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SFTR and Implications for Asia-Pacific Workshop

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Date: 3 September 2019
Time: 10.00-13.00
Venue: SGX, 2 Shenton Way, Singapore 068804

Event overview

As the EU readies itself for the 2020 implementation of EU Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR), ICMA and SGX will be providing a learning session in Singapore to cover progress on SFTR and implications for Asia-Pacific fixed income markets. We will also take this opportunity to cover key updates on ICMA’s key initiatives in APAC over 2019/20.
The session will give participants an overview of:
  • SFTR overview: who needs to report what (and when)
  • SFTR’s phased implementation timeline for investors, banks and clearing houses
  • SFTR implications for Asian counterparties facing EU entities
  • Challenges encountered by market participants and the role of ICMA
  • Updates on ICMA key initiatives in APAC
Who should attend?
  • Trading and operational staff from banks (both market making and ALM desks) and investors active in local and international repo and lending markets
  • Fixed income market structure leads and regulators
  • Legal, regulatory and compliance professionals involved with MIFID implementation and regulatory change
Admission: 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.
This event may be subject to audio and video recording and photography, which SGX may use for internal and external publicity, and share with participants for commemorative purposes.

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. For any enquiries, please contact ICMA Events.


10.00 Registration

Welcome Remarks
Mark Leahy, Senior Vice President and Head of Fixed Income, SGX
Presentation on SFTR and implications for Asia-Pacific
Andy Hill, Senior Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA
Paul Landless, Partner, Clifford Chance

Moderated discussion and Q&A
Mushtaq Kapasi, Chief Representative, Asia-Pacific, ICMA
Networking lunch
13.00 Event Close

Register on-line for the ICMA Workshop: SFTR and Implications for Asia-Pacific in Singapore on 3 September 2019

This event may be subject to audio and video recording and photography, which SGX may use for internal and external publicity, and share with participants for commemorative purposes.

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