Please note that all sessions are indicated in UK time


08.00

Registration and breakfast


08.45

ALFI and IA welcome address


09.00

Welcome address from the Luxembourg Government


09.15

Opening by the Chairperson of the morning sessions


09.25

Let’s hear it from the Regulators

Moderator

Panellists

  • Marco Zwick

    Marco Zwick Director Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF)


10.10

UK and Europe: quo vadis?


10.30

CEO panel

Moderator

  • Ann Doherty

    Ann Doherty Managing Director, Global Senior Client Advisor, Platform Sales – Securities Services J.P. Morgan

Panellists


11.15

Coffee break and visit of the exhibition area


11.45

End of the second belle époque

A discussion about investment and product strategy in the face of war, pandemic, food and energy insecurity, inflation, changed monetary policy, and great uncertainty


12.25

Keynote address: living in hard times in the 21st century

Helen Thompson, Professor of Political Economy at Cambridge University, has researched the political economy of energy as a contributor to the history of democratic, economic and geopolitical disruptions in the twenty-first century. Helen will present her insights and show why energy politics means the twenty-first century is turning out to be at least as challenging as the twentieth.

  • Helen Thompson

    Helen Thompson Professor of Political Economy, Department of Politics and International Studies Cambridge University


12.55

Wrap-up and closing remarks


13.00

Networking lunch and visit of the exhibition area


14.15

Introduction by the Chairperson of the afternoon sessions


14.20

Deep-dive 1: Brexit – how are managers adapting

The discussion will revolve around managing and distributing funds in Europe, tackling regulatory requirements and other routes in a Post-Brexit world.

The panel will touch upon the following topics:

•How can sales teams continue to operate from the UK?
•What are the impact of the new EU pre-marketing rules on UK managers?
•Can management teams continue to rely on delegation rules?
•Collaborating with third parties or setting-up on-shore: what are my structuring options?
•Distribution in the UK: what happens during and after the transition period?

Christian Hertz will lead the conversation joined by leading industry experts focusing on emerging strategies and the future of fund distribution.

Moderator

Panellists


14.50

Deep-dive 2: action this day! The imperative of practical sustainable finance

Nancy Saich, the European Investment Bank’s Chief climate change expert and one of the Rapporteurs of the platform for sustainable finance, developing the EU taxonomy, explains how the taxonomy is evolving to enable financial institutions to finance the transition to a sustainable economy, and leads a panel discussion on how institutions are doing it today.


15.30

Deep-dive 3: democratisation of private assets - what opportunities await the market?

The path to the democratisation of private assets is trying to bring together different types of asset managers, willing to access new sources of financing. The current geopolitical situation is driving new trends – and this session will explore the new private asset products that will meet those demands and how to successfully market these products to investors.


16.20

Final wrap-up and closing remarks