Karine Szenberg, Schroders

Karine Szenberg Karine Szenberg is the Head of Europe at Schroders, responsible for Schroders business across Continental Europe and the Middle East. She joined Schroders as Country Head France in 2014, member of the Global Distribution Executive Committee, the Global Institutional and the European Management Teams. She is a member of the Schroder AIDA SAS Executive Board. Karine was the Head of France at J.P. Morgan AM from 2005 to 2014, member of the Executive Committee of J.P. Morgan Chase Bank France and of the J.P. Morgan AM European Committee. She was the Head of Institutional at J.P. Morgan AM from 2000 to 2005. Prior to that, she held Sales positions at Société Générale AM (1998-2000), and Paribas AM (1994-1998). Qualifications: MSc in Finance from ESLSCA Business School.
09.35 - 10.15

Fintech solutions for AML

AML is a challenge for distributors of investment funds and fintech offers solutions to ensure compliance with applicable regulation, in particular client identification requirements.

  • What are the technologies that offer the most potential in this regard and how will they change the industry?
  • What are the existing obstacles to their implementation?

10.45 - 11.25

Distribution support: the plan and the reality

What improvements to the distribution processes are expected from recent regulatory and technological changes? How do they compare to the realities on the ground and how is the role of the asset manager evolving in this context?

  • MiFID II and PRIIPS: first stock-taking
  • Advice and/or robo-advice: is technology changing business models?
  • The digital evolution of fund distribution business

 

  • Gebhard Giselbrecht

    Gebhard Giselbrecht Head of Client Coverage and COO Switzerland & EMEA Credit Suisse Asset Management

  • Ugo Sansone

    Ugo Sansone General Manager/Regional Manager AllFunds Bank International


11.25 - 12.15

Does sustainability help you sell?

According to the EU Commission’s recent proposals, client’s sustainability preferences need to be taken into account when offering a product. Consequently, the matching product needs to be identified and available. How to go about this? Is a “green” or “social” product making things easier?

Panellists debate these (provocative) questions


14.30 - 15.30

Future products and the future of products

Technology, energy, bitcoins… the target investments of funds are more and more diversified. Asset managers are led towards funding not only the real economy, but also the needs of society as a whole. New generations of investors have new expectations.
But looking beyond asset classes, asset managers are reviewing other features of the products: the risk/reward balance, the active/passive management style, the pricing and fees, etc…
Altogether, how much innovation is going on … and required?