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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Agenda

08.30Registration & coffee

09.00Opening remarks

Graeme Knowd, Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

09.15Fireside chat

Tharith Panpiemras, Senior Director, Banking Supervision and Risk Assessment Department, Bank of Thailand

Graeme Knowd, Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

09.40Keynote address

Dr. Jens Lottner, SEVP, Chief Financial Officer, Siam Commercial Bank

10.00Presentation

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

10.15Presentation

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, VP–Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody's

10.40Coffee break

11.00Presentation

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?

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

11.20Presentation

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, VP–Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group, Moody’s

12.05Closing remarks

Wendy Cheong, Managing Director–Regional Head, Asia Pacific, Moody’s

Agenda

08.30Registration & coffee

09.00Opening remarks

Graeme Knowd, Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

09.15Fireside chat

Tharith Panpiemras, Senior Director, Banking Supervision and Risk Assessment Department, Bank of Thailand

Graeme Knowd, Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

09.40Keynote address

Dr. Jens Lottner, SEVP, Chief Financial Officer, Siam Commercial Bank

10.00Presentation

The economic outlook amid heightened global risk

Steve Cochrane, Chief APAC Economist, Moody’s

10.15Presentation

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

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

10.40Coffee break

11.00Presentation

Thai banking system: Old risks, new challenges

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

11.20Presentation

Key credit issues in assessing Thai corporates

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

12.05Closing remarks

Wendy Cheong, Managing Director–Regional Head, Asia Pacific, Moody’s

Speakers

Dr. Jens Lottner
Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Strategy Officer (Acting)

Guest Speaker

Siam Commercial Bank

Guest Speaker

Siam Commercial Bank

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Strategy Officer (Acting)
Dr. Jens Lottner
Tharith Panpiemras
Senior Director
Banking Supervision and Risk Assessment Department

Guest Speaker

Bank of Thailand

Guest Speaker

Bank of Thailand

Senior Director
Banking Supervision and Risk Assessment Department
Tharith Panpiemras

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
Rebaca Tan
AVP – Analyst
Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group
AVP – Analyst
Rebaca Tan
Steve Cochrane
Chief APAC Economist
Economic Solutions Group

Moody's Analytics

Moody's Analytics

Economic Solutions Group
Chief APAC Economist
Steve 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
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