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Japan Securities Summit 2017
organised by Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA) with the assistance of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

Date and Venue

Date: 8 March 2017
Time: 13.00-19.00

The Mansion House
United Kingdom

Event Overview

The Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA) and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) will co-host the Japan Securities Summit on 8 March at the Mansion House in London.
The summit, featuring contributions from a high-level delegation from the Japanese market, government and central bank, will help European investors and financial market professionals to understand challenges and the potential of Japanese economy and securities market.

Admission: The seminar is open to all ICMA members and interested financial market participants.  Registration in advance is essential.  To register, please click here.

For any queries, please contact Gemma Fisher

The 2015 Japanese Securities Summit, will be held in London on 11 February, and will focus on the potential of Japanese securities and government bond markets for international investors.

The event is being organised by Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA) with the assistance of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA). It will feature presentations and panel discussions with the members of a high level delegation from Japan on the latest developments in Japanese securities markets, including the evolution of market infrastructure.

Further information will be available soon.  For any queries, please contact Gemma Fisher

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Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Registration, tea & coffee

Welcome Remarks
Mr. Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

Introduction and Opening Remarks
Mr. Kazutoshi Inano, Chairman and CEO, Japan Securities Dealers Association (JSDA)


Guest Speech: London’s future and expected relationship with Tokyo
Keynote Speech: Key challenges facing the Japanese economy
Dr. Motoshige Itoh, Member of the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy, Cabinet Office of Japan

Panel Discussion I: Japan – its challenges and potential
Mr. Duncan Innes-Ker, Regional Director, Asia and Australasia, The Economist Intelligence Unit, The Economist Group

Panellists include:
Mr. Kenta Ichikawa, Deputy Director-General of the Financial Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
Ms. Takako Masai, Member of the Policy Board, Bank of Japan

Coffee Break

Guest Speech
Alderman Sir Roger Gifford, Lord Mayor Locum Tenens

Keynote Presentation
Mr. Akira Kiyota, Group CEO, Japan Exchange Group

Panel Discussion II: London and Tokyo: markets that attract people and industries
Mr. Paul Hunter, Secretary General, International Bankers Association of Japan

Panellists include:   
Mr.  Mark Boleat, Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee, the City of London
Mr. Takeshi Shimizu, Financial Services Industry Leader, PwC Japan

Closing Remarks
Mr. Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

Evening Reception

Guest Speech
H.E. Koji Tsuruoka, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary


Please note that this programme is subject to change.

Keynote: The revised ICMA Primary Market Handbook

David Hopkins, Managing Director, Head of DCM Legal, RBS

Register on-line for this Event to be held in London on Wednesday, 8 March 2017

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Terms and Conditions

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