CPD Events

2015 Events


2015 UK General Election: what is the impact for economics and our investment portfolios?

Tuesday 21 April 2015

Tom Richards, Director of Thomas Miller Investment (Isle of Man) Limited will explore the impact for economics and investment portfolios of the 2015 UK General Election at the next Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) Isle of Man branch event, to take place on 21 April 2015 at the Claremont Hotel, Douglas.

Tom is a Director of Thomas Miller Investment (Isle of Man) Limited. He heads up the Offshore Private Client Investment Management Team; and co-heads the Collective Fund Research Team. He moved to the Isle of Man in 2007 after serving as a commissioned officer and pilot in the Royal Air Force. Tom is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and holds an MSc (Distinction) in International Banking & Finance.

Adrian Tinkler, ICSA IOM Chairman, commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Tom back to the ICSA and are very grateful to Thomas Miller for their sponsorship to help make this event possible.”

The event starts at 6pm. Admission is free to members. Places for non-members (subject to availability) are £10 each.


Directors’ Duties: Mitigating the Risks

Wednesday 25 March 2015

Juan Thornley, Counsel, Corporate Department Appleby

“Directors’ Duties: mitigating the risks”

Sponsored by Appleby

Juan Thornley, Counsel in Appleby’s Corporate department, will discuss ‘Directors’ duties: mitigating the risks” at the next Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) Isle of Man branch event, to take place on 25 March 2015 at the Claremont Hotel, Douglas. The seminar will involve a brief recap of the duties to which directors are subject, with particular reference to recent offshore case law, and will outline practical steps to reduce the risks to the board.

Juan is an Isle of Man Advocate, British Virgin Islands solicitor and English solicitor (non-practising) and was seconded to Appleby’s Cayman Islands office during 2013. He qualified with Appleby in 2005.
He advises on a broad range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, private equity and joint ventures, as well as banking and asset finance transactions. He has extensive experience of advising financial services businesses (particularly banks and insurers) on a range of matters from restructuring to ongoing compliance and he regularly acts for clients of fiduciary service providers and companies within the e-business sector.
Adrian Tinkler, ICSA IOM Chairman, commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Juan to the ICSA and are very grateful to Appleby for their sponsorship to help make this event possible.”

The event starts at 6pm. Admission is free to members. Places for non-members (subject to availability) are £10 each.

For online booking please visit www.icsaiom.org. For further information about events or if you would like to be included on our emailing list then please contact icsa@manx.net


e-gaming now and in the future

Tuesday 24th February 2015

Peter Greenhill, CEO, e-Gaming Development at Isle of Man Government’s Department of Economic Development

and

Steve Brennan, CEO, Gambling Supervision Commission

“eGaming now and in the future”

Sponsored by PWC

Peter Greenhill is responsible for promoting the Isle of Man as a leading centre for e-Gaming by devising, developing and implementing new initiatives aimed at encouraging inward investment and the development and growth of existing businesses. He moved to the Isle of Man in July 2013. Following a long and successful career in technology, especially in Banking and Banking Systems with Credit Lyonnais, GE Information Services and Unisys, Peter moved into the gaming industry. He has now had 20 years’ gaming experience having held executive management positions at Cyberview Technology, Betex, TCS John Huxley and Essnet.

Steve Brennan is the Chief Executive of the Gambling Supervision Commission. The Gambling Supervision Commission was initially established in 1962 that consists of an independent panel headed by a Chairman and four members. Having joined the Commission in January 2008, Steve’s primary responsibility is for the development and maintenance of the regulatory framework to licence and supervise all forms of gambling in the Islands.

Prior to joining the Commission Steve held a number of senior positions within the Isle of Man Government, primarily the Income Tax Division of Treasury where he gained experience in a wide range of managerial and both tax and IT technical roles.

Adrian Tinkler, ICSA IOM Chairman, commented, “Peter and Steve will undoubtedly give a topical and timely insight into the latest trends in egaming on and off the Island. We are very grateful to PwC for their sponsorship to help make this event possible”.

The event starts at 5.45pm for a 6pm start

Admission is free to members. Places for non-members (subject to availablity) are £10 each.