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Beirut, Lebanon, 26 - 27 February 2019

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Feb 2513:50
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Chairman’s Opening remarks

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Hannes Takacs, Associate Director, Head Of Ecm, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Feb 2513:55
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Welcome Address

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Firas Safieddine, Vice Chairman, Capital Markets Authority
Feb 2514:00
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The link between equity returns and GDP growth – building a robust capital market

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Feb 2514:20
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The ELITE programme; linking companies with capital and developing SME markets

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Giacinto Oriolo, Senior Manager Of Central And Eastern Europe, London Stock Exchange Group
Feb 2514:40
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Creating sustainable and responsible capital markets

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Feb 2515:00
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The key investment opportunities driving liquidity in Lebanon

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Feb 2516:00
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The influence of international standards on capital market development

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Mohammed Omran, The Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA) Egypt
Feb 2516:20
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How are established trading venues increasing liquidity in the market?

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Hannes Takacs, Associate Director, Head Of Ecm, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Feb 2516:40
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Creating responsible capital markets: What are the key imperatives that support good governance and factors impeding it?

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Alissa Amico, Managing Director, Govern
Feb 2517:00
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Panel Discussion: How can regulators respond to the emerging challenges impacting the functioning of markets?

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Moderator: Jalil Tarif, Secretary General, Union of Arab Securities Authorities
Wissam Abousleiman, Managing Director, IsFIN (Emerging Markets Advisors)
Demetra Kalogerou, Executive Chairman, Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission
Alissa Amico, Managing Director, Govern

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Feb 2609:35
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Opening remarks from our Plenary Session Chairman

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Rainer Riess, Director General, Federation of European Securities Exchanges
Feb 2609:40
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Building a culture of equities investing from the ground up – the Virtual Stock Exchange Challenge

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Reserved for Blom Bank
Feb 2609:45
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Sustainable Development in the MENA region

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Reserved for Bank Audi
Feb 2609:50
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Investment Opportunities in Lebanon

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Feb 2609:55
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Overcoming key roadblocks to growth in the Levant

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Reserved for IBL
Feb 2610:00
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Strait is the gate and narrow is the way

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Jean Riachi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, FFA Private Bank
Feb 2610:05
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Keynote Presentation

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Riad Salame, Governor, Banque du Liban
Feb 2611:20
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Panel Discussion: Where will tomorrow’s growth come from?

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Moderator: Rainer Riess, Director General, Federation of European Securities Exchanges
Tomas Carruthers, CEO, Bourse Scot
James Martin, General Manager - Middle East & Africa, Market Technology, Nasdaq
Sallianne Taylor, Global Manager, Market Structure And Strategic Alliances, Bloomberg
Alasdair Haynes, Chief Executive Officer, Aquis Exchange
Feb 2612:00
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Roundtable Discussion

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  • Strategic and organisationalsuccess - Michael Völter, Chairman of theBoard, Vereinigung BadenWürttembergische
  • LSE’s AIM and ELITE programmes: howcan Stock Exchanges foster innovationand build a domestic capital market? -Gokul Mani, AIM/London Stock Exchange &Giacinto Oriolo, ELITE’s East EuropeManager, ELITE/ London Stock Exchange
  • Is RegTech the new FinTech? -Michèle Carlsson, Head ofBusiness Development MiddleEast and Africa, Nasdaq
  • Moving away from state ownership ofexchanges -Alissa Amico, Managing Director,GOVERN Economic and CorporateGovernance Center
  • The Islamic Finance Opportunity for Exchanges -Wissam Abousleiman, BoardMember, IsFIN
  • How to use market data as a source ofrevenue -Ronald Damen, Business DevelopmentManager, Screen Info Match
  • TBC - Zeina Zeidan, Chair of the Board,Royal Financials
  • National stock exchanges, capitalmarkets authorities and government:How can they best work together? - Jitesh Surendran, Chief Executive Officer,Mercantile Exchange Nepal Ltd
  • Funding innovation in Lebanon -With BLOM Bank
  • How can we approach the risks ofinnovation and nurture entrepreneurshipin Lebanon? -With Bank Audi
  • Investment Opportunities inLebanon -Selim Chami & Elie Barakat, CedrusBank
  • Growth in the MENA region:overcoming key roadblocks -With IBL
Feb 2614:00
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Fintech’s impact on modern trading venues

Day 1 Stream 2 - Trading Enabling Technology
Gojko Maksimovic, Chief Executive Officer, Montenegro Stock Exchange
Feb 2614:00
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How is the role of exchanges evolving and how are new revenue streams being implemented?

