ASIFMA Virtual Event: COVID-19 – Navigating the New Normal for the Finance Industry


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ASIFMA Virtual Event:

COVID-19 – Navigating the New Normal for the Finance Industry

Thursday, 28 May 2020

11:00AM-12:30PM HK/SIN, 1:00-2:30PM AEST

Overview of the Event

Title: ASIFMA Virtual Event: COVID-19 – Navigating the New Normal for the Finance Industry

Date: Thursday, 28 May, 2020

Time: 11:00AM-12:30PM HK/SIN, 1:00-2:30PM AEST | Time Zone Converter

CPT Hours: 1.5 (SFC). To qualify for this, participants are required to attend the entire event.


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11:00-11:15 Introduction: Impact of COVID-19 in the Next 12 to 18 Months on Ongoing Social Distancing, Travel Restrictions, Quarantine Requirements, etc.

Speaker: Dr Ahmed Fahmy, Medical Director, International SOS

11:15-11:30 Keynote: Global Trends Post-Pandemic

• Areas to cover: Sustained Emergency, Reduction of Fossil Fuels, Migration Issues, Nationalism, Tech Disruption, Civilisation 

SpeakerParag Khanna, Founder & Managing Partner, FutureMap 

11:30-12:30 Panel: Navigating the New Normal for the Finance Industry 

• What will be the economic effects including on the finance industry? 

• How will it impact the political climate including domestic politics and trade tensions? 

• How will regulation change to deal with its fall out? What are some of the risks?  What has COVID-19 shown us about existing regulation? 

• How will business strategies need to adapt in order to respond successfully to the new normal, to new opportunities and challenges? 

• How will it change the operating model of an organization, ranging from technology to workforce skills needed in future? 

• What does it mean for financial markets – new products?  Sustainable finance?  Compliance? 

Vip Vyas, CEO, Distinctive Performance Ltd.
– Ashley Alder, CEO, SFC; Chair, IOSCO
Harshika Patel, Managing Director, Head of Strategy, Asia Pacific, JP Morgan
Alicia Garcia-Herrero, Chief Economist APAC, Natixis
– Benjamin Quinlan, CEO & Managing Partner, Quinlan & Associates
– Mark Austen, CEO, ASIFMA (moderator)


Vip Vyas Vip Vyas
Distinctive Performance
 Parag Khanna Parag Khanna
Founder & Managing Partner
Ahmed Fahmy Dr Ahmed Fahmy
Medical Director
International SOS
Ashley Alder Ashley Alder
Harshika Patel Harshika Patel
Managing Director, Head of Strategy, Asia Pacific
JP Morgan
Alicia Garcia-Herrer Alicia Garcia-Herrero
Chief Economist APAC
Benjamin Quinlan Benjamin Quinlan
CEO & Managing Partner
Quinlan & Associates
Mark Austen Mark Austen
ASIFMA (moderator)

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