Agathi Pafili, European Fund and Asset Management

Agathi Pafili Agathi Pafili, is a Senior Policy Advisor in the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). She joined EFAMA in September 2012 and is currently member of the Regulatory Affairs team and the Public Policy Affairs team. She is based in Brussels and is in charge of the EU and international regulatory landscape for the asset management industry, with a focus on alternative and long-term investment funds, benchmarks and financial indices, anti-money laundering policies and the use of credit ratings. She is also a member of the Steering Committee of Euribor and of the ECB’s WG on the creation of a new unsecured overnight transactions rate. Prior to joining EFAMA, Ms. Pafili was working in the European Parliament as member of the Vice President’s cabinet, dealing with the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee’s (ECON) legislative work on financial services and monetary policy. From 2004 to 2009 Ms. Pafili worked in the European Parliament as an accredited assistant in the ECON Committee and in the cabinet of the Chair of the Culture and Educations Affairs Committee. Ms. Pafili graduated from Law School of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens with a Master’s Degree in international and European law. She started her career in 2002 as a trainee lawyer in Commercial Bank of Greece. She is currently member of the Athens Bar Association.
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 III: Global Developments in Liquidity & Leverage Risks

Impact for Luxembourg

  • Regulatory driven aspects
  • Latest developments at the level of ESMA and IOSCO
  • Involvement  ALFI RM Committee
  • Agathi Pafili

    Agathi Pafili Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor European Fund and Asset Management

  • Stefan Junglen

    Stefan Junglen Director, Head of Asset Management Risk Deutsche Asset Management S.A., Luxembourg

15.40 - 15.55

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

Setting-the-Scene – Impact of current regulatory initiatives

  • 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
  • Alain Hoscheid

    Alain Hoscheid Premier Conseiller de Direction Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF)

  • Agathi Pafili

    Agathi Pafili Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor European Fund and Asset Management

  • Mike Sommer

    Mike Sommer Conducting Officer / Head of Risk Management Franklin Templeton International Services S.à r.l. Luxembourg

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