Programme Overview

General Programme

20- 21 September 2017

The Oak Room – Cinnamon Grand

No. 77, Galle Road, Colombo 3, Sri Lanka

08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:25 Opening remarks 
Mr. Thilak Karunaratne, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission, Sri Lanka
Jun Mizuguchi, Chairman, IOSCO Asia-Pacific Regional Committee, Deputy Commissioner for International Affairs, FSA Japan 
Mr. Ranjit Ajit Singh, Chairman, IOSCO Growth and Emerging Markets Committee,Chairman, Securities Commission Malaysia

09:25 - 09:45 Keynote Address
Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe M.P., Honourable Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
09:45 – 10:00 Coffee Break
10:00 – 11:30 Session 1: Developing sustainable market-based financing in Emerging Markets
This panel aims to discuss measures to address challenges in scaling up sustainable market based financing. This includes the role of policy makers, regulators and industry participants in promoting relevant market based solutions. The role of International Financial Institutions in supporting sustainable capital markets will also be discussed.
Special speaker:
Mr. Jose Isidro (Lito) Camacho, Managing Director and Vice Chairman, Credit Suisse Asia Pacific
  1. Hon. (Dr.) Harsha De Silva, M.P., Deputy Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs, Chairman, Capital Market Advisory Council
  2. Mr. Ethiopis Tafara, VP & General Counsel, Legal, Compliance Risk & Sustainability, IFC
  3. Mr. Paul P. Andrews, Secretary-General, IOSCO

Moderator: Mr. Marcos Ayerra, Vice Chairman, IOSCO Growth and Emerging Markets Committee, Chairman, CNV Argentina

11:30 – 13:00 Session 2: Liquidity in Emerging Markets
Liquidity is critical in improving efficiency and attractiveness of capital markets as well as reducing investment and capital costs. Many emerging markets face issues and challenges in liquidity that are impacting growth and development of markets. This panel aims to discuss main factors impacting liquidity in emerging markets, as well as the effectiveness of measures in promoting liquidity.
Special speaker:
Mr. Ajay Tyagi, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Board of India
  1. Mr. Drew Brick, Head of Market Structure APAC, Bloomberg
  2. Ms. Nandini Sukumar, CEO, World Federation of Exchanges
  3. Mr. Sadiq Currimbhoy, Global Strategist and Head of Research, Maybank Kim Eng

Moderator: Mr. Ian Johnston, Chief Executive, Dubai Financial Services Authority
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 16:00 Session 3: The impact of Fintech in Capital Markets
Rapid developments in innovation and new technologies have led to greater financial inclusion and growth in many markets. This panel aims to discuss how fintech is shaping capital markets and how emerging markets can leverage on innovative technology while ensuring robust regulatory frameworks
Special speaker:
Mr. Greg Medcraft, Chairman, Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  1. Mr. Sergey Shvetsov, First Deputy Governor, Bank of Russia
  2. Chris Lobello, Fintech Entrepreneur and Adjunct Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  3. Mr. Praveen Hari, Fellow, iSPIRT Foundation

Moderator: Mr. Lee Boon Ngiap, Assistant Managing Director of Capital Markets, Monetary Authority of Singapore
16:00 – 16:15 Closing remarks
Mr. Paul P. Andrews, Secretary-General, IOSCO

16:15 – 17:000 Networking coffee


Thursday 21 September 2017
08:15 – 09:15 Growth and Emerging Markets Steering Committee (GEMSC) meeting
09:15 – 09:30 Coffee break
09:30 – 13:00 Growth and Emerging Markets Committee (GEMC) meeting
13:00 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15– 17:45 Regulatory Workshop on Cyber Resilience
This year’s IOSCO Growth and Emerging Markets Committee Annual Meeting and Conference 2017 will include a Regulatory Cyber Workshop, conducted in collaboration with external experts.Developments in fintech provide business efficiencies, opportunities and advancements. At the same time, cybercriminal groups are becoming more organised, extending their coverage beyond borders with more impactful attacks. The Workshop will provide participants with a better understanding of key cyber developments, risks and threats impacting global financial markets.What does it mean to market participants and regulators? Where are the vulnerabilities? What are the worst-case scenarios, and can a single cyber-attack impact financial stability and trust and confidence in markets? In the course of the session, the Workshop will explore and analyse these scenarios via hands-on simulation, outline the lessons learned and measures needed to strengthen the resiliency of mechanisms, protocols and responses in place.
  • Session 1 : Discussion on cyber crime and opportunities
    This session will discuss what motivates cyber criminals in targeting an organisation and/or industry including evolving technology and new methods to breach and compromise systems and information.
  • Session 2: Case study analysis on actual cyber incident
    This session includes a case study review on an actual cyber attack. It will also review new developments such as emerging copy cat attacks and key modus operandi.
  • Session 3 : Simulation exercise
    The simulation aims to review regulatory responses and recovery in the event of a cyber attack, including transmission channels.
  • Closing : Summary, lessons learnt and key takeaways
    This session will identify key takeaways from the Workshop, including measures that can be incorporated at the respective regulators to strengthen cyber resilience.  
20:00 – 22:00 Dinner: Sea, Sand and Stars(click here for more information)