8-9 December 2020, 08h30 AM (CET) each day | Virtual event
The 20th edition of the Roundtable on Capital Market and Financial Reform in Asia ("Tokyo Roundtable") was held virtually on 8-9 December 2020.
Jointly organised by the ADBI and the OECD, in co-operation with the Government of Japan, this meeting focused on recent developments in the Asian capital markets and new financial technologies and innovation in reshaping the capital markets.
Initiated in 1999 in the aftermath of the Asian financial crisis, the Roundtable offers a forum for regulators, policy makers, experts, scholars, private sector and international organisations to discuss topics of main interest for capital market reform in Asia.
Mr. Masamichi Kono, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD
Professor Tetsushi Sonobe, Dean, ADBI
Mr. Kenji Okamura, Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Japan
Mr. Aerdt Houben, Director of Financial Markets, De Nederlandsche Bank
DAY 1- SESSION 1: Recent trends and prospects in the Asian capital markets
Moderator: Mr. Chul Ju Kim, Deputy Dean, ADBI
Mr. Naomi Takeda, Deputy Director-General, Financial Market Department, Bank of Japan
Mr. Bryan Hardy, Economist, Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Ms. Caroline Roulet, Economist, OECD
DAY 1 - SESSION 2: Monetary and fiscal policies, growing household and corporate debt, and income distribution
Moderator: Professor Tetsushi Sonobe, Dean, ADBI
Ms. Junko Koeda, Chief Economist, Policy Research Institute, MoF, Japan
Mr. David Utiashvili, Head of Financial Risks and Macro-Prudential Policy Division, National Bank of Georgia
Dr. Jae Young Lee, Group Head and Lead Economist, Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO)
DAY 2 - SESSION 3: The impact of BigTech on conventional financial services - traditional regulatory approaches vs. novel financial services provided by tech companies
Moderator: Mr. Antonio Gomes, Deputy Director, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD
Mr. Erik Vermeulen, Professor, Tilburg University and Tilburg Law and Economics Center, Netherlands
Dr. Bihong Huang, Research Fellow, ADBI
Mr. Patrick Armstrong, Member of Secretariat, Financial Stability Board (FSB)
DAY 2 - SESSION 4: The impacts of alternatives to a legal tender - Stablecoins vs. Central bank digital currency
Moderator: Mr. Greg Medcraft, Director, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD
Mr. Yutaka Soejima, Head of Fintech Center, Deputy Director-General, Payment and Settlement Systems Department, Bank of Japan
Mr. Jon Frost, Senior Economist, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Ms. Mai Santamaria, Head of Financial Advisory, Department of Finance of Ireland
Mr. Yuta Takanashi, Director for International Digital Strategy and Policy, FSA Japan
DAY 2 - SESSION 5: Sustainable Financing (ESG) – how to strengthen environmental, social and governance investment approaches to support long-term sustainable finance that supports economic growth
Moderator: Mr. Robert Patalano, Deputy Head of Division and Co-ordinator of the OECD's Committee on Financial Markets (CMF)
Mr. Satoshi Ikeda, Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, FSA Japan
Ms. Dora Blanchet, Head of the Convergence Team, ESMA
Ms. Sachie Ii, Head of Sustainable Finance Office, Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Mr. Yasunobu Katsuki, Senior Primary Analyst/SDGs Primary Analyst, Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
Dr. Kim Schumacher, Lecturer of Sustainable Finance and ESG, Tokyo Institute of Technology
CONCLUSIONS and CLOSING REMARKS
Mr. Greg Medcraft, Director, Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD
Professor Tetsushi Sonobe, Dean, ADBI
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