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Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? – JTC, EUSIPA, EFG International

Editorial Staff 27 March 2024

Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? – JTC, EUSIPA, EFG International

The latest moves and appointments in wealth management in the UK, the rest of Europe, the Middle East and other select locations.

JTC Law, founded in 2020 and allied to the global service provider JTC, has appointed Leanne Wallser, formerly of Walkers and Mourant, as head of investment funds and corporate.

Wallser will work with Jeremy Garrood, head of insolvency and dispute resolution, and David Dorgan, head of private client and international trusts – all based in Jersey – as well as Mark Groben who sits in the London office. 

Wallser is recognised in Chambers and is a recommended lawyer for both investment funds and corporate work by Legal500. She is also an active member of the Jersey Funds Association Legal and Technical Committee.

JTC Law provides services spanning investment funds, corporate and commercial, dispute resolution and litigation, private client and international trusts as well as notarial services.

European Structured Investment Product Association
The European Structured Investment Product Association (EUSIPA) has re-elected chair Heike Arbter and named Georg von Wattenwyl as its new vice chair. 

Arbter, who is responsible for the entire retail structured products business of Raiffeisen Bank International Group, is also continuing his involvement in the Austrian sector association.

Von Wattenwyl, who also presides over the Swiss sector association, in January became global head of structured solutions, financial institutions, at Vontobel.

EUSIPA members confirmed the board mandates for another two-year term of Joakim Alpius from Sweden, Jean-Philippe Cavrois from France, Zak de Mariveles from the United Kingdom, Florence Devleeschauwer from Belgium, Nicola Francia from Italy, Jürg Stähelin from Switzerland, Christian Vollmuth from Germany, and Frank Weingarts from Austria. 

EFG International
EFG International, the Zurich-listed private bank, has re-elected Alexander Classen as chair of the board of directors for a further one-year term of office. 

As previously announced, Freiherr Bernd-A von Maltzan, who served as a member of the firm’s board for 11 years, decided not to stand for re-election. Prasanna Gopalakrishnan was elected as a new member of the board of directors. 

All other members of the board of directors – Emmanuel L Bussetil, Boris F J Collardi, Roberto Isolani, John S Latsis, Maria Leistner, Philip J Lofts, Carlo M Lombardini, Périclès Petalas, Stuart M Robertson and Yok Tak Amy Yip – were also re-elected for a further one-year term of office ending at the conclusion of the next AGM.

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