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FIA Forum: Shanghai 2019

12 April 2019 1:30pm to 7:30pm CST
Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai

FIA welcomes members and guests to our first event in Shanghai

Friday, 12th April 2019
1:30pm - 5:00pm followed by a Networking Reception

FIA is pleased to present our first event in Shanghai, China.  Leading players in the regional markets will discuss developments in cross-border trading and accessing the Chinese markets. The event will provide an excellent opportunity to engage with industry peers from across the region.

Registration for the FIA Forum: Shanghai 2019 is now closed. Please note that we are not able to accommodate walk-in registrations. 



Event Details:


Mandarin Ballroom LG1,

Mandarin Oriental Pudong,

111 Pudong S Rd, Pudong Xinqu,

Shanghai, China, 200120



1:30 pm – Registration

2:00 pm – Keynote Address

  • Yan, Shaoming, Deputy Director-General, Department of Futures Supervision, CSRC

2:10 pm – Welcome Remarks

  • Xi, Zhiyong, CEO, Shanghai Futures Exchange and Shanghai International Energy Exchange

2.20 pm - Keynote Address

  • Bill Herder, Head of Asia-Pacific, FIA

2.30 pm  - The Development of China Cross-Border Trading

As China opens its doors to the world, it is fast becoming one of the most exciting markets in the global derivatives industry as well. This session will bring a diverse group of speakers from both local and international markets to share their views on the current developments in China, its key growth markets and how a number of cross-border initiatives will help to continue to improve its competitive edge.


  • Bill Herder, Head of Asia-Pacific, FIA


  • Sharon Shi, Managing Director, G.H. Financials (HK) Limited
  • Natasha Xie, Partner, JunHe LLP
  • Kevin Rideout, Managing Director, Global Client Development, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited 
  • Serena Chen, General Manager, Executive Director, UBS Futures Co. Limited 
  • Chunqing Wang, Director of Research Department, China Futures Association

3:30 pm – Networking Coffee Break

4:00 pm – Global investors accessing the Chinese markets

The world has seen an increase in demand for business in China.  Our panel will discuss how global industry participants should position themselves to access the Chinese exchange traded derivatives markets and how China is repositioning itself to welcome this influx of global interest.


  • Chin-Chong Liew, Partner, Linklaters


  • Charles Lui, General Manager, Optiver (Shanghai) Trading Co. Ltd 
  • Mezhgan Qabool, Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development APAC, Eurex 
  • Sonia Hung, Executive Director, Sales & Marketing, Shanghai International Energy Exchange 
  • James Busby, Head of Futures, Asia, Goldman Sachs 
  • Leo Yang, General Manager, Trading Department, Unipec Asia Co. Ltd

5:00 pm – Session Ends

5:00 pm – Networking Reception 

7:30 pm – Event Ends


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