Fixed Income Leaders Summit APAC 2017

September 26-September 28, 2017

The Westin, Singapore

Contact Us: 65 6722 9455

Adapting To A New Market Order

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

08:35 AM - 08:45 AM Welcome Address

Prachi Panda, Conference Director, Fixed Income Leaders Summit APAC

08:45 AM - 08:50 AM Speed Networking



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



09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Panel Revolution: 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?

Ashley Perrott, Head of Pan Asia Fixed Income, UBS Asset Management Adam McCabe, Head of Fixed Income, Aberdeen Asset Management Dong Chan Lee, Vice President, Fixed Income, Blackrock


Ashley Perrott

Head of Pan Asia Fixed Income
UBS Asset Management

Adam McCabe

Head of Fixed Income
Aberdeen Asset Management

Dong Chan Lee

Vice President, Fixed Income
Blackrock

10:00 AM - 10:20 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
Reserved for Commercial Partner

  • How are the sell side optimizing their capital in a less liquid, more regulated and lower return world to better support the buy side?
  • How are sell side business models evolving and how can the bulge bracket differentiate themselves to offer the buy side a tailored service?
  • What types of e-trading technology can the sell side use to maximize the efficiency of their dealing activity and pass on cost savings to the buy side?
  • In light of the move from a principal model of trading to an agency broking-centric trading model, which players are leading the way in offering the buy side innovative solutions?


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Mark Goodman

Managing Director, Global Head of Electronic Execution
UBS Investment Bank

10:20 AM - 10:50 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 Pedro Bastos, CEO Asia Pacific, HSBC Global Asset Management Luke Nolan, Vice President, Trader, AllianceBernstein

Kheng Siang Ng

Asia Pacific Head of Fixed Income
State Street Global Advisors

Pedro Bastos

CEO Asia Pacific
HSBC Global Asset Management

Luke Nolan

Vice President, Trader
AllianceBernstein

10:50 AM - 11:10 AM Economic Keynote: The year ahead - What will be the key macro indicators impacting the global fixed income market in 2017 and beyond and how can you adapt your investment and trading strategies to capitalize on these trends?

Chi Lo, Senior Economist, BNP Paribas Investment Partners Asia Limited

Chi Lo

Senior Economist
BNP Paribas Investment Partners Asia Limited

11:10 AM - 11:40 AM Morning Networking Break

11:40 AM - 12:20 PM 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?

Pierre Humblot, Head of Business Development, Eastspring Investments , ,

Pierre Humblot

Head of Business Development
Eastspring Investments

12:20 PM - 12:40 PM Asian Sell Side Interview: How are global and regional policies and advancements in technology going to alter the relationship-driven nature of the broker-dealer and buy side dynamic in the Asian fixed income market?

Reserved for Commercial Partner

12:40 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 Quilan, 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 Quilan

CEO and Managing Partner
Quinlan & Associates

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Networking Lunch



TRACK A: BONDS TRADING NAVIGATING MIFID II EXTRATERRITORIAL IMPLICATIONS

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM Panel: Navigating the MiFID II maze- All you need to know to practically prepare your trading desk for the upcoming deadlines

Yezdi Chinoy, Regional CIO Asia & CEO, Generali Asia Benjamin Quilan, CEO and Managing Partner, Quinlan & Associates

Yezdi Chinoy

Regional CIO Asia & CEO
Generali Asia

Benjamin Quilan

CEO and Managing Partner
Quinlan & Associates

TRACK B: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT PROFITING FROM GLOBAL GEO-POLITICAL DRIVERS

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM Presentation: 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?

TRACK C: DERIVATIVES TRADING GAINING CLARITY ON NEW OTC DERIVATIVES REFORMS

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM Creative Boardroom: Responding to the new trading, clearing and collateral requirements - How can small and large buy side firms practically prepare for these derivatives reforms?

TRACK A: BONDS TRADING NAVIGATING MIFID II EXTRATERRITORIAL IMPLICATIONS

2:20 PM - 2:40 PM Track A continues

TRACK B: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT PROFITING FROM GLOBAL GEO-POLITICAL DRIVERS

2:20 PM - 2:40 PM Panel: Assessing the impact of ECB QE on the bonds market- What will be the likely positive and negative implications on your various investment strategies?

