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2015 Program

8-10 December 2015 // The St. Regis Singapore // Singapore

* Program subject to change

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

9:00 AM

International Regulators Meeting Session I (Invitation Only)

Embassy/ Consulate Room
1:30 PM

International Regulators Meeting Session II (Invitation Only)

Embassy/ Consulate Room
6:30 PM

Exchange Leaders and Regulators Dinner (Invitation Only)

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

8:00 AM

Registration Opens

2nd Floor Foyer
Stop by the registration desk to get your Trading Technologies name badge and Societe Generale tote bag stuffed with conference materials.
8:30 AM

Exhibits Open

John Jacob Ballroom II
8:55 AM

Introduction

John Jacob Ballroom I

Speaker:
Bill Herder, President, FIA Asia

9:00 AM

FIA State of the Union

John Jacob Ballroom I

Speaker:
Walt Lukken, President & Chief Executive Officer, FIA

9:30 AM

The Exchange Perspective

John Jacob Ballroom I
A highlight of the FIA Asia Derivatives Conference is the lively discussion and debate among exchange leaders from the U.S., Europe and Asia. Join FIA Asia’s Chairman Paul Davies and President Bill Herder to hear exchange leaders’ views on today’s exchange- traded derivatives industry. From competition to regulation to expansion, learn more about the challenges they face and their plans for 2016.

Moderators:
Paul Davies, Managing Director, Securities Division, Goldman Sachs, and Chairman, FIA Asia
Bill Herder, President, FIA Asia

Speakers:
Peter Hiom, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Australian Securities Exchange
William Knottenbelt, Senior Managing Director, International, CME Group
Loh Boon Chye, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Exchange
Edward Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, Chicago Board Options Exchange
Kotaro Yamazawa, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Executive Vice President, Osaka Exchange

10:45 AM

Networking Break

Exhibit Area | John Jacob Ballroom II
11:15 AM

Role of the Regulation Taker

John Jacob Ballroom I
APAC-based market participants continue to grapple daily with new parameters and regulations being introduced by global standard- setting bodies, US and EU regulators. Our panellists will discuss the challenges and opportunities of operating in a region where ex-jurisdictional regulations form and influence the core of the work.

Moderator:
Phuong Trinh, General Counsel, FIA Asia

Speakers:
Tom Lodder, Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Policy, Barclays Legal, Asia Pacific, Barclays
Asad Merchant, Head of Product for Listed Derivatives and Markets Clearing, Asia Pacific, Deutsche Bank
Ananda Radhakrishnan, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
Mitja Siraj, Head of Legal, FIA Europe
Rogier van Kempen, Executive Director, Clearinghouse Risk, Strategy & Advisory, J.P. Morgan

12:15 PM

Networking Lunch

Exhibit Area | John Jacob Ballroom II
1:30 PM

Beginning of the End or End of the Beginning?

John Jacob Ballroom I
In the past, China has been at the forefront of the financial news for its tremendous growth and untapped potential. More recently, turmoil in Chinese markets has made headlines. Investors are watching to see how Chinese officials will react. China experts will give their opinion on whether the events earlier this year signal a major setback in the development of Chinese markets or merely a correction in the normal evolution into a more mature financial environment.

Moderator:
David Martin, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Securities Singapore

Speakers:
Sin Beng Ong, Executive Director, Emerging Markets Asia, Economic & Policy Research, J.P. Morgan
Christopher Fix, Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific, CME Group
Julien Martin, Head of Fixed Income & Currency Development, Global Market, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Sharon Shi, Managing Director, G.H. Financials Hong Kong
Natasha Xie, Partner, Jun He Law Offices

2:30 PM

Is it Time to Take a Break?

John Jacob Ballroom I
Regulators from three continents will discuss the status of financial reform in their jurisdictions. What is complete and what still needs to be done? What is working and what is proving to be more challenging than expected? What is on their agendas for 2016?

Moderator:
Jacqueline Mesa, Senior Vice President, Director of International Relations and Strategy, FIA, and Executive Director, FIA Global

Speakers:
Jeffrey Bandman, Acting Director, Division of Clearing and Risk, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Oliver Harvey, Senior Executive Leader, Financial Markets Infrastructure, ASIC
Jeong Jae-Ryong, Head of Derivatives Monitoring Team, Financial Supervisory Service
Ng Yao Loong, Executive Director, Markets Policy & Infrastructure Department, Monetary Authority of Singapore

3:30 PM

Networking Break

Exhibit Area | John Jacob Ballroom II
4:00 PM

Beyond the Beaches

John Jacob Ballroom I
The Southeast Asian financial community has been quietly growing interesting and viable markets. A cross-section of the region’s market participants will discuss the unique challenges and future prospects of the ASEAN exchange-traded derivatives market.

Moderator:
Julien Le Noble, Independent Advisor

Speakers:
Azila Abdul Aziz, Chief Executive Officer, Head of Listed Derivatives, Kenanga Deutsche Futures
Marcus Goi, Head of Sales, UOB Bullion and Futures
Janice Kan, Senior Vice President, Derivatives Head, Market Development & Strategy, Singapore Exchange
Sree Kumar, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad
Megain Widjaja, Chief Executive Officer, Indonesia Commodity & Derivatives Exchange

5:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Poolside Terrace

Join us at the Poolside Terrace for the official opening event of the conference. Over drinks and light fare, we invite you to use this opportunity to meet new acquaintances, talk with colleagues and catch up with old friends.

