CSS 2020 Regulatory Compliance Forum

- The Brewery London

The CSS 2020 Regulatory Compliance Forum: Managing Regulatory Change in the Funds Industry is a free, one-day event that will explore major concerns in our industry.

This event will be an educational program for compliance professionals of fund managers, with a goal of fostering learning and inspiration. Just register at the link below to join a distinguished list of speakers and colleagues for insightful discussions, learning opportunities, networking and more.


Registration & Breakfast


Welcome Address


The Art of Data: Is the Definition of Intelligence the Ability to Adapt to Change?
Guest Speaker: Tobias Degsell


Headline Q&A


Big Issue Debate: Regulation as a Service



Coffee Break & Networking


RegTech Boardroom: Global Threshold Management

RegTech Boardroom: Global Funds Reporting

RegTech Boardroom: Global Transaction Reporting


Lunch & Networking


Keynote Speaker


2020 Regulatory Outlook
Speaker: Marye Cherry


Refreshments & Networking


Client Advisory Board


Networking Event

We are proud to confirm our keynote speaker for the event, Tobias Degsell, CEO of Combiner and creativity expert. Additional speakers are soon to be announced.

Marye Cherry

EU Regulatory Counsel

Marye Cherry is EU Regulatory Counsel in the Amsterdam office of CSS. With more than 10 years of legal and compliance experience, Marye specializes in transparency and regulatory reporting issues in the financial services industry. At CSS, Marye focuses on European financial regulations that affect fund managers’ operations worldwide and helps translate those requirements into automated reporting solutions.

Tobias Degsell

Chief Executive Officer


Tobias Degsell is the founder and CEO of COMBINER. Before becoming an entrepreneur Mr. Degsell worked as many years a curator at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2010 he began travelling the world preaching the power and magnitude of creativity. Today he helps companies and organisations all over the world to think and act new.

Rafael Gomes

Managing Director, Finance & Risk Practice


Dr. Rafael Gomes is a Managing Director in Accenture Risk Practice and leads the UK Regulatory & Compliance group. His current areas of focus include automation of risk control and testing, technology risk management, risk strategy for innovation labs, and regulatory use cases for blockchain. Rafael has advised on and delivered wide-ranging regulatory and conduct-focused transformation at Capital Markets and Retail institutions. He was awarded the Robin Cosgrove Global Prize for Ethics in Finance for research based on his PhD in risk and regulation, and has commented in numerous media and trade publications. Rafael holds a PhD from Nottingham University and also studied at the London School of Economics and University College London.

Pauline Hawkes-Bunyan

Director, Business Risk, Culture & Resilience

The Investment Association

Pauline oversees the team responsible for supporting IA member firms on policy issues affecting risk, resilience and P&L. She has gained deep experience and insight from previous senior roles, in the investment management industry since 2000, and now at the IA. Before joining the IA, Pauline was a Director at Aviva and Financial Services Partner at Deloitte. She is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser and holds a LLB Honours degree from Glasgow University.

David McCarthy

Head of European Affairs

The Investment Association

David leads the IA’s strategy on Brexit and International policy. Since the Brexit referendum in June 2016, David has worked closely with the UK Government to mitigate the worst effects of a no deal scenario on the investment management industry, and advised members as they have navigated the complex legal and regulatory changes caused by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.As a member of the IRSG’s Working Group on Market Access, and as a member of the EU Strategy Group co-chaired by the COLC and TCUK, David is also deeply involved in shaping the nature of the future relationship on financial services between the UK and the EU on behalf of the investment management industry.

Event Location: The Brewery | 52 Chiswell Street | London

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