8:15 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM

Welcoming Remarks
Scott O’Malia, Chief Executive Officer, ISDA

9:15 AM

Regulatory Keynote: Positioning Australia to Survive and Thrive in a Changing Regulatory World
Cathie Armour, Commissioner, Australian Securities & Investments Commission 

9:45 AM

Chairman's Remarks
Eric Litvack, ISDA Chairman, Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Strategy, Société Générale Global Banking and Investor Solutions

10:00 AM

The US Public Policy Agenda in 2017 and Beyond
From the US Treasury’s report of financial regulation to CFTC’s Project KISS, a number of initiatives are underway to review and improve the current regulatory framework. This panel examines the issues of greatest concern and interest and discusses what the US initiatives mean for financial markets participants in the US and around the world.
Moderator: Steven Kennedy, Global Head of Public Policy, ISDA
Steve Hackers, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan
Stephen M. Humenik,
Of Counsel, Covington and Burling LLP
Lisa Scott, Head of the Office of the Chief Compliance Officer, National Australia Bank Limited

11:00 AM

Morning Break

11:30 AM

European Regulation at a Crossroads
From MiFID2 finalization and implementation to benchmark reform to EMIR refit/review, the EU regulatory framework continues to move forward. Complicating the picture even more: Brexit. This panel will discuss current regulatory issues of concern today and those that pose the biggest potential challenges tomorrow.
Moderator: Eric Litvack, ISDA Chairman, Managing Director, Head of Regulatory Strategy, Société Générale Global Banking and Investor Solutions
Julian Gillis, Senior Lawyer, Markets Legal, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited
Mario Lulic, Executive Director & Assistant General Counsel, J.P. Morgan
Robin Pickover, Fixed Income and Derivative Market Specialist, Bloomberg LP
Dale Rayner,
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
Marcus Robinson,
Asia Pacific Head of Rates & FX Derivatives, LCH

12:30 PM


1:30 PM

Building Better Benchmark Arrangements
The FSB, IOSCO and regulators around the world have all focused on the need to construct robust benchmarks supported by tradable prices and reliable fallback mechanisms. This panel will discuss the importance of this work in the interest rate sphere, with a particular focus on recent Australian developments including contractual documentation considerations in the event of disruption to a benchmark.
Moderator: David Lynch, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Financial Markets Association
Ellis Connolly, Deputy Head, Domestic Markets Department, Reserve Bank of Australia  
Katherine Darras, General Counsel, ISDA
Lauren Eckermann
, Lawyer, Market Supervision, Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Helen Lofthouse
, Executive General Manager, Derivatives and OTC Markets, ASX Limited
Kerryn Smith, Director, Institutional Product & Client Engagement, FICC, National Australia Bank Limited

2:30 PM

Thinking Globally, Regulating Locally
Australian regulators are tasked with implementing G20 reforms, doing the right thing for the Australian markets and trying to harmonize local rules with global rules to achieve equivalence/substituted compliance. A panel of leading Australian regulators discusses these challenges in the context of WGMR, Basel Capital, CCP regulation, benchmark management, trade reporting, trade execution and market conduct.
Moderator: David Love, General Counsel and International Advisor, Australian Financial Markets Association
Pat Brennan, Executive General Manager, Policy and Advice Division, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
Rhonda Luo, Senior Specialist, Market Infrastructure, Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Kevin Nixon, Global Lead Partner Regulatory Risk, Deloitte 

3:15 PM

Afternoon Break

3:45 PM

Can Technology Save the Day?
With profitability declining, new efficiencies need to be found. This panel will look at some of the technological solutions being developed to transform the industry.
Moderator: Scott O’Malia, Chief Executive Officer, ISDA
Scott Farrell, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
Oliver Harvey, Senior Executive Leader, Market Infrastructure, Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Tim Hogben, Chief Operating Officer, ASX Limited 
Benjamin McGuckin, Head of Legal - Financial Markets, Queensland Treasury Corporation
Sean Moore, Head of Thought Leadership, Westpac Institutional Bank

4:45 PM

Wrap Up – Harmonization, Standardization and Customization
A summary of the days key lessons and the importance of being  part of the transformation process.
John Feeney, ISDA Board Member, Head of Capital and Conduct Coordination, FICC, National Australia Bank Limited
David Lynch, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Financial Markets Association
Keith Noyes, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, ISDA

5:00 PM

Conference Concludes

Agenda is subject to change

$ 450 (member) / $ 550 (non-member)
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