ICSA / FSI - BVI Corporate Governance Seminar

About

This half-day seminar looked at the knowledge and understanding required for the critical role of good corporate governance for organisational effectiveness, particularly for firms within the current offshore financial services environment. Topics covered included:

  • Corporate governance across all sectors 
  • Directors challenges and duties, an offshore perspective 
  • Governance from a Regulatory Perspective

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Programme

Programme
TimeWhat's on
08:15 Conference opens - Registration and tea/coffee
09.30 Introduction

Gareth Thomas FCIS, ICSA British Virgin Island Branch
ICSA and the role of the local branch in the BVI. General introduction to good governance and how it relates to all our careers.

Keynote Address
Cherno S Jallow, Director of Policy Research, BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC) 
10.10 Overview of the importance of governance across all sectors
Simon Osborne FCIS, CEO, ICSA UKRIAT Division
10.30 Directors duties and good governance
The challenges and duties of directors, including non-executive directors from an offshore perspective.
Eleanor Morgan, Partner, Mourant Ozannes
10.45 Tea/coffee
11.15 ICSA - 125 years 
Celebrating 125 years as a Chartered Body; our history – what’s changed and challenges for the future; innovative qualifications; careers that are open to our members - how our qualifications relate to roles within offshore and the USA job market.
Theresa Minnie, Head of Membership and Outreach
Gareth Thomas, ICSA British Virgin Islands Branch Chair
12.00 Governance from a Regulatory Perspective (Simon Gray (BVI FSC) 
Governance from a Regulatory Perspective
Simon Gray, BVI FSC
12.45 Closing address: ICSA 125
Gareth Thomas FCIS, ICSA British Virgin Island Branch
13.00 Closing

Speakers

Featured Speakers:

  • Cherno S Jallow, Director of Policy Research, BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC)
  • Simon Osborne, CEO, ICSA 
  • Eleanor Morgan, Partner, Mourant Ozannes 
  • Simon Gray, Special Advisor, FSC
  • Gareth Thomas, MD, Estera Corporate Services (BVI) Limited and Founding Chair of the ICSA Branch.
  • Theresa Minnie, Head of Membership and Outreach, ICSA

Sponsors

Estera

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