Seminar : India Credit Spotlight – 3 Aug 2016, 1030am, Mumbai

India Credit Spotlight –

India And China: Fighting The Growth War On Different Battlegrounds

Grand Hyatt, Mumbai
August 3, 2016, 10.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

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Please join us for a seminar on Wednesday, 3 August on the major credit trends and outlook for India.

Key discussion points:

  • Fiscal policies in India and China: A comparative view
  • What is the status of Indian infrastructure and how does it influence manufacturing competitiveness?
  • Insights on investment cycles in India
  • How do top Indian corporates compare with top Chinese corporates?
  • How Indian and Chinese Banks are navigating through tough operating environment
  • Sovereign drivers for India

Speakers from S&P Global Ratings:

  • Geeta Chugh, Senior Director and Sector Specialist, Financial Services Ratings, South and South East Asia, S&P Global Ratings
  • Christopher Lee, Managing Director & Chief Ratings Officer, Greater China, Corporate Ratings, S&P Global Ratings
  • Mehul Sukkawala, Senior Director and Analytical Manager, Corporate Ratings, South and South East Asia, S&P Global Ratings
  • Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director, Sovereign and International Public Finance Ratings, Asia-Pacific, S&P Global Ratings

Speakers from CRISIL:

  • Pawan Agrawal, Chief Analytical Officer, CRISIL Ratings
  • Dharmakirti Joshi, Chief Economist, CRISIL Limited
  • Prasad Koparkar, Senior Director, CRISIL Research

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Webinar on India Public Sector Banks – The Road Ahead: India Ratings, 29 July 130PM IST, 4PM IST

Ind-Ra believes limited availability of growth capital for public sector banks (PSBs) could pull down their loan growth trajectories to a CAGR of 9% over FY16-FY19. This growth is the bare minimum to generate sufficient spreads that can absorb Ind-Ra’s expected operating and credit costs over this period. Do join us for this webinar on PSBs to get more details.

Registration is mandatory to attend the webinar. Request you to kindly use your work email address to register.

There are limited seats available to attend the webinar and the same will be served on first come first serve basis.

You can now post your questions to the analysts in advance. Request you to kindly send in your questions at investor.services@indiaratings.co.in

Webcast: The EU referendum – impact on accounting and reporting, 28th July 3PM BST

What impact will the EU referendum result have on financial accounting?
 Date:Thursday 28 July 2016, Timings: 15:00 – 15:45 BST

Overview

The decision to leave the EU has created a number of accounting and reporting issues for UK companies and multinationals doing business with the UK. 
PWC is holding a live webcast designed to help you understand the immediate impact of the referendum on financial reporting. This webcast will provide an overview of some of the potential issues and relevant guidance under IFRS. Our PwC experts will cover key areas including impairment, fair value, risk and disclosure. 
The webcast will take place on 28 July at 15:00 (BST). If you’d like to register, you can do so by clicking below.
Register here
 If you are unable to attend but would like to be sent a link to a video recording of the webcast, please click here.

India Credit Spotlight Event – India And China: Fighting The Growth War On Different Battlegrounds, August 3, 2016, Mumbai,

India Credit Spotlight –

India And China: Fighting The Growth War On Different Battlegrounds

Grand Hyatt Mumbai, August 3, 2016

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Date:

Mumbai
August 3, 2016
10.30 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

Venue:
Grand Hyatt Mumbai
Off Western Express Highway
Santacruz East
Mumbai, India 400055

Registration is from 10:00 a.m.

 

Seats are limited. Register now to reserve your seat.

Key discussion points:

  • Fiscal policies in India and China: A comparative view
  • What is the status of Indian infrastructure and how does it influence manufacturing competitiveness?
  • Insights on investment cycles in India
  • How do top Indian corporates compare with top Chinese corporates?
  • How Indian and Chinese Banks are navigating through tough operating environment
  • Sovereign drivers for India

 

Speakers from S&P Global Ratings:

  • Geeta Chugh, Senior Director and Sector Specialist, Financial Services Ratings, South and South East Asia, S&P Global Ratings
  • Christopher Lee, Managing Director and Chief Ratings Officer, Corporate Ratings, Greater China, S&P Global Ratings
  • Mehul Sukkawala, Senior Director and Analytical Manager, Corporate Ratings, South and South East Asia, S&P Global Ratings
  • Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director, Sovereign and International Public Finance Ratings, Asia-Pacific, S&P Global Ratings

 

Speakers from CRISIL:

  • Pawan Agrawal, Chief Analytical Officer, CRISIL Ratings
  • Dharmakirti Joshi, Chief Economist, CRISIL Limited
  • Prasad Koparkar, Senior Director, CRISIL Research

 

 

Webinar : 2016 Green Bonds 101 Series July 21 and Bonds and Climate Change State of the Market July 26

2016 Green Bonds 101 Series.

Register now for our next Webinar. Tomorrow – Thursday 21st July. 