Day 1 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Ivana Gazic, Chief Executive Officer, Zagreb Stock Exchange
Feb 2614:00
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ETFs: a catalyst for emerging markets

Day 1 Stream 3 - Liquidity Drivers
Deborah Fuhr, Managing Director - Global Head Of E.T.F. Research, ETFGI
Feb 2614:00
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What should CCPs and CSDs be doing to help develop markets?

Day 1 Stream 4 - Clearing and Settlement
Feb 2614:20
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How can major exchanges achieve growth in stagnant markets

Day 1 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Hideki Tomita, CEO, Japan Exchange Group
Feb 2614:20
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Why the subscription model works for exchanges

Day 1 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Alasdair Haynes, Chief Executive Officer, Aquis Exchange
Feb 2614:20
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Sourcing liquidity and mitigating risk in the evolving capital markets landscape

Day 1 Stream 3 - Liquidity Drivers
Tiaan Bazuin, Chief Executive Officer, Namibian Stock Exchange
Feb 2614:20
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Clearing and Settlement Strategies for Organisational Success

Day 1 Stream 4 - Clearing and Settlement
Michael Völter, CEO, B-W Wertpapierboerse e.V.
Feb 2614:40
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Boosting liquidity in Emerging Markets

Day 1 Stream 2 - Trading Enabling Technology
Sallianne Taylor, Global Manager, Market Structure And Strategic Alliances, Bloomberg
Feb 2614:40
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New Revenue from Listing to Settlement of Security Tokens in just 7 Days. A Real World Case Study

Day 1 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Jai Waterman, CTO & Chief Enterprise Architect, Blockstation
Feb 2614:40
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Developments from Astana International Finance Centre

Day 1 Stream 3 - Liquidity Drivers
Amina Turgulova, Chief Global Markets Officer, Governor's council, Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC)
Feb 2614:40
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What regulatory challenges does the implementation of Distributed Ledger Technology in post-trade face?

Day 1 Stream 4 - Clearing and Settlement
Feb 2615:00
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Addressing liquidity concerns in emerging markets

Day 1 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Thapelo Tsheole, Chief Executive Officer, Botswana Stock Exchange
Feb 2615:00
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Junior Markets are Becoming Main Markets for IPOs

Day 2 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Oivind Amundsen, Executive Vice President Primary Market And Legal Affairs, Oslo Bors
Feb 2615:00
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How are clearing houses innovating to stay ahead of the game?

Day 1 Stream 4 - Clearing and Settlement
Muhammad Lukman, Chief Executive Officer, National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited
Feb 2615:20
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Using market data as a source of revenue

Day 1 Stream 2 - Trading Enabling Technology
Ronald Damen, Business Development Manager, Screen INFOmatch a TRG Screen company
Feb 2615:20
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Mainstreaming financial instruments like Green Bonds and Climate Bonds

Day 2 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Deva De Silva, Resident Representative, IFC (World Bank Group)
Feb 2615:20
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INSCX exchange - enabling collaboration – a case study

Day 1 Stream 3 - Liquidity Drivers
Feb 2615:20
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How can blockchain help reduce time, cost and counterparty risk?

Day 1 Stream 4 - Clearing and Settlement
Alexander Chekanov, Chief Architect, National Settlement Depository (NSD), Moscow Exchange Group
Feb 2615:40
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Tokenisation, Blockchain and the reality of exchanges in 2025

Day 1 Stream 2 - Trading Enabling Technology
Feb 2615:40
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How can stock exchanges diversify revenue streams

Day 2 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Alina Aldambergen, Chairman Of The Management Board, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange
Feb 2615:40
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Bringing commodity derivatives products to the Islamic Economy

Day 1 Stream 3 - Liquidity Drivers
Les Male, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange
Feb 2616:30
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Panel: How has trading fragmentation affected the profitability and business model of exchanges?

