Walkers is once again proud to sponsor the Finance Dublin Financial Centres Summit, which is taking place on 2 and 3 October 2018 in Dublin Castle. Partners Nicholas Blake-Knox and Matt Hedigan will join other global financial services leaders as the conference addresses a number of core themes, including product development, risk management, technology, and the product and jurisdictional platforms of the future.

The Summit will address pressing issues such as Brexit, fintech regulation, investment fund strategy, clearing and derivatives, aircraft leasing strategies, and the outlook for key financial centres and financial services sectors.

Nicholas Blake-Knox, Partner and Head of Investment Funds (Ireland), will be speaking on the following panel:

Product Design & Distribution - to 2025 and beyond
  • Asset Management & Investment Funds; new product development
  • ETFs: the future
  • Using custody data to deliver enhanced granular insights to portfolio managers
  • Technology
  • Active and Passive frontiers
  • Regulation and distribution

Matt Hedigan, Capital Markets and Derivatives Partner, will be speaking on the following panel:

Ensuring Efficient Capital Markets in Europe & North America: Clearing, Exchanges, Derivatives and Regulatory Developments
  • EU Derivatives Market: Regulatory Developments and Brexit
  • Exchanges: Developments & Opportunities in Europe and North America
  • The World Alliance of International Financial Centres - facilitating cooperation and economic growth
  • The future of euro clearing and the post-Brexit banking landscape in Europe
  • Sustainable Finance, FinTech and Talent - the Toronto landscape, cross-fertilization opportunities.


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