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Tokyo Financial Information Summit 2010

  1. 1. FREE attendance for qualified delegates from financial institutions Market data Reference data Tokyo, April 20 Enterprise data Bringing together market data, reference data and management data management executives from leading financial Data infrastructures institutions in Japan to examine solutions to the urgent Algorithmic trading challenges facing their businesses Exchanges and PTSs Hear from our leading speaker faculty: Keynote: Tomoyoshi Uranishi, Managing Director, TOKYO STOCK EXCHANGE PlUS: Join us at our drinks reception directly after Jeremy Green, Global John Sproat, Executive the day’s closing remarks Head, Market Data Director, Enterprise Data, Services, STANDARD MORGAN STANLEY Simultaneous CHARTERED BANK JAPAN translation Japanese / English Takashi Hiratsuka, Dennis Mwansa, Head Chief Trader, Asset of Trading Infrastructure Management Division, Services, Asia Pacific, RESONA BANK ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND JAPAN Michael Hansard, Chief Siddharth Rawal, Head of Information Officer, ING IT Asia Pacific, SG ASSET LIFE JAPAN MANAGEMENT And many more – see programme for details Panel sponsors Co-sponsor Hosted by
  2. 2. Tokyo, April 20 Letter from the editors Who should attend the Tokyo financial Information Summit? Dear data industry executive, This event is designed for professionals who are working in It is with pleasure that we invite you to the Tokyo Financial market data, reference data and enterprise data management Information Summit 2010, the inaugural Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data conference in Japan. in financial institutions. It is of particular relevance to executives with the following job titles: The conference comes at a time when financial data professionals in Japan are under pressure to reduce expenditure, but still deliver chief Data Officer more reliable and accurate data. To meet these tough requirements, chief Information Officer executives are actively re-examining their existing infrastructures and chief Operating Officer searching for vendors with cost-efficient solutions. chief Technology Officer Another big change underway is the emergence of high-frequency Global, Regional, country Heads, Directors and trading in Japan, and the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s introduction of Senior Management with responsibility for: Arrowhead, a new trading platform that promises a low-latency trading • Market Data Services • IT Strategy environment with greater liquidity. • Data Administration • Trading Technology Against the backdrop of a dynamic and evolving market, this conference • Market Data commercial • Electronic Trading will focus on examining the pressing issues and opportunities faced • Reference Data Strategy & Execution by executives working in market and reference data roles, as well as • Reference Data Quality • Market Data Operations associated positions in IT and risk management functions at financial institutions in Japan. • Data Architecture • Data Desktops Infrastructure • Enterprise Data Management • Market Data Analysts The agenda will feature panel discussions with leading industry • Data Outsourcing • Risk Management professionals, a case study and keynote address by Tomoyoshi Uranishi, • Algorithmic Trading • Operational Risk managing director from Tokyo Stock Exchange, who will evaluate the initial market responses to the launch of the exchange’s new trading • Information Systems & compliance platform. Other highlights include a case study by Jeremy Green, global head of market data at Standard chartered, who will draw on his wealth of experience in Japan and Asia to provide guidance on data management strategies that result in reduced costs and better data; a panel of end users looking at assessing innovative ways to evaluate data usage to generate cost savings; and a panel of senior IT executives and traders discussing the effectiveness of Arrowhead and the integration of Japan’s market liquidity. We look forward to welcoming you to Japan’s must-attend financial data conference, Tokyo Financial Information Summit, on April 20. kind regards, What’s in it for you? Tokyo Stock Exchange’s first-hand perspective on Arrowhead and its long-term implications to the trading landscape in Japan Attaining an optimal balance between data quality, efficiency, and budget constraints Achieving a true low latency infrastructure by strategically managing external vendors and implementing internal Max Bowie Tine Thoresen developments Examining the roadmap to fully standardised exchange data to access multiple venues Best practices in measuring enterprise data quality to reduce Editor, Editor, risks InSIDE MARkET DATA InSIDE REfEREncE DATA learn and interact with speakers and delegates over the Q&A sessions and networking breaks
