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Annual Conference 2021 - Keynote: Mairead McGuinness, European Commission
Keynote address from the Irish Funds Online Annual Conference featuring Mairead McGuinness, European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union. First aired 20 May 2021.
11:34
June 15, 2021
Annual Conference 2021 - Keynote: Derville Rowland, Central Bank of Ireland
Keynote address from the Irish Funds Online Annual Conference featuring Derville Rowland, Director General Financial Conduct at the Central Bank of Ireland. First aired 19 May 2021.
17:06
June 15, 2021
Annual Conference 2021 - Panel Discussion: ESG - from green shoots to full bloom
This episode features a panel discussion from the Irish Funds Online Annual Conference entitled “ESG – from green shoots to full bloom” which first aired on Thursday 20 May.  Moderated by Johnny Mattimore of First Derivatives, the panel features a discussion with Dr Tara Shine, of Change by Degrees, Sean MacHale of Bank of Ireland, Joanne McEnteggart , IQ EQ and Anna Driggs of ICI Global. 
41:38
June 9, 2021
Annual Conference 2021 Keynote: Shundrawn Thomas, Northern Trust Asset Management
At the recent Irish Funds Online Annual Conference, we featured a number of Keynote Addresses from high-profile international industry figures. In this podcast episode, we are delighted to welcome Shundrawn Thomas, President of Northern Trust Asset Management. Shundrawn discusses the drivers of accelerated developments over the past 18 months in asset management and is also joined by Pat Lardner, Chief Executive of Irish Funds to explore some of his key talking points, including the importance of compassion in leadership, embracing digitally-driven relationship management and what are the key attributes of an agile organisation.
23:21
June 8, 2021
Annual Conference 2021 Keynote: Ron O’Hanley, State Street
At the recent Irish Funds Online Annual Conference, we featured a number of Keynote Addresses from high-profile international industry figures. This podcast episode features Ron O’Hanley chairman and chief executive officer of State Street Corporation, who have a significant presence in Ireland in both Dublin and Kilkenny. Indeed, this year State Street are celebrating their 25th anniversary in Ireland and we were delighted to welcome Ron O’Hanley to address the conference and to speak to the resilience and strength of the industry and the drive towards sustainability to counteract the challenge of global climate change.
14:32
June 8, 2021
Irish Funds EU Policy Podcast - Ep. 2
Umar Ahmed, Head of EU Affairs, discusses current trends in EU retail investment policy in the second Irish Funds EU Policy Podcast
06:50
June 2, 2021
Annual Conference 2021 - ​Fireside Chat: Humanising Transformation
Addressing the human aspects of digital transformation. A conversation with John Herlihy, Former VP LinkedIn & Former VP Google and Dr Mark Esposito of Harvard University. Moderated by Olwyn Alexander, Global Asset and Wealth Management Leader, PwC. This is the first in a series of episodes taken from the live sessions that took place at the Irish Funds Online Annual Global Funds Conference on 19 & 20 May 2021. 
39:06
June 1, 2021
ILP - Ireland’s fund structure for the future: perspectives for AsiaPac asset managers
This podcast is taken from a webinar held on 22 April 2021 which discusses the advantages and appeal of the Irish Investment Limited Partnership (ILP) as an AIFMD-compliant, EU domiciled common law partnership which will help to position Ireland as a leading centre for closed-ended AIFs, especially in the private funds and sustainable finance space. The panel will outline the formation of the ILP and how Ireland is uniquely placed for private fund market entrants to use as a domicile for European capital raises. The panel will also discuss the new Hong Kong Limited Partnership Fund structure (LPF) and the different options and access points both the ILP and LPF present for asset managers. Thanks to the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association for their support for the webinar.  Panellists: Michelle Lloyd, Partner, Maples Group Sinead Colreavy, Partner, EY Antonis Anastasiou, Managing Director, Alter Domus James Ford, Partner, Allen & Overy
58:13
April 28, 2021
Irish Funds EU Policy Podcast - Ep. 1
Umar Ahmed, Head of EU Affairs, discusses the upcoming AIFMD review in the first Irish Funds EU Policy Podcast
07:17
April 6, 2021
The Evolution of Funds – What’s on Trend?
This episode is taken from a panel discussion recorded during the Irish Funds North American Digital Seminar, 11 March 2021. Moderator: Nick Blake-Knox, Partner, Walkers Panellists: Stephane Janin, Head of Global Regulatory Development, AXA Gavin Byrnes, Head of Alternative Products, UBS Juan A. Lois, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Asset Management Anna Dragesic, Head of Global Credit Product Strategies, PIMCO
41:29
March 23, 2021
Fund Distribution - Finding New Routes: Irish products to broaden your investor base
This episode is taken from a panel discussion recorded during the Irish Funds North American Digital Seminar, 11 March 2021. Moderator: Lisa Kealy, Chair, Irish Funds, Partner, EY Panellists: Andrew D'Souza, Partner, International Investor Services, Lord Abbett Florian Schneider, Head of Cross-Border Product, Amundi Jeffrey Baccash, Global Head of ETF Solutions, BNP Paribas
38:34
March 23, 2021
ILP - Ireland’s new fund structure for the future
This podcast discusses the advantages and appeal of the Irish Investment Limited Partnership (ILP) as an AIFMD-compliant, EU domiciled common law partnership which will help to position Ireland as a leading centre for closed-ended AIFs, especially in the private funds and sustainable finance space. The panel outlines the formation of the ILP and from a structural, fund administration and depositary perspective, how Ireland is uniquely placed for private fund market entrants to use as a domicile for European capital raises. Peter Stapleton, Partner, Head of Funds & Investment Management, Maples Group (Moderator) Seamus Kennedy, Director, Tax & Legal, Deloitte Michele Foley, Head of Alternative Investments, Ireland, Northern Trust Ellen Fogarty, Head of Trustee & Custody Investor Services, Brown Brothers Harriman
43:60
March 23, 2021
DAC6 EU Mandatory disclosure regime– Insights and impacts for Irish Funds
A panel of industry experts discuss how the new EU DAC6 rules on Mandatory disclosure are impacting the Irish Funds Industry, focusing on the role of industry participants, the DAC6 hallmarks impacting Funds, the main challenges being experienced to-date, along with key DAC6 take-aways for Industry.  Speakers: Ruth Kelly McEwen, State Street Pat Convery, PWC William Fogarty, Maples Group Neil Donaghy, Davy Global Fund Management
56:14
March 5, 2021
Diversity Diversified - moving beyond gender diversity in corporate culture
This podcast taken from a recent webinar explores the diversity of diversity itself in the funds industry. It will look at the academic basis for diversity to enhance good governance and the diversity considerations for stock selection in investment management. The discussion investigates the triggers for enhancing diversity in organisations and from a practical perspective, how such triggers can be considered for creating KPI's and action points. The challenge of capturing data points on diversity other than gender is covered by the panel in addition to how such data can affect positive changes in corporate culture. Participants: Bernard Hanratty - Independent Director - (Moderator) Arun Neelamkavil – Independent Director Ann Prendergast – CEO, State Street Global Advisors Niamh Brennan - Michael MacCormac Professor of Management, University College Dublin
47:59
February 22, 2021
Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation – Preparing For Compliance
With just weeks to go before the application of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), this webinar will look at what funds and management companies need to do in order to comply by 10 March 2021 and beyond. The webinar will highlight the various decisions that need to be made, the arrangements that need to be put in place and the Central Bank filing process. Speakers will consider ongoing EU developments, uncertainties arising and how to deal with compliance in this context as well as data considerations and the latest insights from industry level discussions. We will also look ahead to future developments and requirements coming down the track in the months and years ahead. Participants: Tara Doyle – Head of Asset Management Group, Matheson Lorena Dunne – Partner, Asset Management & Investment Funds, William Fry Chris Johnson – Senior Product Manager, Market Data, Securities Services, HSBC Patrick Rooney – Senior Regulatory Affairs Manager, Irish Funds (Moderator)
01:03:56
February 5, 2021
Irish Funds FinTech Speakers Series - Ireland South East Financial Services Cluster / The Impact of Cyber-Security on Fund Administrators
Irish Funds kick starts 2021 with our first webinar in our FinTech Speaker Series. The opening event sets the spotlight on a new cluster which gathered great pace in 2020, the Ireland South East Financial Services Cluster.  Speakers are businesses based in Ireland South East including cluster members Christian Pollard of Opus Funds Services who will discuss “The Impact of Cyber-Security on Fund Administrators”, sharing how his team have adapted to new threats in the current environment. Justin Klein Keane of Security Risk Advisors will share a case study presentation offering solution insights and learnings from FinTech and Financial Services companies SRA work with.   Speakers: Dáire Lawlor, Interwoven (Moderator) Christian Pollard, Opus Fund Services Justin C. Klein Keane, Security Risk Advisors Catríona Murphy, Ireland South East Financial Services Cluster Margaret Corrigan, Clune Technologies 
58:22
January 20, 2021
ESG – The Prevailing Wind in Asset Management.
