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Boston, US Roadshow 2015

The IFIA and its members organise informative seminars in cities around the world. Registration for these events is free to all attendees. The IFIA advises the local fund specialists of the latest developments on topics related to their market and the Irish fund sector.

The IFIA North American Boston Investment Seminar takes place on 11th March 2015.

The seminar will focus on the type of products that can be domiciled in Ireland with emphasis on UCITS Funds, including Money Market Funds and ETFs, and Alternative Funds. A panel of industry experts will also provide an update on regulatory changes impacting Irish focus such as AIFMD, UCITS V and VI, the ICAV and new Loan Origination regulation.

Four Seasons Hotel, 200 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
11 March 2015
08:30 - Registration opens / Breakfast
09:00 – 09:10 - Introduction

Welcome Pat Lardner, ChiefExecutive Officer, IFIA

09:10 – 10:00 - Reaching a Global Investor Base

Global distribution Trends and Key Considerations for US Asset Managers and Promoters Presentation followed by Discussion by Panel


  • Gavin Nangle, Head of Asset Manager Solutions – Offshore, State Street International (Ireland)


  • Ellen Needham, Senior Managing Director, Head of Global Funds Management State, Street Global Advisors
  • Peter Mahoney, Head of Fund Accounting, Vanguard
  • Kevin Murphy, Partner, Arthur Cox
  • Cyril Delamare, CEO, MontLake Capital

10:00 – 10:20 - Keynote Speaker

Dr. Christopher Probyn, Chief Economist, State Street Global Advisors

10:20 – 11:10 - Surveying the European Regulatory Landscape

Updates on Key Regulatory Developments in Ireland and Europe


  • Cormac Commins, Partner, William Fry


  • Christopher Christian, Financial Services Partner, Dechert LLP
  • Ryan Louvar, General Counsel, WisdomTree Asset Management Inc
  • Deirdre Power, Partner Deloitte
  • Patrick O’Brien, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan

11:10 – 11:15 - Closing Remarks

Pat Lardner, Chief Executive Officer, IFIA

Christopher Probyn
State Street Global Advisors
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Cyril Delamare
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Pete Mahoney
The Vanguard Group
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Christopher Christian
Dechert LLP
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Gavin Nangle
State Street
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Patrick O’Brien
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Kevin Murphy
Arthur Cox
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Deirdre Power
Deloitte Ireland
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Cormac Commins
Arthur Cox
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Ellen Needham
State Street Global Advisors
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