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Day 1

Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Registration & Morning Coffee / Tea

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
Sam Ahmed, Head of Collateral Management Sales for Asia Pacific, Citi


Asia’s Exchanges Commentary
Each regulatory representative will present a 20min update including Q&A

Regulatory Roundtable: Asia’s Market Updates

  • What are the new initiatives that have rolled out?
  • How else has the government and exchanges address the needs of the private side?
  • Which infrastructure support will the local regulatory body address in the short term vs long term

Stephen Edge, Principle, Asia Etrading

Shao-Yen Chen (Jennifer), Senior Vice President, Planning Department, Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation
So Polen, Director, Securities Market Department, Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia
Indriani Darmawati, Director, PT Kliring Penjaminan Efek Indonesia
Nico Torchetti, Senior Vice President, Head of Post Trade Services, Singapore Exchange

Morning Refreshments

Panel Discussion: Tapping into the Potential of Emerging Markets

  • What is the infrastructure needed in place to attract investors?
  • How can exchanges, custodians & fund managers work together to ensure greater communication?
  • How can ASEAN play a bigger role in ensuring breaking down of market protectionism?

Paul Hedges, Head of Asia Pacific Network Management, Network Management & Market Intelligence, HSBC

Rudy Ingkiriwang, Director, Regional Network Management Head, Securities and Funds Services, Citi Asia Pacific
Chang Chee Siong, Senior Vice President, Global Transaction Services, Securities and Fiduciaries Services, DBS Bank
Margeret Tang, Director, PT Kustodian Sentral Efek Indonesia

Asian Bond Market Development & Integration

  • The current progress of ABMI and future roadmap
  • What direction is ABMI taking towards developing the ASEAN+3 infrastructure?
  • The impact and future of Asia’s bond markets development
  • How can the private players help move this initiative along?
  • What are the opportunities and how can the community prepare?

Noritaka Akamatsu, Deputy Head, Office of Regional Economic Integration, Chair, Financial Sector Community of Practice, Asian Development Bank

Networking Lunch

The Future of ASEAN Trading Link

  • Updates on the impending linkage – where is it now vs where it should be?
  • Where are the different exchanges with regards to implementation stages?
  • What changes in equities can players expect in 2015?
  • The challenges needed to be overcome and the potential success

Garry Chan, Product Head, Standard Chartered Bank

Rudy Ingkiriwang, Director, Regional Network Management Head, Securities and Funds Services, Citi Asia Pacific
Mark Bosquet, Head of Network Management Domestic Markets, Clearstream
Chee Kiang Ng, Director and Chief Singapore Representative, Euroclear


Panel Discussion: Middle Office Outsourcing – To Do So or Not?

  • The ever-present dilemma: Efficiency vs cost
  • To what extent should middle office outsourcing cover?
  • What are the services being offered?
  • What should buyers be looking for?

Veronica Low, Head, Portfolio Services, Asia Pacific, Schroders

Craig Plane, Senior Consultant, Growth Markets, Mercer
John Mason, Vice President, Business Development, State Street
Mohamed Dadabhoy, APAC Regional Head for Global Cross Product Processing, Credit Suisse
Rémi Toucheboeuf,
Head of Products, Asset and Fund Services, Asia, BNP Paribas
Annie Tong, Head of Operations, Asia Pacific, Aberdeen Asset Management
Manmohan Singh, Regional Head of Securities Services Change, UBS Group Operations

Afternoon Refreshments

Utilizing Collateral Management Effectively to Increase Liquidity

  • An overview of the changing landscape of collateral management
  • Highlighting important regulatory changes and its impact
  • Analysing the complexity of collateral fragmentation & asset mismatch
  • Solutions to mobilize, optimize and move collateral

Gaetan Gosset, Director, Product Management, Euroclear Bank

Focus Session: Optimizing Quality Assets in Collateral Management

  • The new collateral chain (who fits where, connecting the dots)
  • Impact on liquidity forcing new ways of doing business (unsecured vs secure , uncleared vs cleared, bilateral vs triparty)
  • What are the current best practices to manage different assets across markets
  • What are the missing collateral optimization opportunities?

Gaetan Gosset, Director, Product Management, Euroclear Bank
Sam Ahmed, Head of Collateral Management Sales for Asia Pacific, Citi

Chairman’s Summary Remarks of the Day

Cocktail Reception to Celebrate the Launch of ADYPT, hosted by Serisys

End of Conference Day One

Day 2

Thursday 27 February, 2014

Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
Alexandre Kech, Head of Standards APAC, SWIFT


Updates on the Implications of Dodd-Frank and EMIR in Asia

  • A breakdown of the implementation stages for each regulation
  • What is the impact so far in Asia?
  • How will the landscape for CCPs change with new EMIR regulations and its effect in Asia?

Lena Ng, Counsel, Clifford Chance

Adoption of CPSS-IOSCO’s Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures (PFMI) in Asia

  • An overview of the principles and related developments like recovery & resolution
  • The current best practices vs where they can head to
  • The risks and challenges for the different market players
  • Addressing PFMI's implications in Asia
  • What's next?

Boon-Hiong Chan, Head of Market Advocacy – Asia Pacific & MENA, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank

Morning Refreshments

Panel Discussion: Future of APAC’s Financial Markets

  • Which should take implementation precedence – CPSS-IOSCO PFMI, Dodd-Frank and/or EMIR?
  • What do the different players in this region need to do to prepare and be compliant by the effective date?
  • How will APAC’s markets evolve with what is happening locally, regionally as well as the global regulations and initiatives?
  • Will there be a regional approach to clearing and settlement?

