Fixed Income Leaders Summit APAC 2017

September 26-September 28, 2017

The Westin, Singapore

Contact Us: 65 6722 9455

Day 1, Wednesday 27 September 2017

Adapting To A New Market Order

08:00 AM - 08:35 AM Conference Registration & Networking Breakfast

08:35 AM - 08:45 AM Welcome Address

Danny Levy, General Manager, WBR Asia

08:45 AM - 08:50 AM Speed Networking



08:50 AM - 09:00 AM Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Brett Elvish, CEO and Founder, Financial Viewpoint


Brett Elvish

CEO and Founder
Financial Viewpoint

Global Outlook

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Buy Side Global Perspective: Accelerating electronification- How is the fixed income market progressing in this journey versus other asset classes and what are the transferable lessons you can leverage to make your transition as smooth as possible?

Kheng Siang Ng, Asia Pacific Head of Fixed Income, State Street Global Advisors Cecilia Chan, CIO of Fixed Income, Asia-Pacific, HSBC Global Asset Management


Kheng Siang Ng

Asia Pacific Head of Fixed Income
State Street Global Advisors

Cecilia Chan

CIO of Fixed Income, Asia-Pacific
HSBC Global Asset Management

9:30 AM - 9:50 AM Sell Side Keynote: Cross industry inspiration- How is the sell side implementing approaches from other industries to survive and thrive in fixed income markets?

Mark Goodman, Managing Director, Global Head of Electronic Execution, UBS Investment Bank


Mark Goodman

Managing Director, Global Head of Electronic Execution
UBS Investment Bank

9:50 AM - 10:30 AM Panel: Adapting to the new norm- How can you navigate today’s highly fragmented fixed income market structure to successfully source liquidity on a regular basis?

Adam McCabe, Head of Fixed Income, Aberdeen Asset Management , , Eamon Keaveny, Director, Efsol Asset Management

Adam McCabe

Head of Fixed Income
Aberdeen Asset Management

Eamon Keaveny

Director
Efsol Asset Management

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Networking Break 1

Spotlight On Asia

11:00 AM - 11:40 AM Buy Side Asian Perspective: Navigating global challenges and local Asian nuances- Which initiatives should you prioritise to increase the profitability of your fixed income execution desk?

Leonard Kwan, CFA, Senior Fixed Income Trader, T Rowe Price Omar Slim, Portfolio Manager Fixed Income Asia, Pinebridge Investments , Singapore

Leonard Kwan, CFA

Senior Fixed Income Trader
T Rowe Price

Omar Slim

Portfolio Manager Fixed Income Asia
Pinebridge Investments , Singapore

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM Bond Connect Interview: How can investors get more access to mainland China and trade in each other’s respective bond markets?

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM Morning Networking Break 2



Guest Speaker

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Out Of The Box Guest Speaker: An insight into the highest paid jobs across different sectors in 2017 and the skill sets that will be most valued in the next 5 years by these industries

Benjamin Quinlan, CEO and Managing Partner, Quinlan & Associates
The best paid jobs follow the hottest markets. But more than that, they follow the workforce demographics. How has that been altered in the recent past? The list of top 10 best paid jobs has radically changed in the last five years. While some technology job titles such as data scientists have made their way into the list, banking and trading job titles have been pushed down the ranks. Join the session and find out what changed and what this means for you!

Benjamin Quinlan

CEO and Managing Partner
Quinlan & Associates

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Networking Lunch



Tackling Political Priorities

Track A: Bonds Trading Navigating MIFID II Extraterritorial Implications

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM Panel: Navigating the MiFID II maze- All you need to know to practically prepare your trading desk for the upcoming deadlines

Benjamin Quinlan, CEO and Managing Partner, Quinlan & Associates Mushtaq Kapasi, Director Asia, ICMA Raghav Kapoor, Co-Founder and CEO, Smart Karma

Benjamin Quinlan

CEO and Managing Partner
Quinlan & Associates

Mushtaq Kapasi

Director Asia
ICMA

Raghav Kapoor

Co-Founder and CEO
Smart Karma

Track A: Bonds Trading Navigating MIFID II Extraterritorial Implications

2:50 PM - 3:40 PM Presentation: Defining best execution for the buy side- How can you build a reliable methodology to measure and achieve best execution under MiFID II and beyond?