How to Certify a Solar Green Bond and more. Hear from Climate Bonds experts.

Guest Presenter Uwe Jurkschat from Deutsche Kreditbank AG.

In a first for German banks, DKB has just issued a EUR 500m Climate Bonds Certified Green Bond. Proceeds will be used to refinance loans for the construction and operation of onshore wind and solar plants.

Jurkschat Uwe from DKB will provide an expert issuer perspective on the process of Climate Bonds Certification.

All About the Solar Criteria, Certification and Solar Green Bonds Webinar:

Two Sessions – Pick your time zone.

Tomorrow! Thursday 21st July

Session 19am BST London / 12pm GST Abu Dhabi / 4pm CST Beijing / 6pm AEST Sydney

REGISTER HERE

Session 23pm BST London / 4pm CEST Berlin / 10am EDT New York / 7am PDT San Francisco

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Climate Bonds Presenters:

Rob Fowler – Head of Certification

Anna Creed – Standards Manager

Special Guest Presenter

Jurkschat Uwe –  DKB Germany

The webinars will cover:

What is a solar green bond? Who can issue a solar green bond? How do they get certified? The value of certification.

What does the Climate Bonds Solar Standard measure?

Q&A

These sessions will be recorded and sent out to all those who have registered.

Last chance to register:

Session 19am BST London / 12pm GST Abu Dhabi / 4pm CST Beijing / 6pm AEST Sydney

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Session 23pm BST London / 4pm CEST Berlin / 10am EDT New York / 7am PDT San Francisco

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Next Week: ‘LIVE from the City of London’ State of the Market 2016 broadcast

If you missed our earlier Bonds and Climate Change State of the Market launch, we’re running a special LIVE webinar with a discussion of the report.

Presenters: Climate Bonds CEO Sean Kidney and special guests.

Date: Tuesday July 26

Global times: San Francisco 7:00am / New York: 10:00am / London: 3:00pm
/ Madrid: 4:00pm / Dubai 6:00pm / Mumbai: 7:30pm

Don’t miss out, register here.

 

 

Moody’s Global Teleconference Series: The Credit Performance of Infrastructure Debt July 21

Moody’s Investors Service will be hosting two teleconferences to discuss the recently published Infrastructure Default and Recovery Rates, 1983-2015Please click on your preferred date and time below to register.

APAC: Thursday, July 21, 201610:00AM HKT / 11:00AM JST / 12:00PM AEST
» Please click here to register for the APAC session

Both sessions will be led by:
» Andrew Davison, Senior Vice President, Project & Infrastructure Finance (Moderator)
» Suzanne Wingo, Global Group Credit Officer, Project & Infrastructure Finance
» Federico Beckmann, Credit Strategy and Standards Analyst, Project & Infrastructure Finance
» Varun Agarwal, Assistant Vice President, Credit Strategy and Standards

The following topics will be discussed: 
» The nature of Infrastructure and the composition of Moody’s rated portfolio of Infrastructure Debt
» Trends in credit quality, including rating transition
» Default rates, recovery rates and credit loss rates
» Rating accuracy and performance

These calls will last approximately 45 minutes. A replay will be available after the call.

Registration for all calls is required. Please click on your preferred session to receive the dial-in details.

Webcast : Negative Rates: Dealing with an Unorthodox Experiment, July 21, 10am ET

DATE

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
10am (ET) | 7am (PT) | 3pm (BST)

Join Russell Goyder, Director of Quantitative Research and Development at FINCAD to learn about the context for negative rates and the best approaches to modeling them and understanding their business impact, including:

Model requirements for negative rates
Building curves in a negative interest rate environment
Modeling swaptions: vol cube and SABR modeling, pros and cons
Interest rate modeling beyond swaptions
Save your seat and register now!
OVERVIEW


Once thought to be impossible, negative interest rates are now common in many European currencies. This presents a challenge for pricing and risk managing some rates derivatives and bonds with models that assume non-negative rate dynamics.

