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Tokyo Seminar

The Tokyo Seminar will take place on Tuesday, 30 October 2018. 

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Yamabuki No Ma, 4F, The Palace Hotel, 1-1-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 100-0005 Japan
30 October 2018
9.00am - 12.10pm followed by lunch
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9.00 - Registration
9.30 - Ambassador Designate of Ireland to Japan

H.E. Paul Kavanagh, Ambassador Designate of Ireland to Japan

9.40 - Opening Remarks

Toshihiro Iwasaki, Chairman of The Investment Trusts Association, Japan

9.45 - Keynote Address

An update on the Irish Funds Industry, implications of Brexit and opportunities for the industry.

Pat Lardner, Chief Executive, Irish Funds

10.00 - Presentation: Update on Regulation

Brian Dillon, Dillon Eustace

10.15 - Presentation: Fund Administration – Fintech & Cyber Trends

Peter Callaghan, SuMi TRUST (Ireland)

10.30 - Presentation

European Market Trends & Tax Considerations to Invest in Europe

Declan Murphy,  PwC (Ireland) & Kenji Nakamura, PwC (Japan)

10.50 - Coffee Break
11.20 - Panel Discussion: Raising Capital in Europe with an Irish Fund Structure


  • Akira Inoue, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management


  • Brian Dillon, Dillon Eustace
  • Naoki Kubo, PwC (Japan)
  • Koichi Sato, Tokyo Marine Asset Management
  • Kenji Nakamura, PwC Tax Japan
11.50 - Closing Remarks

Masahiro Tsuchiya, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank 

12.10 - Lunch
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