Korean Sovereign and Financial Sector Briefing

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

May 2019

Briefing

Korean Sovereign and Financial Sector Briefing

Sound Credit Fundamentals Despite Rising Vulnerabilities

Tuesday, 21 may 2019
Lotte hotel seoul

Korean Sovereign and Financial Sector Briefing

Sound Credit Fundamentals Despite Rising Vulnerabilities
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
May 2019
Lotte Hotel Seoul
Seoul

Korean Sovereign and Financial Sector Briefing

Sound Credit Fundamentals Despite Rising Vulnerabilities

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
May 2019
Lotte Hotel Seoul
Seoul

Korean Sovereign and Financial Sector Briefing

Sound Credit Fundamentals Despite Rising Vulnerabilities

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
May 2019
Lotte Hotel Seoul
Seoul

Overview

Moody's will host the annual briefing on the Korean sovereign and the financial sector.

In addition to discussions on the latest outlook for the Korea sovereign, as well as the banking and non-bank financial industries, the event will also offer insights on ESG, cyber risk and new growth areas.

This is a great opportunity to engage with our analysts from the Sovereign Risk and Financial Institutions Groups and network with industry peers.

Join us to hear more about the latest credit trends in Korea.

Agenda

(Simultaneous translation will be provided)

9:00     Opening Remarks

Jay Han, Representative Director / Country Manager - Korea, Moody’s

9:05     Presentation: Sovereign and Macro Outlook

  • External weakness drives cyclical slowdown in Korea’s economic growth
  • Policy accommodation provides near-term stabilization
  • Stable outlook reflects structural economic and fiscal strengths amid geopolitical uncertainties

 Christian de Guzman, VP-Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody’s

9:30     Dialogue: Outlook - Banks, Insurance and Securities

  • Banks: Benign asset quality and solid capital despite cyclical slowdown
  • Life Insurance: Solid capital and improving product mix despite subdued growth
  • Securities: Diversified profits and solid capital but risks rising

Sophia Lee, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

Young Kim, Analyst, Financial Institutions Group,Moody’s

Tae Jong Ok, Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

10:10          Networking and Coffee Break

10:30          Presentation: Credit Implications of Cyber Risk

  • Moody’s framework for assessing cyber risk
  • Summary of sectors which show high levels of cyber risk
  • Cyber risk at financial institutions

Sophia Lee, VP-Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

10:55          Presentation: How Moody’s Assesses Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Issues

  • Global trends drive integration of ESG into investment process
  • Credit ratings seek to capture all ESG considerations that may influence credit quality
  • More tools and greater transparency in how we incorporate ESG in credit analysis

Christian de Guzman, VP-Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody’s

11:20          Panel Discussion: Search for New Growth Engines - Risks and Rewards

  • Credit implications of banks’ expansion into overseas and non-banking businesses
  • How overseas insurers leverage InsureTech for business growth and efficiencies

Speakers:

Tae Jong Ok, Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

Young Kim, Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

Moderator:

Sally Yim, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

12:00          Closing Remarks

Jay Han, Representative Director / Country Manager - Korea, Moody’s

Speakers

Christian de Guzman

Vice President – Senior Credit Officer

Sovereign Risk Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Sovereign Risk Group

Vice President – Senior Credit Officer

Christian de Guzman

Christian de Guzman is a Vice President – Senior Credit Officer with Moody’s Sovereign Risk Group. Based in Singapore, he covers a portfolio of sovereigns and multilateral development banks in Asia Pacific, including Japan, Korea and a number of Southeast Asian credits.

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Sophia Lee

Vice President – Senior Credit Officer

Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group

Vice President – Senior Credit Officer

Sophia Lee

Sophia Sinae Lee is a Vice President – Senior Credit Officer with Moody’s Financial Institutions Group. Based in Hong Kong, she is part of the team responsible for Moody’s portfolio of banks and non-bank financial institutions in Korea, and banks in Mongolia.

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Young Kim

Analyst

Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group

Analyst

Young Kim

Young Kim is an Analyst with Moody’s Financial Institutions Group. Based in Hong Kong, He is responsible for Moody’s portfolio of insurance and non-bank financial institutions in Korea.