TRACK C: DERIVATIVES TRADING GAINING CLARITY ON NEW OTC DERIVATIVES REFORMS

2:20 PM - 2:40 PM Track C continues

TRACK A: BONDS TRADING NAVIGATING MIFID II EXTRATERRITORIAL IMPLICATIONS

2:40 PM - 2:50 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 Quilan, CEO and Managing Partner, Quinlan & Associates

Benjamin Quilan

CEO and Managing Partner
Quinlan & Associates

TRACK B: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT PROFITING FROM GLOBAL GEO-POLITICAL DRIVERS

2:40 PM - 2:50 PM Track B continues

TRACK C: DERIVATIVES TRADING GAINING CLARITY ON NEW OTC DERIVATIVES REFORMS

2:40 PM - 2:50 PM Track C continues

TRACK A: BONDS TRADING NAVIGATING MIFID II EXTRATERRITORIAL IMPLICATIONS

2:50 PM - 3:00 PM Track A continues

TRACK B: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT PROFITING FROM GLOBAL GEO-POLITICAL DRIVERS

2:50 PM - 3:00 PM Track B continues

TRACK C: DERIVATIVES TRADING GAINING CLARITY ON NEW OTC DERIVATIVES REFORMS

2:50 PM - 3:00 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?

James Sehgal, Managing Director, Deriv Asia

James Sehgal

Managing Director
Deriv Asia

TRACK A: BONDS TRADING NAVIGATING MIFID II EXTRATERRITORIAL IMPLICATIONS

3:00 PM - 3:40 PM Oxford Style Debate: True or false- One rule fits all – The harmonization of regulations globally is going to be effective in accelerating development of regional Asian bond markets

Rajeev Radhakrishnan, Head of Fixed Income, SBI Mutual Funds

Rajeev Radhakrishnan

Head of Fixed Income
SBI Mutual Funds

TRACK B: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT PROFITING FROM GLOBAL GEO-POLITICAL DRIVERS

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

3:00 PM - 3:40 PM Track C continues

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



TRACK A: BONDS TRADING EMBRACING EVOLVING MARKET DYNAMICS

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM Panel Revolution: 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 Greg Donohough, CEO, Double Haven Capital , ,

Leonard Kwan, CFA

Senior Fixed Income Trader
T Rowe Price

Greg Donohough

CEO
Double Haven Capital

TRACK B: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT DRILLING DOWN ON REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM Panel 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 Income, Taikang Asset Management , ,

Will Chan

Head of Fixed Income
Taikang Asset Management

TRACK C: DERIVATIVES TRADING ADAPTING TO THE NEW MARKET STRUCTURE

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM Creative boardroom: How can buy side, sell side, market infrastructure and technology providers strengthen their partnerships to not just survive but thrive in the new derivatives landscape?

TRACK A: BONDS TRADING EMBRACING EVOLVING MARKET DYNAMICS

5:10 PM - 5:50 PM Panel: Evaluating A2A, CLOB, RFQ and Dark Pools- What are the pros and cons of executing on each of these trading models?

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TRACK B: PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT DRILLING DOWN ON REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

5:10 PM - 5:50 PM Panel: With demonetization in India causing a rally in the Indian bonds market what will be the long term impact on the economy and how can you factor this trend into your investment decisions?

Navneet Munot, CIO, SBI Mutual Fund Killol Pandya, Head of Fixed Income, Peerless Mutual Fund

Navneet Munot

CIO
SBI Mutual Fund

Killol Pandya

Head of Fixed Income
Peerless Mutual Fund

BUY SIDE INVITE-ONLY BOARDROOM

5:10 PM - 5:50 PM (Open to 15 Heads of Trading from APAC’s top 20 asset managers) Creative Boardroom: How can we collaborate on buy side to buy side initiatives to improve access to liquidity?

Kent Rossiter, Head of Asia Pacific Trading, Allianz Global Investors , , Catalin Burlacu, Portfolio Manager, Maiora Asset Management , ,

Kent Rossiter

Head of Asia Pacific Trading
Allianz Global Investors

Catalin Burlacu

Portfolio Manager
Maiora Asset Management

TRACK A: BONDS TRADING EMBRACING EVOLVING MARKET DYNAMICS

5:50 PM - 6:10 PM Presentation: 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

5:50 PM - 6:10 PM Presentation: Assessing the impact of Japan’s negative interest rates policy on inflation and the economy – How can you adjust your investment plans to mitigate risks and maximize returns?

Hiroyuki Shoji, Portfolio Manager, Nissay Asset Management

Hiroyuki Shoji

Portfolio Manager
Nissay Asset Management

TRACK C: DERIVATIVES TRADING ADAPTING TO THE NEW MARKET STRUCTURE

5:50 PM - 6:10 PM Track C continues

6:10 PM - 11:59 PM Cocktail Drinks Reception