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Dame Amelia to speak at BMA forum

A top hedge fund regulator has been lined up for a major conference run the Bermuda Monetary Authority's regulatory forum.

Dame Amelia Fawcett, chairman of the Hedge Funds Standards Board, will be the keynote speak for the one-day event, to be held at the Hamilton Princess next month.

And panel speakers at the forum will also include Sir Andrew Large, a former deputy governor of the Bank of England and Commissioner James Donelon, president of the US National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

BMA CEO Jeremy Cox said: “The BMA is fortunate to once again have a range of highly recognised speakers from the top of their respective fields joining us.

“They will be sharing knowledge and strategic insights on global regulatory issues that are highly relevant to the Bermuda market.

“We're very pleased to have attracted this group of leaders from Bermuda and overseas for the event and happy to facilitate access to additional pertinent information for the local financial services sector via the forum.”

Dame Amelia heads up the London-based Hedge Fund Standards Board. The joint UK-US citizen is a non-executive director of investment firms in Boston and Stockholm, Sweden and is an non-executive member of the UK Treasury Board.

The forum will look at banking supervision and global financial stability, regulatory priorities and business development in asset management and global regulatory initiatives for commercial insurance and its implications for the Bermuda market among other topics.

The event will take place on Tuesday, November 19. Registration, which will begin at 8.15am, is free for panel sessions, but tickets for the keynote speech lunch are $30.

To register in advance or for more information, contact communications@bma.bm.

Amelia Fawcett, DBE

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Published October 24, 2013 at 9:00 am (Updated October 23, 2013 at 7:35 pm)

Dame Amelia to speak at BMA forum

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