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Japan Securities Summit

Date and Venue

Date: 4 March 2019
Time: 13.00 - 19.00

Mansion House

Event Overview

The Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA) and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) will co-host the 5th Japan Securities Summit on 4 March 2019 at the Mansion House in London, by kind permission of the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor.

The summit, which will feature contributions from high profile speakers from the Japanese market, government and central bank, will provide European investors and financial market professionals the outlook for the Japanese economy and the latest developments in the Japanese securities market with particular focus on issues affecting sustainable growth as well as the potential impacts of Brexit.

Admission: This summit is free to attend and open to all ICMA members and 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 please contact ICMA Events.

Supporting Partner


13.30 Welcome & Introduction
Mr. Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, International Capital Market Association (ICMA)
13.35 Opening Remarks
Mr. Shigeharu Suzuki, Chairman and CEO, Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA)
Keynote Speech
Mr. Toshihide Endo, Commissioner, Financial Services Agency
13.55 Keynote Speech
Dr. Motoshige Itoh, Former Member of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy and Professor, Gakushuin University
14.10 Panel Discussion: Japanese Economy: The Road towards Sustainable Growth
Moderator: Mr. John Ferguson, Global Director of Forecasting and Head of Country Analysis, The Economist
Commentator: Dr. Motoshige Itoh, Former Member of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy and Professor, Gakushuin University

• Mr. Bilal Hafeez, Head of International Developed Markets Strategy, Nomura
• Mr. Hiroshi Ohata, Director for Debt Management and JGB Investor Relations, Director of Research Office, Financial Bureau, Ministry of Finance
• Ms. Yuko Kawai, General Manager for Europe and Chief Representative in London, Bank of Japan
• Dr. Naoko Nemoto, Financial Economist, Asian Development Bank Institute
15.20 Coffee break

Welcome Remarks
Alderman Sir Roger Gifford, Senior Banker, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB)


Keynote Speech
Mr. John Glen, MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister
Confirmed subject to Parliamentary availability

Keynote Presentation 
Mr. Koichiro Miyahara, President & CEO, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.

Panel Discussion: London and Tokyo: markets that attract people and industries
Lead Speaker & Discussant: Mr. John McFarlane, Chairman, Barclays
Moderator: Alderman Sir Roger Gifford, Senior Banker, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB)

• Mr. Makoto Sonoda, Director for International Capital Market Regulation, Financial Services Agency
• Ms. Keiko Tashiro, Senior Executive Managing Director, Daiwa Securities
• Ms. Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor, Financial Times
• Mr. Andreas Utermann, CEO, Allianz Global Investors
17.30 Networking Reception
Guest Speaker: Mr. Koji Tsuruoka, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom
19.00 Event close

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