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Marty Dobbins, State Street

Funds and fintechs find Luxembourg an attractive base

Asset managers have long been using Luxembourg as a base for cross-border fund distribution but the Grand Duchy has found a new lease of life as a haven for tech-based start-ups

Ana Claver, Robeco
From Regions / Europe / Spain

Regulation and technology lead Madrid’s transformation

The Spanish capital’s financial landscape has been transformed in the last five years with consolidation in the banking sector and asset managers using the city as a springboard to Latin America

Fabio Innocenzi, UBS
From Regions / Europe / Italy

Milan ripe for a private banking renaissance

With half of all Italian private wealth managed by retail banks there is huge potential for private banks to expand domestically

Joe Bannister, MFSA
From Regions / Europe / Malta

Malta’s growth challenged by custody conundrum

Increased regulatory costs have seen asset managers moving fund management operations to Malta, although global custodians tend to look elsewhere

Cyprus shipping industry

Recovering Cyprus believes calmer waters lie ahead

Cyprus is changing and learning from past mistakes. The banking sector has halved in size while there are great hopes for the shipping and funds industries

James Mulholland, Carey Olsen

Middle Eastern and European elites seek Jersey’s protection

Jersey is becoming something of a centre for alternative investments while there are also signs of private banks returning to the island

David Waldron, PWC

Guernsey a haven of stability for jittery international clients

Clients from Russia and the Middle East head to Guernsey to protect their wealth, while the island is also becoming a hub for illiquid invesments

John Spellman, IOM DED

Innovation and diversification pivotal to Isle of Man’s future

Financial services remain a key pillar of the island’s economy but the government is determined not to put all its eggs in one basket

Mark Haefele, UBS Wealth Management
From Regions / Europe

The consequences of ultra-loose central bank monetary policy

Have markets lost faith in central banks? Have their policies failed? What happens next? Mark Haefele, global chief Investment officer at UBS Wealth Management, Didier Saint-Georges, MD and member of the Investment Committee at Carmignac and Paul Lambert, head of currency, Insight Investment give their views on how investors should be reacting

Gina Miller, SCM Direct

Would the UK be better off outside the EU?

Gina Miller, founder of SCM Direct.com and Jim Mellon, entrepreneur and fund manager, discuss the impending referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU

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