Join us in Amsterdam for an engaging afternoon of cutting edge insight and debate. The event will explore the challenges of the economic landscape and its impact on international trade together with how lenders can brace their asset based borrowers for impact.
12:30: Registration and Networking Lunch
13:30: Welcome from CFA Europe and NautaDutilh
13:45: Keynote: Mathijs Bouman
World Trade Under Fire "Brexit, trade wars and the decline of economic multilateralism"
14:45: Panel: How Brexit May Impact Your Asset Based Borrower - how can a Lender prepare?
With continuing uncertainty around Brexit and its implications on cross-border deals, the panel will explore the key factors influencing ABL borrowers and how Lenders can best prepare and brace their clients for a positive outcome, including:
- What you need to consider as an ABL Lender of a business affected by Brexit
- What may happen to your borrower's business
- Tax aspects and implications of Brexit
- Jurisdictional issues – how these may change in the future
- Eligibility criteria
- Impact on trade-related cross-border European ABL deals
- Financing/lending perspective – how to prepare clients
- Typical items on the Brexit due diligence list for a lender
- Walter de Wit, Partner, Indirect Tax Global Trade, EY
- Mike Roth, Director, Head Product Specialists Large Corporates, Deutsche Bank AG
- Shanan Dunstan, Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
- Tom Kinmonth CFA, Snr Fixed Income Strategist, European Financials, ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
- Moderators: Teun Struycken, Partner, NautaDutilh & Jeremy Harrison, President, CFA Europe
15:45: Closing remarks and networking reception, through to 18:00.
Event Host:Pricing: CFA members - no charge*Guest of a member
Read more about our speakers below.
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Mathijs Bouman is a Dutch economist and journalist. He is a regular contributor to the TV programme Nieuwsuur and writes columns for Het Financieele Dagblad. A critic of the Dutch Polder model, in which "bad luck is officially forbidden" and "accidents are banned", he is referred to as a market liberalist, and as a prominent opinion builder whose Twitter account is recommended for "peppered" opinions. Read more >>>
Shanan Dunstan, Partner, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Shanan specialises in multi-jurisdictional cross border leveraged finance transactions, under both New York and English law. She has a particular expertise in asset based lending transactions and advises both financiers and borrowers on specialist hybrid ABL/cash-flow lending structures.
Shanan is New York and Australian law qualified and prior to joining Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Shanan practised as an attorney in the New York and London offices a major New York law firm. She has also served as in-house legal advisor for both US and Australian financial institutions.
Prof Walter de Wit, Partner, Indirect Tax Global Trade, EY
Walter de Wit is a partner at EY in Amsterdam with more than 25 years’ experience in Customs law, International VAT and International Trade. He is also professor in International and European Customs Law at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He frequently publishes and lectures on Indirect Tax and Customs, including on the relationship between the UK and the EU after Brexit.
Tom Kinmonth CFA, Snr Fixed Income Strategist, European Financials, ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Tom Kinmonth has lead responsibility for fixed income research on financial institutions, with a focus on European banks. Tom became part of Group Economics at ABN AMRO in 2016, and is a member of the Macro and Financial Markets Research team. Previously, Tom worked for Barclays in Frankfurt and in London, while he also worked at UBS Global Asset Management. Tomas studied statistical mathematics and economics at the Business School of the University of Loughborough and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Mike Roth, Director, Head Product Specialists Large Corporates, Deutsche Bank AG