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ETFs Global Markets Roundtable - APAC (Hong Kong)

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Ernst & Young Group Limited

22/F CITIC Tower, 1 Tim Mei Avenue, Central

Hong Kong

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The last conference of the 2018 ETFs Global Markets Roundtable series will be held in Hong Kong on October 9 (covering APAC) and offer an opportunity for a substantive and in-depth discussion about the liquidity, trading, technological and regulatory developments impacting ETFs in the region.

The conference series is designed to provide the opportunity for buyside traders, portfolio managers, investment advisers and others from the institutional investor community, as well as other market participants and professionals involved in the ETF space, to hear current thoughts from industry leaders on ETF market structure and regulatory issues, and obtain a better understanding of how to trade and use ETFs, and of the impact that ETFs have on the markets and market structure.



8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am - 9:30am Opening Remarks and "Fireside Chat"

9:30am – 10:30am Examining the Impact of Regulatory Developments on ETFs

  • Update on key regulatory developments and studies impacting ETFs
  • Examination of the need for specific trading rules for ETFs
  • Examination of future rule makings and reforms on ETFs: ETF connect, China A Shares and Chinese Bonds, Asia Passporting, Fee based advisors and robos

10:30am - 11:00am Refreshment and Networking Break

11:00am - 12:00pm Facilitating ETF Trading – A Discussion with Exchanges and Market Makers

  • Concerns surrounding ETF liquidity
  • Most commonly used strategies in trading ETFs
  • Evaluating the ETF trade

12:00pm – 2:00pm Luncheon and Workshop

Separated into small groups, participants will have the opportunity to discuss with their peers a number of topics of importance relating to ETFs, as well as raise any questions with, and obtain guidance from, outside experts.

Topics to be discussed will include:

  • The future of investing into China
  • How institutions are trading ETFs
  • Innovations in the ETF industry
  • Understanding and evaluating ETF liquidity

2:00pm - 2:30pm “Fireside Chat” on the Future of the ETF Industry

2:30pm - 2:45pm Presentation - Overview of Trends Impacting the ETF Industry

2:45pm - 3:00pm Refreshment and Networking Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm How to Increase the Use of ETFs by Institutional Investors and Financial Advisors in Asia Pacific

  • Concerns surrounding ETF liquidity
  • Are ETFs really contributing to volatility in the markets?
  • Using ETFs to invest in China A Shares and Chinese Bonds
  • Use of ETFs as tools for asset allocation, risk management and portfolio diversification

4:00pm – 5:00pm New ETF Product Approvals and Bringing New ETFs to Market – An Examination of Innovation in the ETF Industry

  • Which new products have worked well and why
  • Examination of the future of new ETF product approvals
  • ETF Connect, Cross listing of ETFs, Asia Passporting
  • Examination of the growth of robo-advisers and fund platforms

5:00pm Conference Adjournment


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the registration cancellation policy?

Cancellations received by September 24, 2018 are subject to a $150 administrative fee. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing. After September 24, 2018, no registration fees can be refunded. However, if you are unable to attend, substitutions can be made, subject to conference organizer approval, and the administrative fee will not be applied.

What is the complimentary passes policy?

Complimentary passes are allocated at the discretion of the conference organizers. Complimentary bookings made online are still subject to verification before final confirmation by the conference organizers of the complimentary pass. If the conference organizers review an online complimentary pass registration and determine that the company and/or registrant does not fulfill the criteria for the complimentary pass, the complimentary pass can be withdrawn at the discretion of the conference organizers.

Who qualifies as "buyside" for a complimentary pass?

Buyside complimentary passes are provided for portfolio managers and professionals on the trading desks at institutional investor firms, as well as investment advisers. All buyside complimentary passes are subject to the conference complimentary pass policy delineated above.

What if I have dietary restrictions or other special needs?

Please provide any dietary restrictions or special needs during your conference registration or contact the conference organizers.

What is the conference dress code?

The conference dress code is business attire.

Does the conference offer sponsorship opportunities?

Yes. For information regarding sponsorships, please contact Deborah Fuhr at deborah.fuhr@etfgi.com or Ari Burstein at ari.burstein@capmktstrategies.com.

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