  3. 3. Tokyo, April 20 Programme - conrad Hotel, Tokyo – Tuesday, April 20, 2010 8.00 coffee and registration 8.50 Opening remarks: lee Hartt, Publisher, InSIDE MARkET DATA & InSIDE REfEREncE DATA 9.00 MORnInG kEYnOTE ADDRESS 9.30 End-user panel: Japan-specific trends and data issues facing consumer firms • Data budgets in the context of the economic climate • Analyzing data usage to identify potential savings • finding and retaining qualified and experienced data staff • Data ownership and rights between exchanges, vendors and end users • Investing for growth: what are the next hot areas for future investment? Michael Hansard, chief Information Officer, InG LIfE JAPAn Rahul Parasnis, Head of GIT – Tokyo, cALYOn SEcURITIES Siddharth Rawal, Head of IT Asia Pacific, SG ASSET MAnAGEMEnT Further panelists to be advised 10.15 Morning break with networking opportunities 10.45 Panel discussion: Exchanges: Is Japan ready for fragmentation? • How are new markets changing the competitive trading landscape? • Has Arrowhead hit the target? How will TSE’s new system improve market data availability? • need for standardized exchange data and contracts to access multiple new venues. • Does fragmentation mean more competition and a better deal for clients? Or does it just mean more connectivity costs, exchange fees and audits? • Is there a need for a consolidated tape of Japanese/Asian market liquidity? Philippe Bredel, Head of IT, cLSA JAPAn David Degraw, Senior Product Specialist, Global Equity Trading, DAIWA SEcURITIES SMBc Takashi Hiratsuka, chief Trader, Asset Management Division, RESOnA BAnk Tomoyuki Makino, Department Manager, compliance Department, PHILLIP fInAncIALS k.k. 11.30 Panel discussion: Enterprise data management: Measuring data quality to manage risk • Timely and accurate data requirements for risk and regulation • Applying data metrics to compare data from different vendors and push for higher quality • Reducing reliance on manual data management activities to improve quality and mitigate risk Robert Brachowski, Reference Data Product Manager, EAGLE InVESTMEnT SYSTEMS David Nichols, Executive Director and chief Administrative Officer, MORGAn STAnLEY InVESTMEnT MAnAGEMEnT John Sproat, Executive Director, Enterprise Data, MORGAn STAnLEY JAPAn Further panelists to be advised 12.15 Global leader case study: Best practices in balancing data reliability, quality and cost efficiency Jeremy Green, Global Head, Market Data Services, STAnDARD cHARTERED BAnk 12.35 lunch with networking opportunities 13.45 AfTETRnOOn kEYnOTE ADDRESS: The emergence of “Arrowhead” and Japan’s future landscape of trading Tomoyoshi Uranishi, Managing Director, TOkYO STOck EXcHAnGE 14.15 Panel discussion: Obtaining reliable data for complex products and new asset classes • Have the rapid economic changes forced firms to shift trading to-and source data on-new asset classes? • What are the challenges of obtaining reliable data on these instruments for investment, trading and risk management processes? • Examining changing data demands across the front, middle and back office • Index explosion: How are new index families focused on the region driving demand for data from Japan? Panelists to be confirmed 15.00 Panel discussion: low-latency market connectivity and co-location: Competitive advantage or added cost? • Is the market advanced enough for this to provide true competitive advantage? • Identifying and eliminating latency caused by internal systems and service providers. • finding and managing the right mix of vendors and internal development to create a low-latency infrastructure. • creating the optimal direct feed strategies for managing pan-Japanese and pan-Asian trading Moderator: Jeremy Green, Global Head, Market Data Services, STAnDARD cHARTERED BAnk Michel Dinh, Head of Equity IT, cREDIT SUISSE (JAPAn) Neil McGovern, Product Marketing Director, SYBASE Dennis Mwansa, Head of Trading Infrastructure Services, Asia Pacific, ROYAL BAnk Of ScOTLAnD (JAPAn) Miguel Ortega, Market Data Engineer, DEUTScHE SEcURITIES (JAPAn) For the latest event and agenda updates, visit
