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FIA Asia - Hong Kong 2015

22 May 2015 1:45am HKT
The Hong Kong Exchange Auditorium

FIA Asia Welcomes Members and Guests to An Event in Hong Kong

Thursday, May 21st 2015
1:45pm - 5:30pm (Hong Kong) followed by a Networking Reception 

Over 200 professionals from the industry will convene in this half-day seminar to discuss current issues in the exchange traded and centrally cleared derivatives industry across North Asia 


Event Details: 



The Exchange Auditorium

The Exchange Exhibition Hall

1/F, One and Two Exchange Square, Central,

Hong Kong



1:45 pm – Registration

2:15 pm - Welcome Remarks

  • Romnesh Lamba, Co-Head of Global Markets, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
  • Bill Herder, President, FIA Asia

2:20 pm – Tapping China’s Liquidity: an Exchange Perspective

The world has seen a growth in demand for business opportunities in China.  Our panel will discuss how various exchange participants will position themselves to access the Chinese market in the exchange traded derivatives industry

Chair: Mehrdad Farimani, Managing Director, Head of Derivatives Clearing Services, Asia-Pacific Global Markets, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited


  • James Fok, Chief of Staff & Head of Group Strategy, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
  • Patrick Chan, Executive Director, Head of Northeast Asia, CME Group

  • Sophia Sung, Vice President of Business Development Asia & Middle East, EUREX

  • Ringo Chiu, Chief Representative, Hong Kong Office, Singapore Exchange

3:10 pm - Networking Break

3:40 pm – One-on-One Interview

  • Calvin Tai,  Head of Global Clearing (Asia), Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited

4:20 pm - Networking Break

4:40 pm - Opportunities and Challenges in the Dynamic Asian Trading Environment

Our panellists will discuss – what new opportunities, challenges and how will this affect the trading community. Various topics will include Part 30 exemption and other market developments

Chair:  Phuong Trinh, General Counsel, FIA Asia


  • Francis Edwards, Partner, Clifford Chance
  • Matthew Wong, Chief Operating Officer, KGI Asia Limited

  • David Strachan, Managing Director, Head of Clearing, Asia Pacific , UBS
  • Nirav Parikh, Director, APAC Head Electronic Execution Futures Clearing Collateral, Citi

  • Eric Ren, General Director, Haitong Futures Co., Ltd

5:30 pm – Session Ends

6:00 pm – Networking Reception

8:00 pm - Event Ends



For registration, please click here to email us your contact information




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