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Hong Kong Seminar 2019

The Irish Funds Hong Kong Seminar will be taking place on Tuesday, 15 January 2019.

HKEx, The Exchange Exhibition Hall 1/F., One and Two Exchange Square, Central, Hong Kong
15 January 2019
3.00PM- 6.00PM
This event is free to attend.
15.00 - Registration
15.40 - Welcome Address, HKEX
  • Kevin Rideout, HKEX
15.45 - Irish Funds Address
  • Pat Lardner, Irish Funds
16.00 - HKEX Closing Bell Ceremony
16.10 - Panel Discussion: Blockchain and the Future of Custody


  • Conor O’Mara, Jefferies


  • Kevin Rideout, HKEX
  • John Van Verre, HSBC
  • Michael F. McGovern, Brown Brothers Harriman
  • James O’Sullivan, Standard Chartered Bank
16.45 - Panel Discussion: The Where, What and Why of Fund Domiciles


  • Alan O'Sullivan, Brown Brothers Harriman


  • Pat Lardner, Irish Funds
  • Christina Choi, Securities and Futures Commission
  • Alexa Lam, ICI Global
17.20 - Panel Discussion: China Connect and Regulatory Update


  • Michelle Lloyd, Maples and Calder


  • Tae Yoo, HKEX
  • Paul Moloney, Eversheds Sutherland
  • Wanming Du, FTSE Russell
  • Paul Heffernan, HSBC
17.55 - Closing Address

David Costello, Consul General of Ireland to Hong Kong and Macau

18.00 - Drinks Reception

Kindly sponsored by Brown Brothers Harriman

19.30 - Event Closes
Kevin Rideout
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
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Pat Lardner
Irish Funds
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Conor O'Mara
Jefferies Inc
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John Van Verre
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Michael McGovern
Brown Brothers Harriman
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James O'Sullivan
Standard Chartered Bank
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Alan O'Sullivan
Brown Brothers Harriman
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Christina Choi
Securities and Futures Commission
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Alexa Lam
ICI Global
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Michelle Lloyd
Maples Group Hong Kong
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Tae Yoo
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Paul Moloney
Eversheds Sutherland
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Paul Heffernan
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David Costello
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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