|9:30 AM|| OPENING REMARKS
|9:50 AM||KEYNOTE ADDRESS|
|10:00 AM||LAUNCH OF THE IOSCO ASIA PACIFIC HUB
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will be the host of the first ever regional hub of IOSCO, the global body of capital market regulators. The IOSCO Asia-Pacific Hub will contribute to the development of the region’s capital markets and strengthen regulatory capabilities.
|10:30 AM||Coffee Break|
|11:00 AM||SPECIAL ADDRESS
|11:25 AM||SESSION 1: Regulation in the New Abnormal
In the face of a changing global external environment and increasing uncertainty, having in place resilient and stable capital markets are key priorities for policy makers and regulators. Further, the rapid pace of innovation and growing market interconnectedness continue to challenge the perimeter of regulation. What are the emerging risks and challenges that impact the functioning of markets? What impact will these developments have on current regulation? How are regulators and market participants expected to adapt to these changes?
|2:00PM||SESSION 2: Raising the Standards on Governance and Conduct
Building a culture of conduct and robust governance is seen as a key foundation in ensuring trust and confidence in global markets. What are the key imperatives that support governance and factors impeding it? How can we drive appropriate conduct to ensure confidence in markets? In raising the bar on governance and conduct, what role should the industry play?
|3:10 PM||SESSION 3: Changing Market Structures and Implications to Regional Markets
There have been significant changes to global financial markets following regulatory reforms and growth in technology and market innovation. These have led to evolving market structures that have implications for capital markets. What is the impact of structural changes to capital markets and how can they better prepare for these adjustments?
|4:15 PM||Coffee Break|
|4:35 PM||SESSION 4: Fintech – Role of Regulation with Market Innovation
Technological innovation has fundamentally redefined the way markets are structured and delivered, including the move towards greater automation, new and alternative markets and more efficient application of technology in meeting regulatory requirements. What are the latest fintech opportunities and challenges including cyber security developments that may impact capital markets? How does current regulation apply to new technological innovations? What are the potential for RegTech solutions to reduce regulatory costs?
|5:40 PM||End of day|