- Compliance Week 2022
Thomson Reuters ASIFMA Virtual Event
Compliance Asia Conference
Thomson Reuters is the official sponsor for the ASIFMA Compliance week conference, hosted from 28 - 30 June 2022. This flagship event in Asia for compliance is “designed by the industry for the industry” where over 1,000 industry representatives from sell-side, buy-side, regulators, law firms, consultants and media come together to meet and discuss the latest compliance issues, emerging trends, and practical applications to strengthen the compliance programs. This event is attended by Global and Asian policy makers, regulators, central banks, industry experts and senior representatives from sell-side and buy-side communities.
Is your firm ready for the upcoming challenges and opportunities?
Four key themes that will feature prominently include “Regulatory Outlook”, “Culture and Accountability”, “Looking into the Future” and “Technology and Innovation”. Read our key resources about each theme to learn more about the trends, considerations and opportunities in the Compliance field.
At board level, meeting regulatory expectations came out as a significant challenge. The volume of change was top, and meeting regulatory expectations was third.
Niall Coburn, Thomson Reuters Senior Regulatory Intelligence Expert, is panelist for the session “Regulators’ Perspective: Looking Back and Looking Ahead”. The panel also includes Rebecca Thorpe, Partner, Head of Asia, Bovill; Phakawa Jeasakul, Resident Representative for Peoples Republic of China Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, International Monetary Fund; and Ruenvadee Suwanmongkol, Secretary-General, Securities and Exchange Commission Thailand. Moderated by Catherine Simmons, MD & Head of Government Affairs, Asia Pacific, Citi, this session will explore how the role of regulators has evolved over the last few years and learn about what key areas these regulators are focused on as they plan for 2023.
Helen Chan, Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence Expert, will be on the panel for "ESG and Green", alongside Philippa Allen, CEO and Founder, ComplianceAsia; Armen Dallakyan, Director, Ernst & Young Advisory Services; Ian Drew, Head of Climate and Nature Related Risk, Asia Pacific, HSBC. They will discuss the environmental risk management obligations of banks and asset managers and how to integrate climate considerations into existing risk modelling frameworks. This session will be moderated by Hannah Cassidy, Partner, Head of Financial Services Regulatory Asia, Herbert Smith Freehills.
The top global businesses around the world are reshaping their strategies for compliance within their organisations, in preparation for the upcoming regulatory changes in their region. Learn about the best practice strategies currently being applied for your business.
Does your business embody the right mind set and have the right risk culture?
Operation and the Talent Pool
Explore our best practice resources to learn more about the current risk landscape, the cultural indicators, the challenges around trying to change culture and the practical takeaways for compliance officers.
Is your firm ready for innovation?
Digital transformation has been a fundamental enabler for financial services firms. It is hard to underestimate the opportunities firms can derive from the implementation of technological solutions but maximising their potential can present challenges.
Technology and Innovation
B.C. Tan, Director for Thomson Reuters Special Services, will be joining the panel on day 3 to share his thoughts on "Surveillance: Keeping up with Innovation and Challenges in the Region", moderated by Irene Lee, Board of Directors, Fintech Association of Hong Kong. Other panelists include James Andronis, Senior Manager – Market Supervision, Australian Securities and Investments Commission; Cigdem Winegarden, Chief Compliance Officer, Optiver; and Clara Chiu, CEO, QReg Advisory; Former Fintech Head & Licensing Director of HK SFC.
Download our report below to discover the challenges and opportunities firms are facing during digital transformation and gain expert insights into the major risk and compliance factors affecting future activity.