7th Annual Funds Congress
A full day conference sponsored by Carne and Dechert LLP
Date: February 8, 2018
Time: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Funds Congress is Carne’s annual fund management conference in London, UK. Held every spring, it brings together leading figures in the asset management industry from around the globe to debate issues of the moment.
Our panels in the past have looked at regulation, risk, fund distribution, investor trends and preferences, product development, tax and legal issues.
Free to attend, Funds Congress is suitable for fund managers and investors, from both the long only and alternative sectors.
Who attends? Anyone helping to shape the strategy of their asset management firm over the coming year:
Speakers for this event will be announced soon.
Register here on our next Funds Congress event
Chris is a Managing Director in Carne’s London office. He joined the firm in January 2009. He specialises in governance and risk services for alternative and traditional investment funds in Europe and Asia, in particular hedge and equity funds.
As an independent director Chris brings a fundamental understanding of the manager’s and investor’s requirements in light of legal and regulatory demands. He has over 20 years of experience in the fund industry working with top tier clients and has a background in prime brokerage services for alternative funds.
Prior to joining Carne, Chris was a senior member of the management team at Deutsche Bank in London and Hong Kong, where he focused on the growth of the bank’s hedge fund business including Equity, OTC, FX and Fixed Income. As part of the Global Market Equity Division, Chris worked on aspects of sales, financing, clearing, controls, reporting, margin, legal and credit within Deutsche Bank. As a member of Deutsche Bank’s Prime Brokerage Consulting & Transition Management team he has worked with service providers, software vendors, administrators and custodians.
Before joining Deutsche Bank Chris worked at Prudential Bache Securities and Credit Suisse Buckmaster & Moore Securities in London.