Asia-Pacific Operations Committee

The Asia-Pacific Operations Committee focuses on back-office related issues, such as confirmation processing, automation, the use of ISDA Definitions and other operational issues surrounding new products. This committee is a subgroup of the ISDA's global Operations Committee and follows the developments in Europe and North America. The Asia-Pacific Operations Committee serves as a platform for Asia-Pacific members to discuss regional issues and also focuses on educational efforts within the Asia-Pacific region.

The architecture of the Asia-Pacific Operations Committee is comprised of the following subcommittees

  • Asia-Pacific Implementation Group
    Meets on a quarterly basis and discusses issues across derivative asset classes
           Group chair: Fladia Tang, HSBC, Hong Kong
                  Andrew Clay, Barclays Capital, Singapore

  • Asia-Pacific Operations Equity Derivatives Working Group
    Meets on a monthly basis and discusses equity derivative working level issues
           Group chair: Frank Chen, JP Morgan, Sydney

  • Asia-Pacific Operations Interest Rates Derivatives Working Group
    Meets on a monthly basis and discusses interest rate derivative working level issues
           Group chair: Sean Gardiner, Citi, Sydney

  • Asia-Pacific Operations Credit Derivatives Working Group
    Meets on a monthly basis and discusses credit derivative working level issues
           Group Chair: Vishwanath Kodi, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Hong Kong
                   Sunil Deshpande, Morgan Stanley, Hong Kong

  • Asia-Pacific Collateral Management Operations Working Group
    Meets on a monthly basis and discusses collateral management working level issues
           Group co-chairs: Caroline Liow, Deutsche Bank, Singapore
                  Kee Tin Lim, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore
    Asia Pacific Collateralized Portfolio Reconciliation Memorandum of Understanding

  • Asia-Pacific FpML Working Group
    The Asia Pacific Financial products Mark-up Language (“FpML”) Working Group consists of mainly operations professionals. This working group aims at promoting the awareness of FpML and encourages more institutions to automate their operation and settlement process by using FpML. See also: http://www.fpml.org

Parties interested in joining please contact Lin Ling Tan for more information.