FIA Forum: Hong Kong 2019

12 September 2019 • 2:15 PM - 7:30 PM HKT • Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

We are pleased to be returning to Hong Kong for our fifth FIA forum. Join some of the leading players in the regional markets as they discuss the growth in China, the developments in cross-border trading and how current geopolitical issues will be affecting the exchange trade derivatives market.


event 12 September 2019
schedule 14:15 to 19:30  ET
place HKEX Connect Hall // 1/F, 1&2 Exchange Square // Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
local_atm Complimentary // RSVP required


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2:15 pm – Registration

2:50 pm – Welcome remarks

  • Wilfred Yiu, Managing Director and Head of Markets, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)

3:00 pm – Finding Value in China’s Derivatives Market

With China continuing to open to offshore participants, how is the importance of Hong Kong as a conduit to the markets changing?  Our experts will debate whether Hong Kong will remain as the premier gateway to the mainland or will participants directly access the onshore markets.


  • Chin-Chong Liew, Partner, Linklaters


  • George Wen, Head of International Business Development, Huatai Futures
  • Jason Lui, MD, Head of Equity and Derivative Strategy APAC, BNP Paribas
  • Kinger Lau, MD, Chief China Equity Strategist, Goldman Sachs
  • Lei Li, Head of Hong Kong Futures and OTC Clearing Sales, UBS

4:00 pm – Networking Coffee break

4:30 pm – Capturing Asia’s Growth Engines through Derivatives

Asia’s increasing economic development is driving global demand for regional exposure. This session will look at how the local market will be able to attract global participants in the face of political, economic and regulatory issues.  This panel will discuss the immediate and long term threats and opportunities to the vibrant Hong Kong exchange traded derivatives market.


  • Sharon Shi, Managing Director, G.H. Financials (HK) Limited


  • Kevin Rideout, Managing Director, Global Client Development, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)
  • Sam Kao, Managing Director, CSC Futures (HK) Ltd
  • Phuong Trinh, Head of APAC Legal & Compliance, Jump Trading
  • Leif Strid, Director, Post Trade Solutions, Capital Markets 

5:30 pm – Session ends

5:30 pm – Networking Reception

7:30 pm – Event ends


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FIA Forum: Hong Kong 2019

HKEX Connect Hall • 1/F, 1&2 Exchange Square • Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong