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The ISDA Regional Events are back for 2021, giving derivatives and capital markets participants the opportunity to learn about global issues but with a local slant. The four events – focused on North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Japan – will bring delegates cutting-edge intelligence and analysis on key industry topics, as well as exclusive insights from leading regulators and senior market leaders in those regions.
This is a pre-recorded Virtual Conference
Recording available until November 19, 2021
This is an ISDA Virtual Conference:
- This is a recording of the 2021 ISDA Asia-Pacific Conference which took place on October 19, 2021
- Registrants will have access to the recording until 5:00 PM HKT/SGT on November 19, 2021
- After submitting your registration you will receive a confirmation email with a link to view the documents and recording
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021Print Agenda 2021 ISDA Asia-Pacific Conference for
9:00 AM Opening Remarks Scott O’Malia
9:10 AM Keynote Address Edmond Lau, JP
A senior Asia-Pacific policy-maker will set out the policy agenda for the rest of 2021 and into 2022.Edmond Lau, JP, Deputy Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
9:30 AM Approaching the Finishing Line Jing Gu, Shinichiro Itozaki, E-Eing Neoh, William Shek, Magdalene Tan
With a matter of weeks until 30 LIBOR settings either cease or become non-representative, what’s left for market participants to do? To what extent have firms adopted alternative benchmarks, and how have institutions dealt with legacy LIBOR exposures? What exactly will happen on January 3, 2022, and how important will fallbacks ultimately be?
Moderator: Jing Gu, Head of Legal, Asia Pacific, ISDA
Shinichiro Itozaki, Senior Manager, Global Markets Engineering Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
E-Eing Neoh, Head of Interest Rate Derivatives, Treasury & Markets, DBS Bank
William Shek, MD, Head of FX, EM Rates & Commodities, Debt Trading & Financing, ASP, HSBC Global Banking & Markets
Magdalene Tan, Head of Legal, South East Asia, Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd.
10:15 AM Break
10:25 AM Chairman Remarks Eric Litvack
10:35 AM Netting and Beyond Benoît Gourisse, Richard Cao, Stewart James, Chin-Chong Liew, Terry Yang
China is moving forward with its draft Futures Law, while India last year passed the Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Instruments Act 2020 – both of which ensure the enforceability of close-out netting. What impact will these changes have on local derivatives markets, and what other developments are necessary to further advance domestic capital markets?
Moderator: Benoît Gourisse, Head of Asia Pacific Public Policy, ISDA
Richard Cao, Legal Head of Markets and Securities Services, Citibank China
Stewart James, Managing Director, Head of Group Public Affairs, Asia Pacific, HSBC
Chin-Chong Liew, Partner, Linklaters
Terry Yang, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP
11:20 AM Connecting the Docs – A Digital Path Forward for Derivatives Documentation Monica Chiu, Mak Judge, Joyce Lai, Jean-Remi Lopez
ISDA’s suite of documentation has been the industry’s bedrock for relationship formation, regulatory compliance, risk management and trade processing. As innovation in market infrastructures evolve, so has the ISDA legal framework that underpins it.
What’s next for automating the derivatives landscape? This session will focus on the ongoing initiatives to foster an industry move away from paper-based documentation and how these digitization efforts open new opportunities for increased efficiency throughout the trading lifecycle.
Moderator: Monica Chiu, Senior Counsel, Asia Pacific, ISDA
Mak Judge, Government Relations & Regulatory Policy, Barclays
Joyce Lai, Head of Legal and Compliance-Treasury & Markets, DBS Bank Ltd.
Jean-Remi Lopez, Director of Government Relations, Asia Pacific, DTCC
12:00 PM Break
12:10 PM Keynote Address Cathie Armour
Regulating FICC in today’s Age of UncertaintyCathie Armour, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission
12:30 PM Building a Sustainable Economy John Ho, Thijs Aaten, Claire Kou, Joanna Yau, Tasos Zavitsanakis
With the COP26 summit likely to result in new climate commitments, the importance of sustainable finance and ESG-linked investments and derivatives will continue to increase. How are regulations in Asia-Pacific adapting in response and what industry initiatives are under way to document, standardize and support this market? What progress is being made in modelling climate risk?
Moderator: John Ho, Head, Legal, Financial Markets, Standard Chartered Bank
Thijs Aaten, ISDA Board Member, Chief Finance and Risk Officer, APG Asset Management Asia
Claire Kou, ESG/Green Finance Senior Analyst, Bank of China London Research Centre
Joanna Yau, Legal Counsel, Head of Compliance (Asia Pacific), The Carlyle Group
Tasos Zavitsanakis, Program Manager, APAC Sustainable Finance Office, Head Sustainable Finance HK/Greater China, UBS AG
1:10 PM Conference Concludes
SpeakersBack to Top
ISDA Board Member, Chief Finance and Risk Officer
APG Asset Management Asia
Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Legal Head of Markets and Securities Services
Senior Counsel, Asia Pacific
Head of Asia Pacific Public Policy
Head of Legal, Asia Pacific
Head, Legal, Financial Markets
Standard Chartered Bank
Senior Manager, Global Markets Engineering Division
Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
Managing Director, Head of Group Public Affairs, Asia Pacific
Government Relations & Regulatory Policy
ESG/Green Finance Senior Analyst
Bank of China London Research Centre
Head of Legal and Compliance-Treasury & Markets
DBS Bank Ltd.
Edmond Lau, JP
Deputy Chief Executive
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
ISDA Chairman, Group Director of Public Affairs
Director of Government Relations, Asia Pacific
Head of Interest Rate Derivatives, Treasury & Markets
Chief Executive Officer
MD, Head of FX, EM Rates & Commodities, Debt Trading & Financing, ASP
HSBC Global Banking & Markets
Head of Legal, South East Asia
Schroder Investment Management (Singapore) Ltd.
Clifford Chance LLP
Legal Counsel, Head of Compliance (Asia Pacific)
The Carlyle Group
Program Manager, APAC Sustainable Finance Office, Head Sustainable Finance HK/Greater China
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Basic knowledge of derivatives documentation is beneficial but not mandatory. Some knowledge of financial markets is assumed. No advance preparation is required.
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