"Cost, Risk and Responsibilities"

Last Updated: 25 May 2009

MC:  Damien Ryan, Ryan Financial Communications Ltd 




Welcome Remarks

Chris Jenkins, Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Regional Committee and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Tora Trading

George Molina, Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Regional Committee and Director of Asian Trading, Franklin Templeton Investments


Changes and Events in the Hong Kong Securities Marketplace During the Last Year     [DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION]

David M. Webb, Editor,


Opening Keynote Speech
The Opportunities and Challenges for Asset Management Firms in Times of Transition.

Chris Ryan, Managing Director, Asia, FIL Investment Management



Best Execution: Lessons Learnt

Tony Mackay, Chairman, Chi-X Global

Mark Wheatley, Managing Director, Head of Japan Equity, and Head of Electronic Trading, Merrill Lynch


Coffee Break


A Closer Look at Risk Management    [DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION]

  • Counterparty Risk, Compliance etc.
  • Regulatory issues
  • Transparency

Philippa Allen, CEO, ComplianceAsia Consulting


A Debate - The Agency Broker has Replaced the Full Service Broker as the Broker of Choice

Agency Broker Team:

  • John Fildes, Co-Chair FPL Global Steering Committee, Managing Director, Instinet
  • Peter Twist, CEO, IND-X Securities

Full Service Broker Team:

  • Harvey Twomey, Managing Director, Head of Prime Brokerage Sales & Hedge Fund Capital Group Pacific Rim Region, Deutsche Bank
  • James Donovan, Executive Director, Asia Regional Salestrading, UBS

Moderator: Pierre Rousseau, CEO, BNP Paribas Securities Asia, Global Head of Equities and Derivatives, Asia Pacific




Panel Discussion: How have changes to Asian market conditions affected trading behavior?     [DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION]
-  Spreads, volatility & volumes on key markets over past 12 months.  An overview of the latest issues.

Introductory presentation and Moderator: Jason Lapping, Equity Execution Services, Asia Pacific, Director, Societe Generale


  • Ian Smith, Director, Equities, AES, Credit Suisse
  • David Rabinowitz, Executive Director, Head of Direct Execution, Asian Equities, UBS



Keynote Speech: International and Local Responses to the Financial Crisis

Martin Wheatley, JP, CEO, Securities and Futures Commission Hong Kong


Coffee Break


Panel Discussion: The Power Shift to Buy-side

  • How can we bring more value to the commission dollar
  • Who should pay for the technology?  Brokers? Buy-Side? Why?
  • Value of Research
  • George Molina, Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Regional Committee and Director of Asian Trading, Franklin Templeton Investments
  • Kent Rossiter, Head of Regional Asia Pacific Trading, RCM Asia Pacific
  • Guy Commaille, COO, Boyer Allan Investment Management
  • Matthew Saul, Head of Trading for Asia ex-Japan, FIL Investments

Moderator: Robert K. Laible, Managing Director, Electronic Trading Services, Asia-Pacific, Nomura International


Panel Discussion:
The Crystal Ball:  What is Going to Happen in the Next 12 Months

Moderator: Damien Ryan, Founder and Director, Ryan Financial Communications


  • Uwe Parpart, Managing Director, Chief Economist & Strategist for Asia, Cantor Fitzgerald
  • Garry Evans, Chief Equity Strategist, Asia-Pacific, HSBC
  • Clive McDonnell, Head of Equity Strategy, BNP Paribas Securities Asia


Closing Remarks

Srinivas Padmasola, Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Education & Marketing Sub-Committee and Electronic Trading, Merrill Lynch

Gavin Williamson, Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Education & Marketing Sub-Committee and Head of Execution Trading, HSBC


Networking Cocktails


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