Jon Griffin, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Jon Griffin Jon Griffin is Managing Director and CEO of JPMorgan Asset Management Europe S.à r.l. (JPMAME) in Luxembourg. JPMAME is an approved UCITS Management Company and an AIFM supervising the activities of JPMorgan’s Luxembourg, French and Irish domiciled mutual fund ranges. JPMAME provides distribution, administrative, operational and client servicing capabilities and has branches in Austria, France, Greece, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and Sweden. JPMAME is the largest promoter of funds domiciled in Luxembourg with assets under management of $318 billion (as at end December 2018). Jon has had various roles within the JPMorganChase organization since joining the firm in 1986 and within Investment Management since 1996. He is currently based in Luxembourg (since 2001) having been in Luxembourg previously between 1989 and 1995 and having also worked in the UK, Frankfurt and Tokyo. Prior to joining JPMC, Jon worked for Barclays Bank Plc in the UK for 8 years. Jon has been an ALFI Board member since 2005.

Agenda

08.50 - 09.00

Chairperson’s introduction

  • Jon Griffin

    Jon Griffin Managing Director J.P. Morgan Asset Management


10.00 - 10.45

CEO panel discussion – “Walking the talk”; Moving from “re-imagination” to the “reality” of transforming the asset management industry

How should asset management respond to a world of disruptions by technology and politics? Our panellists have shared a number of talking points in advance of their discussion:

  • Value for money is being questioned as never before
  • Customers’ willingness to buy products through digital channels is increasing
  • Investors are more and more focused on the non-financial returns
  • The asset management industry`s stewardship over investment decisions is continually being challenged
  • In addition, there is significant pressure on fee and margin levels

11.20 - 12.05

Luxembourg: anticipating change, shaping our future and aiming for tomorrow

Luxembourg has a proud history of anticipating the evolving needs of the asset management industry it services. Entering with optimism a new era of “re-imagining” asset management and innovation benefiting investors, can it continue that tradition, and can we define what that future might look like? How is Luxembourg evolving as it welcomes new ideas and entrants, anticipates the future and re-imagines its role as the world’s second largest fund domicile?


12.05 - 12.40

"Disruption scenarios" ... "structural shifts" ... "shaping our future" ... How does this impact the regulator?

As the industry experiences disruption and transformation, how are regulators evolving? Are they experiencing the same disruption? What industry landscape are they planning and preparing for over the next five years?


14.30 - 15.45

Target operating model for your management company

18/698: what’s all the fuss about?
Target operating model: what does “substance” really mean?
How ManCos are evolving to remain efficient and compliant
In-house or 3PMC?
Governance: best practice through board composition?


14.30 - 15.45

Private equity: new tax and structuring developments

in association with

Are we moving to a US structuring environment?
How to succeed with fundraising
How to master AIFMD operational complexity
What’s new in governance strategies?
How will you being doing deals in 2020?


14.30 - 15.45

Real estate: hot investment areas and set-ups

How to manage regulatory substance
Are you prepared for the new fiscal environment?
What are the opportunities and challenges in outsourcing?
How to use the Luxembourg product suite
How to navigate the talent market


14. 30 - 15.45

The Luxembourg sustainable finance toolkit

How to set up a sustainable fund using the Luxembourg toolbox?
Why Luxembourg set up a support programme for climate finance?
Why is impact measurement so important?
Sustainability reporting and disclosures – a brain teaser?
What’s new around fund labels?