Join Russell Goyder, Director of Quantitative Research and Development at FINCAD to learn about the context for negative rates and the best approaches to modeling them and understanding their business impact, including:

  • Model requirements for negative rates
  • Building curves in a negative interest rate environment
  • Modeling swaptions: vol cube and SABR modeling, pros and cons
  • Interest rate modeling beyond swaptions

PRESENTERS


Russell Goyder, Director of Quantitative Research and Development, FINCAD
Before joining FINCAD’s quant team in 2006, Dr. Goyder worked as a consultant at The MathWorks, solving a wide range of problems in various industries, particularly in the financial industry. In his current role, Dr. Goyder manages FINCAD’s quant team and oversees the delivery of analytics functionality in FINCAD’s products, from initial research to the deployment of production code. Dr. Goyder holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Cambridge.

Matthew Streeter, Director of Quantitative Research and Development, FINCAD
Matthew Streeter, Capital Markets Strategist at FINCAD, has expertise in derivatives trading, structuring & pricing models as well as a background in operations, pension fund analysis, hedging strategies and PnL / performance reporting. He has held positions at JP Morgan, Société Generale, Wachovia Capital Markets, Bank of America and Deutsche Bank.

Webinar : FASB ACCOUNTING STANDARDS UPDATE ON CREDIT LOSSES, July 21, 1PM Eastern time

Registration: To register for this event, please use this link.

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016, Time: 1:00–2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is pleased to announce its webcast providing an overview of the recently issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) on credit losses. The webcast will cover the following topics:

  1. The purpose and scope of the ASU
  2. Key changes to the accounting for credit losses on loans and debt securities
  3. Disclosures
  4. Transition and effective date
  5. Audience question-and-answer session.

Speakers: Hal Schroeder, FASB Member; Marc Siegel, FASB Member; Jack Pohlman, FASB Practice Fellow.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the key elements of the ASU on credit losses
  2. Broadly understand the Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) methodology and other changes to the accounting for purchased credit deteriorated assets and available-for-sale debt securities, and
  3. Broadly understand the disclosure requirements, transition requirements and effective date of the ASU.

Participants will have the opportunity to email questions to the panelists during the event.

Registration: To register for this event, please use this link.

Webinar : FRTB Implementation Challenges, 19th July , 3pm BST

FRTB Implementation Challenges

Date: July 19,  2016, Time: 3:00 p.m. BST

Understand how banks are addressing the challenges of Basel Committee’s FRTB new standards on minimum capital requirements

It is now over four months since the Basel Committee published its final standards on minimum capital requirements for market risk following its four-year-long Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB). While it was already evident that banks’ existing IT infrastructure for trading and risk management would need to bemodified, since January prototypes and impact assessments at larger banks have revealed that the work required is more extensive and nuanced.

Join our webinar to understand how banks are addressing the challenges of:

  • Implementation of the not so simple standardized approaching
  • Internal model approach issues including:
  • P&L attribution
  • Non-modelable risk factors (NMRF)

Register Today

Credit Summit 2016 – 26th July 230PM, Sofitel Hotel, Mumbai – Complimentary Invite

Credit Summit India 2016

 

Tuesday, July 26th, 2.30PM Hotel Sofitel, Mumbai

Register Now – Avail a Complimentary Pass

Emerging markets are changing amid rapid urbanization and expanding domestic credit markets. This is creating a need to broaden and deepen bond markets to help finance corporate expansion and new infrastructure necessary to sustain the region’s growth.

Globally, uncertainty regarding Brexit, Monetary policies for central banks and fear of Chinese currency devaluation is keeping market on toes. Locally, with RBI stepping up efforts on cleaning the banking system, Govt backing PSB consolidation, SEBI changing REIT’s and InVit regulations, increasing volatility in rupee are making headlines.

With improving financial inclusion and new banking players on board, there is lot of anxiety in the outlook for banking and credit markets for near term. The Credit Summit India 2016 will capture views on issues impacting banking and credit markets this year and importantly thoughts on the year ahead; and what that might mean for you and your business, as you navigate the debt markets and capital providers relevant to your business, sector and geographic footprint.

