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ICMA Asia Primary Market Seminar & Forum
 
Kindly hosted by HKMA





Date:
26 February 2019

Time:
10.30-12.30  Primary Market Handbook Seminar
13.30-18.30  Primary Market Forum

Venue:
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
55th Floor
Two International Finance Centre
8 Finance Street
Central, Hong Kong


Event Overview

The Asia-Pacific Primary Market Forum brought together issuers, syndicate banks, investors and law firms active in primary debt capital markets to showcase work by ICMA and its members on the regulatory and market practice issues unique to Asian capital markets.

With a strong emphasis on developments in global markets and the coordination of regulatory reform and featuring high-level expert speakers from the region, the event catered to debt capital market professionals across origination, syndicate, legal, compliance and operations areas.

The morning Primary Market Handbook Seminar featured a presentation from Ruari Ewing, Senior Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA. 


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Agenda

    ICMA Asia Primary Market Seminar
10:30 
  Registration, Tea & Coffee (Seminar) 
11:00

  Seminar - Primary Market Handbook
Ruari Ewing, Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA
12:30-14:00
  Lunch
     
    ICMA Asia Primary Market Forum
13:30-14:00   Registration, Tea & Coffee (Forum)
14:00

  Welcome
Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, ICMA
14:10

  Keynote
Enoch Fung, Head of Market Development Division, Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)
14:25







  Panel Session – Innovations (Green/Social, Bond Connect, fintech)
Moderator: Mushtaq Kapasi, Managing Director, Chief Representative, ICMA Asia Pacific, ICMA
Panellists:
Douglas Arner, Professor in Law, HKU
Chaoni Huang, Director, Green and Sustainable Finance, Corporate and Investment Banking APAC, Natixis
Benjamin Lamberg, Managing Director, Global Head of MTNs & Private Placements and Head of Credit Asia, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank
Julien Martin, General Manager, Bond Connect Company limited
15:30   Coffee break
15:45






  Panel Session – Legal and documentary issues
Moderator: Karry Lai, Asia reporter, International Financial Law Review
Panellists:
John Lee, Registered Foreign Lawyer, England & Wales, Allen & Overy 
Jason H. Pan, Head, Legal, Capital Markets (Greater China & North Asia), Standard Chartered Bank
Tiecheng Yang, Partner, Han Kun Law Offices
Joe Zhou, Head of Legal, China International Capital Corporation (CICC)
16:35



  Panel Session – Syndicate/DCM
Moderator: Jackie Horne, Contributing Editor, FinanceAsia
Panellist:
Michael Dennis, Asia-Pacific Head of Global Capital Markets, BlackRock
Yang Du, Managing Director, Head of Asset Management, China Securities International Asset Management
Ruari Ewing, Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA
Chao Li, Executive General Manager & Head of Fixed Income Product, China CITIC Bank International Limited
17:25

  Closing remarks
Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, ICMA
17:35
  Networking Reception
18:30
   Event Close