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ICMA Asia Primary Market Seminar & Forum
Kindly hosted by HKMA

26 February 2019

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

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

Event Overview

The Asia-Pacific Primary Market Forum will bring 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 is catered to debt capital market professionals across origination, syndicate, legal, compliance and operations areas.

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

This ICMA event is free of charge and open to all ICMA members and to interested financial market participants; however registration in advance is essential.

For security reasons, delegates who have not registered in advance will not be admitted to this event. Delegates will be required to provide photo identification on arrival, to ensure entry.

If you have any queries regarding this event, please contact ICMA Events.


    ICMA Asia Primary Market Seminar
  Registration, Tea & Coffee (Seminar) 

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

Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, ICMA

Enoch Fung, Head of Market Development Division, Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA)

  Panel Session – Innovations (Green/Social, Bond Connect, fintech)
Moderator: To be announced
Julien Martin, Head of Fixed Income and Currency Product Development, Market Development, HKEX
Douglas Arner, Professor in Law, HKU
Benjamin Lamberg, Managing Director, Global Head of MTNs & Private Placements and Head of Credit Asia, CA CIB
15:30   Coffee break

  Panel Session – Legal and documentary issues
Moderator:  Karry Lai, Asia Reporter, IFLR
John Lee, Partner, A&O
Joe Zhou, Managing Director & Head of Legal, CICC
Tiecheng Yang, Partner, Han Kun Law Offices
Jason Pan, Standard Chartered

  Panel Session – Syndicate/DCM
Moderator: To be announced
Yang Du, China Securities International Asset Management

  Closing remarks
Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, ICMA
  Networking Reception
   Event Close


This ICMA event is free of charge and open to all ICMA members and to interested financial market participants; however registration in advance is essential.

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