John Li, The Directors' Office

John Li John Li is a Partner of The Directors’ Office, the leading practice of independent Directors in Luxembourg since November 2011. John trained and qualified as a Chartered accountant in the UK. He moved to Luxembourg in 1987. During the last 30 years John Li worked essentially in the Financial sector auditing and advising clients such as Banks, Investment Funds, Insurance companies, etc. Clients also were from Europe, US, Japan and Asia offering John an extensive experience in dealing with international companies. John Li was a Partner at KPMG Luxembourg for more than 20 years during which he was Managing Partner for 8 years (2000-2008) before taking on the role Of Chairman of the Supervisory Board for 3 years (2008-2011). He was also a member of the Leadership team of the Global Investment Management Practice in KPMG.
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

Break-out Session I: The Risk Manager in the Board Room

  • Discussing the role of the risk manager / Conducting Officer and Board member responsible for Risk Management in fund board meetings
  • Key risk information for Boards

 

  • John Li

    John Li Independant Director The Directors' Office


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