Inside ASEAN - Spotlight on Thailand
Thursday, November 7, 2019
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Get the insight behind Thai Credit

Join over 100 market participants to hear Moody's sovereign, corporate and banking analysts and guest speakers offer their insightful views on the market.

The Thailand event is the fifth of a series of six Inside Asean events, with the others held in Kuala Lumpur, Philippines, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta.

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08.30Registration & coffee

09.00Opening remarks

09.15Keynote address

09.35Presentation

The economic outlook amid heightened global risk

  • Where is the US-China trade dispute headed?
  • What is the likelihood of regional and global recession?
  • What are Thailand’s comparative trade advantages?

Steve Cochrane, Chief APAC Economist, Moody’s

09.50Presentation

Thailand’s sovereign rating in an environment of rising external risks

  • How will Thailand’s fiscal and external position evolve amid escalating global trade tensions?
  • How do aging and political risk affect the sovereign credit profile?
  • What are the key factors driving the positive outlook on Thailand’s Baa1 sovereign rating?

Martin Petch, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody's

10.05Coffee break

10.20Presentation

Thai banking system: Old risks, new challenges

  • How resilient are Thai banks against rising risks?
  • How do banks in Thailand compare with their ASEAN peers?
  • How will new tech, ESG and demographics shape the credit profiles of Thai banks?

Eugene Tarzimanov, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

10.40Panel discussion

Banking in a changing environment

  • In what way are the Thai banks’ business strategies changing to meet the demands of new tech, ESG and demographics?
  • Which business models are challenging the dominance of traditional banks?
  • How prepared are Thai banks to face a potential negative credit cycle?

Led by Eugene Tarzimanov, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

Rebaca Tan, AVP – Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

More panelists to be announced

11.25Presentation

Key credit issues in assessing Thai corporates

  • Organizational complexity: Subordination and potential impact on ratings
  • Corporate governance: Disclosures and transparency
  • Liquidity: Importance of committed bank lines, access to diverse funding sources
  • Shareholder support: Willingness and ability to provide support and impact on ratings

Jacintha Poh, Vice President –Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group, Moody’s

12.10Closing remarks

08.30Registration & coffee

09.00Opening remarks

09.15Keynote address

09.35Presentation

The economic outlook amid heightened global risk

Steve Cochrane, Chief APAC Economist, Moody’s

09.50Presentation

Thailand’s sovereign rating in an environment of rising external risks

Martin Petch, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody's

10.05Coffee break

10.20Presentation

Thai banking system: Old risks, new challenges

Eugene Tarzimanov, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

10.40Panel discussion

Banking in a changing environment

Led by Eugene Tarzimanov, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

Rebaca Tan, AVP – Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

More panelists to be announced

11.25Presentation

Key credit issues in assessing Thai corporates

Jacintha Poh, Vice President –Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group, Moody’s

12.10Closing remarks

Speakers

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Steven Cochrane
Chief APAC Economist
Economic Solutions Group

Moody's Analytics

Moody's Analytics

Economic Solutions Group
Chief APAC Economist
Steven Cochrane
Martin Petch
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Martin Petch
Eugene Tarzimanov
Vice President – Senior Credit Officer
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group
Vice President – Senior Credit Officer
Eugene Tarzimanov
Rebaca Tan
AVP – Analyst
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group
AVP – Analyst
Rebaca Tan
Jacintha Poh
Vice President – Senior Credit Officer
Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group
Vice President – Senior Credit Officer
Jacintha Poh
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