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Tuesday, March 5, 2024Print Agenda ISDA India Derivatives Markets Forum for
12:15 PM Registration and Networking Lunch
1:35 PM Opening Remarks Scott O’Malia
1:40 PM Keynote Address
2:00 PM Economic Outlook and the Role of Financial Markets Huzefa Deesawala, Abheek Barua, Sunil Mehta, Muzammil Patel, Srinivas Varadarajan
This panel will examine the current economic landscape in India and the outlook for future growth. It will also explore the pivotal role that financial markets and derivatives play in supporting and shaping India’s economic policies.
Moderator: Huzefa Deesawala, Chief Financial Officer, ISDA
Abheek Barua, Chief Economist, HDFC Bank
Sunil Mehta, Chief Executive, Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)
Muzammil Patel, Chief Executive Officer, Acies
Srinivas Varadarajan, Managing Director & Head of Global Emerging Markets, India, Deutsche Bank AG
2:40 PM India’s Derivatives Market – Evolution and Future Growth Prospects Steven Kennedy, Venkat Nageswar Chalasani, Harshit Gupta, Jayesh H, Arnaud Sénéchal, Sravankumar Vajjula
Regulators have taken action to liberalize the country’s derivatives markets, providing firms with greater opportunity to hedge risks arising from their business activities, using both over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives markets. What further steps are necessary to develop a risk management culture and achieve best practices in risk governance? What can industry participants do to further develop India’s derivatives markets?
Moderator: Steven Kennedy, Global Head of Public Policy, ISDA
Venkat Nageswar Chalasani, Chief Executive, Association of Mutual Funds in India (AFMI)
Harshit Gupta, Executive Director, Risk and Finance, Acies
Jayesh H, Co-Founder, Juris Corp
Arnaud Sénéchal, Executive Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Asia Pacific, J.P. Morgan
Sravankumar Vajjula, Head - Derivative Product and Interbank, ICICI Bank
3:30 PM Networking Break
3:55 PM Fireside Chat
ISDA CEO Scott O’Malia talks to a senior regulator about India’s regulatory priorities.
4:25 PM The Regulatory Landscape Benoît Gourisse, Ravindranath Gandrakota, Prashant Joshi, Tara Kruse, Ashwani Sindhwani, Tajinder Singh
India’s regulators have implemented significant legal and regulatory reforms in recent years to support the growth of derivatives markets. This panel will consider the outcome of these reforms and propose additional changes that could further help the development of safe and efficient OTC derivatives markets in India.
Moderator: Benoît Gourisse, Head of Public Policy, Asia Pacific, ISDA
Ravindranath Gandrakota, Chief Executive Officer, Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India (FIMMDA)
Prashant Joshi, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Global Markets, APAC, BNP Paribas
Tara Kruse, Global Head, Derivative Products and Infrastructure , ISDA
Ashwani Sindhwani, Chief Executive, Foreign Exchange Dealers' Association of India (FEDAI)
Tajinder Singh, Deputy Secretary General, The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
5:05 PM Closing Remarks
Agenda is subject to change.
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Sofitel Mumbai BKC
C-57, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai – 400 051
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Venkat Nageswar Chalasani
Association of Mutual Funds in India (AFMI)
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India (FIMMDA)
Head of Public Policy, Asia Pacific
Executive Director, Risk and Finance
Head of Regulatory Affairs, Global Markets, APAC
Global Head of Public Policy
Global Head, Derivative Products and Infrastructure
Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Foreign Exchange Dealers' Association of India (FEDAI)
Deputy Secretary General
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
Executive Director, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Asia Pacific
Head - Derivative Product and Interbank
Managing Director & Head of Global Emerging Markets, India
Deutsche Bank AG
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