SFTR and Implications for Asia-Pacific Workshop

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Date: 4 September 2019
Time: 10.00-12.00
Venue: Hong Kong

Event overview

ICMA and Bloomberg provided a workshop in Hong Kong on the EU Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) and its implications for Asia-Pacific fixed income markets. SFTR will be implemented in 2020.
The session gave participants an overview of:
  • who needs to report what (and when);
  • the phased implementation timeline for investors, banks and clearing houses;
  • implications for Asian counterparties facing EU entities;
  • the challenges encountered by market participants and the role of ICMA.

This workshop was intended for:

  • 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

10.00 Registration
Welcome remarks
Taran Khera, APAC Head of Sales, Bloomberg
Presentation on SFTR and implications for Asia-Pacific
Andy Hill, Senior Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA
Thomas Labbe, Senior APAC Regulatory and New Data Content Sales Specialist, Bloomberg L.P.
Trevor Moore, EMEA Regulatory Reporting Business Manager, Bloomberg L.P.

Moderated discussion and Q&A with presenters
Mushtaq Kapasi, Managing Director and Chief Representative, Asia-Pacific, ICMA
12.00 Event Close