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2019 Conference Highlights

We had over 200 participants join us on 3rd April in Kuala Lumpur to hear the views of our distinguished panel of guest speakers from the Ministry of Finance Malaysia, Standard Chartered Bank and Hong Leong Bank, along with Moody's analysts from the Sovereign, Banking, Corporate and Public & Infrastructure groups, as they unpacked the impact of regional and local credit trends across Malaysia and ASEAN.

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2019 Agenda

08.30          Registration & Coffee

09.00          Opening Remarks

Jacques Els, Associate Managing Director and Country Head – Singapore, Moody's

09.15          Keynote Address

Tony Pua, Political Secretary to Finance Minister of Malaysia, Ministry of Finance

09.30          Presentation

Why are global credit conditions weakening?

  • Will the growth, funding and liquidity landscape change over the next 12 months?
  • How will US trade policy affect sectors and regions?
  • What are the geopolitical risks and how significant are they?
  • Which are the longer-term credit risks to watch out for?

Michael Taylor, Managing Director and Chief Credit Officer, Asia Pacific, Moody's

09.50         Presentation

How will Malaysia fare as the credit cycle turns?

  • What are they key drivers and risks for Malaysia's sovereign rating?
  • Will Malaysia be affected by slower global trade and tighter financing conditions?
  • How will the political outlook drive sovereign credit in 2019?

Anushka Shah, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody's

10.15           Networking & Coffee Break

10.30            Presentation & Panel Discussion

Key risks and opportunities for Malaysian and APAC Banks

Simon Chen, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's

Followed by a Panel Discussion

What is the outlook for Malaysian banks as global credit conditions become more challenging?

  • Can Malaysian banks improve their performance in 2019?
  • Do household and corporate leverage pose risks to the banking system?
  • How prepared are the banks for the next downturn?
  • What are the new risks and sources of competition?

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

Simon Chen, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's

Darina Yusof, Country Chief Risk Officer, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad

Justin Soong, Chief Risk Officer, Hong Leong Bank Berhad

11.15          Panel Discussion

What are the key sector developments in 2019 for Moody's-rated Malaysian corporates and infrastructure companies?

  • What are the main challenges facing these companies amid slowing GDP growth?
  • What regulatory developments could impact these sectors over the next 12-18 months?
  • Which companies are most exposed to a change in the credit quality of the Malaysian sovereign?

Led by Ian Lewis, Associate Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

Brian Grieser, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

Nidhi Dhruv, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

Spencer Ng, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Public, Project and Infrastructure Finance Group, Moody's

Maisam Hasnain, Analyst, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

12.15         Closing Remarks

Jacques Els, Associate Managing Director and Country Head – Singapore, Moody's

2019 Agenda

08.30          Registration & Coffee

09.00          Opening Remarks

Jacques Els, Associate Managing Director and Country Head – Singapore, Moody's

09.15          Keynote Address

Tony Pua, Political Secretary to Finance Minister of Malaysia, Ministry of Finance

09.30          Presentation

Why are global credit conditions weakening?

Michael Taylor, Managing Director and Chief Credit Officer, Asia Pacific, Moody's

09.50         Presentation

How will Malaysia fare as the credit cycle turns?

Anushka Shah, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody's

10.15           Networking & Coffee Break

10.30            Presentation & Panel Discussion

Key risks and opportunities for Malaysian and APAC Banks

Simon Chen, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's

Followed by a Panel Discussion

What is the outlook for Malaysian banks as global credit conditions become more challenging?

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

Simon Chen, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody's

Darina Yusof, Country Chief Risk Officer, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad

Justin Soong, Chief Risk Officer, Hong Leong Bank Berhad

11.15          Panel Discussion

What are the key sector developments in 2019 for Moody's-rated Malaysian corporates and infrastructure companies?

Led by Ian Lewis, Associate Managing Director, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

Brian Grieser, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

Nidhi Dhruv, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

Spencer Ng, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Public, Project and Infrastructure Finance Group, Moody's

Maisam Hasnain, Analyst, Corporate Finance Group, Moody's

12.15         Closing Remarks

Jacques Els, Associate Managing Director and Country Head – Singapore, Moody's

Speakers

Featured Speakers

Tony Pua
Political Secretary to the Minister of Finance

Guest Speaker

Ministry of Finance Malaysia

Guest Speaker

Ministry of Finance Malaysia

Political Secretary to the Minister of Finance
Tony Pua
Darina Yusof
Country Chief Risk Officer

Guest Speaker

Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad

Guest Speaker

Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad

Country Chief Risk Officer
Darina Yusof
Justin Soong
Chief Risk Officer

Guest Speaker

Hong Leong Bank Berhad

Guest Speaker

Hong Leong Bank Berhad

Chief Risk Officer
Justin Soong

Moody's Speakers

Jacques Els
Associate Managing Director and Country Head – Singapore

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Associate Managing Director and Country Head – Singapore
Jacques Els
Michael Taylor
Managing Director and Chief Credit Officer, Asia Pacific

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Managing Director and Chief Credit Officer, Asia Pacific
Michael Taylor
Anushka Shah
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Anushka Shah
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
Simon Chen
Vice President – Senior Analyst
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 Analyst
Simon Chen
Ian Lewis
Associate Managing Director
Corporate Finance Group & Project Infrastructure Finance

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group & Project Infrastructure Finance
Associate Managing Director
Ian Lewis
Brian Grieser
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Brian Grieser
Nidhi Dhruv
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Nidhi Dhruv
Spencer Ng
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Public, Project & Infrastructure Finance

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Public, Project & Infrastructure Finance
Vice President – Senior Analyst
Spencer Ng
Maisam Hasnain
Assistant Vice President – Analyst
Corporate Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Corporate Finance Group
Assistant Vice President – Analyst
Maisam Hasnain

Please contact Jill Seah for more information.

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