Digital Events


All of SRP's virtual panels in one place



Welcome to SRP's digital space. This page is dedicated to all our virtual events, which will continue to keep our clients and visitors up to date with the latest news, challenges and solutions in the structured products market. For any enquiries, please contact: srpmarketing@structuredretailproducts.com

Past Digital Events

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SRP Americas 2021 Panel discussion: Technology-powered transformation of the industry and distribution channels

30 September 2021

Moderator: Patrick Wood, CEO & President, DelphX

Panellists: Brady Beals, Director, Sales & Product Development, Luma Financial Technologies, 
Joanna Kanakis,
Head of Enterprise Sales, Halo Investing LLC, John Ramirez, Director, Raymond James & Henry Schwartz, Head of Product Intelligence, Data & Access Solutions, Cboe Global Markets,  

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SRP Americas Awards 2021 live ceremony

30 September 2021

All the winners and winning teams live!

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SRP Americas 2021 Panel discussion: Indexed annuities and fixed income: addressing trends and innovations in the indexed insurance world

30 September 2021

Moderator: Tamiko Toland, Head of Research, Cannex

Panellists: Joe Powell, President, Barnabas Capital, Adam Politzer, SVP Product Actuary, Athene Holdings & Igor Zamkovsky, Retirement Insurance, Blackrock

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SRP Americas 2021 Panel discussion: Successfully operating in a persistently low interest rate environment

30 September 2021

Moderator: Tim Mortimer, Managing Director, Future Value Consultants (FVC)

Panellists: Thomas N. Biddison III, Principal, Cornerstone Advisory, Ed Condon, Senior Quantitative Strategist, Bluestone Capital Management, Ken Kwalik, Managing Partner, Carrick Lane & Yan Zhang, Partner, Davis Polk

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SRP Americas 2021 Panel discussion: Evaluating setbacks and opportunities for crypto-related investments in retail space

29 September 2021

Moderator: Pablo Conde, Managing Editor, SRP

Panellists: Rupertus Rothenhaeuser, CEO, Crypto Broker AG, Christopher S. Schell, Partner, Davis Polk, 
Karan Sood,
CEO & Managing Director, Head of Product Development, Cboe Vest &  Dave Weisberger, Co-Founder / CEO, CoinRoutes

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SRP Americas 2021 Fireside chat: The future of Canadian SRP market

29 September 2021

Moderator: Amélie Labbé Thompson, Managing Director, News & Insight
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Speaker: Charles Provost, Associate Investment Advisor, The Vo-Dignard Provost Group
National Bank Financial

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SRP Americas 2021 Panel Discussion: Addressing recent regulatory, compliance and tax developments

29 September 2021

Speakers: Anna Pinedo, Partner, Mayer Brown, A. Brad Busscher, Chief Administrative Officer & General Counsel, InspereX Holdings LLC, Bradley Berman, Counsel, Mayer Brown & Remmelt Reigersman, Partner, Mayer Brown

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SRP Americas 2021 Panel discussion: Product trends in Latam

29 September 2021

Moderator: Liliana Figueroa Quiroz, Executive Director in Structuring, BBVA Mexico

Panellists: Luciano Diaféria Angelo, CFA, Head of Treasury Products, Banco Itaú Unibanco S/A, 
Steve Ocampo,
Chief Investment Officer and Executive Partner, Zest Capital, Roberto Rosas, Vice President, Equity Derivatives & Investor Product Sales, Credit Suisse & Damián Vera, Head Structuring, Monex

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SRP Americas 2021 Industry leader’s panel: Vision for sustainable future of structured products industry

29 September 2021

Moderator: Nicholas Parcharidis, Partner, Axio, m+ funds

Panellists: Nitin Ananda, Global Product Manager - Structured product valuation & risk, Bloomberg L.P, 
Michael D'Auria,
Executive Director, JP Morgan, Nataliya Popel, Head of Structured Investments, Stifel, 
Roberto Vila,
Global Head of Equities, BBVA & Dave Walsh, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley

 

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SRP Americas 2021 Panel discussion: Redefining and successfully managing portfolios to meet client expectations

