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Seminar and Workshops
LME Metals Seminar Asia – Exploring New Horizons
Venue: Theatre 1, L1, Old Wing, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Wanchai)
25 June 2013 (Tuesday)
08:15-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:10 Opening address
Prof K C CHAN, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
09:10-09:35 Future development of commodities business in Asia
Charles LI, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.
09:35-10:15 Strategic Dialogue: Asia’s economic development, policy trends and their implications for global commodity markets
 
Moderator: Martin ABBOTT, Chief Executive, London Metal Exchange
 
Panelists:
  • Jun MA, Managing Director, Chief Economist for Greater China, Deutsche Bank
  • Daniel SMITH, Head of Metals Research, Standard Chartered Bank
10:15-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:15 Panel 1:
Is the growth in Asia’s metal trade overblown? Will Asia remain the growth engine
for the industry?
(In English)
 
Moderator: Liz MILAN, Managing Director, London Metal Exchange Asia
 
Panelists:
  • Jeremy GOLDWYN, Director, Sucden Financial
  • Rick HOLMES, Director, Mitsui Bussan Commodities
  • Tiger SHI, Managing Director, Head of Metals & Listed Commodities, Asia Pacific, Jefferies Hong Kong Ltd.
  • Tim WILSON, Global Head of Commodity Sales, Standard Chartered Bank
11:15-12:25 Panel 2:
China: price-maker or price-taker?  How will its influence change as China opens up?
(In Putonghua)
 
Moderator: Bonnie LIU, Vice President, Asia Commodities, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.
 
Panelists:
  • Donghua CHEN, General Manager, China International Futures Co., Ltd.
  • Jinbi HE, CEO, Maike Metals Group
  • Baomin LI, Chairman, Jiangxi Copper Corporation
  • Tong LI, Chief Executive Officer, BOC International Holdings Ltd.
  • Jianghong WEI, Chairman, Tongling Nonferrous Metals Group Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • Zhiqiang YANG, Chairman, Jinchuan Group Co., Ltd.
  • Baojin ZHAI, General Manager, Daye Nonferrous Metals Group Holdings Co., Ltd
  • Yong ZHAO, Deputy General Manager, Minmetals Nonferrous Metals Holding Ltd.
12:25-12:30 Closing remarks
12:40-14:15 Luncheon Panel: How can Asian exchanges strengthen cooperation to better serve Asia’s real economy? (In Putonghua)
 
Venue: Chancellor Room, L4, Old Wing, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
 
Moderator: Charles LI, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.
 
Panelists:
  • Yuyue HU, Professor and Director of Securities and Futures Institute, Beijing Technology and Business University
  • Zhichao LIU, Chairman, China Futures Association
  • Xingqiang LIU, Chairman, Dalian Commodity Exchange
  • Fan ZHANG, Chairman, Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange
Afternoon Concurrent Education Workshops
14:30-17:00 Workshop A: LME Risk Management
 
Venue: Theatre 1, L1, Old Wing, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
 
Leading figures in the field of commodity risk management discussed topical and practical issues facing metal companies and financial institutions today including:
  • Introduction: Lesley CAMPBELL, Vice President, Asia Marketing and Education
  • How Dodd Frank and EMIR will change the face of commodity trading: William CHIN, Vice President, Business Development and Risk, London Metal Exchange Asia
  • Managing price volatility with futures and options: Robin LIM, Managing Director, ADMIS Singapore
  • Evaluating the opportunities of structured finance and warehousing: Sean MULHEARN, Head of Commodity Finance, ANZ Banking Group, Singapore
  • Using RMB futures to manage currency risk: Lin Qiang JIANG, Director and General Manager, Xin Yongan Futures Brokerage

The individual sessions were followed by an open discussion during which attendees put questions to the experts on the panel.
14:30-17:00 Workshop B: Listing of Metals and Mining Companies on HKEx
 
Venue: Theatre 2, L1, Old Wing, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
 
HKEx has been among the top 5 largest fund raising centres for the past decade. This workshop introduced the Hong Kong listing platform with experts from leading investment banks, lawyers, and accountants sharing information regarding the detailed preparation work and points-to-note for potential issuers. Topics include:
  • General overview of the Hong Kong securities market & why list on HKEx?: Rebecca SMITH, Co-Head and Vice President, Issuer & Client Services, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.
  • Hong Kong listing requirements and procedures: Michael CHAN, Assistant Vice President, Issuer & Client Services, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.
  • Latest investment sentiment: Sam KENDALL, Managing Director, Global Head of Equity Capital Markets, UBS
  • Common legal issues for Hong Kong listing preparation work: Teresa KO, China Chairman, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Common accounting issues for Hong Kong listing preparation work: Benson WONG, Mining Leader and Assurance Partner, PwC Hong Kong
  • Common technical issues for Hong Kong listing preparation work: Alastair MCINTYRE, Senior Managing Director - Asia, Behre Dolbear
 
Panel: Roadmap for realising Hong Kong’s potential as Asia’s Global Mining Hub
 
Moderator: Rebecca SMITH, Co-Head, Issuer & Client Services, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.
 
Panelists:
  • Senior representatives from UBS, PwC, Freshfields, Behre Dolbear

Proposed Questions:
  • Impacts of HKEx’s acquisition of the LME on the growth of Hong Kong as a mining finance center
  • Appetite of Hong Kong’s investor community for mining IPOs
  • Key factors to be considered by a potential issuer for mining IPOs
  • Steps taken by HKEx to enhance and strengthen Hong Kong as Asia’s Global Mining Hub
LME Education Workshops
Venue: Exchange Auditorium, Exchange Exhibition Hall, HKEx (Central)
26 June 2013 (Wednesday)
10:00-10:15 Registration
10:15-11:30 An introductory course to the LME which covered in the morning session:
  • LME prices
  • Clearing
  • Settlement
  • Contracts

Speakers:
  • Lesley CAMPBELL, Vice President, Asia Marketing and Education
  • Bethan WILDE, Senior Manager, Business Development and Strategy, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.
11:30-12:30 How to become Hong Kong Futures Exchange Participant / LME Participant?
 
Speakers:
  • Jennifer CHAN, Manager, Derivatives Trading, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.
  • William CHIN, Vice President, Business Development and Risk, London Metal Exchange Asia
14:00-17:00 Practical hands-on guide to using the LME to manage risk with futures and options
 
Speaker:
  • Lesley CAMPBELL, Vice President, Asia Marketing and Education

Ticket Price (25-26 June)
US$200 (HK$1,560) – inclusive of an entrance pass to LME seminar & workshops over two days (i.e. 25 & 26 June), as well as luncheon on 25 June.

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