March and april sees events on multi-manager, alternative investments, sipps, the implementation of sandler and pensions compliance
The Alternative Investment Summit 2003 runs from 24-25 March at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. The summit focuses on hedge funds and private equity investment.
Further information on 01202 201 181 or www.irc-conferences.com.
Private client broker Christows is hosting a series of seminars for intermediaries to promote its multi-manager portfolio service during April. The next seminars are on 8 April in Hereford, 9 April in Cheltenham and 10 April in Bristol.
Contact: 01392 208 511.
Buck Consultants is hosting a series of one-day courses across the UK on investment trusteeship. The course covers planning investment strategies and dealing with fund managers. The next seminar is on 1 April in Edinburgh followed by 22 May in Birmingham.
Contact: 020 7448 7000.
Sipp provider Pointon York and Seven Investment Management are holding a seminar for advisers on 26 March to discuss the benefits of group Sipps. The seminar will be in Seven's offices at 46 Grosvenor St, London.
Call 0116 255 1234.
Jersey Finance, the promotional arm of the Jersey financial services industry, is hosting a conference on offshore investment on 2 April at the Renaissance London Chancery Court Hotel. Senator Frank Walker, the president of Jersey's policy and resources committee, will talk on the state's political and fiscal strategy.
Further information on 01534 618 613.
The ABI holds its national conference on 10 April at the QE2 Conference Centre in Westminster. Topics to be covered include models of regulation, implementation of the Sandler report and fraud.
Speakers include FSA chairman Sir Howard Davies, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry Patricia Hewitt and Scottish Widows chief executive Mike Ross.
Further information from Natasha Colne on 020 7663 3821 or visit www.abi.org.uk
Jardine Lloyd Thompson is hosting two seminars on pensions scheme compliance and standards, on 25 April in Manchester and 28 April in London. The seminars will focus on developments in the industry and their potential impact on the pensions market, including the education of scheme members on investment decisions.
Further information on 020 7895 7820 or email [email protected]
Ernst & Young and Scottish Financial Enterprise are holding a summit on issues facing the financial services sector in the wake of the bear market.
The Financial Services Summit will be held in Edinburgh on 7-8 May. Speakers include Ron Sandler, Carol Sergeant from the FSA and Mark Wood, chief executive of Prudential Assurance UK & Europe.
Further information on 0131 553 5777.
The FSA is organising a conference for investment firms entitled Meeting the Regulatory Challenge at the QE2 conference centre in London on 29 May.
Key themes will include reforms in the retail market and outsourcing. Speakers will include John Tiner, David Kenmir and David Green from the FSA, Dick Saunders from the IMA, and Paul Smee from AIFA.
Further information on 01483 720 707 or email [email protected]
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