28 September 2021

Moderator: Lavanya Nair, Americas Correspondent, SRP

Panellists: Tom Balcom, Founder, 1650 Wealth Management, Steve Czick, Head of Product Strategy & Issuer Relations, Axio & An-Lap Vo-Dignard, Senior vice president - portfolio manager and investment advisor, The Vo-Dignard Provost Group - National Bank Financial

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SRP Americas 2021 Fireside Chat: New products in variable annuities space

28 September 2021

Speakers: Jacob Armstrong, SVP, Head of Insurance Strategic Distribution, Franklin TempletonAndrew Line, PhD, Senior Structurer, Munich Re Markets 

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SRP Americas 2021 Panel discussion: Examining past indexing trends and exploring strategies for the future

28 September 2021

Moderator: Michael Nelskyla, CEO, Save

Panellists: Phillip Brzenk, Head of Multi-Asset Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), Julien Chuard, Senior Vice President at MerQube as Head of Products, MerQube, Bo Chung, Global Head of Sales and Index Licensing, Data & Access Solutions, Cboe Global Markets & Tom Haines, CIO and Head of Index Solutions Annexus Retirement Solutions, Annexus 

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SRP Americas 2021: Case study on thematic indexing

28 September 2021

Speakers: Stephane Mattatia, Managing Director, Global Head of Derivatives Licensing and Thematic Indexes, MSCI & Mike Heraty, Head of Americas Institutional Solutions, Credit Suisse

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SRP Americas 2021: SRP Keynote Address

28 September 2021

Speaker: Rick Redding, CEO, Index Industry Association (IIA)

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SRP France 2021 - Crypto-assets and structured products: the future of finance?

30 June 2021

Moderator: Oliver Gentier, AFPDB 

Panellists: Jennifer D'Hoir, Gide / Oliver Sultan, Enigma Securities / Laurent Ksiss, 21Shares 

(Please note this panel is in French)

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SRP France 2021: RegTech - looking for opportunities to improve regulatory compliance

30 June 2021

Speakers: Valérie Cluzel, Directeur Juridique, La Banque Postale Asset Management / Vincent Stefanović, Client Director Sales, LPA

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SRP France 2021: Recent regulatory developments & challenges

30 June 2021

Moderator: Jean-Philippe Cavrois, AFPDB

Speakers: Marianne Jarlaud, AMF / Pauline Laurent, AMAFI / Florent Vincent, SGCIB / Thomas Wulf, EUSIPA 

(Please note this panel is in French.)

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SRP France 2021: Fireside chat with FNZ - the contrat en euros & alternatives to risk management

30 June 2021

Speakers: Pierre-Henri Denain, Managing Director - France, Belgium, Luxembourg, FNZ Group & Amélie Labbé Thompson, Managing Director, News & Insight, Euromoney Derivatives 


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SRP France 2021: ESG - building diversified portfolios

30 June 2021

Moderator: Michaël Léouzon, Head of Development, Hiram Finance
Speakers: Bertrand Alfandari, Head of Development ETFs & Index funds, BNP Paribas Asset Management Sidney Benlolo, Head of Equity Derivatives Sales France Belgium Luxembourg, BBVA / Olivier Malteste, Director - Senior Fund Manager, Multi-Asset Investments, Lyxor Asset Management

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SRP France 2021: Fonds en euros - the impact of changing demographics, market factors & regulations and the emergence of structured savings solutions

29 June 2021

Moderator: Walter Cegarra, FNZ Q-Hub

Panellists: Emmanuel de La Jonquière, AXA France / Oumar Diawara, Natixis Investment Managers / Olivier Gudefin, Aviva Investors France / Marion Olives, BNP Paribas / Julien Vautel, Hedios

(Please note this panel is in French)

 

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SRP France 2021 - Case study: creating underlyings for successful products

29 June 2021

Presenters: Stéphane Mattatia, MD, Global Head of Derivatives Licensing and Thematic Indexes, MSCI & Jean-Christophe Jouannais, Director - Structured Products Engineer, Societe Generale Private Banking 

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SRP France 2021 - How to create attractive products in a low rate environment

29 June 2021

Moderator: Peter De Clercq, Quantessence
Panellists: Fabrice Cohen, Generali Wealth Solutions / Victor Toulouse, AXA Investment Managers / Stéphane Vanadia, Munich Re / Cyril Vergneau, Amundi

(Please note this panel is in French.)

