London, UK

Conference Day One

Conference Day Two

08.30
Registration and Morning Coffee

09.00
Chair’s Welcome Remarks

  • Bronwyn Bailey VP, Research and Investor Relations, American Investment Council

09.10
Global Regulatory Update: Where We Are Now and What to Expect in the Year Ahead

Synopsis

With capital commitments in 2016 topping $680 billion, 2017 is on track to be another record-breaking year. In this session, we’ll discuss what regulations are currently having an impact on the private funds community and what is on the horizon.

09.40
Valuations: Where Do We Go from Here?

  • Diana Meyel Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Cipio Partners

Synopsis

As investor scrutiny continues to increase, valuations remain a challenge for the private equity community. In this session, we will take a look at this continued trend towards high valuations and determine what’s next.

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10.20
Updates on Tax Reform

Synopsis

With the global political landscape shifting dramatically over the past year, once again come calls for tax reform. In this session, you will hear about the legislation that is still serving as a pain point whilst also looking at what lies ahead.

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11.00
Networking and Morning Coffee Break

11.30
Determining How Changes to the Treatment of Carried Interest Are Impacting the Private Funds Community

Synopsis

The recent change to the treatment of carried interest is expected have a significant impact on how managers of funds structure their profit-related returns. Following suit with the UK, the US is expected to take a look at carried interest with potential changes to take place in the coming year.

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12.10
Analysing the Impact of BEPS on the Private Funds Community

Synopsis

After years of discussion, the implementation of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting is finally a reality. What this means for the private funds community, particularly in light of Brexit, is still unclear to many CFOs and CCOs.

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13.10
Networking Luncheon

14.20
Streamlining the LP Reporting Process

  • Kurt A. Krieger General Counsel & CCO, HGGC
  • Diana Meyel Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Cipio Partners
  • Ian Wilkin Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer, Jaguar Growth Partners

Synopsis

LP demands for greater transparency are becoming commonplace. Keeping up with these demands can be daunting. Many in the industry have been calling for standardisation but the likelihood seems less and less realistic.

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15.00
The Future of AIFMD and the European Marketing Passport in the Post-Brexit Environment

Synopsis

With so much uncertainty around Brexit, the future of the marketing passport in unclear. In this session, we’ll discuss what to expect in a post-Brexit world

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15.50
Afternoon Networking Break

16.20
Dodd-Frank and the SEC: Understanding How the Compliance World is Evolving

Synopsis

With calls to gut Dodd-Frank coming from the highest levels of government, what lies ahead is unclear. Many in the industry believe that the UK and EU will follow suit on pulling back on some of the regulations put in place post-2008.

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17.00
Close of Day One