‘Financial Regulation in Asia’ will identify the likely impacts of financial regulation, both internal and imposed by G20 countries, on Asian economies. Experts will share their perspectives on macroeconomic policy, structural and institutional innovations, regional integration and financial reform.
The role of Central Banks, investment authorities, specific investor groups such as hedge funds, retail and investment banks in Asia will be examined. By considering the scope for regional cooperation and the risk appetite for Asian financial products, the implications of new regulations will be showcased in the evolving global financial climate.
Panel 1 will explore will examine the impact of regulation in the ASEAN region. ASEAN countries face challenges in meeting liquidity standards imposed by Western reformers, which require banks to hold a certain level of highly liquid assets, such as government bonds, to meet their funding obligations at times of stress in the financial system.
Panel 2 will focus on the impact of regulation on more developed economies, such as India, China, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The need for regulation on innovative financial products will be analysed, as well as the ways in which to reduce pro-cyclicality of regulation by these countries, both at the national and regional level.
Charles Taylor is the Chief Operating Officer and a founding Director of the International Centre for Financial Regulation. His focus is on regulation of non-financial corporates, regulation and governance in emerging markets, financial reporting and the role of technology in governance, risk, and compliance. Charles has extensive knowledge of technology for the financial services market and has also developed businesses in Asia and USA.
Hui Zheng is an associate based in London and Coordinator of China Group (London) of Allen & Overy LLP. He is qualified in both the Chinese Bar and in England & Wales as a solicitor. Hui has contributed chapters to Chinese Business Law and Neate and Godfrey: Bank Confidentiality, Fifth Edition. He has also had articles published by the Beijing Arbitration Journal in 2010 and by Securities Law Review in May 2012.
Fung Siu is the Deputy Product Head of Country Forecasting Services at the Economist Intelligence Unit where she works on product development related to the company's Country Forecasting Services. She is also currently the lead analyst for Bangladesh, Malaysia, and Singapore.
This event is kindly supported by TheCityUK