Day 1 Stream 2 - Trading Enabling Technology
Moderator: Jalil Tarif, Secretary General, Union of Arab Securities Authorities
Les Male, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange
Oivind Amundsen, Executive Vice President Primary Market And Legal Affairs, Oslo Bors
Feb 2616:30
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Panel: Which new technologies hold the most potential for capital market development?

Day 1 Stream 3 - Liquidity Drivers
Moderator: Fadi Khalaf, Secretary General, Arab Federation of Exchanges
Mohamed Nouzab Fareed, CEO, Fijian Holdings Limited
Petr Koblic, Chief Executive Officer, Prague Stock Exchange
Ivan Shteriev, Chief Executive Officer, Macedonian Stock Exchange
Feb 2616:30
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Panel: Will 2019 be the year of the Security Token?

Day 1 Stream 4 - Clearing and Settlement
Moderator: Rafael Plata, Secretary General, European Association of C.C.P. Clearing Houses
Alexander Chekanov, Chief Architect, National Settlement Depository (NSD), Moscow Exchange Group
Félix Edoh Kossi Amenounve, Chief Executive Officer, Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières
Muhammad Lukman, Chief Executive Officer, National Clearing Company of Pakistan Limited
Feb 2617:10
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The new generation of post-trade technology and capabilities

Day 1 Stream 2 - Trading Enabling Technology
Ridouane Azagrouze, Cio, MAROCLEAR CSD Morocco
Feb 2617:10
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The rise of alternative asset classes

Day 1 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Bernardo Mariano, Partner, Equity Reseach Desk
Feb 2617:10
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The South Pacific Capital Markets Landscape

Day 1 Stream 3 - Liquidity Drivers
Nur Bano Ali, South Pacific Stock Exchange
Feb 2617:10
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What are the major developments in the central clearing industry?

Day 1 Stream 4 - Clearing and Settlement
Rafael Plata, Secretary General, European Association of C.C.P. Clearing Houses
Feb 2617:32
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Lebanon Knowledge Exchange Summit

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During this time-slot we will be hosting presentations from a variety of local experts and innovative organisations at the fringe of the Exchange and FinTech world. Each presenter will have 5 minutes to speak to the floor. The sessions will provide a platform to demonstrate the entrepreneurial spirit within the industry and the region.
Mark Chahwan, Co-Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Sarwa
Bijan Azad, Director, Darwazah Center for Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship, American University of Beirut

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Feb 2709:00
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Chairman Introduction

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Konstantin Saroyan, Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS)
Feb 2709:10
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Operating an exchange in a landscape of consolidation and collaboration

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Christoph Boschan, Chief Executive Officer, Vienna Stock Exchange
Feb 2709:30
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How can technology combat potential liabilities faced by exchanges?

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Feb 2709:50
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Crowdfunding platforms – the new stock exchanges

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Hannes Takacs, Associate Director, Head Of Ecm, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Feb 2711:20
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How to attract and service SME listings on your exchange

Day 2 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Neeraj Kulshrestha, Chief Business Operations, BSE Ltd
Feb 2712:20
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Panel: Success of new challenger exchanges: Pros and Cons for the industry underdogs

Day 2 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Moderator: Konstantin Saroyan, Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS)
Tomas Carruthers, CEO, Bourse Scot
Alina Aldambergen, Chairman Of The Management Board, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange
Amina Turgulova, Chief Global Markets Officer, Governor's council, Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC)
Feb 2712:20
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Panel: Success of new challenger exchanges: Pros and Cons for the industry underdogs

Day 2 Stream 2 - Trading Enabling Technology
Feb 2714:00
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Panel: The role of Commodity Exchanges in changing regulatory landscape

Day 2 Stream 1 - New Revenues
Moderator: Konstantin Saroyan, Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS)
Sanjay Golecha, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd.
Les Male, Chief Executive Officer, Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange
last published: 14/Feb/19 17:45 GMT
 

     

 

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