12:50pm Lunch
Sponsored by Ausmaq

 

1:50pm
ADMINISTRATION & TECHNOLOGY STREAM
Session Four: Securities Lending – The Way Forward
What are the prospects for securities lending in a new regulatory environment? The new rules for shorting and their impact.
Moderator:
Natalie Floate, Head of Treasury & Liquidity Management, BNP Paribas Securities Services
Panelists:
Shaun McMahon
, Head of Investment Operations, GESB
Dereke Seeto, Director & Head of Prime Services, Credit Suisse
PLATFORMS & DISTRIBUTION STREAM
Session Four: New Age Product Development
A session to debate the future of investment products. Will we see a return to complex products or is simplicity the future? To include an examination of the prospects for ETFs.
Panelists:
Robert Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Ausmaq
Susan Darroch, Head of Global Structured Products Group, SSgA


2:20pm
Session Five: Custodian as Prime Broker?
As prime brokers withdraw from offering custody services to clients as a value add, what opportunities remain for custodians? Who can best serve alternative investment managers?
Panelists:
Martin Carpenter, Director, Citi Global Transaction Services
John Paull, Head of Investment Operations, Colonial First State
Daniel McNicholas, Head of Prime Broking, Asia Pacific, Merrill Lynch

 

Session Five: The Rise of the Self-Directed Investor – Who’s Missing Out on the DYI Boom?
What impact will SMAs have on distribution, product development and fees – what are the regulatory risks in the sector? What Opportunities does this present for fund managers?
Toby Potter, Chief Financial Officer, Investment Administration Services
Arthur Naoumidis, Managing Director, Praemium Limited


2:50pm
Session Six: ACSA industry challenges for 2010
Share Purchase Plans

Coralie Kenny, BNP Paribas Securities Services and Sandra Powell, HSBC Securities Services
Training & Development Initiatives
Denise Hartman, BNP Paribas Securities Services
Session Six: Case Study: Fund mergers and product rationalisation
Marian Azer, Principal, Mercer Sentinel
David Clark, Acting executive general manager, Super & Investments, Suncorp
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