Workshop on Developing Asset-Backed Securities Market August 14-16, 2006 Shanghai, P.R. China Sponsor: Ministry of Finance, P.R. China Organizer: Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Center Running Order Cities & Times: Cities Washington, D.C Shanghai DLC Sri Lanka DLC Vietnam DLC August 13 08:00pm-12:00pm August 14 08:00am-12:00am TBD TBD August 14 01:00am-06:00am August14 01:00pm-06:00pm TBD TBD Date & Times August 14 August 15 08:00pm-12:00pm 01:00pm-06:00pm August 15 August 15 08:00am-12:00am 01:00pm-06:60pm TBD TBD TBD TBD August 15 08:00pm-12:00pm August 16 08:00am-12:00am TBD TBD August 16 01:00am-06:00am August 163 01:00pm-06:00pm TBD TBD Objectives: Share experiences from different countries/regions in the development of their asset-backed securities markets Identify hurdles in practice and explore possible solutions Discuss practical models and their pros and cons Promote the exchange of experience, ideas and best practices in the region from the views of policy makers, regulators and practitioners Targeted Audiences： Senior officials from ministries of finance, central banks and capital market authorities Market players including securities companies, investment banks and rating agencies Experts from researching institutions Workshop Formats: The workshop comprises speeches and discussions. Lectures will be given and experience will be shared among the economies. After the lectures, participants will be organized into groups to further discuss specific topics in detail and fully exchange their views and opinions. Preliminary Program: August 14, 2006 Monday morning 7:20 a.m.-8:00 a.m. Registration 8:00 a.m.-8:20 a.m. Session 1 Opening Speakers: Senior official from Ministry of Finance, P.R.China Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Center 8:20 a.m.-9:40 a.m. Session 2 Overview of ABS: Global Perspective Speaker: Mr. John Thompson, Senior Fellow, Boston Institute for Developing Economies (formerly Financial Counselor at OECD) Q&A Coffee Break Session 3 Overview of ABS: Regional Perspective Mr. Li MA, Vice President, Senior Analyst, Moodys Q&A 9:40 a.m.-10:00 a.m. 10:00a.m.-11:00 a.m. Afternoon 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Session 4 Roles of Special Purpose Vehicles in ABS Market Speaker: Mr. Noritaka Akamatsu, Regional Advisor for Capital Market Development, East Asia & Pacific, the World Bank Q&A 2:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. Coffee Break 2:20 p.m.-3:20 p.m. Session 5 Credit Ratings in ABS Market Speaker: Mr. Kevin Stephenson, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific Structured Finance Ratings, FitchRatings Q&A 3:20 p.m.-3:40 p.m. Coffee Break 3:40 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Session 6 Case Study-ABS Market in China Speaker: Mr. LIU Wenfang, Director, Finance Bureau, National Development Bank Q&A August 15, 2006 Tuesday morning 8:00 a.m.-09:20 a.m. Session 7 Regulation and Legal Environment of ABS Market Speaker: Dr. Pil Kyu KIM, Research Fellow, Korea Securities Research Institute(KSRI) Q&A 09:20 a.m.-09:40 a.m. Coffee Break 09:40 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Session 8 Creating Credit Enhancement Mechanisms in ABS Market Speaker: Ms. Diane Lam, CFA, Financial Security Assurance Inc Q&A Afternoon 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. Session 9 Case Study: ABS Market in Australia Speaker: Mr.Ken Waller(TBC) Q&A 2:20 p.m.-2:40 p.m. Coffee Break 2:40 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Session 10 Case Study: ABS Market in Korea Speaker: Dr. Gyutaeg Oh, CEO, Korea Fixed Income Research Institute Q&A August 16, 2006 Wednesday morning 8:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m. 9:20 a.m.-9:40 a.m. 9:40 a.m.- 11:00 a.m. Session 11 Risk Management in ABS Market Speaker: Dr. Gyutaeg Oh, CEO, Korea Fixed Income Research Institute Q&A Coffee Break Session 12 Case Study: ABS Market in Hong Kong Speaker: TBD Q&A Session 13 Case Study: ABS Market in America Speaker: Dr. S. Ghon Rhee, K. J. Luke Distinguished Professor of International Finance and Banking， Editor of the Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, University of Hawai'i(TBC) Q&A Coffee Break Session 14 Group Discussion: Developing ABS Market—Issues and Recommendations Report of Group Discussion Afternoon 1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. 2:20 p.m.-2:40 p.m. 2:40 p.m.-4:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
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