Rafal Kwasny, Franklin Templeton International Services

Rafal Kwasny Rafal is leading Transfer Agency in EMEA for Franklin Templeton Investments. Prior to moving to asset management he had spent 18+ years on the asset servicers’ side leading Businesses, Product and Operations in Luxembourg, Ireland and Poland, working for HSBC, BNP Paribas Securities Services, Citibank and UniCredit. He is also the co-Chairman of the ALFI TA & Distribution Operations Forum and Steering Committee. Rafal holds Executive MBA degree from College of Business at the University of Illinois.
10.00 - 10.45

Climate change impacting the financial world

Risk Management implications

  • Green Investments and Climat exposure – existing and new investment opportunities
  • Impact on Risk Management: existing tools, need for additional measures
  • Impact of the transition to a low carbon economy for risk managers

11.15 - 12.00

Blockchain – a game changer for asset management’s operating model?

The Risk Management perspective

  • Current and future use cases for blockchain in asset management
  • Risks / challenges / opportunities – impacts for (operational) risk managers
  • Rafal Kwasny

    Rafal Kwasny Vice President, EMEA TA Head Franklin Templeton International Services


15.40 - 15.55

Focus on the Regulator: What’s on the agenda?

Setting-the-Scene – Impact of current regulatory initiatives

  • EU: MiFID II, PRIIPs
  • Global: MMF, ETFs

Followed by a panel Discussion

  • Outlook on upcoming regulatory priorities
  • Risk reporting & leverage/liquidity risk policy evolution
  • AIFMD/UCITS review
  • Brexit & EU delegation rules
  • Blockchain & Crypto Currencies