Stuart Corrigall, BlackRock

Stuart Corrigall Stuart Corrigall is a Managing Director in BlackRock’s Global Product Group.  Stuart is the head of the Product Structuring and Investment Oversight functions responsible for a 1000+ BlackRock and iShares funds in EMEA. With over 15 years industry experience, Stuart is a leading funds regulatory expert and has advised the European Commission, ESMA, IOSCO, local regulators and industry groups on various asset management matters. Stuart was selected by ESMA in 2017 (and reappointed for a second term in 2019) as an adviser to its Investment Management Standing Committee. He is also a member of EFAMA’s Fund Regulation Steering Committee, Irish Funds UCITS Regulation and Innovation Steering Group and has been retained by Thomson Reuters Practical Law Company for a number of years on its advisory committee for asset management. Stuart is a qualified lawyer and spent a decade in private practice before joining BlackRock in 2011 from international law firm Eversheds

Agenda

09.40 - 10.00

Value assessments - a known unknown?

What are value assessments? Are value assessments coming to Luxembourg and why? What might be the implications and consequences?


10.00 - 10.30

Product innovation: new kids on the block

Product evolution with the investor in mind: what will “products of the future” look like? Why are they needed?

  • Tobias Giesser

    Tobias Giesser Managing Director, Global Co-Head Structuring Partners Group


11.05 - 11.50

ESG: How to really add value for investors

A practitioner’s view, a practical case and a country’s vision for the future


11.50 - 12.25

"Dear CEO, ..."

An insight into the current thinking of CEOs in these transformative times.


14.30 - 15.15

Listen to the investor (part I): institutional investors

Perspectives from pension funds, insurers and private banking: what do various types of institutional investor need from the asset manager? How are those needs changing? Can Luxembourg be the domicile of choice for the PEPP?


15.45 - 16.30

Listen to the investor (part II): retail investors

Does the asset manager really serve the retail investor, or is it merely a provider of raw materials for the evolving advice and distribution channels? We adopt three personae: the millennial, the middle-aged household head, and the retiree, and seek solutions for their needs and outcomes from three channels: the asset manager, a retail bank, and a new platform proposition. Which one offers the best solution for our personae?


16.30 - 17.10

Investor education: let's get serious

Saving and investment explained, simplified and demystified: two approaches to encouraging the many people without savings/investment plans to get started.