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SRP France 2021: Product trends

29 June 2021

Moderator: Steve Lamarque, Hilbert Investment Solutions 

Speakers: Emmanuel Brandariz, SILEX / Anne-Emmanuelle Corteel, Generali / Alexandre Fortunade, i-Kapital / Arnaud Schmitz, Makor Securities 

(Please note this panel is in French.)

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SRP France 2021: Keynote presentation - Pierre Chabrol, DG Trésor

29 June 2021

Introduction from Pierre Chabrol,  chef du bureau épargne et marché financier à la direction générale du Trésor (in French)

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SRP Asia Pacific 2021: Digital transformation and platform innovation

16 June 2021

Moderator: Eric Neo Say Wei, Co-Founder & Group Director, RF International Holdings
Speakers: Eva Law, Founder and Chairman, Association of Family Offices in Asia and Association of
Private Bankers in Greater China Region / Olivier Pierlot, Executive Director, Structured Products - Business Development, Standard Chartered / Steve Knabl, COO & Managing Partner, Swiss-Asia Financial Services

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SRP Apac 2021: Fireside chat - digital assets & blockchain

16 June 2021

Moderator: Pablo Conde, managing editor, SRP

Speakers: Christopher Clarke, CEO and Founder, Global Career Accelerators / Rupertus Rothenhaeuser, CEO, Crypto Broker AG

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SRP Asia Pacific 2021: Trends for APAC UHNW investors - from diversification to personalisation

16 June 2021

The panel, moderated by SRP Asia Pacific reporter Summer Wang, will look at: 
  • Developing an investor-centric approach and offering discretionary products solutions -
  • Educating investors to integrate structured products into the wider portfolio to achieve special aims

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SRP Apac 2021: Fireside chat - AMCs & product customisation

16 June 2021

Speakers: Stefan Wagner, Head of Business Development, vestr & Juergen Schneider, Head of Structured Products Trading, Julius Baer Zurich

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SRP Asia Pacific 2021: ESG - how to navigate integration

15 June 2021

Moderator: Diana van Maasdijk, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Equileap

Speakers: Tianyin Cheng, Senior Director, Strategy Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices / John Lau, Head of Treasury Products & Specialists, Personal Financial Services, UOB / Paul Milon, Head of Stewardship, Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas Asset Management / Bruno Neukirch, Head of Fund and ESG Solutions, Asia Pacific, Societe Generale 



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SRP Asia Pacific 2021: Keynote Panel - Moving past the pandemic: progress and direction for 2021

15 June 2021

This panel will explore key trends, payouts, underlyings and structures ahead, and ways to sustain investors’ propensity towards structured products, especially in the context of Covid-19.

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SRP Europe 2021: Delivering value in pensions and insurance with structured products

24 March 2021

Thank you to Walter Ceggara, CEO of FNZ Q-Hub for moderating this final panel. His speakers were:

  • Christian Lemaire, Global Head of Retirement Solutions, Amundi
  • Christian Probst, Head of Capital Market Solutions Structuring Europe & North America, Munich Re
  • Abdess Khaled, Head of Structured Products, Bloomberg
  • Victor Toulouse, Senior Portfolio Manager, Multi Asset, AXA Investment Managers

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SRP Europe 2021: The future of finance

4 March 2021

Thank you to Paul Stanfield, CEO, Federation of European Independent Financial Advisors (FEIFA), for moderating this final panel. His speakers were:

  • Filippo Mattia Ginanni, Head of Structured Products & EMTNs, Agora
  • Mark Aldous, CEO of Structured Products, Delta Capita
  • Patrick Chotard, CEO, Lynceus Partners

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SRP Europe 2021: Devising benchmarks for ESG to avoid greenwashing

4 March 2021

With thanks to Victor van Hooorn, Executive Director, EUROSIF, for moderating the session. Speakers on the ESG panel are:

  • Jean-Philippe Cavrois, President, AFPDB
  • Johannes Ingerfurth, Equity Derivatives Structuring, J.P. Morgan
  • Dr Bernd Spendig, Head of PIP & WM Structuring & Solutions, UniCredit

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SRP Europe 2021: Awards Ceremony

3 March 2021

SRP's first virtual awards ceremony for its flagship Europe event saw Société Générale, UniCredit, Mediobanca and BNP Paribas receive multiple awards.