Benjamin Quinlan, CEO and Managing Partner, Quinlan & Associates

Benjamin Quinlan

CEO and Managing Partner
Quinlan & Associates

Track B: Portfolio Management Drivers for a Profitable Portfolio

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM Geo-political update: Preparing for key political shifts in the US: How is the new presidency likely to impact the economy and how can you adjust your portfolio to mitigate this risk?

Rajat Bhatia, Founder and CEO, Neural Capital

Rajat Bhatia

Founder and CEO
Neural Capital

Track B: Portfolio Management Drivers for a Profitable Portfolio

2:20 PM - 3:00 PM Panel: Your A-Z guide on fixed income ETFs - What do you need to know about using them and trading them?

Phil Cichlar, Head of Fixed Income Sales and Trading, Jane Street , , Brett Pybus, Managing Director, Global Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group, BlackRock

Phil Cichlar

Head of Fixed Income Sales and Trading
Jane Street

Brett Pybus

Managing Director, Global Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group
BlackRock

Track B: Portfolio Management Drivers for a Profitable Portfolio

3:00 PM - 3:40 PM Oxford Style Debate: True or false - It is now time for fiscal policy to take centre stage with monetary policy being ineffective in stimulating the economy

Adil Chaudhary, MD & Head, Regional Credit Markets, Scotiabank Wealth Management

Adil Chaudhary

MD & Head, Regional Credit Markets
Scotiabank Wealth Management

Track C: Derivatives Trading Gaining Clarity On New OTC Derivatives Reforms

2:00 PM - 3:40 PM Creative Boardroom: Preparing for the new uncleared margin rules- What will be the impact on your desk and what are the steps you should take now to meet these new requirements by the deadline?

3:40 PM - 4:10 PM Afternoon Networking Break



Re-defining Traditional Boundaries

Track A: Bonds Trading Embracing Evolving Market Dynamics

4:10 PM - 4:40 PM Interview: Benefiting from the changing buy and sell side execution dynamics - How can you adapt your approach to improve the level of execution services you get from your broker in today’s competitive market?

Leonard Kwan, CFA, Senior Fixed Income Trader, T Rowe Price , , Darry Flint, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Double Haven Capital

Leonard Kwan, CFA

Senior Fixed Income Trader
T Rowe Price

Darry Flint

Founder and Chief Investment Officer
Double Haven Capital

Track A: Bonds Trading Embracing Evolving Market Dynamics

4:40 PM - 5:30 PM Case Study Revolution: Defining the ideal fixed income market structure- How can the full value chain better work together to achieve a more efficient market model?

Track B: Portfolio Management Drilling Down On Regional Developments

4:10 PM - 4:50 PM Case Study Revolution: The China conundrum - Amidst increasing corporate debt, rising inflation and opening up to foreign investors, how has the Chinese bond market evolved and what are the best ways of mitigating the resulting risks in your portfolio? Will Chan, Head of Fixed

Track B: Portfolio Management Drilling Down On Regional Developments

4:50 PM - 5:30 PM Case Study Revolution: Fixed income investment opportunities in India versus other emerging markets - Pitfalls, Restrictions, and Opportunities

Sanjay Guglani, Chief Investment Officer, Sri Silverdale Capital Partners

Sanjay Guglani

Chief Investment Officer
Sri Silverdale Capital Partners

Buy Side Invite-Only Boardroom

4:10 PM - 5:30 PM Creative Boardroom - How can we collaborate on buy side to buy side intiatives to improve access to liquidity ?

Open to 15 Heads of Trading from APAC’s top 20 asset managers

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Cocktail Drinks Reception