This final episode for 2020 features a highlight from from Day 1 of the Irish Funds Online Annual Conference on 21 October 2020 - the panel discussion on ESG investing entitled "ESG – The Prevailing Wind in Asset Management".  The discussion is introduced and moderated by Tara O’Reilly, a Partner with Arthur Cox and member of the Irish Funds ESG Working Group and features Fong Yee Chan, ESG & Sustainable Investment Specialist with FTSE Russell, Charlie Carnegie, Research Director at Arisaig Partners and Emma Jane Joyce, Investment Director at National Treasury Management Agency. 
35:54
December 24, 2020
Leveraging Technology for Distribution Success
This episode features the concluding panel discussion from Day 1 of the Irish Funds Online Annual Conference on 21 October 2020. The discussion is moderated by Carmel Jordan, European COO, Delegated Solutions, Mercer Investments and features Peter Hunt. Head of UK & Ireland Institutional Business Development with Fidelity, Kevin O'Neill, Global Head of Asset Management & Asset Servicing Division with Fenergo, Henning Swabey, Head of Europe with Calastone and  Matt Adams. Head of Asset Manager Client Line, UK MEA,BNP Paribas. 
35:57
December 17, 2020
Alastair Campbell: new perspectives - let’s change the lens on mental health
This is the keynote address given by Alastair Campbell at the Online Annual Conference on 23 October 2020. In this, Alastair makes a powerful case for removing the stigma surrounding depression and mental health issues and recognising that people who are dealing with such issues can make extremely valuable contributions and should be positively embraced in the workplace.
19:33
December 10, 2020
FinTech and AI – What Alexa Doesn’t Know
This episode features a panel discussion from the Irish Funds Online Annual Conference from 22 October 2020 and is moderated by Philip O’Reilly, Professor of Financial Technologies and Information Systems at University College Cork. The panel also features contributions from Mai Santamaria, Head of Financial Advisory team at Department of Finance Ireland, Professor Hani Hagras from the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at the University of Essex, Diarmuid O'Donovan, Chief Technology Officer with DMS and Conall Laverty, the Founder & CEO of Wia. 
35:52
December 9, 2020
The European Investment Landscape 2021
With the outcome of Brexit trade negotiations still in the balance, this podcast explores what the investment landscape in Europe will look like in 2021 and how trade flows may be affected by either a no-deal or limited trade deal between the UK and EU. This panel discussion will consider the European economic outlook beyond the era of pandemic restrictions and also what the result of the US Presidential election means for the EU and UK. Moderator Michael Pedroni, Head of International Affairs, Managed Funds Association Panellists: Lucinda Creighton, Former Irish Minister for European Affairs and CEO, Vulcan Consulting Dr Christian Schulz, Economist, Director, Citi (disclaimer) Liz Martins, UK Economist, HSBC
48:17
December 4, 2020
The Future of Work - A Remote Probability
This episode features the panel discussion entitled "The Future of Work - A Remote Probability" from the Online Irish Funds Annual Conference that was held on October 22, 2020. Moderated by Eoin Motherway from AMX, the panel also features contributions from Andrew White, Founder & CEO of FundApps, Rob McCargow, Director of Artificial Intelligence at PwC UK, Martina Kelly, Director of Funds at the Institute of Banking, and Suki Sandhu OBE, of Involve.
35:52
December 2, 2020