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Tae Jon Ok

Analyst

Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group

Analyst

Tae Jon Ok

Tae Jong Ok is an Analyst with Moody’s Financial Institutions Group. Based in Hong Kong, he is responsible for Moody’s portfolio of banks, securities firms and card companies in Korea and Mongolia.

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Sally Yim

Associate Managing Director

Financial Institutions Group

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Financial Institutions Group

Associate Managing Director

Sally Yim

Sally Yim is an Associate Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group. Based in Hong Kong, Sally oversees teams responsible for the maintenance of ratings on Asian (including Japan) insurers and North Asian (excluding Japan) non-bank financial institutions.

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Jay Han

Representative Director

Country Manager - Korea

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service

Country Manager - Korea

Representative Director

Jay Han

Jay Han is the Representative Director and Country Manager for Moody’s Investors Service in Korea. He manages the commercial group’s activities in Korea, including our relationships with clients. He joined Moody’s in August 2017. Jay also works in partnership with the regional management team on strategic issues and with our wholly owned affiliate Korea Investor Services.

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For More Information

If you have any question or inquiry, please contact Eriko Yamada.

Korean Sovereign and Financial Sector Briefing

Sound Credit Fundamentals Despite Rising Vulnerabilities

May 2019
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Lotte Hotel Seoul
Seoul

Moody's will host the annual briefing on the Korean sovereign and the financial sector.

In addition to discussions on the latest outlook for the Korea sovereign, as well as the banking and non-bank financial industries, the event will also offer insights on ESG, cyber risk and new growth areas.

This is a great opportunity to engage with our analysts from the Sovereign Risk and Financial Institutions Groups and network with industry peers.

Join us to hear more about the latest credit trends in Korea.

Agenda

(Simultaneous translation will be provided)

9:00     Opening Remarks

Jay Han, Representative Director / Country Manager - Korea, Moody’s

9:05     Presentation: Sovereign and Macro Outlook

  • External weakness drives cyclical slowdown in Korea’s economic growth
  • Policy accommodation provides near-term stabilization
  • Stable outlook reflects structural economic and fiscal strengths amid geopolitical uncertainties

 Christian de Guzman, VP-Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody’s

9:30     Dialogue: Outlook - Banks, Insurance and Securities

  • Banks: Benign asset quality and solid capital despite cyclical slowdown
  • Life Insurance: Solid capital and improving product mix despite subdued growth
  • Securities: Diversified profits and solid capital but risks rising

Sophia Lee, Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

Young Kim, Analyst, Financial Institutions Group,Moody’s

Tae Jong Ok, Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

10:10          Networking and Coffee Break

10:30          Presentation: Credit Implications of Cyber Risk

  • Moody’s framework for assessing cyber risk
  • Summary of sectors which show high levels of cyber risk
  • Cyber risk at financial institutions

Sophia Lee, VP-Senior Credit Officer, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

10:55          Presentation: How Moody’s Assesses Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Issues

  • Global trends drive integration of ESG into investment process
  • Credit ratings seek to capture all ESG considerations that may influence credit quality
  • More tools and greater transparency in how we incorporate ESG in credit analysis

Christian de Guzman, VP-Senior Credit Officer, Sovereign Risk Group, Moody’s

11:20          Panel Discussion: Search for New Growth Engines - Risks and Rewards

  • Credit implications of banks’ expansion into overseas and non-banking businesses
  • How overseas insurers leverage InsureTech for business growth and efficiencies

Speakers:

Tae Jong Ok, Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

Young Kim, Analyst, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

Moderator:

Sally Yim, Associate Managing Director, Financial Institutions Group, Moody’s

12:00          Closing Remarks

Jay Han, Representative Director / Country Manager - Korea, Moody’s

Speakers

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Christian de Guzman
Vice President – Senior Credit Officer

Moody's Investors Service

Sophia Lee
Vice President – Senior Credit Officer

Moody's Investors Service

Young Kim
Analyst

Moody's Investors Service

Tae Jon Ok
Analyst

Moody's Investors Service

Sally Yim
Associate Managing Director

Moody's Investors Service

Jay Han
Representative Director

Moody's Investors Service

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