Watch the video with all our winners now!

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SRP Europe 2021: Delivering value in a low interest rate environment

3 March 2021

With thanks to Peter de Clercq, CEO of Quantessence, for moderating this first session of day 3. His panellists were: 

  • David Zajdman, Head of Sales & Institutional Solutions, HPC Investment Partners
  • Clive Moore, Managing Director, IDAD
  • Jean-Pierre Ané, Head of Financial Engineering, Kepler Cheuvreux
  • Ferran Vila Llavina, Head of Structured Product Desk and Flow Desk, Morabanc

 

 

 

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SRP Europe 2021: Leaders' panel

2 March 2021

With thanks to SRP managing editor, Pablo Conde, for moderating the session. Speakers on the Leaders' panel are:

  • Marcel Biere, Executive Director - Equity Solutions Sales, J.P. Morgan
  • Oumar Diawara, Head of Investment Solutions, Structuring and Tech, Natixis Investment Managers
  • Karim Faraj, Global Head of Front Office Derivatives - Enterprise Pricing and Risk Products, Bloomberg

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SRP Europe 2021: Delivering stronger returns and achieving transparency with QIS

1 March 2021

With thanks to Fabien Labouret, ex-Barclays, for moderating the session, and his speakers:

  • David Stuff, Managing Director, 1OAK Funds
  •  Nicolas Rabener, Founder and CEO, FactorResearch
  •  Ed Senior, CEO, Fortem Capital 

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SRP Europe 2021: Moving past the pandemic: what happens in 2021?

1 March 2021

With thanks to Fredrik Bonthron, from the Swedish structured product association (SPIS), for moderating this first session. Speakers are:

  • André Buck, Global Head Sales & Relationship Manager, Swiss Stock Exchange
  • Mahesh Bulchandani, CEO and Director, FinIQ
  • Chris Watling, CEO and Chief Market Strategist. Longview Economics
  • David Wood, Managing Director, Luma Financial Technologies

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SRP Nordics webinar: what do investors want?

10 December 2020

We are grateful to Björn Johansson (Strukturinvest)Ilkka Väkeväinen (Taaleri Group)Mats Eriksson (Garantum), Camilla Zimmer (BBVA) and Fredrik Bonthron (SPIS) for being such great panellists, and for the insight they gave us into the state of the Nordic structured products markets.


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SRP China 2020: Is China ready for ESG?

2 December 2020

(Please note this session is in English.)

ESG has been at the forefront of investor discussions in Europe and the US for many years now, but investment houses in China are warming to the strategy. Questions addressed during this panel include:

·       How would a Chinese version of ESG look?

·       What are the drivers and stumbling blocks to integration?

·       What are “green bonds” and what’s the value in investing in them?

·       Are ratings agencies well equipped to measure ESG performance in China?

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SRP China 2020: How will the growth of the Greater Bay Area impact the structured products market?

1 December 2020

Can investors in the Greater Bay Area benefit from the Stock Connect programme? Tune in to find out. (Please note this panel is in Mandarin.)

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SRP China 2020: The future of structured products in China

1 December 2020

What are the opportunities and risks facing the sector in China this year? (Please note this session is in Mandarin.)

 

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SRP/FVC training Q&A

28 October 2020

Follow-up webinar from the training modules released in September 2020 (available here and here) as part of SRP's series of Americas, France and Italy conferences. Many thanks to Tim Mortimer, managing director of Future Value Consultants, for providing the training content and modules.

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SRP Italy 2020: What do Italian investors want?

29 September 2020

Market experts suggest the next financial year will see continued low interest rates and more market volatility. Structuring teams will have their work cut out for them, as demand for yield and capital protection remain top of the agenda.

(Please note this panel is in Italian.)

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SRP Italy 2020: Leaders' Panel

29 September 2020

Some of the main banks servicing the Italian market share their views on how the industry has fared so far, and what the future might look like.