Jeremy Grant, Asia Regional Corporate Correspondent, Financial Times

Lena Ng, Counsel, Clifford Chance
Boon-Hiong Chan, Head of Market Advocacy – Asia Pacific & MENA, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank
Taketoshi Mori, Head of Securities Market Infrastructure – Global Network Management- Transaction Services Division, The Bank of Tokyo- Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd
Sam Ahmed, Head of Collateral Management Sales for Asia Pacific, Citi


RQFII: China’s Changing Policies on Cross Border Settlement

  • Regulatory framework and operation environment for foreign investors
  • Current parameters and challenges
  • How will this change the environment for foreign investors?

Patrick Wong, Head of Asset Managers Sector, China Sales & Business Development, HSBC Securities Services, Asia Pacific
Yue Chang, Senior Manager of Global Service Division, Custody Service Department, ICBC Bank

Networking Lunch

Focus Session: RMB Cross-Border Settlement
Each speaker will have 20mins including Q&A to present on:

Progress Insights to the RMB Cross-Border Settlement

  • Review of the current RMB operational clearing channels
  • What are the current products and services being offered?
  • Local market implications and how will the region’s RMB clearing landscape change over the next few years?

Jonathan Woodward, Senior Director, Co-Head of Asia Pacific Transaction Sales, Thomson Reuters

Zhang Yi, Head of Operations, ICBC Bank, Singapore
Mike Kobida, Executive Director, Collateral Services, CME Group


Regional Standards Adoption in Asia-Pacific

  • What are the different international standards adoption initiatives in Asia Pacific?
  • How is SWIFT working towards greater harmonization?
  • The challenges and market implications with greater standardization
  • Case study of the leaders in standardization and the process & lessons learnt

Alexandre Kech, Head of Standards APAC, SWIFT

Afternoon Refreshments

Country Case Study: Implementation of ISO 20022

  • The current stage of implementation and what more can be expected
  • How will this help the local financial sector and what are the broader implications in terms of competitiveness?

Karen Webb, Manager, Settlement Services, Australian Securities Exchange

Panel Discussion: Increasing Greater Harmonization Across Borders

  • What are the challenges in standardization?
  • What are the cost implications?
  • Where can risk be mitigated with greater interoperability and cross margining?
  • How can the industry aid in increasing adoption rates of the latest standardization initiative?

Marco Attillio, Director Securities Markets, APAC, SWIFT

Shunichiro Unno, Director, Information Services, Tokyo Stock Exchange
Shao-Yen Chen (Jennifer), Senior Vice President, Planning Department, Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation
Karen Webb, Manager, Settlement Services, Australian Securities Exchange

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks and End of Conference

Pre Conference Workshop A

25 February 2014, Tuesday, 9.00 Ė 12.30

Effective Collateral Management

Workshop Objectives
At the end of the workshop, participants should have good basic understanding and appreciation of the increasingly important role of collateral management, and what are the drivers behind its rising prominence in the financial markets. Participants should also be able to understand the push towards secured funding (versus unsecured) and during the process learn about the interbank and repo markets.

Workshop Agenda

  • Using collateral to reduce counterparty risk and other exposures
  • What are the common challenges?
  • Managing securities collateral efficiently
  • When to consider outsourcing the management of collateral
  • What are the roles of triparty collateral management agent?
  • Making the most of your collateral portfolio and maximizing your liquidity options
  • Trends in secured financing / repo market

Speakerís Profile

Joseph Tan, Director, Deputy Chief Representative, Euroclear

Joseph is Director and deputy Chief Representative for the Euroclear Singapore office and is responsible for the roll out and
support of Euroclear's collateral management services for South Asia. He is also a senior relationship manager and is
responsible for most of the tier 1 clients in the region, with specific focus on Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and Brunei.
The Singapore office is the client management hub for South Asia and the team here promotes and supports Euroclear's
services to existing and prospective clients in this region.

Pre Conference Workshop B

25 February 2014, Tuesday, 2.00 –5.00

An Introduction to Exchange Traded and OTC Derivatives

Workshop Objectives
The aim of this workshop is to introduce the audience to both exchange traded derivatives and OTC derivatives. Exchange traded will highlight futures and options and will explain the simple uses, pricing and margining/settlement issues of these derivatives.

OTC will focus on forward rate agreements and interest rate swaps and will again touch on their uses, pricing and marking to market. The risks and rewards of leverage will also be covered. This workshop is designed to appeal to those who are aware of derivatives as an asset class but have not had first-hand experience of them.

Workshop Agenda

Futures & options

  • Uses – speculation, hedging, cost reduction
  • Pricing – fair value
  • Margining – the role of the central counterparty

Forward rate agreements & interest rate swaps

  • Uses – speculation, hedging
  • Pricing – using the forward curve
  • Marking to market – the importance of collateral

Leverage – the risks and rewards.

Speaker’s Profile

Neil Govier, Managing Director, Fitch Learning

Neil is the Managing Director of Fitch Learning in Singapore and has been in the training world for more than fifteen years. He has taught across a wide range of subjects starting with training for the exams of the ICAEW having qualified as a Chartered Accountant. As an accountant, Neil gained exposure to and insights into the many different roles within a bank from sales and trading to back office settlement. This work led to making presentations and from there he eventually became a full time trainer having detoured down the route of equity derivatives trading. At Fitch Learning, Neil’s training roles include teaching the CFA qualification and developing and delivering courses for their investment banking and asset management clients.

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