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Tokyo Seminar 2017

The Tokyo Seminar will take place on Friday, 20 October 2017. This seminar will include presentations and discussions on:

  • Alternative investments in Europe
  • The global regulations landscape including MiFID II, FATCA/CRS and GDPR
  • Global solutions for European regulations
  • Market and product distribution
  • Market and product trends in Europe

Further information and agenda details are available using the tabs below.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata, PwC Tax Japan and PwC Ireland sponsor this event jointly with SuMi TRUST.

PwC Ireland https://www.pwc.ie/

PwC Japan AWM XLOS https://www.pwc.com/jp/ja/industries/am.html

SuMi TRUST http://www.sumitrustgas.com/

Yamabuki No Ma, 4F, The Palace Hotel, 1-1-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 100-0005 Japan
20 October 2017
9.00 - Registration and coffee
9.30 - Welcome Address

H.E. Ms Anne Barrington, Ambassador of Ireland to Japan

9.40 - Opening Remarks

Mr Toshihiro Iwasaki, Chairman of the Investment Trusts Association, Japan

9.45 - Keynote Speech

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

  • Ms Tara Doyle, Chairperson, Irish Funds
10.00 - Alternative Investments in Europe: Some Tax Considerations

Mr Kenji Nakamura, Partner, PwC Tax Japan

10.15 - Update on Global Regulations Landscape including MiFID2, FATCA/CRS, GDPR

Mr Shane Geraghty, Partner, Dillon Eustace

10.30 - Panel Discussion: Global Solutions for European regulations


  • Mr Zahid Rahman, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC 


  • Mr Naoki Kubo, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC
  • Mr Shane Geraghty, Partner, Dillon Eustace
  • Ms Michelle Lloyd, Head of Irish Desk, Maples and Calder Hong Kong
11.00 - ​Coffee Break
11.20 - Overview on Market & Product Distribution

Mr Shane Geraghty, Partner, Dillon Eustace

11.30 - Panel Discussion: Market & Product Trends in Europe


  • Mr David Dillon, Director, Bridge Consulting


  • Mr Shane Geraghty, Partner, Dillon Eustace
  • Mr Pat Convery, Director, PwCIreland,
  • Ms Satomi Fujii, Director, SPARX Asset Management
12.05 - Closing Remarks

Mr Masahiro Tsuchiya, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank 

12.15 - Lunch
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