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FIA Asia - Dubai 2015

18 March 2015 11:30am +04
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

FIA Asia Welcomes Members and Guests to An Event in Dubai

Wednesday, March 18th 2015
11:30am - 5:30pm (Dubai) followed by a Networking Session

FIA Asia is pleased to present our second event in Dubai on Wednesday, 18th March 2015. Join some of the leading players in regional markets, as they discuss the state of the industry in today's dynamic environment, how Exchanges are responding to it and a discussion on connecting to customers..

Event Details



The Address Downtown

Symphony Ballroom 1 & 2 (Level 6)

Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai

P.O.Box 123234, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 



11:30 am – Registration

12:00 pm - Lunch

1:10 pm -  Welcome Remarks

H.E. Maryam Buti Al Suwaidi, Deputy Chief Executive Officer For Licensing, Supervision & Enforcement, SCA (Security and Commodities Authority)

1:15 pm -  Keynote Address

Ahmed bin Sulayem,  Executive Chairman, DMCC

1:30 pm – The state of the industry in today’s dynamic environment: World view

With the ever changing state of the global geo-political situation our panellists of industry thought leaders will sift through the rhetoric and give their opinions on how the current issues will affect the financial industry.

Chair:  Phuong Trinh, General Counsel, FIA Asia


Harold Duineveld, Managing Director, Audacity Capital DMCC

Tim Plews, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP

Sally Sfeir-Tait, ‎Founder and Managing Director, Market Mosaic Limited

Eric Salomons, Director, Head of Markets, Dubai Financial Services Authority

2:30 pm - Coffee Break

3:00 pm - The Exchanges: What’s next? 

Exchange representatives will discuss their strategies and why these are important to the trading community. This will include topics such as central counter parties, new and existing product offerings, new developments among exchange coverage as well as impacts of regulation on product development.

Chair:  Bill Herder, President, FIA Asia


James Lear, Director Customer Relations, Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME)

Markus Georgi, Senior Vice President, Head of Representative Office - Hong Kong, EUREX

Dominic Che, Director, Key Clients, Sales & Clients, Singapore Exchange (SGX)

Ian Wright, Chief Business Officer, Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX)

4:00 pm - Coffee Break

4:30 pm – Opportunities from a Trading Perspective

Participants in the exchange traded derivatives market will discuss why they choose certain products and how they are trading them.  They will also be conversing on issues such as price discovery shifting West to East, High Frequency Trading and why the Middle East is an ideal location for conducting business.

Chair:  Maha El Dahan, Commodities Correspondent, Thomson Reuters


Vineet Bhatnagar, Managing Director and CEO, Phillip Capital India Pvt. Ltd & Phillip Futures DMCC

Sandeep Tyagi, Chairman and Managing Director, Estee Capital LLC

Paresh Kotecha, Chairman and Managing Director, Richcomm Global Services DMCC

Marcus Goi, Senior Director, UOB Bullion and Futures Limited 

5:30 pm – Panel Session Ends 

5:30 pm - Networking Session

8:00 pm - Event Ends

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