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Boston Seminar

The Boston Seminar will take place on Tuesday, 23 October 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton in Boston.

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This seminar will include thought provoking and informative updates and panel discussions from respected industry experts on:

  • Trends in global fund distribution
  • Regulatory updates
  • Brexit
  • FinTech and the asset management industry

A structured and wide-ranging discussion on the ongoing changes in the European regulatory environment which impact on US managers will be a significant feature of the seminar.

The Ritz-Carlton, 10 Avery St, Boston
23 October 2018
8.30 - 11.00
8.30am - Registration & Breakfast

Breakfast kindly sponsored by Connecting Cork

9.00am - Welcome Address

Brian Forrester, Deloitte, Chair, Irish Funds

9.10am - Panel Discussion: Global Fund Distribution – What’s Hot?


  • Chris Christian, Dechert


  • Rob Drake, Bury Street Capital
  • Simon Padley, KBI Global Investments
  • Denise Kearns, BBH
9.45am - Panel Discussion: FinTech & the Asset Management Industry


  • Dave Polonsky, FundApps


  • Charles Rizzo, John Hancock
  • Anurag Wakhlu, Dassault Systémes
  • Andrea Lennon, Fundrock
10.20am - Panel Discussion: Update on Brexit and Fund Regulation


  • Vincent Coyne, William Fry


  • Andrea Kelly, PwC
  • Tadhg Young, State Street
  • Elizabeth Ho, Natixis 
10.55am - Closing Remarks

Kieran Fox, Irish Funds

Brian Forrester
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Christopher Christian
Dechert LLP
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Robert Drake
Bury Street Capital
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Simon Padley
KBI Global Investors
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David Polonsky
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Charles Rizzo, SVP
John Hancock Investments
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Anurag Wakhlu
Dassault Systèmes
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Andrea Kelly
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Tadhg Young
State Street
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Kieran Fox
Irish Funds
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Denise Kearns
Brown Brothers Harriman
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Vincent Coyne
William Fry
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Elizabeth Ho
Natixix Investment Managers
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Andrea Lennon
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