FIBI International Banking Conference 2015: Strategically Positioning IFS
Date Monday 15th June 2015
Time 9am - 1pm
Location The Marker Hotel, Dublin.
The Federation of International Banks in Ireland (FIBI), which is affiliated to the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI), held its flagship annual conference ‘Strategically Positioning IFS’ on the morning of Monday 15th June 2015 in the Marker Hotel, Dublin.
This year’s Conference brought together industry leaders and decision makers from across the international and domestic banking and financial services sector. EU Commissioner Jonathan Hill and Minister Simon Harris spoke to the overall theme of the conference; and two high-powered panels addressed issues of global competitiveness and future trends. As well providing an excellent opportunity to contribute to the discussion on these important matters, the conference afforded delegates with a unique platform to network with industry peers and informally exchange views on key financial services developments.
The conference agenda is available to download here.
Speakers confirmed to date:
- Simon Harris, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Finance with Special Responsibility for International Banking
- Jonathan Hill, Commissioner of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission
- Brian Hayes, MEP and member of the Economic & Monetary Affairs Committee
- Sally Dewar, Managing Director, EMEA Head of Regulatory Affairs, JP Morgan
- Brian Daly, Tax Partner, KPMG
- Kevin Gardiner, Global Investment Strategist, Rothschild
- Neil Ryan, Assistant Secretary General, Department of Finance
- Alan Duffy, Chief Executive, HSBC Bank, Dublin Branch
- Gerry Cross, Director of Policy & Risk, Central Bank of Ireland (Commencing May 2015)
- Rossa White, Chief Economist, NTMA
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