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Guernsey | 06. 09. 2018

2018 Brexit (half-day) Forum

This highly interactive forum will provide updates on Brexit from recognised experts. The event will specifically discuss what Brexit means for Guernsey and the wider global financial services industry. Speakers include Chris Brannigan, former Director of Government Relations to the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street. This forum will help delegates begin to appreciate how Brexit will affect Guernsey's financial services industry.

2018-09-06 09:00:00 2018-09-06 13:00:00 Europe/London 2018 Brexit (half-day) Forum BPP Guernsey JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Overview

The impact of Brexit on Guernsey is as yet unknown. Notwithstanding this, it is essential that financial services businesses begin planning for the future post-Brexit. This event will explore how Brexit will likely affect Guernsey and how business leaders might mitigate future risks.

This highly interactive forum will provide updates on Brexit from recognised experts. The event will specifically discuss what Brexit means for Guernsey and the wider global financial services industry. Speakers include Chris Brannigan, former Director of Government Relations to the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street. This forum will help delegates begin to appreciate how Brexit will affect Guernsey's financial services industry.

Who is this event for?

This event is ideal for those individuals with an involvement in the strategic and operational aspects of life after Brexit.

Pricing & Discounts

Price: £225

We offer the following discounts for this event:

20% for GACO & IoD members
10% for ICA, GCOC, KYC360° & STEP members & Corporate Partners (Discounts cannot be used in combination)

Please note that one hour of CPD will also be awarded for the reading of relevant articles provided in advance of the event.

2018-09-06 09:00:00 2018-09-06 13:00:00 Europe/London 2018 Brexit (half-day) Forum BPP Guernsey JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Registration & Refreshments

08:30 – 09:00

Chairman's opening address

Chris Usher, Chief Executive Officer of BPP Events

09:00 - 09:15

2018 Brexit update

Allie Renison, Head of Europe and Trade Policy at IoD

09:15 - 09:45
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How is Brexit likely to affect Guernsey?

Dominic Wheatley, Chief Executive Officer of Guernsey Finance

09:45 - 10:15
  • Guernsey is part of the British family
  • Guernsey offers certainty and stability during a period of global change
  • Brexit: an opportunity to improve our terms of trade?

Panel discussion: What are the possible implications for the relationship between Guernsey and the UK as a result of Brexit?

Chris Usher (Chairman), Allie Renison and Dominic Wheatley

10:15 - 10:45

Refreshment break

10:45 - 11:15

Political Risk and the Brexit Process

Chris Brannigan, Former Director of Government Relations to the Prime Minister, 10 Downing St

11:15 - 11:45

Constitutional issues that may arise from Brexit

Megan M.E. Pullum, Q.C, HM Procureur of Guernsey

11:45 - 12:15

Panel discussion: The good, the bad and the ugly of Brexit

Chris Usher (Chairman), Chris Brannigan and Allie Renison

12:15 - 12:45

Closing address & summary of key takeaways

Chris Usher, Chief Executive Officer of BPP Events

12:45 - 13:00
2018-09-06 09:00:00 2018-09-06 13:00:00 Europe/London 2018 Brexit (half-day) Forum BPP Guernsey JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Speakers

Chris Usher 400 X 400

Chris Usher

Head of International Financial Centres at BPP Professional Education

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in international financial services, working both in the UK and offshore, for major financial institutions such as Barclays Wealth and Santander.

Formerly an International Investment Manager he advised both individuals and corporate entities on complex investment scenarios. He now specialises in delivering training in investment management, taxation and regulatory matters in international finance centres around the world.

Chris is a specialist chairman of a number of high-profile events, including conferences such as the Annual Compliance & Economic Crime Symposium and the International Taxation Conference. As an expert in the financial crime risks posed to international offshore financial centres, Chris was invited to speak at the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) conference on the topic of ‘Understanding the Criminal Vulnerabilities of Offshore Products and Services’.