This conference brings professionals responsible for Fixed income issuances, institutional fixed income investors, fund managers, fin-tech lenders together with senior management of banking and financial services companies, banks and rating agencies.

AIWMI’s Credit Summit India 2016 aspires to be an annual focal point for global investors to learn about the wider industry and the strategic debate within which Credits operate, and secondly as an objective platform for the most interesting investment themes and best performing funds/banks/credit instruments in India.

AIWMI’s Credit Summit India 2016 is one of the largest Credit and Debt Market in the sub-continent with a focus on how to:

·         Understand Public sector banking consolidation?

·         The latest in Credit Ratings and nuances

·         Understand Inherent risks associated with Debt from investor perspective

·         Analyze impact of Global Macro on your portfolio and credit investments

·         The rise of Alternative investment funds, REIT’s and InVits as new age players in debt

·         How to deal with a higher banking regulatory risk

·         Latest about Structured Credit funds and strategies

·         How to implement new strategies for Credit Risk and Stress testing

·         How to implement asset allocations in Credit in your Pension/Insurance portfolio

·         How to pinpoint trends and overall outlook for Credit Markets in India as well as global credit market outlook

·         Impact of Brexit, monetary policies on your portfolio

Attendees will benefit from:

·         Network with leading rating agencies, Credit strategy firms, Hedge funds, dealers, Banking professionals, capital providers, AMC professionals & private equity and other buy side investors

·         Equip yourself with forward focused strategies to adapt, grow & compete with India’s Banking and Credit market landscape

·         Hear from over a dozen leading Lenders, investors and Banking/Credit Markets speakers who will share their knowledge and strategies

·         Navigate the newest trends and opportunities in Loan markets, credit markets, credit strategy and ratings

·         Grasp the global Credit outlook and Indian debt outlook

·         Gain insights into developments in India’s emerging and frontier markets

 

Tuesday, 26th July 2016

14.30: Registration

15.00: Welcome Address

Mr. Aditya Gadge, CEO, Association of International Wealth Management of India

15:05 Welcome Address (NISM): Credit Markets – Banking Consolidation and Rise of Fintech Lenders

Confirmed: Mr. Sandip Ghose, Director, National Institute of Securities Markets

15.10: Keynote address from the honorary Chief Guest – Regulator

15.40: Keynote address from the honorary Chief Guest – IBA

16.10: Panel Discussion: Corporate Credit Quality – Lack of skills or need for better analysis?

Confirmed

Mr. R C Lodha, Executive Director, Central Bank of India

Mr. Bhaskar Niyogi, Head – Enterprise Risk and Policy, RBL Bank

Mr. Mohan Jayaraman, MD – Experian India

Mr. D R Dogra, CEO, CARE Ratings

Inviting

Mr. Ananth Narayan, Co-Head, Wholesale Banking, Standard Chartered Bank

17.05: Surviving New age Lending and Credit Markets Outlook

Confirmed

Mr. Sashank Rishyasringa, MD, Zen Lefin

Mr. Gurpreet Chhatwal, Business Head – Large Corporates, CRISIL Ratings

Mr. M P Baliga, Senior Program Director, CAFRAL

Inviting:

Ms. Zarin Daruwala, CEO – Standard Chartered

Mr. V Srinivasan, Deputy Managing Director, Axis Bank

18.00 Vote of Thanks from the chairperson and close of the conference followed by Networking over High tea

Register Now

Asian Fixed Income: Sovereign Yields

The story of Asian fixed income remains compelling, and select Asian bond markets recorded strong growth and solid performance in 2016.  Most Asian currencies strengthened with the news of the Brexit, which may further improve sentiment among market participants.  Asian bond yields, though tightened, are still at an elevated level compared with their global peers.  Particularly in this global low-to-negative interest rate environment, Asian bonds are attractive, as the theme of yield hunting continues.

Read more

Webinar : Asia-Pacific Sector Insights: Sovereign Ratings Mid-Year Trends, 14 July, 230PM HKT

Indian Association of Alternative Investment Funds (IAAIF)

Please join us for a webcast and Q&A on Thursday, July 14 for an update on Asia-Pacific sovereign rating trends.