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6:00 PM

Exhibits Close

Thursday, December 10, 2015

8:00 AM

Registration Opens

2nd Floor Foyer
Stop by the registration desk to get your Trading Technologies name badge and Societe Generale tote bag stuffed with conference materials.
8:30 AM

Exhibits Open

John Jacob Ballroom II
8:55 AM

Introduction

John Jacob Ballroom I

Speaker:
Bill Herder, President, FIA Asia

9:00 AM

Man vs. Machine

John Jacob Ballroom I
Industry professionals will provide insight into how technology will play an even more important role in traditionally labor-intensive functions. As the demands for operational efficiency and accuracy have increased, have the technological solutions been able to keep up with the demands of the market?

Moderator:
Patrick Kenny, Senior Vice President of Client Relations, CQG

Speakers:
Bernie Kennedy, Independent Market Infrastructure Consultant, Cinnober
Alison King, Head of Product and Platform Delivery, Derivatives, Singapore Exchange
Scott Shenk, Director & Head of Prime Derivatives Services DMA for APAC, Credit Suisse
James Taylor, Managing Director & Head of Singapore, Societe Generale-Newedge
John Warren, Director & Senior Vice President, SunGard

10:00 AM

Beyond Bitcoin: The Blockchain

Blockchain is the new industry buzzword. Attend this session to find out what it is, how it works and the value it can bring to the derivatives space.

Speaker:
Antony Lewis, Chief Executive Officer, Open Trade Docs

10:30 AM

Networking Break

Exhibit Area | John Jacob Ballroom II
11:00 AM

Great Debate

John Jacob Ballroom I

Motion: This House believes that regulation will be the cause of the next financial crisis.
Always a highlight of the conference, our group of industry experts will debate whether regulation will be the cause of the next financial crisis. The audience will then vote on which side fared better on the day. 

Moderator:
Clive Furness, Managing Director, Contango Markets

Speakers:
John Fildes, Chief Executive Officer, Chi-X Australia
Paul Landless, Partner, Clifford Chance
Simon Puleston Jones, Chief Executive Officer, FIA Europe
Kevin Rideout, Managing Director, Global Markets Division, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing

12:00 PM

Networking Lunch

Exhibit Area | John Jacob Ballroom II
1:00 PM

Fireside Chat with Robert Cox

John Jacob Ballroom I

Interviewer:
Walt Lukken, President & Chief Executive Officer, FIA

Speaker:
Robert Cox, Vice President & Senior Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

1:30 PM

Asia CCPs

John Jacob Ballroom I
Central clearing has always been the foundation of the futures industry. Recent changes in regulations, new rules and more stringent requirements are increasing the burden on central counterparties as well as providing growth opportunities. Representatives from CCPs conducting business in Asia will discuss how they are operating under these new conditions. 

Moderator:
Nandini Sukumar, Chief Executive Officer, World Federation of Exchanges

Speakers:
Sunil Cutinho, President, CME Clearing, CME Group
Agnes Koh, Chief Risk Officer, Singapore Exchange
Helen Lofthouse, Executive General Manager for Derivatives and OTC Markets, Australian Securities Exchange
Dave Olsen, Managing Director, Global Clearing, J.P. Morgan
Marcus Robinson, Head of SwapClear Australia, LCH.Clearnet

2:30 PM

Turning Global Products Local

John Jacob Ballroom I


While ETD markets operate globally, local needs are increasingly being met by global exchanges and CCPs developing products and services tailored to a regional client base. This panel looks at the specific requirements of the Asian region and how market infrastructures are adapting their offerings to meet local demand.

Chair:
Emma Davey, Director of Membership & Corporate Affairs, FIA Europe

Speakers:
Christopher Fix, Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific, CME Group
Jean-Remi Lopez, Manager Asia Pacific, Sales Planning & Execution, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
Peter Lovell, Chief Executive Officer, G.H. Financials Hong Kong
Eric Pascal, Partner, Financial Services, Finance & Risk, Oliver Wyman
Lucas Schmeddes, President & Chief Operating Officer, ICE Futures & ICE Clear Singapore
Roland Schwinn, Head of Business Development Asia & Middle East, Eurex, and Chief Executive Officer of Eurex Clearing Asia, Deutsche Boerse Group

3:30 PM

Networking Break

Exhibit Area | John Jacob Ballroom II
4:00 PM

After the “SuperCycle”?

John Jacob Ballroom I
Now that the commodity markets have fallen from the enormous growth in volume attributed to the “SuperCycle”, what does the future hold?  Is the current market situation another cycle or is it where we will remain for years to come? Our panelists will discuss this and other issues facing the industry.

Chair:
David Strachan, Managing Director & Head of Clearing, Asia Pacific, UBS

Speakers:
Richard Baker, Chief Executive Officer & Founding Member, Cleartrade Exchange
Ian Dudden, Founder & Managing Director, QED Markets
Jennifer Ilkiw, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Intercontinental Exchange
Paul MacGregor, Managing Director, Head of Sales, London Metal Exchange
David Pike, Managing Director, FCStone Asia
Shane Sampson, Executive Director, Head of Corporate Financial Market Sales, Asia, Westpac Institutional Bank

5:00 PM

Panel Sessions Conclude

5:00 PM

Taste of Asia Reception

Exhibit Area | John Jacob Ballroom II

The conference's premier networking event! Unwind and wrap up your conference experience during the annual Taste of Asia! Join us from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. for drinks and light fare courtesy of the FIA Asia Derivatives exhibitors.

View a list of current exhibitors here

6:00 PM

Exhibits Close

6:30 PM

Eurex-SGX Gala Reception

Dust off those bell-bottoms and platform shoes as SGX and Eurex cordially invite you to join us in this psychedelic-theme reception, as we relive the groovy 70s. 
Shuttle bus services will be provided from the St. Regis Hotel to Red Dot Museum at 18.00, 18.15 & 18.30.
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