400 X 400 Chris Brannigan

Chris Brannigan

Former Director of Government Relations to the Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street

Chris is a proven senior executive with 30 years’ experience of leadership, strategy and operational planning in political, military and commercial environments. As the previous Director of Government Relations to the British Prime Minister, he led one of the key directorates at No 10 Downing Street, working in close alignment with both the No 10 Policy Unit and the Communications Directorate. Through this close collaboration, he presented clear, coherent narratives at the centre of national decision making.

As the Prime Minister’s relationship director with leading businesses and trade bodies he drew upon an extensive network of politically attuned stakeholders to deliver effective solutions to policy objectives. Exposed to the inner workings of government, he has experience of working in high pressure and time critical environments, with a proven ability to step back and keep the strategic goal in focus while managing operational decisions.

Chris provides a deep and unique understanding of the political processes surrounding BREXIT. He specialises in the political deconstruction of a situation and in his interpretation of the factors influencing UK government policy. He provides insight, analysis and interpretation to decision makers. Prior to joining No10, he was a career soldier in the British Army.  He is a former Commanding Officer, instructor in leadership at RMA Sandhurst and Staff College graduate.

Chris is a graduate of the University of Surrey and Kings College London as well as being educated at RMA Sandhurst, Joint Services Command and Staff College and Manchester Business School.

He founded Kingsgate Political Communications, providing bespoke political risk advice to clients and is a Senior Partner on Public Policy at Brexit Partners (www.brexit-partners.com). He is an advisory board member of UK Policy Group (www.ukpolicy.co.uk) a unique research consultancy bringing campaign style research to corporate clients.

400 X 400 Allie Renison

Allie Renison

Head of Europe & Trade Policy at The Institute of Directors (IoD)

Devising recommendations and representing the voice of members on EU reform matters and helping to provide the link between business and Government on increasing international trade. She also routinely provides advocacy for the IoD on a range of regulatory issues in Brussels.

She was previously Research Director at Business for Britain, the campaign focused on renegotiating the UK's relationship with the EU. Prior to that, she advised a number of parliamentarians in both Houses on EU legislative issues, with a particular focus on trade and employment policy areas.

Allie holds a Master’s Degree in the political economy of emerging economies in the post-Soviet space.

400 X 400 Dominic Wheatley

Dominic Wheatley

Chief Executive Officer of Guernsey Finance

Dominic is Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance. His role includes business development and the promotion of Guernsey’s finance industry in the island’s target markets including Europe, the US and the emerging markets, and liaison with industry associations and government, both in Guernsey and further afield. Previously Chief Marketing Officer of the Willis Global Captive Practice and Managing Director of its Guernsey business, Dominic has more than 25 years of finance experience in London and, for the past 20 years in Guernsey. Dominic is a member of the Institute of Directors and serves as a non-executive director on a number of local boards. He is a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and holds an MBA from Warwick University.

400 X 400 Megan Pullum V2

Megan M.E. Pullum QC

HM Procureur for the Law Officers of the Crown

Megan M E Pullum is HM Procureur (Attorney General) of Guernsey.  She is a Crown Advocate with over 20 years’ experience of working as a government lawyer in a broad range of contentious and non-contentious work. She previously worked within the Welsh and English governments and she has also worked as a private lawyer in Brussels and as a freelance law lecturer. 

Megan was called as a solicitor the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1996, qualified as an Advocate in 2006, was appointed HM Comptroller (Solicitor General) in 2012 and HM Procureur and HM Receiver General in 2016. She is also an accredited Globis employment and workplace Mediator.

Megan is a former member of the Law Society’s EU Committee and a current member of the Editorial Board for the Jersey and Guernsey Law Review.

2018-09-06 09:00:002018-09-06 13:00:00Europe/London2018 Brexit (half-day) ForumBPP GuernseyJIBS Eventsbookings@jerseyibs.com

BPP Guernsey

The Mallard Complex, La Villiaze, Forest, Guernsey GY8 0HG

2018-09-06 09:00:00 2018-09-06 13:00:00 Europe/London 2018 Brexit (half-day) Forum BPP Guernsey JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com