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London Alternative Investments Seminar

Irish Funds is holding its annual London Alternative Investment seminar on Thursday, 14 April, at The May Fair Hotel on Stratton Street. This event brings together prominent industry speakers to discuss current issues, challenges and opportunities facing the alternative investment funds industry. The event will consist of a mixture of panel sessions and speakers including representatives from the Central Bank of Ireland, asset managers, audit firms, service providers and legal counsel.

Come join us and see why Ireland is the number one partner of choice for the alternative investment funds industry.

The May Fair Hotel London, Stratton Street, London W1J 8LT
14 April 2016
14.30 - 17.30, followed by networking drinks
14.00 - Registration Opens
14.30 - 14.35 - Welcome / Introduction

Eibhlin Johnston, Vice President, Business Development Trust & Fiduciary Services, J.P. Morgan

Kieran Fox, Director of Business Development, Irish Funds

14.35 - 15.05 - Brexit Discussion

Sheenagh Gordon-Hart, Principal at 2020 Regulatory Consulting Ltd

John McGrane, Director General at The British Irish Chamber of Commerce

Douglas Shaw, Chief Operating Officer at Roxbury 

15.05 - 15.35 - FinTech Update


  • Cillian Leonowicz, Consulting Manager, Deloitte


  • Tom Healy, Business Development Director at CalQRisk
  • Vikram Kotecha, Assistant Director - Corporate Strategy / FinTech, EY
  • Karl Schindler, Head of Content at FundApps
15.35 - 15.55 - Networking Coffee Break
15.55 - 16.55 - Irish Fund Update Talks


  • Olwyn Alexander, Global Alternatives Leader, PwC


  • Ted McGrath, Partner, William Fry
  • Michael Barr, Partner, A&L Goodbody
  • Sean Tuffy, Senior Vice President and Head of Regulatory Intelligence, Brown Brothers Harriman
  • Tom Berrigan, Director of Davy Investment Fund Services
  • Neil Taylor, Global Head, Trust and Fiduciary Services at JPM
16.55 - 17.25 - Regulator Update

Gareth Murphy, Director of Markets Supervision, Central Bank of Ireland

Followed by Q&A

Moderated by: Niamh Ryan, Resident Partner of A&L Goodbody's

17.25 - 17.30 - Closing Remarks

Kieran Fox, Director of Business Development, Irish Funds

17.30 - 19.00 - Networking Drinks
Olwyn Alexander
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Kieran Fox
Irish Funds
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Gareth Murphy
Central Bank of Ireland
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Michael Barr
A&L Goodbody
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Ted McGrath
William Fry
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Cillian Leonowicz
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John McGrane
The British Irish Chamber of Commerce
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Tom Berrigan
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Niamh Ryan
A&L Goodbody
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Karl Schindler
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Tom Healy
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Sheenagh Gordon-Hart
The Directors Office
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Douglas Shaw
Roxbury Asset Management
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Neil Taylor
J.P. Morgan
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Vikram Kotecha
Ernst & Young LLP
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