Topics for discussion include:

  • Key trends in Italy’s alternative investment market today;
  • What underlyings are performing best, and why?;
  • Product structures and innovations arising as a response to the current crisis; and
  • The future of Italian alternative investments: how can industry players prepare?

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SRP France 2020: Structured products, a credible complement to fonds euros

23 September 2020

(Please note this panel is in French.)

Fonds euros have seen decreasing returns because of lower interest rates, making structured products seem like an increasingly attractive investment opportunity. This begs the question: What place do structured products have in an investment portfolio, and what can structured product providers learn from insurance companies and vice versa?

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SRP France 2020: the future of distribution networks

22 September 2020

(Please note this panel is in French)

Anecdotal evidence suggests that IFAs are demanding more bespoke structured products for their clients in a bid to tailor performance and payoffs better to investment profiles. In this session, French distributors explore this and discuss: ongoing low interest rates and a democratisation of investment solutions; how product manufacturers are reacting to market changes, and; can innovation stimulate the creation of a new product to outperform autocallables.

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SRP Americas 2020: ESG - the what, the why and the how

17 September 2020

Speakers from HSBC, Axio Financial, Sustainalytics, Qontigo, S&P Dow Jones Indices and National Bank Financial delve into the uptake of ESG investments in the US market.

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SRP Americas 2020: Platforms, distribution and the future of US structured products

16 September 2020

Representatives from leading US distribution platforms get to grips with the current state of the US structured products market.

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SRP Americas 2020: LATAM leaders in the spotlight

15 September 2020

Representatives of the largest LATAM markets – Mexico, Brazil and Peru: discuss product performances and volumes, what investors want, and how the current crisis has impacted the markets.

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SRP Americas 2020: decrement indices in focus (Canada)

14 September 2020

A relative newcomer to the local market, the decrement synthetic dividend index has the potential to revolutionise the sale of structured products in Canada.

Join this session to hear from market experts as they explain if these products are worth deploying as part of your investment portfolio and share their strategies for implementing them. Explore the potential impact this new underlying could have on the Canadian alternative investment market.

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ESG in Apac: drivers & roadblocks to integration

8 July 2020

A panel of expert speakers convened on Wednesday July 8 at 4.30pm HK/Singapore time | 9:30 am GMT to analyse the main drivers of ESG integration in the Asia Pacific region, and look at potential barriers to development.

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Structured products in a pandemic world: the view from Apac

23 June 2020

Speakers discussed the current market environment and how this is affecting activity in the structured product space. They also focused on the various options used to manage structured products in investor portfolios, how the buy- and sell-sides can maintain business as usual, and how to create new products to capitalise on shifting market conditions.

 

 

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Is ESG investing a sustainable proposition?

13 May 2020

Topics include:

• How can financial service providers best support the growth of sustainable investing? What is the goal of investors who are involved in sustainable investing?

• How can we make ESG products more efficient? What are the best structures and payoffs for issuers, distributors and investors?

• How can we ensure investors’ good will is fulfilled when investing in ESG projects? What needs to be done to increase awareness of ESG investment options?

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Growing the annuities wallet

15 April 2020

Investing in FIAs allows investors to capitalise on rising interest rates and to secure principal protection in the face of continued market volatility. Our panellists, spanning the entire product lifecycle, delved into the following issues:
- multi-asset class strategies that include a range of investment instruments to safeguard investors’ capital from the low interest rate environment and offer fixed gains;
- best practices to ensure clients understand the diversity of products available and the costs and risks involved with each; and
- how platform providers are gearing up to target the FIA space by bridging the gap between product manufacturers and distributors.

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Banking on the blockchain

18 March 2020

Speakers discussed the merits of using DLT technology when it comes to launching structured products.

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Proprietary indices in focus

29 November 2019

Key topics discussed included:

  • Why is there growing interest in QIS? What do investors get out of QIS?
  • Banks have traditionally being actively involved in QIS but other actors in the market are also getting into this space? Why is there a repositioning of actors in the QIS space, and what does the landscape look like?
  • What kind of future can we expect for the QIS business? 
  • What kind of innovation is coming out of QIS? Where is this coming from? What can the US and UK/EU markets teach us about this?