London, UK

Conference Day One

Conference Day Two

09.30
Chair’s Opening Remarks

09.35
The Evolution of the Back-Office

Synopsis

Making the strategic value of the back-office team known to the wider organisation is vital not just to the success of your team but also to the overall firm. In this session, we’ll discuss what some in the industry are doing to ensure their finance and compliance teams are playing a larger role in the firm’s overall strategy.

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10.20
To Outsource or Not to Outsource

Synopsis

Determining whether to outsource certain functions or keep them in-house is a continued struggle for CFO and CCOs. In this session you’ll hear what functions your peers are outsourcing and how they are managing the process.

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10.50
Morning Networking Coffee Break

11.20
Using Technology to Improve the Functions of the Back-Office: What’s Working and What’s Not?

Synopsis

As more offerings come onto the market, know what technology will actually enhance what you do as a firm is key to streamlining your processes.

Hear what is working directly from those on the frontlines.

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12.00
Addressing Common Cybersecurity Concerns

Synopsis

Cybersecurity concerns remain front of mind for the private funds community. Protecting data and avoiding a breach is vital to your firm’s success.

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12.40
Chair’s Summary and Event Wrap Up

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

12.45
Networking Luncheon

13:30 – 16:30 Deep Dive: Private Equity Tax Structure

The private equity world has already begun to feel the impact of changes to tax regulation. Many of these recent changes have been seen as mostly positive, while future changes for the industry remain speculative.

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13:30 – 16:30 Deep Dive: Compliance in an Era of Brexit and Deregulation

The past several years have seen an increase in the number of laws regulating the private funds community. Some of the legislation is direct while others are indirect – but still require the efforts of the compliance team. While many of the regulations will remain, Brexit and the call for deregulating Dodd-Frank will undoubtedly impact the compliance role going forward.

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16.30
Close of Conference