Agenda

The full Program is as follows:

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DAY 1 (Wednesday, 29 November 2017) 

Capital Markets Topics

Women Breakfast Session - organized by Women in Finance (WIFA)

(Separate registration via WIFA is required, closed to the media)

08:00-08:45

Gender Equality in the Finance Industry: Progress Made and Battles Ahead

Morning Break-out Session - Stream A 

(For all ASIFMA Annual Conference registrants, open to the media)

08:30-09:00

Delegate Check-in, Networking

09:00-09:50 

Panel A1: Chinese Equity Markets Two Years after the Crash 

09:50-10:40

Panel A2: China’s Debt Markets in the Current Economic Climate

10:40-11:10

Coffee Break

11:10-12:00

Panel A3: India Financial Markets: The Fall-out of De-monitisation on Market Acess

12:00-12:50

Panel A4: Digital Currency: The New Frontier of Initial Coin Offerings

12:50-13:40

Panel A5: Asian Financial Centers: Competition vs. Cooperation

 13:40-14:40

Buffet Lunch

Morning Break-out Session - Stream B 

(For all ASIFMA Annual Conference registrants, open to the media)

 09:00-09:50  

Panel B1: Reg Tech Developments in Asia

09:50-10:40  

Panel B2: Cybersecurity, Privacy and Digital Identity: The Future

10:40-11:10  

Coffee Break

11:10-12:00

Panel B3: MIFID II: Europe’s Dodd-Frank Moment?  

12:00-12:50

Panel B4: Infrastructure Financing: What is the Role for the Private Sector in Asia?  

12:50-13:40

Panel B5: Green Finance and Sustainable Investing: Flavor of the Month or a Game Changer?

 13:40-14:40

Buffet Lunch

14:40-14:55

Keynote Presentation – US Administration and Financial Market Reform: Where Do We Stand?

Afternoon Concurrent Roundtables 

(For all ASIFMA Annual Conference registrants, closed to the media)

15:00-15:40 

Roundtable 1: MIFID II - Research Unbundling, Impact on Asian Firms


Roundtable 2: Tax Policy: The Silent Assassin to Capital Markets Development


Roundtable 3: The Rise of Accountability Through Senior Manager Regime, MIC, etc.  


Roundtable 4: Bank Booking Models: Headed Towards Regionalization After Brexit?

15:40-16:10

Coffee Break

16:10-16:50

Roundtable 5: Deep Dive into Post-trade Data Reporting Under MIFID II: What are the Specific Challenges for Asia-Pacific?


Roundtable 6: KYC Compliance: Can the Financial Services Industry Cooperate on KYC to Keep Costs Down? 


Roundtable 7: Big Data, its Management and Analytics including the Impact of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning


Roundtable 8: Improved Corporate Governance: Is this Required for Financial Market Development?

16:50-17:00

Wrap Up for Day 1

DAY 2 (Thursday, 30 November 2017)

Global and Regulatory Topics

Morning Plenary Session 

(For all conference registrants, open to the media)

08:00-08:30

Delegate Check-in, Networking 

08:30-08:45

Welcome Remarks

08:45-09:00

Keynote 1

09:00-09:15

Keynote 2

09:15-10:05

Panel 1: Perspectives on the Global Regulatory Agenda: Is the Death of International Cooperation Premature?

10:05-10:35

Coffee Break

10:35-11:25

Panel 2: Recalibration of regulation: Is it time?

11:25-12:15

Panel 3: Compliance as Differentiator: The Challenges Faced by the Industry of a Multitude of Regulations in a Fragmented World

12:15-13:30

Buffet Lunch

Lunch Workshop 

(Separate registration via ASIFMA’s Policy and Regulatory Affairs Division is required, closed to the media)

12:30-13:30