14

September

2023

8.45 – 8.50

Conference Opens 

Tammi Sulliman, Director of Communications, B1

8.50 – 8.55

Welcome Remarks 

Paul Byles, Founder, Spectrum

8.55 – 9.05

Introductory Remarks

Hon. Andre Ebanks MP, Minister for Financial Services and Commerce

9.05 – 9.25

Short Film Presentation: “Save our Wild Isles – Banking on a Wilder Tomorrow”

Introduced to Spectrum via the National Trust for the Cayman Islands, this short film explores the relationship between our economic systems and biodiversity loss, and what actions the financial services sector can take to reduce their impact.

9.25 – 10.20

PANEL DISCUSSION: ESG’s Momentum – What roles do governance and regulation play at this stage and what are the implications for the Cayman Islands?

Moderator: Arnaud Van Dijk, Principal, KPMG’s ESG Practice

Pádraig Brosnan, Partner, Maples
Richard Harrison, Member, CIIPA ESG Committee
Joanna Hossack, Senior Associate, Collas Crill and Founder, The Cayman Lawyers’ ESG Project
Lisa-Ann Hurlston-McKenzie, Senior Policy Advisor, Ministry of Sustainability & Climate Resiliency
Gemel Sobers, Director Corporate Banking, CIBC FirstCaribbean

10.20 – 10.40

COFFEE BREAK

10.40 – 11.10

Family Offices: Trends and the Cayman Islands advantage

Sue Nickason, Vice President, Dart Family Office

11.10 – 12.00

PANEL DISCUSSION – Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Family Offices

ModeratorAnthony Partridge, Partner, Ogier

Scott Jones, Senior Counsel, Walkers
Alan Milgate, Senior Partner, Rawlinson & Hunter
Sue Nickason, Vice President, Dart Family Office
Eduardo D’Angelo P Silva, Director, Zedra

12.00 – 1.00

PANEL DISCUSSION: Reinsurance – Global outlook and implications for the Cayman Islands. How does Climate change, catastrophic events, regulatory changes and high interest rates impact opportunities in the sector?

Moderator: Adrian Lynch, Executive Vice President – North America, Bermuda & Cayman Islands, Artex Risk Solutions

Gary Dombowsky, Chairman and CEO, Knighthead Life & Annuity Cayman Ltd.
Peter McKelvy, Founder, Northern Re Cayman Ltd
David Sigmon, General Counsel, Greenlight Re Cayman

1.00 – 1.50

LUNCH

1.50 – 2.50

PANEL DISCUSSION – Funds 2.0: Current & future trends impacting Cayman Islands Investment Funds

Moderator: Nick Rogers, Partner, Ogier

Stephen Anderson, Partner, Grant Thornton Cayman Islands
Cassandra Powell, Managing Director, Harbour Trust
Andrew Schofield, Partner, KPMG
Heather Smith, Senior Vice President, Walkers Professional Services (WPS)

2.50 – 3.50

PANEL DISCUSSION Sponsored by MonetaForgeEmpowering Virtual Assets and Fintech: Assessing the Cayman Islands opportunity

Moderator: Tammi Sulliman, Director of Communications, B1

Petri Basson, Chairman, Blockchain Association of the Cayman Islands
Brandon Caruana, CEO, Tenet Bank & Cartan Group
Douglas Spencer, Founder, MonetaForge
Matt Taber, Partner, Harneys
Chris Wall, Counsel, Ogier

3.50 – 4.10

COFFEE BREAK 

4.10 – 5.00

CIMA PANEL DISCUSSION – What does the next year of regulation look like?

Moderator: Paul Byles, Director, FTS

Cindy Scotland, OBE, Managing Director, Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
Rohan Bromfield, Head of Fiduciary Services Division, Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
Kara Ebanks, Head of Insurance Supervision Division, Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
Gloria Glidden, Head of Banking Supervision Division, Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
Heeraman Jowaheer, Head of Securities Supervision Division, Cayman Islands Monetary Authority

5.00 – 5.05

Closing Remarks

5.05 – 6.45

RECEPTION