DAVID EACOTT- Executive Director of Supervision JFSC
HELEN DE LA COUR - Acting Director of Financial Services, Government of Jersey
PREM MOHAN- Partner, Kirkland & Ellis Int. LLP
DAVID POSTLETHWAITE- Sustainability & ESG Lead, KPMG
JON STEVENS - Chair of the JFA Regulatory & Compliance Sub-Committee, and Deputy Managing Director.
We are pleased to notify you that the JFA will be holding its annual Regulatory & Compliance Masterclass on 19th September 2023 at Royal Yacht Hotel, St. Helier commencing 8:00am for an 8:30am start. The subject matter will include the following: Topics and Speakers will include: REGULATORY PRIORITIES AND DEVELOPMENTS IN SUPERVISION: FUNDS FOCUS David Eacott – Executive Director of Supervision, Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) David joined the JFSC in February 2023 as the Executive Director of Supervision where he is responsible for overseeing the regulation of Jersey’s financial services industry, ensuring that regulated businesses and individuals meet relevant legal, and regulatory obligations. David was previously the Head of Banking Supervision at the Malta Financial Services Authority and prior to this, he worked for the Bank of England and the UK’s Financial Services Authority for 22 years, where he oversaw the successful implementation of the UK’s ring-fencing regime. A LOOK BEYOND MONEYVAL AT GOVERNMENT’S WORKPLAN AND PRIORITIES FOR 2024 AND BEYOND. Helen De La Cour – Acting Director of Financial Services, Government of Jersey Prior to her current role as Acting Director, Helen worked across the Government of Jersey’s Financial Services Policy, and Financial Crime Strategy Teams giving her a unique perspective and broad experience of the policy and legislative agenda. Helen was called to the Bar in 2009 and admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 2012. Prior to joining Government, Helen worked for a leading offshore law firm and more recently, Jersey Finance. THE REGULATORY FRAMEWORK FOR EUROPEAN FUNDRAISING, AND KEY UPDATES AND TRENDS FROM EU AND THE UK REGULATORY LANDSCAPE. Prem Mohan – Partner, Kirkland & Ellis International LLP Prem is a Partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. Prem advises private investment fund sponsors on the regulatory issues relating to the structuring and formation of private investment funds. He also advises financial investor clients on the regulatory issues relating to acquisitions, restructurings and exits involving investments in the financial services sector. Prem regularly advises investment firms on establishing or expanding regulated businesses in the UK, and more generally, on a range of EU and UK financial services regulation, including the UK SMCR, EU MIFID II, MAR, AIFMD, and PRIIPS. ESG REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS AND EMERGING TRENDS David Postlethwaite – Sustainability & ESG Lead, KPMG David joined KPMG in the Crown Dependencies in 2023 from Jersey Finance, where he was Sustainable Finance Lead. In this role, he worked with industry stakeholders, policymakers, regulators and sustainability experts to develop a sustainable finance strategy for Jersey as a finance centre. David’s previous experience includes a decade as a lawyer with firms in London, Paris and Jersey, supporting financial institutions and corporates on their capital markets transactions. HOST AND MODERATOR Jon Stevens – Chair of the Jersey Funds Association's Regulatory and Compliance Sub-Committee, and Deputy Managing Director, Mourant Consulting The masterclass will be relevant to a wide range of funds professionals including legal, tax and accountancy practitioners, compliance officers, finance and operational professionals at investment managers, administration teams and non-executive directors. Ticket price for this Masterclass comprising 2.5 hours of CPD is £150. As an early bird offer, for all bookings during August, JFA offers a preferential rate for those that wish to sign up to 4 or more spaces, offering one free ticket for each three paid tickets purchased. Please contact email@example.com if you wish to utilise this preferential arrangement. Kind regards, JFA Secretary