Programme 2020

Programme 2020

Programme 2020

08:5009:00

Opening remarks

08:00 - 08:40

09:0009:30

Keynote Address: Navigating the regulatory environment: how financial services are coping with major market regulatory changes?

09:00 - 09:30

09:3010:10

Executive Panel: Outlook for the Australian Economy - macroeconomic perspective and political analysis. COVID-19 aftermath

09:30 - 10:10

  • Financial responses to the unknown emerging threats. What have we learnt from COVID-19 and the recent bushfires and their impact on risk modelling?
  • Volatility and political risk: how do you integrate geopolitical uncertainty into stress testing and scenario analysis?
  • Geopolitical issues and trade tensions – Has COVID-19 highlighted a detrimental reliance on China?
  • Top emerging risks for the financial services’ industry
  • Are there any upside risks of volatility and political uncertainty?

10:1010:40

Morning Break

10:50 - 11:20

10:4011:20

CRO Discussion: Emerging risks in 2020 and beyond

10:10 - 10:50

  • Latest approaches in mitigating emerging risks like technology, cyber risk, crypto, data protection and outsourcing 
  • How do you integrate non-financial threats like climate change, reputational risk, geopolitical turmoil and social unrest into your risk management framework? 
  • How can a CRO actively anticipate, prepare and safeguard your organisation against emerging risks? 

11:2011:50

Presentation: Basel IV in Australia – deep dive

11:20 - 11:50

  • Implementation of Basel IV in Australia
  • The latest challenges and implications arising from Basel IV
  • How to prepare for a significant overhaul of the bank capital standards?
  • What risk is aligning to Basel IV and IRRBB?

11:5012:30

Panel Discussion: Benchmark Reform and LIBOR Transition

12:00 - 12:40

  • What are the key challenges the market faces ahead of a LIBOR less environment?
  • How far is the market in adopting new Risk Free Rates, Theoretical and Tangible Differences, Single Offshore Payments?
  • What is the vision for the next 18-months and how can a proactive approach ensure we are prepared?
  • How prepared are buy-side firms for the LIBOR Transition and what are the implications for them? 
  • How to make the legal transition?

12:3013:30

Lunch

13:10 - 14:10

13:3014:00

Presentation: Managing XVA and CVA The role of XVA desk- transformational or utility function? Does it have a role beyond sell-side banks?

14:10 - 14:50

 
  • XVA: have we solved fundamental challenges from first family of XVAs?
  • Consistency on standardisation of CVA calculations
  • How latest family of XVAs making likes of CVA and FVA less relevant

14:0014:30

Presentation: Considering the UMR Final Phases?

12:40 - 13:10

  • Increase in volumes in P5 and again in P6: considering standardization as a response 
  • Mandating a custodian to stay ahead of the pack 
  • Is the calculation of IM and collateral management the new challenge? 
  • Understanding recent liquidity challenges in the market 
  • Risk mitigation for derivatives: How to avoid 2008 all over again? 
  • What are the key elements of compliance?

14:3015:00

Afternoon break

15:30 - 16:00

15:0015:20

Fireside Chat: Corporate governance, personal accountability and conduct risk - building resilience in your organisation

15:00 - 15:20

  • Best practice of embedding a risk culture in a bank, a superannuation fund and an investment company
  • Latest developments and processes to manage conduct risk
  • Fostering good culture and prudent risk-taking behaviour

15:2015:50

Panel Discussion: Financial Crimes, AML and an AI based approach to improve screening of transactions and payments

14:50 - 15:30

  • The increasing effects of fraud and why better solutions are needed
  • Changing views of AI from regulators and financial institutions including ARLC
  • Parties who could potentially be involved in financial crimes and how to correlate these
  • Use cases where fraud has been successfully reduced and avoided

15:5016:00

Closing Remarks & End of Conference

17:00 - 17:01

09:0009:05

Interactive live polling questions

09:00 - 09:05

09:0509:35

LIBOR Transition Spitfire Sessions (three rapid fire presentations)

09:05 - 09:35

  • (1) What are the key challenges the market faces ahead of a LIBOR less environment?
  • (2) What is the vision for the next 18-months and how can a proactive approach ensure we are prepared?
  • (3) How prepared are buy-side firms for the LIBOR Transition and what are the implications for them? 

09:3509:55

Executive Interview: CRO

09:35 - 09:55

09:5510:15

Presentation and Q&A: Moving Sustainable Responsible investment on top of the agenda

09:55 - 10:55

  • Why responsible investment is moving up the agenda- size of the market and opportunities
  • Climate Risk - how financial firms are handling this risk
  • Examining adoption of ESG integration into investment process

10:1510:55

CRO DISCUSSION: Emerging risks in 2020 and beyond

10:15 - 10:55

  • Latest approaches in mitigating emerging risks like technology, cyber risk, crypto, data protection and outsourcing 
  • How do you integrate non-financial threats like climate change, reputational risk, geopolitical turmoil and social unrest into your risk management framework? 
  • How can a CRO actively anticipate, prepare and safeguard your organisation against emerging risks? 

10:5511:10

Fireside Chat

10:55 - 11:10

11:1011:30

Fireside chat: Rise of fintech- how financial market participants are capitalising on opportunities in the world of digital disruption

11:10 - 11:30

  • Digital drive and digital disruption - what it means for banks, fund managers and institutional investors? Major technology challenges: big data, machine learning, AI and Blockchain
  • Fintech companies disrupting banks vs. banks accumulating and partnering with fintech: local and international perspectives. How to work more collaboratively to move forward and keep up with latest innovations?
  • The need for banks and buy-side to have a collaborative approach to enhancing the customer experience. What can fintech’s and banks learn from each other to maximise the user experience?
  • How to remain agile in a fast moving environment of new digital world whilst still protecting the user?

11:3011:50

Virtual Q&A Session with speakers and online networking

11:30 - 11:50

11:5011:50

End of Day 1

11:50 - 11:51

09:0009:35

Panel discussion: Examining Basel IV in Australia – latest developments

09:00 - 09:35

  • How far are banks in Australia and the rest of the world with the implementation of Basel IV?
  • The latest challenges and implications arising from Basel IV
  • How to prepare for a significant overhaul of the bank capital standards?
  • What risk is aligning to Basel IV and IRRBB

09:3509:50

Presentation: Balancing data privacy with the need for data to maximize AI

09:35 - 09:50

  • How do we trust and share data to enhance AI technology?
  • Where are the boundaries to data sharing and what challenges do this present?
  • How is AI redefining our working practices in the industry and what are the associated risks with data powered technology?
  • Data compliance and constraints: understanding data legislations that will shape your approach
  • Cognitive computing

09:5010:10

Virtual Q&A Session with speakers and online networking

09:50 - 10:10

10:1010:40

Keynote address: Navigating the regulatory environment: how financial services are coping with major market regulatory changes?

10:10 - 10:40

10:4010:55

Presentation: Clearing and risk management in the post-trade environment

10:40 - 10:55

 

  • Current state-of- play of the clearing landscape in Australia
  • What effects has non cleared margin requirements had on the clearing landscape?
  • Changes in the initial margin model and likely implications for investors

10:5511:30

Presentation and Q&A: Business continuity and crisis management

10:55 - 11:30

  • How to be forward thinking and prepare your business in critical situation such as pandemic planning
  • Key risk and investment management approaches
  • Case study 

11:3011:30

End of day 2

11:30 - 11:31