Christopher Cartwright, Oaktree Capital Management (UK) LLP

Christopher Cartwright Mr. Cartwright is a Vice President in the Legal department in Oaktree’s London office. Prior to joining Oaktree in 2016, Mr. Cartwright spent three years in the investment management group at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. He received a B.A. and M.A. in Law from the University of Cambridge. Mr. Cartwright qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2012.
09.15-10.00

The magnitude of the current relationship of cross-border funds with the UK – What is at stake?

  • Current operating and delegation models between UK and the European asset management industry
  • Distribution models
  • Facts and figures

10.00-10.45

CSSF Circular 18/698: Substance, delegation and governance

Deep dive into CSSF requirements on substance and delegation as well as organisational considerations  


14.25-15.10

Practical examples of addressing Brexit challenges

  • Asset managers recount their experiences

15.40-16.10

The people and the place

  • Living and working in Luxembourg
  • What skillset for Luxembourg?
  • Relocation
  • Dual employment contracts
  • Your tax bill
  • Independent directors
  • Directors, senior managers and conducting officers

16.10-17.00

What does the future hold for European asset management?

  • Third-country access through equivalence; the way forward
  • Transition period
  • ESA review, recent developments from EU Commission, ESMA and the UK
  • Third-country passport under AIFMD: will it work?
  • Brexit: what spillover effect on asset managers in the US, Asia and other jurisdictions?