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Key discussion points:

  • The risks and challenges that Asia-Pacific sovereign ratings are facing compared to early 2016
  • The risks that Brexit poses to sovereigns in the region

Speakers from Sovereign & International Public Finance Ratings team:

  • Kim Eng Tan, Senior Director
  • Kyran Curry, Director

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Live Webcast and Q&A: Global Structured Finance: 2016 Review and Developments, 13th July 10am Eastern time

Global Structured Finance: 2016 First Half Review and A Discussion of Developments for the Second Half

Live Webcast and Q&A

Register for the webcast

Date & Time:

Wednesday
July 13, 2016
10:00 a.m. EDT

S&P Global Ratings will hold a Live Webcast to provide an overview of credit conditions in the first half of 2016 and to discuss developments in various ABS products. We will also discuss our preliminary AAA/AA/A ratings on a groundbreaking $1.2bn Verizon securitization backed by wireless device payment plan agreements.

Agenda:

Introduction and General Trends:
Darrell Wheeler
James Manzi
Tom Schopflocher

Asia:
Erin Kitson
Aaron Lei

Europe:
Andrew South

Latin America:
Leandro Albuqerque

Mobile Phone ABS:
Mark O’Neil

Credit Cards:
Ildiko Szilank

Auto Loans & Leases:
Amy Martin
Jennie Lam

Student Loans:
John Anglim

RMBS:
Jeremy Schneider
Stephen Buteau

CLO:
Jimmy Kobylinski
Eric Hudson

Non-Traditional:
Kate Scanlin

Commercial ABS:
Joanne Desimone

CMBS:
James Digney
Deegant Pandya

Register for the webcast

Moderated by:

Darrell Wheeler
Global Head of Structured Finance Research

All speakers are from S&P Global Ratings.

Please feel free to forward this invitation to your colleagues and customers.
A replay will be sent to all registrants.

S&P Global Ratings’ Webcasts deliver audio and slides in a streamlined presentation. You will need computer speakers or headphones to listen to the audio stream. Throughout this live webcast, you may submit your questions for the presenters in real time via the Webcast interface.

Pension fund liquidity ‘gathering dust’, warns PGGM

Liquidity within pension fund portfolios is “gathering dust”, and schemes are missing out on opportunities to make a return, PGGM’s head of credit has warned.

Mascha Canio said it was important for investors to ride out volatility, and that it was not always necessary for them to realise mark-to-market losses that occurred during times of market upset. Read more

World’s Safest Market Beset by Most Volatility Since 2008

The $1.5 trillion market for U.S. Treasury bills, known as an oasis of stability for investors worldwide, is experiencing the most volatility since the financial crisis.

Daily swings in the government’s shortest-maturity obligations are widening as debate over the Federal Reserve’s path collides with rising demand for the securities before the implementation of regulations intended to make money-market funds safer. Read more

Webcast: Brexit – The Impact on Cost of Capital , Tuesday, July 12, 2016 04:00 p.m BST (London) 11:00 a.m EDT (NY)

– See more at: http://www.duffandphelps.com/insights/events/2016/webcast-brexit-the-impact-on-cost-of-capital#sthash.KbOwRA3U.dpuf

Creditsights : APAC Fixed Income Conference 12th July Hongkong , 14th July Singapore

CreditSights, a leading independent credit research provider, is hosting its 2016 Asian Credit Conferences in Hong Kong on July 12th and in Singapore on July 14th. These conferences are designed to allow attendees to interact with CreditSights analysts and hear their views on their respective sectors; there are also opportunities for attendees to network with other professionals in the Asian Fixed Income space.

Register now

Below are the focus topics  CreditSights has announced for the 2016 Asian Credit Conferences:

–          Global Strategy

o    Brexit/US economy/Interest rate outlook

o   Outlook on US, Euro IG/HY

–          China Panel

o   Credit Growth Shadow Banking

o   Onshore Bond Market Issues

o   Lessons from Japan

–          APAC Banks

o   Health of banking system in APAC

o   TLAC

–          APAC Corporates

o   China Property Outlook

o   China Industrials Outlook

o   Indian/Indonesian Corporates Outlook

CreditSights conferences are offered on a complimentary basis to institutional investors, although registration is required and space is limited. Interested attendees should register for the event in advance by visiting

https://www.creditsights.com/dl/2016_Asian_Conference_Agenda.pdf.

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