ISITC Europe announces agenda for quarterly conference
London, 7th March, 2012 – ISITC Europe, the industry group dedicated to improving the operational efficiency of the capital markets industry, today announced the content of its quarterly conference.
The event will be held on Thursday 15th March at Northern Trust’s Canary Wharf office and is set to provide both new and more established members with the latest information, with discussions from some of the industry’s most prominent thought leaders.
Justin Chapman, Global Head of Process Management, Northern Trust, will welcome delegates and the morning will open with a key note address from Jennifer Sponzilli, Partner, KPMG. A panel debate on FATCA chaired by David Ewings, Senior Manager Distribution Special Projects, Threadneedle Asset Management will see Lorraine White, Senior Vice President, International Tax Services, Northern Trust, Andrew Ferench, Senior Tax Manager, Brown Brothers Harriman, David Broadway, Senior Technical Adviser, IMA, Jennifer Sponzilli, Partner, KPMG and Richard Meirion-Williams, Director, Kurt Salmon, discuss one of the most pertinent issues facing the industry.
In addition, various working groups on Regulation Reference Data and Post Trade will also update members.
Graeme Austin, chief executive of ISITC Europe, who will be updating conference attendees on the latest news from the trade association, commenting on the quarterly agenda said:
“Following the stimulating and invigorating annual conference and the recent surge in membership, I am delighted that ISITC Europe is once again at the centre of the conversation on so many important issues. The quarterly session should be a very informative and thought provoking event for all those that attend.”
ISITC Europe speaks for the whole industry, including broker/dealers, custodians, investment managers as well as vendors and utilities. Its mission is to develop standards and market practices that will enhance efficiency across the transaction lifecycle.