October 5, 2015

Thomson Reuters to Host the Sixth Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit in Hong Kong

Summit to be held on 13 -14 October 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Hong Kong, 5 October 2015 — Thomson Reuters today announced that the 6th Thomson Reuters Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit will take place in Hong Kong on 13 -14 October 2015.

Thomson Reuters Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit provides a forum for regional and global regulatory bodies and policy makers within the financial services industry across the Asia-Pacific region, to discuss key regulatory issues. More than 500 senior business leaders from local and international banks, financial institutions, authorities, associations, local, regional and international regulatory bodies are expected to attend.

Regulatory bodies and financial authorities participating in this year’s event include the Hong Kong Securities & Futures Commission (HKSFC), Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, UK Financial Conduct Authority, Bank of England, and the Financial Services Agency, Japan.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Professor K C Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Hong Kong SAR Government
  • Ashley Alder, Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (HKSFC)
  • Nobuchika Mori, Commissioner, Financial Services Agency, Japan
  • David Wright, Secretary General, International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
  • Rintaro Tamaki, Deputy Secretary-General, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Anthony Neoh, Senior Counsel, Hong Kong Bar, former Chairman, Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (HKSFC) and former Chief Advisor, China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC)

Sanjeev Chatrath, managing director, Asia Pacific, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters, said, “This conference once again delivers an excellent line-up of experts from Government, regulators and world-class organisations. The summit will delve into the key regulatory challenges that market participants need to address as 2016 draws close and discuss how to create a more coherent regulatory environment for Asia.”

The two-day program will also discuss developments in the internationalization of the renminbi (RMB), the impact of the China exchange connect programmes, FinTech developments, Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and Know-Your-Supplier (KYS) supply chain risks, and cyber crime security.

Thomson Reuters Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit is sponsored by Allen & Overy, Citi and CFA Institute. Other supporting organisations include ASIFMA, Asia Capital Markets Institute and Asian Legal Business.

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