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EuropeGuernsey | 09 - 10 Dec 2021

10th Annual Business and Finance Conference

BPP’s 10th Annual Business and Finance Conference is aimed at accountants and finance professionals across a range of industries, providing a variety of relevant updates from industry experts to help meet your continuing professional development needs.

2021-12-09 09:00:00 2021-12-10 12:30:00 Europe/London 10th Annual Business and Finance Conference Online Live Classroom BPP Events events@bpp.com
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Overview

BPP’s 10th Annual Business and Finance Conference is aimed at accountants and finance professionals across a range of industries, providing a variety of relevant updates from industry experts to help meet your continuing professional development needs.

Who this event is for

This event is suitable for all financial services professionals. In particular, it will be of interest to Accountants, Consultants, Managers and Senior Managers.

Pricing & Discounts

Price: £295

We offer the following discounts for this event:

10% for GIFA, GACO, GAT, GCOC, ICA, IoD, STEP, ACCA, ACA and ICSA members (Discounts cannot be used in combination)

2021-12-09 09:00:00 2021-12-10 12:30:00 Europe/London 10th Annual Business and Finance Conference Online Live Classroom JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Schedule

Chairman's opening remarks

08:45 - 09:00

Crypto assets: [digital] white elephant or legitimate asset?

Stephen Ozanne, Chief Executive Officer of Liberum Wealth

09:00 - 09:45

Sustainable Finance – all hype or the future of financial services?

Rachid Frihmat, Audit Director at KPMG in the Channel Islands

09:45 - 10:45

Refreshment Break

10:45 - 11:00

2021 Financial Reporting Update

James Brown, ICAEW Programme Manager and Senior Tutor at BBP CI

11:00 - 12:30

Chairman's opening remarks

08:45 - 09:00

How governance and compliance can support business strategy

Teresa Le Couteur FCG MSc, Group Company Secretary for Northern Trust Guernsey and Branch Chair for The Chartered Governance Institute – Guernsey Branch

09:00 - 09:45

2021 Tax Update

Jo Huxtable, Partner at Deloitte LLP

09:45 - 10:45

Refreshment Break

10:45 - 11:00

2021 Funds Update

Stuart Chandler, Head of Business Development of BPP CI

11:00 - 12:00
2021-12-09 09:00:00 2021-12-10 12:30:00 Europe/London 10th Annual Business and Finance Conference Online Live Classroom JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com
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Event Speakers

400 X 400 Stuart Chandler

Stuart Chandler

Head of Business Development at BPP CI

Stuart originally joined BPP CI as a tutor in 2011 and, after 4 years as a senior tutor and ACCA Programme Manager, moved to State Street in order to gain more experience in Guernsey’s fund industry. Whilst there he was Assistant Vice President in the Client Services team, responsible for a range of listed and unlisted private equity funds. He re-joined BPP in 2017 when a senior position became available. Stuart is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Stuart’s experience in the fund industry is broad, spanning 10 years in fund accounting, financial reporting, operational and regulatory compliance, board management, corporate secretarial and administration. This experience is invaluable when it comes to designing and delivering courses in the Professional Development arena across areas such as fund accounting, fund structuring and asset classes, emerging regulation, Anti Money Laundering and compliance. Stuart also delivers numerous courses for the ACCA, Chartered Governance Institute and ACA qualifications, with a focus on strategy, law and audit.

400 X 400 Stephen Ozanne

Stephen Ozanne

Chief Executive Officer of Liberum Wealth

Prior to Liberum, Stephen established and led Walkers’ Channel Islands Regulatory & Risk Advisory Group following its merger with Guernsey law firm AO Hall, where he worked for over 12 years. His practice there included all aspects of financial services regulation and he was ranked as a rising star by Legal 500.

Stephen was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2008 with a Harmsworth Scholarship, he holds an LLB from the College of Law and a BA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Exeter.

400 X 400 Rachid Frihmat

Rachid Frihmat

Audit Director at KPMG in the Channel Islands

Rachid has worked at KPMG for eleven years in both the Guernsey and Hong Kong offices. He specialises in delivering audit and assurance services to financial services clients predominantly in the investment management industry - including funds listed on the LSE, the AIM of the LSE and alternative investment funds, comprising private equity, renewable energy and hedge fund structures. He has been involved in the delivery of transaction services engagements for new fund clients in relation to obtaining a listing on preferred exchange. In attestation services, Rachid has worked in ISAE 3402 and AAF 01/06 type reporting. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA).

James Brown

James Brown

ICAEW Programme Manager and Senior Tutor at BPP CI

Prior to joining BPP, James was a senior manager at a Big 4 audit firm where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. During his time as an auditor he was primarily responsible for serving clients in the Insurance industry. His portfolio also included real estate and debt funds listed on the London Stock Exchange, as well as private funds, fiduciaries, wealth managers, trust & company and utilities. He was also one of the Financial Services lead facilitators on internal training courses.

400 X 400 Teresa Le Couteur

Teresa Le Couteur FCG MSc

Group Company Secretary for Northern Trust Guernsey and Branch Chair for The Chartered Governance Institute – Guernsey Branch

Teresa Le Couteur is Group Company Secretary for Northern Trust Guernsey and has personal responsibility for the governance function within Northern Trust’s Guernsey operation. As part of this, Teresa acts as named Company Secretary to Northern Trust (Guernsey) Limited, a bank licensed to operate in Guernsey; Northern Trust Fiduciary Services (Guernsey) Limited, the private wealth arm of Northern Trust’s Guernsey business; Northern Trust Fund Administration Services (Guernsey) Limited, which is the fund administration arm of Northern Trust’s Guernsey business; and a number of subsidiaries.

Teresa has 20+ years’ experience in the Finance Industry and extensive knowledge of Offshore Funds, Trusts, Company Secretarial work, Compliance and Corporate Governance gained through tenures with various firms in both Guernsey and Jersey; including Private Equity, Real Estate and Hedge Fund specialists. Teresa has experience of managing client entities across various other jurisdictions; including the BVI, Cayman, Cyprus, Delaware, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the UK.

Named Company Secretary of the Year at the 2020 ICSA Guernsey Awards, Teresa is a Fellow of the Institute and holds a Master’s Degree in Corporate Governance from Bournemouth University.

400 X 400 Jo Huxtable

Jo Huxtable

Partner at Deloitte LLP

Jo leads Deloitte’s tax practice across the Channel Islands and has worked in tax for around 27 years mainly within professional practice but also within industry. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor and has experience in both corporate tax and VAT. She has considerable experience with a focus on corporate and international tax for a wide range of financial services clients, including investment funds and private equity houses. Projects range from local Guernsey and Jersey tax compliance and advice, VAT advisory as well as advice on international tax principles such as residence, permanent establishment, withholding tax and the impact of double tax treaties. Her experience also covers transaction work on disposals, acquisitions and re-organisations.

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Online Live Classroom

2021-12-09 09:00:00 2021-12-10 12:30:00 Europe/London 10th Annual Business and Finance Conference Online Live Classroom JIBS Events bookings@jerseyibs.com