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Annual UP 2020ANNUAL UNIT PRICING 2020 ONLINE FORUM
Detailed insights and analysis into the unit pricing governance framework and the single biggest operational risk in unit pricing i.e tax provisioning and tax true ups
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About Unit Pricing 2020
The annual IBR Conferences Unit Pricing Forum has been running for over a decade and has been consistently among the best received conferences of its kind in Australia. This year's Forum continues to offer a diversity of topics and industry renowned speakers. The conference provides expert views from the regulators, superannuation funds, custodians and specialised consulting firms. In addition to insights into the critical day to day functions of risk management, controls and compliance the audience will have the opportunity to gain an understanding of where the unit pricing world is heading in terms of the regulators' thinking, real time transacting and the SMA alternative. This conference will be an invaluable learning experience for all members of the unit pricing team as well as for members of the Finance and Tax teams, Risk and Compliance and other areas of superannuation funds and investment management organisations.
CAREER PROGRESSION

Views from successful people on “how to climb the corporate ladder”, The corporate ladder in perspective for the new entrant.

UNIT PRICING AUDIT

What the auditors are looking for, Common areas causing audit exceptions, The relevance of the Guide to Good Practice as a benchmark for the auditor

TAX PROVISIONING

Analysis and debate over the previous sessions from industry experts, What are the key tax provisioning controls we must implement

UNIT PRICING GOVERNANCE

The basic principles for a robust unit pricing governance framework, The “must haves” and “nice to haves” from a governance perspective

Who should attend?
  • Unit Pricing Manager
  • Fund Accounting Manager
  • Trust Accounting Manager
  • Unit Pricing Analyst
  • Taxation Accountant
  • Actuary
  • General Manager Fund Operations & Risk
  • Investment Risk Managers
  • Head of Investment Management
  • Head of Fund Administration
  • General Manager Legal & Compliance
  • Investment Services Manager
  • Manager Investment Operations
  • Unit Pricing & Performance Manager
  • Unit Trust Supervisor & also who work with unit pricing in all capacities should attend this event

Detailed insights and analysis into the“ unit pricing governance framework and the
single biggest operational risk in unit pricing i.e tax provisioning and tax true ups”

Unit Pricing 2020 Speakers
Learn speakers of the Annual Unit Pricing 2020.
Manager Portfolio Oversight, Australian Super
Investment and Operations Manager, ChristianSuper
Chief Executive Officer, Link Fund Solutions
Director - Investment & Wealth Advisory at Deloitte, Former Head of Investment Risk, APRA
Head of Investment Operations, Qantas Superannuation Limited
MARK NEARY Director of Product, Asset Allocation Solutions, MILESTONE GROUP | AUSTRALIA
Managing Director McGing Advisory & Actuarial
Independent Consultant and Advisor
Principal
Director, Assurance and Advisory Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Executive Consultant Castle Hall Alternatives
Managing Partner at slca Sharyn Long Chartered Accountants
Trustee Board Independent Director at IOOF Holdings Ltd
Country Manager, Financial Risk Solutions (FRS)
Director, Investment Advisory, PwC Australia
Director, KONU
Head of Business Solutions at GBST
Managing Director at BC Gateways
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Unit Pricing 2020 Schedule
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Opening remarks and addressing attendees by the Chair

  • How the Trustees can be faced conflicts of interest
  • Are Trustees always able to access the levels of unit pricing skills and experience required to discharge their fiduciary duties
  • When can the Operational Risk Reserve be accessed to compensate members
  • Areas of concern the Royal Commission may have missed

PANEL CHAIR

  • KYLE RINGROSE,Principal Athena IOC Pty Ltd

PANEL MEMBERS

  • CRAIG ROODT, Director - Investment & Wealth Advisory at Deloitte, Former Head of Investment Risk, APRA
  • SEAN MCGING, Managing Director, McGing Advisory
    & Actuarial
  • STEPHEN HUPPERT, Independent Consultant and Advisor
  • What impact can blockchain have on the unit pricing
    calculation process
  • How Does Blockchain improve outcomes for Financial Services organisations and their customers
  • How does Blockchain reduce risk in disseminating unit prices to industry participants

