Asia CPD Training 2016

Session materials
  • Video Session 1: FINcarceration? Gatekeepers under pressure in the fight against financial crime
    This session considers trends in global financial crime, criminalizing corporate failure and regulatory scrutiny as well as considering AML, whether de-risking is risk free and your obligations to protect information versus transparency.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

  • Video Session 2: Margin for uncleared derivatives - Who? When? How?
    A comparative analysis of margin rules in the US, EU, HK and SG, with a focus on key differences and similarities; approaches to documenting new initial margin and variation margin arrangements in respect of existing relationships; and an investigation of likely challenges that may be faced in implementing new margin arrangements for non G-SIB counterparties.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

  • Video Session 3: Green bonds in China and Asia: is the grass really getting greener?
    Growth of green bonds in China will be covered as well as, international and domestic regulatory frameworks, Chinese central policy support, certain market characteristics, and underlying assets and need for climate finance.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

  • Video Session 4: Can you trust a machine? The evolution of smart contracts and Blockchain technology.
    Partners Ian Wood and Jolyon Ellwood-Russell discuss what smart contracts are, what the current realistic applications are for smart contracts and how far could smart contracting go in replacing human decision making.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

  • Video Session 5: Recent trends in commodity disputes: Strategies for dealing with Chinese counterparties
    This session covers how to draft dispute resolution clauses for contracts with Chinese parties; what to do if your counterparty starts proceedings in the PRC and how you can use interim measures for protection to resolve your dispute.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

  • Video Session 6: The new normal? Leveraged and Inverse ETFs
    This session covers the special features of leveraged and inverse ETFs; the regulatory framework and future developments.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

  • Video Session 7: When private lives and the workplace collide
    This comprehensive session focuses on three key issues: social media - what happens when an employee’s personal use of social media impacts their employer; workplace relationships - how should an employer manage relationships in the workplace; and sexual harassment - when might an employer be liable for sexual harassment that occurs outside the workplace and outside of working hours.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

  • Video Session 8: Disclosure of interests and short position reporting for asset managers
    Partner Rolfe Hayden and Supervising Associate Ivy Yam offer an introduction to the disclosure of interests obligation under Part XV of the SFO. They will also discuss exemptions commonly relied on by asset managers, introduce the weekly short positions reporting regime under the Securities and Futures (Short Position Reporting) Rules; discuss the common pitfalls in compliance of the disclosure of interests and short position reporting regimes as well as steps to take if you miss a filing.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

  • Video Session 9: Decisions, decisions. Choosing the right forum for your dispute resolution
    Amongst other topics, this session will consider dispute resolution in the Asia Pacific region, recent developments in arbitration rules and laws in Asia and why the Singapore international commercial court warrants a closer look.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

  • Video Session 10: Private Fund Business in China
    An overview on China private funds will be given as well as topics considered such as the regulatory environment in the private fund sector, the establishment of a private fund manager in China, launching a private fund in China, any other requirements or considerations on outsourcing and custodian services as well as the challenges and opportunities for a foreign fund manager.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

  • Video Session 11: Help! We’ve been hacked. Preparing for managing a cyber incident
    Cyber security requirements in mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore will be considered as well as preparing for incidents, early incident identification, incident management, and post-incident investigations.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

  • Video Session 12: Shanghai Stock Connect/Margin Financing
    Various legal and regulatory issues will be discussed in relation to shares taken as security in Hong Kong listed stock as well as the implications of the Stock Connect programmes.

    2016 年 10月 24 日

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