Programme

Asia Risk Congress 2020 agenda

ARC Agenda 2020

09:3009:35

Live Poll: Interactive live polling questions:

09:30 - 09:35

  • How is COVID-19 affecting the operations in your business and what are the implications or future movements?
  • What are some emerging non-financial risk you are witnessing?
  • What are the main focus of your business to achieve operational resiliency?

09:3509:55

COO panel: The new risk paradigm

09:30 - 10:20

  • The emergence of virtual banks with groundbreaking business models: what are the risks and impacts on traditional banks?
  • Third-party risk and dependency: challenges on data standardisation and system integration
  • Operational resilience – how can it be a “cure” to global economic and pandemic crisis

09:5510:25

Panel: Climate risk: the next frontier in ESG

13:10 - 14:00

  • Climate risk: is Covid-19 driving climate change off the global agenda? How should firms adjust portfolio and exposures accordingly?
  • Drivers and barriers of ESG integration
  • Translating and quantifying ESG data in risk metrics
  • Making the best business case for ESG

10:2510:40

Morning Break

10:20 - 10:50

10:4010:50

In conversation with CRO

10:50 - 11:05

  • What are the biggest non-financial risk you are foreseeing?

10:5011:10

Panel: Anti-money laundering: practical compliance and evolving trends

11:20 - 12:10

  • What are the main AML/CFT trends affecting the Asia Pacific markets?
  • Lesson learnt from Covid-19: new threats and solution
  • Identifying and mitigating sanction risks and meeting regulatory expectations
  • Deploying technologies and automation
  • How to design comprehensive data modelling and integration initiatives?

11:1011:30

Out-of-industry guest speaker: How in the World Does NASA Manage Their Risks?

16:10 - 16:40

  • Summary of major NASA programs & risks
  • Risk case studies and framework. What makes the right framework for best practices in operational risk
  • Processes and Latest Tools NASA uses to identify and manage risks
  • Best practices and lessons learnt from risk management today

11:3023:50

Fire-side chat: Geopolitical recessions: what our changing world means for power, politics and trade

11:45 - 12:15

  • Major trend lines that are looming over global markets: how are that affecting business in Asia?
  • Under the water of regulatory uncertainties: how are financial institutions coping with political risk both abroad and at home?
  • How do you integrate geopolitical risk into stress testing and scenario analysis?

11:5011:50

Virtual day one ends

00:15 - 00:16

09:3009:35

Live Polls Interactive: live polling questions

09:30 - 09:35

  • Under the shadow of COVID-19: what are some main focus on the BASEL reform?
  • The LIBOR reform: what is the next step for Asia Pacific?
  • What are some key challenges to keep track with the changing regulatory landscape

09:3510:05

Fire-side chat: Local benchmark reform from Asia’s banking and financial sector

09:35 - 10:05

10:0510:35

Panel Discussion: The Impact of COVID-19 on IBOR Transition Plans

10:05 - 10:35

  • What is the likelihood of IBOR-referencing loan products being extended beyond Q3 2020?
  • How will Covid-19 affect the issue of liquidity and lending rates?

10:3510:50

Morning Break

10:20 - 10:50

10:5011:20

Presentation: IBOR Transition

10:50 - 11:10

11:2011:50

Evolving business and operating models in the midst of risk and disruption

15:00 - 15:40

  • A global view on risk factors and implications
  • Regulatory and compliance risk in Asia’s context
  • How to run effective stress testing and model risk management?
  • Resilience is key. But how can you map out your next steps?

11:5011:50

Virtual day two ends

12:10 - 12:11

09:3009:35

Live Polls: Interactive live polling questions

09:30 - 09:35

  • How will the regulatory delay on the last two phases of UMR impact Asia’s regional banks and buy-side?
  • What will be the biggest market challenge to the Asian derivatives and futures market in the next 6 – 12 months?
  • How soon will market participants in Asia fully embrace automation and big data as part of their daily operations?

09:3510:05

Panel discussion: The future outlook of Asia’s clearing and futures market

09:35 - 10:05

  • The increase of trades during Asian hours, how long will this trend go on for?
  • OTC vs futures markets

10:0510:35

Presentation: Deep dive: Embracing the right technology stack to achieve phase 5 and 6 IM implementation

10:05 - 10:35

10:3510:50

Morning Break

10:20 - 10:50

10:5011:20

Panel: Digitally transforming and automating the derivatives market

13:40 - 14:20

  • Advancing the derivatives market from the 2G era and into the future – accessing the challenges here
  • Utilizing, Big Data, AI, and Machine Learning to automate the trade lifecycle
  • Machine Learning and AI’s role in the repo, liquidity,

11:2011:50

Presentation: Margining and Derivatives

10:20 - 10:40

11:5011:50

Virtual event ends

12:15 - 12:16