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FT & KPMG International Brexit Boardroom Series - Frankfurt

Resetting for the Future: A Window into the Global Brexit Conversation

Frankfurt |
Speakers include:
Frederick  Studemann

Frederick Studemann

Financial Times

Andreas Glunz

Andreas Glunz

KPMG in Germany

Karen Briggs

Karen Briggs

KPMG

Overview

Brexit and other geopolitical shifts are preoccupying corporate minds on global scale. For many multinational businesses, the implications of Brexit are still unclear. Supply chain operations, talent acquisition, data management and other key business functions may all be affected by negotiated outcomes on issues such as trade and citizenship.  

The Financial Times & KPMG International Brexit Boardroom Series is taking place in New York, Frankfurt, Tokyo and London. The objective is to bring business leaders together to discuss the latest developments on Brexit and the wider geopolitical landscape, sharing insights on how to plan for various scenarios.

Key questions on Brexit will be addressed at each event: What are key opportunities and risks for each sector? What can businesses do to mitigate uncertainty during the negotiation period? How are they planning for harder borders after Brexit?  

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fallback Add to my Calendar 09/06/2017 00:00:0009/06/2017 00:00:00falseFT & KPMG International Brexit Boardroom Series - FrankfurtBrexit and other geopolitical shifts are preoccupying corporate minds on global scale. For many multinational businesses, the implications of Brexit are still unclear. Supply chain operations, talent acquisition, data management and other key business functions may all be affected by negotiated outcomes on issues such as trade and citizenship.  The Financial Times & KPMG International Brexit Boardroom Series is taking place in New York, Frankfurt, Tokyo and London. The objective is to bring business leaders together to discuss the latest developments on Brexit and the wider geopolitical landscape, sharing insights on how to plan for various scenarios.Key questions on Brexit will be addressed at each event: What are key opportunities and risks for each sector? What can businesses do to mitigate uncertainty during the negotiation period? How are they planning for harder borders after Brexit?  FT-&-KPMG-International-Brexit-Boardroom-Series---Frankfurt9b30a39735bb80b4969a1207f7b2eac8MM/DD/YYYY

Chair (1)

Frederick  Studemann

Frederick Studemann

Comment and Analysis Editor
Financial Times

Frederick Studemann is the Comment and Analysis editor and member of the editorial board of the Financial Times. In his present role, he oversees the opinion and analysis coverage of the FT online and in the paper as well as the management features. He joined the FT in 1996 as Berlin Correspondent and has held a variety of posts including UK Correspondent, Political Correspondent and European News Editor. He was a member of the launch team of Financial Times Deutschland, the FT's German-language sister paper, where he established and ran the Features and Weekend sections. Born in the USA, he grew up in Ireland, the UK, the Soviet Union and Greece; he was educated in Britain and currently lives with his family in London.

Speakers (2)

Andreas Glunz

Andreas Glunz

Managing Partner, International Business
KPMG in Germany

Since joining KPMG in 1991, Andreas Glunz has held a number of different responsibilities and led several major client engagements cross various industries. He was appointed Partner in 2000 and in 2015 he became the Managing Partner of the Markets Segment and International Business group at KPMG in Germany. As part of his current role, Mr Glunz is leading KPMG in Germany’s International Business team, which supports and advises foreign companies based in Germany as well as German companies based in foreign markets on how to seize new business opportunities in their region.

Mr Glunz is also serving as an Audit Partner for a list of German subsidiaries and sub-holdings of international groups. He headed the Audit Inbound Department in Düsseldorf as well as the Audit Inbound cross-regional team in Germany from 2011 to 2015. He gained extensive international experience as the Head of the Global Japanese Practice in Germany from 2008 to 2015. He was part of the Turkish Country Practice team from 2006 to 2011 and also acted as a supervisory board member at KPMG in Turkey for a number of years.

Mr Glunz has a background as a German Certified Public Auditor and a Certified Tax Advisor in Germany.

Karen Briggs

Karen Briggs

Head of Brexit
KPMG

Karen Briggs is the Head of Brexit and a member of the Executive Committee of the Board at KPMG in the UK. She has built a strong market reputation for working on large-scale international regulatory issues, involving complex legal negotiations, for some of KPMG’s most high profile clients making her well placed to work with organisations at home and abroad as they adapt to the post Brexit world.

In her current role, Ms Briggs leads a dedicated team of specialists to support clients in mitigating the risks and taking advantages of the opportunities that arise from Brexit. 

A Forensic partner by background, Ms Briggs was seconded for two years to the Bank of England's Special Investigations Unit, and became Head of Bank Investigations within the Enforcement Division of the FSA (now FCA) during this period. During this time she was also an advisor to the Board of Banking Supervision.

Ms Briggs’ experience ranges from leading money laundering and fraud investigations to the provision of financial crime advisory services covering fraud risk strategy and operational efficiency reviews.  She has been involved in a number of reports to the regulator concerning fraud investigation, money laundering and miss-selling. She has led large regulatory and fraud investigations for investment banks, insurers and retail banks and has written reports used as expert evidence in the prosecution of fraud. 

Ms Briggs has a BSc (Hons) degree in Mathematics from the University of Leeds and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. She has been a Partner at KPMG for eighteen years and joined the Executive Board in January 2015.

Ms Briggs has held a number of senior positions including Global Head of Anti-Money Laundering and more recently UK Head of Solutions, which comprises Tax, Deal Advisory and Management & Risk Consulting and the innovation and investment strategy.

Organisers (2)

Financial Times Live (FT Live) is the global conferences and events division of the Financial Times Group. Chaired by senior journalists from the Financial Times Group, the summits, conferences, awards and strategic forums organised by FT Live gather the world’s brightest minds and most influential decision-makers.

Exclusive on-stage interviews, stimulating presentations and lively panel debates – available on multiple content platforms – provide the cutting-edge insights, unique personalities and peer audience engagement that have the power to transform finance, business, politics, society and culture.

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Providing essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, the FT has a combined paid print and digital circulation of 840,000. Mobile is an increasingly important channel for the FT, driving more than half of total traffic.

KPMG is committed to helping businesses transform for tomorrow by bringing innovative approaches and deep expertise to the challenge of Brexit. Given the on-going market uncertainty and potential wide-sweeping changes that lie ahead, we believe that businesses need to prepare fully to maximise opportunities and remain agile to secure competitive advantage in a post Brexit world.  It is an opportunity for businesses to rethink and reset their futures. KPMG is a global network or professional services firms operating in 155 countries around the world with more than 190,000 people. Providing audit, tax and advisory services we combine our multi-disciplinary approach with deep industry knowledge to help clients meet challenges and find opportunities each and every day. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (“KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity.

Venue

Villa Kennedy
Kennedyallee 70
Frankfurt 60596

Germany

Tel: +49 69 717120

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