Please note that all sessions are indicated in UK time


Registration and breakfast


ALFI and IA welcome address


Welcome address from the Luxembourg Government


Opening by the Chairperson of the morning sessions


Let’s hear from the regulators

In an increasingly fast-changing environment, supervisory authorities contribute to a welcome sense of order. Mhairi Jackson from the FCA and Marco Zwick from the CSSF will talk about the expectations of the institutions they represent in the current challenging environment, and especially about their role in ensuring continuous investor protection. Looking forward, they will share their priorities for 2023, discuss about new opportunities such as the revised ELTIF and the forthcoming LTAF, and exchange on the challenges and benefits of evolving new technologies.



  • Marco Zwick

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


UK and Europe: quo vadis?


CEO panel


  • Ann Doherty

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



Coffee break and visit of the exhibition area


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



  • Wei Li

    Wei Li Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Strategist BlackRock


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


Wrap-up and closing remarks


Networking lunch and visit of the exhibition area


Introduction by the Chairperson of the afternoon sessions


Deep-dive 1: Brexit – how are managers adapting?

A 30-minute panel 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 impacts 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.




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.


  • Nancy Saich

    Nancy Saich Chief Climate Change Expert/Senior Technical Adviser in climate and environment European Investment Bank


  • Stephanie Maier

    Stephanie Maier Global Head of Sustainable and Impact Investment GAM Investments


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.



  • Silvio Cruz

    Silvio Cruz Senior Vice President and Managing Director AllianceBernstein


Final wrap-up and closing remarks