"In a regulatory environment that
increasingly focuses on culture
and conduct, a pragmatic,
consultative, and cooperative
approach guarantees a stable
evolution and transition."
Martin Wheatley, Chairman, Financial Conduct Authority
ACMI organized a very successful Hong Kong Launch Summit entitled “Capital Markets Professionalism – A Key to Capital Markets Integrity and Hong Kong’s Role as a leading International Finance Centre” at The Exchange Auditorium that brought together key players from critical stakeholders across the different parts of the capital markets ecosystem whose ultimate interests in ensuring and improving market integrity are fully aligned.
For more details, see:
Launch Summit Program (PDF file, 8.8MB)
Industry media coverage
SFC Keynote Address: Importance of capital markets professionalism and the role of regulators
James Shipton - SFC Executive Director, Intermediaries
HKEx Keynote Address: Insights into HKEx’s initiatives to improve the efficiency of Hong Kong listings
Grace Hui – HKEx Listing Department Managing Director and COO
The business of bringing companies public as corporate finance professionals
Heidi Yang – Deutsche Bank Managing Director and Head of Corporate Advisory Group of Asia
Joe Zhou - China International Capital Corporation Executive Director Legal Department
Laurence Li - Temple Chambers Barrister and HK Financial Services Development Council Member
Paul Smith – CFA Institute Asia Pacific Managing Director
Corporate disclosure professionals’ role in capital markets integrity
Kelvin Wong Tin-yau – HK Institute of Directors Chairman and COSCO Pacific Executive Director
Mohan Datwani - HK Institute of Chartered Secretaries Director Technical and Research
Wendy Yung - HKICPA (Deputy Convenor of Professional Accountants in Business Leadership Panel's Corporate Governance Working Group) and Hysan Development Executive Director and Company Secretary
Pru Bennett – BlackRock Asia Pacific head of Corporate Governance
Invited participants include:
company chairmen and directors, CEOs, CFOs, general counsel and listed corporate secretaries;
heads of investment banking, corporate finance, legal and compliance and regulatory policy;
regulators and stock exchange;
enterprise owners including family-owned and state-owned companies;
buyside such as institutional investors (asset owners and managers), private equity and venture capital; and
due diligence and disclosure experts and service providers, such as lawyers, auditors, internal control consultants, forensic investigators, valuation experts and rating agencies.
Many senior industry professionals and stakeholders have already stepped forward to support and to act as faculty for this initiative to reinforce Hong Kong’s role as a leading and China’s global financial centre. This demonstrated leadership from seasoned professionals collectively within the financial industry, listed companies, the buyside and the regulators should overcome the prisoner’s dilemma to coral stakeholders in Hong Kong and elsewhere to work together to regain pride in being capital markets professionals.
Please find below the address and map to The Exchange Auditorium:
The Exchange Auditorium
The Exchange Exhibition Hall
1/F., One and Two Exchange Square, Central,
If parties are interested in attending this “invitation only” event, please contact email@example.com.
Launch Supporting Organisations:
Asia Capital Markets Institute Launch Summit (Tuesday June 17)