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BC GATEWAYS

  • Do we need to strike unit prices more frequently than daily
  • Should unit prices be struck monthly or weekly
  • What are the impediments to changing the industry norm of daily pricing
  • Who would be the beneficiaries of any changes
  • What would be the drivers of change

TERRY KYLE, Country Manager, Financial Risk Solutions (FRS)

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FRS INVESTPRO

  • The process to follow in developing or enhancing good
    practice Unit Pricing Policies - internal and external documents that should be referenced
  • How to expand the Unit Pricing Policy into a training and
    development tool
  • Sixteen key Unit Pricing Policies to consider
  • Good and not so good Unit Pricing Principles
  • The ten key controls that will mitigate the risk of a unit
    pricing error
  • How to monitor implementation of the controls
  • Unit Pricing reporting - how to raise the profile of the unit pricing team and provide concise and meaningful insights into unit pricing for the Executives and Board
  • Unit pricing complexity – UP cycle, multiple inputs, timing
  • What are the risks?
    • Operational, financial, strategic, reputation, legal
  • Managing these risks
    • Prevention better than cure
    • An effective risk management framework
    • Operational environment controls - people, process and systems
    • Preparedness – Processes, procedures, controls, actions
    • Reviews, checks, confidence, comfort for Board & Trustees
  • Who is conducting unit pricing
  • Sourcing of independent prices
  • NAV Review
  • NAV Governance / Valuation Committee
  • Investor Review and Expectation
  • Castle Hall’s Global Industry observations

Opening remarks and addressing attendees by the Chair

  • Why every organisation must have an error rectification
    plan
  • What a plan might look like
  • “Must haves” for an error rectification plan
  • Communication with the Board and the regulator, why,when and how
  • The extent to which the Fund can rely on the custodian’s
    controls
  • Essential checks and controls over the custodian’s unit pricing process
  • The distinction between the custodian’s unit pricing policies and the Fund’s policies
  • How to address segregation of unit pricing dutues issues within a smaller Fund

PANEL CHAIR
KYLE RINGROSE , Principal Athena IOC Pty Ltd

PANEL MEMBERS
GRACE SZETO , Investment and Operations Manager,
ChristianSuper

ROBERT SIMPSON, Manager Portfolio Oversight,
Australian Super

NARESH SUBRAMANIAM, Director, Investment Advisory,
PwC Australia

PAUL TOEPFER, Director, KONU

Asset owners require insight into all components of their
NAV calculation process and confidence in the accuracy of
their service providers results. This session looks at the
granularity and the auditability on global practices to
satisfy board, investor and regulatory scrutiny, based upon
Milestone Group’s Global Oversight and Outsourcing
Survey

  • Increasing automation
  • Focus on data
  • The many purposes of the ABOR
  • Increasing focus on unlisted assets
  • An example of a commonly used model
  • Stepping through the process
  • Why the outcomes are not always what you might expect
  • Options to address unexpected outcomes
  • Is a complex model really justified
  • Analysis and debate over the previous sessions from industry experts
  • Can we make tax provisioning and tax true-upssimpler
  • Do more frequent adjustments to provisions negate the need for complex provisioning models
  • Why does the true up so often produce spurious results
  • What are the key tax provisioning controls we mustimplement

PANEL CHAIR

  • KYLE RINGROSE,Principal Athena IOC Pty Ltd

PANEL MEMBERS

  • MARTIN WALSH, Trustee Board Independent Director at IOOF Holdings Ltd
  • SHARYN LONG , Managing Partner at slca Sharyn Long Chartered Accountants
  • DAN HEALEY , Head of Investment Operations, Qantas Superannuation Limited

Closing remarks from the Chair and vote of thanks by the Chairman

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