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Chicago Seminar March 2019

The Irish Funds Chicago Seminar on Monday, 11 March will be held in The University Club Chicago, 76 E Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603, USA.

This seminar will be of interest to all those involved in the investment funds industry and the agenda will feature panel discussions and presentations on global macroeconomic trends, fund distribution & market access in Europe and information on the structures and features available to asset managers using Irish-domiciled funds.

University Club Chicago
11 March 2019
3.30pm - 6.00pm
This event is free to attend
3.30PM - Registration
4.00PM - Welcome Remarks
  • Brian Forrester, Chairperson Irish Funds, Deloitte
4.10PM - Irish Government Address
  • Brian O’Brien, Consul General of Ireland, Chicago
4.20PM - Keynote: Macroeconomic Outlook for 2019
  • Carl Tannenbaum, Northern Trust
4.40PM - Panel Discussion: Domiciling in Ireland – Fund Structures and Advantages


  • Brian Lavery, PwC


  • Michael James, Nuveen
  • Tony Spratt, McCann Fitzgerald
  • Siobhán McBean, Arthur Cox
5.20PM - Update on Regulation - Brexit & Beyond
  • Colin Feely, Grant Thornton
5.30PM - Panel Discussion: Fund Distribution & Market Access in Europe


  • Lorcan Murphy, Acolin


  • David Skelding, Spokes Advisory
  • Anne Marie Thurston, Nuveen
  • Paul Nunan, Link Fund Solutions
6.05PM - Closing Remarks
  • Kieran Fox, Irish Funds
6.10PM - Drink Reception

Kindly sponsored by Northern Trust 

Brian Forrester
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Brian O'Brien
Consul General of Ireland to Chicago
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Carl Tannenbaum
Northern Trust
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Brian Lavery
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Michael James
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Tony Spratt
McCann FitzGerald
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Siobhan McBean
Arthur Cox
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Colin Feely
Grant Thornton
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Lorcan Murphy
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David Skelding
Spokes Advisory
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Anne Marie Thurston
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Paul Nunan
Link Fund Solutions
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Kieran Fox
Irish Funds
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