06/10/2009: ABI: Regulation - the way forward
Tuesday, 6 October 2009
Regulation - the Way Forward
Tue 6 Oct, 07:45-09:00
Victoria Suite, Midland Hote
Baroness Noakes, Opposition Spokesperson for Treasury
Stephen Haddrill, Director General, ABI
Robert Talbut, Chief Investment Officer, Royal London
Stuart Fraser Chairman of the Policy & Resources Committee, City of London Corporation
Chair Journalist (TBC)
Complimentary food and drink available
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