14.10 - 14.55||
The fight for talent
The recipe for attracting tomorrow’s leaders is on every employer’s wishlist. The HR experts on this panel will tell you what makes global nomads stay – in a job, in a place (like Luxembourg), and loyal to their employer.
|14.55 - 15.20||
The impact of technology on the world of work
Are robots really coming for our jobs? What have machines still got to learn, and what can we learn from machines?
|15.50 - 16.30||
Brexit: impact on people and org charts
In the light of the most recent CSSF substance rules, organisations have to make the right moves – quite literally – as 29 March approaches. Whether it is building your org chart in line with these substance requirements, making sure you have the right people in the right location, or other elements in the Brexit conundrum – this debate promises to be an interesting one.
|16.30 - 16.50||
Tick tock goes the Brexit clock
Brexit from a political perspective
addressing climate change and social development26 April 2017 Chambre de Commerce
Bringing Asset Managers and Investors centre stage21-22 March 2017 European Convention Center Luxembourg