The conference co-chairs, Martin Corrall
, Citibank, and Jason Strofs
, BlackRock, and the conference planning committee—Yoshihiko Aoyama
, BlackRock; Dominick Falco
, BNY Mellon; Dane Fannin
, Northern Trust; Valerie Rossi
, ABN AMRO Bank; Adam York
, HSBC and Paul York
, State Street hope you enjoy the interesting, relevant, and comprehensive business program they have created.
PASLA and RMA are excited to announce Mr. Tomo Kinoshita, Chief Economist, Nomura as our Conference Keynote Speaker. Mr. Kinoshita will discuss Japanese reforms, Abenomics, and the BOJ's impact on the local and regional economy. In addition, the global economy and the current issues facing the industry will be discussed.
We are also honored to have Mr. Hiromi Yamaoka, Director-General Head of Financial Markets Department, Bank of Japan present the Tokyo Welcome Remarks.
Conference panels include:
- Securities Lending and Borrowing in the Japanese Market
- The Future of Securities Finance in the Asia/Pacific Region
- Global Legal and Regulatory Issues and Business Implications
In addition to the highlighted panels shown above, we encourage you to join your colleagues Tuesday, 4 March for the:
- Securities Lending Tutorial:
The purpose of this session is to provide professionals new to securities lending with a basic conceptual understanding of securities lending functions and how to distinguish among the various forms of securities lending transactions. You will also gain an understanding of the regulatory and taxation issues affecting securities lending for lenders and their custodian bank lending agents and borrowers. In addition, you will learn how to identify the risks of securities lending and how to control them. This tutorial will also address common industry misperceptions about securities lending and emphasis will be given to the regional issues and marketplace.
The Tutorial will be given in concurent sessions in both Japanese and English.
English Language Instructors:
Dominick Falco, Managing Director, BNY Mellon
Robert Nichols, Vice President, J.P. Morgan
Japanese Language Instructors:
Tomoaki Kinoshita, General Manager, Mizuho Securities
Kenji Takada, Senior Trader, Head of Securities Lending Team, Nomura Asset Management
- Regional Markets Roundtable Sessions: Experts and attendees of the roundtable will discuss market developments/conditions, lending prospects and legal and regulatory issues in: Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan