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APEC Financial Regulators Training Initiative (FRTI) - 2014 Training Schedule Open to IOSCO Members

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Finance Ministers endorsed the establishment of the APEC Financial Regulators Training Initiative (FRTI) in May 1998 to strengthen financial supervision and regulation in the region by enhancing the analytical and technical capacity of bank supervisors and securities regulators. To implement APEC FRTI, a Secretariat was established at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Headquarters in Manila, Philippines and is responsible for coordinating the design of the training programs, sourcing presenters and implementing the training activities. APEC FRTI seminars are primarily targeted at junior- to intermediate-level staff of financial regulatory agencies and stock and derivatives exchanges. The Secretariat invites and accepts nominations for participants from central banks, monetary authorities, prudential regulators and securities and futures regulatory agencies and stock and futures exchanges. FRTI seminars are free of charge to attend.

The APEC FRTI Secretariat has kindly extended an invitation to all IOSCO members, provided they are financial regulators, to send nominations for participants in any of their training seminars scheduled for 2014. Visit the APEC FRTI website for the latest 2014 training schedule and further information. The contact person for registrations and enquiries is Ms. Chona Guatlo at the ADB (cguatlo.consultant@adb.org).

2014 APRC Webinar on Risk-Based Supervision of Intermediaries, 15:00 – 17:00 (GMT+8), 10 November 2014

This inaugural Webinar for the Asia-Pacific region will be hosted by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) of Hong Kong. This will be the first time that the APRC has used webinars for training purposes.

Mr. Stephen Po, Chairman of IOSCO Committee 3 on the Regulation of Market Intermediaries & Senior Director of Intermediaries Supervision Department of SFC, will present on Risk-based Supervision. Registration of the Webinar is now open to IOSCO members. Kindly email international@sfc.hk for more details.

2014 IARC Mobile Seminar Training Program, Mexico City, Mexico, 12-14 November 2014 – Registration is open!

Please note that the dates of the 2014 Mobile STP for the Inter-American region have been changed from 10-12 September into 12-14 November 2014.

The seminar, which is kindly being hosted by the CNBV Mexico, is open to all IOSCO members. The program content is based upon the 2013 Madrid STP and has as an overall theme “Going Forward: Future Challenges in Securities Regulation and Practical Solutions for Meeting Those Challenges”.

Registration is open until 20 October 2014. For more information please see the Members' Area.

Ninth Joint FSI/IOSCO Seminar on Trading Book Issues and Market Infrastructure, Basel, 19-21 November 2014 – Registration is open!

The annual FSI/IOSCO Seminar will be jointly hosted by the Financial Stability Institute (FSI) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) from 19-21 November 2014 in Basel, Switzerland. The seminar, intended for bank supervisors and securities regulators, is open to members of IOSCO and FSI. Registration is open until 3 November 2014. For more information please see the Members' Area.

10th Taipei Corporate Governance Forum, Chinese Taipei, 20-21 November 2014

On behalf of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) of Chinese Taipei, please find enclosed a "Save the Date" flyer and draft agenda of the "10th Taipei Corporate Governance Forum". All IOSCO members are cordially invited to attend this forum, which is hosted by the FSC of Chinese Taipei on 20 and 21 November 2014 in Chinese Taipei.

SIDC 15th Emerging Markets Programme, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24-26 November 2014

The Securities Industry Development Corporation (SIDC) will be hosting the 15th Emerging Markets Programme (EMP) on 24-26 November in Kuala Lumpur. Themed “Enhancing the Vibrancy and Resilience of Emerging Markets", this three-day annual programme is designed to cater to senior regulators and participants in the emerging markets. Among the topics to be discussed at EMP 2014 are:

  • Proactive Approach in Dealing with Risk to Securities Markets
  • Innovative Products and Their Regulation – Is There a Balanced Approach?
  • Challenge of Promoting Greater Accessibility and Inclusiveness for Emerging Market Regulators
  • Corporate Governance and Audit Oversight - Tackling the Root Causes
  • Enforcement - Strengthening the Deterrent Effect and Ensuring Public Trust and Confidence
  • Cross-Border Collaborations in Capacity Building - A Recognition of Common Challenges Amongst Emerging Market Regulators

More information on the EMP can be viewed here:

http://www.sidc.com.my/Programmes-Services/Training-Regulators/Emerging-Markets-Programme/Enhancing-the-Vibrancy-and-Resilience-of-Emerging.aspx.

2014 APRC Mobile Seminar Training Program, Hong Kong, 9-10 December 2014

The 2014 Mobile Seminar Training Program (STP) for the Asia-Pacific region will be hosted by the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong. The seminar will be open to all IOSCO members. More details to follow in due course.


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October 2014