Agenda - Wednesday, September 18, 2019

8:15

Registration

9:00

Welcome Address

9:15

Keynote Address

9:45

The evolving face of Chinese structured products

Panel Discussion

  • Evaluate the particularities of China's structured product market and its investment profiles and hear from industry leaders about how they are going about expanding the industry; 
  • With the majority of securities trading deriving from retail investors, explore strategies to encourage investors to embrace complex structured products, grow demand and amplify sales; and
  • Explore investor profiles in China, find out how they are using structured products and discover the nuances involved in appealing to each group.

Speaker

Chu Wu, Derivatives Manager, China Minsheng Bank China(CMBC)

10:30

A look to the EU and USA: what lessons can be learnt?

Presentations + Shared Q&A

  • Hear from the leading innovators from around the world as they deconstruct the local development of the structured products market and the strategies that can be implemented in China to facilitate sales; and
  • As Chinese funds begin adopting ESG investment strategies, discover how other markets are developing in light of growing demand for ESG products.

11:00

Networking Coffee Break

11:30

Ask the regulator

Fireside Chat 

  • Chinese financial regulator discusses its latest whitepaper and the crackdown on 'fake structured deposits';
  • Discover how industry leaders can navigate policy and access key areas of the market that are key to the growth of structured products;
  • Hear about how policies are going to develop, and explore how accessibility to the market can grow in the face of today's instable market

12:00

Regulation and the twilight of shadow banking

Panel Discussion

  • Deconstruct the latest banking regulations and get to grips with the processes and practices you should invest in to ensure your company remains compliant; and
  • Gain best practices in how to design and sell legally compliant structured deposits that offer enhanced returns to investors and keep banks happy.

12:45

Networking Lunch Break

14:00

Indexes: Internationalising the Chinese structured products market

Presentations

  • Can growing global connections, and the increased collaboration between Chinese and global indexes, propel the Chinese and Asian Structured Products markets? ;
  • Track the evolution of indexes in China and explore how their development can help drive the uptake of structured products markets; and
  • From Smart Beta Indexation and Multi-Asset Indexes to ESG, compare and contrast China's newest indexes and discover how using them can improve your performance.

14:40

Innovative investment strategies

Case studies

  • From the ageing population to robotics; explore how structured products are adapting to the particularities of 21st century life; 
  • Uncover the role of mid-tier banks in growing the Chinese structured deposit market and discover how quantitative investment strategies are being used to understand investor sentiment; and
  • Implement cross-departmental investment style diversification by getting to grips with best factor investment strategies to stabilise performance and better manage risk.

15:20

Networking Coffee Break

15:50

Fintech platforms: the future of private wealth and asset management?

Presentations

  • Manage risk and grow your offering by investing in cloud computing and Artificial Intelligence to produce applications that optimise pricing and allow for independent valuation; and
  • Discover how the latest Regtech products facilitate compliance with new and existing financial regulations.

16:40

Closing Remarks

17:00

Drinks Reception & SRP Awards Ceremony