  4. 4. Tokyo, April 20 15.45 Afternoon break with networking opportunities 16.15 Panel discussion: Pricing illiquid assets to meet reporting requirements • Reviewing best practices for taking evaluated prices • The use of fair value pricing methods in middle and back office functions • How to adapt to changing accounting standards • Identifying challenges related to Japan’s implementation of IfRS Kenichi Akiba, Professor of commerce, WASEDA UnIVERSITY Hidenori Mitsui, Director, corporate Accounting and Disclosure, fInAncIAL SERVIcES AGEncY (JAPAn) Yoshihiro Nomura, Senior Strategist, Investment Strategy Department, financial & Economic Research center, nOMURA SEcURITIES Further panelists to be advised 17.00 Vendor panel: The evolution of the information industry in Japan • How are exchanges and data vendors adapting to changing client needs in the current economy? How are they weathering the pressures themselves? • How are data providers balancing the need to make money against maintaining realistic prices for clients? • What’s new? Where and how will vendors add value in the coming year? • Are hungry global vendors-together with the trend towards globalization-squeezing out local providers, and what impact is this having on competition? What are the advantages of local versus global suppliers? • What are Japanese exchanges and vendors doing to expand their presence outside of Japan? And does this risk losing their “local” appeal? Mark W. Benfield, Regional Director - Asia Pacific, IcAP InfORMATIOn SERVIcES James Farrer, Managing Director - Asia Pacific, InTERAcTIVE DATA Keiichiro Ubukata, Vice President, client Service and Sales, Japan/korea, STAnDARD & POOR’S Further panelists to be advised 17.45 Closing remarks 17.50 Drinks reception About the host Training Incisive Media’s market data portfolio incorporates the market-leading industry brands serving financial institutions in print, in Market data and technology person and online - through its series of publications, conferences, research, training, briefings and reports. May 17-20, Singapore Our publications help key decision makers within financial institutions with the business and financial issues they face as consumers of market data, reference data and data management. Day 1 - Introduction to real-time financial market data Day 2 - cost control and data administration Day 3 - An introduction to financial markets FISD Asia-Pac Events: technology featuring panels by Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data. Day 4 - Low latency market Australia, April 15, Sydney Japan, April 19, Tokyo Singapore, April 23, Singapore data and trading system futures 4 separately bookable days run by our renowned tutor John Best. Upcoming financial Information Events in 2010 include: JW Marriott Hong kong Asia Pacific October 12, 2010 Financial Information Summit 2010
  5. 5. Tokyo, April 20 Panel sponsors Standard & Poor’s provides solutions that help organizations with clearance and settlement STP compliance and risk management, security master file maintenance, , data management, and mutual fund and client statement evaluations. Services include Eagle Investment Systems LLc is a global provider of financial services technology, global securities identification and cross-referencing, securities pricing, reference data, serving the world’s leading financial institutions. Eagle’s Web-based systems support the credit ratings and research to support securities operations and investment managers complex requirements of firms of any size including institutional investment managers, worldwide. mutual funds, hedge funds, brokers, public funds, plan sponsors, and insurance companies. Eagle is committed to providing enterprise-wide, leading-edge technology and professional services for investment accounting, data management, performance measurement and information delivery. Eagle’s product suite is offered as an installed application or can be hosted via Eagle AccESS, Eagle’s application service provider. Eagle Investment Systems LLc is a division of The Bank of new York Mellon corporation. Sybase is the vendor of choice for a loyal, global customer base and is a leading presence in key vertical markets including financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing and government. Twenty-four of the Top 25 global banks, and 46 of the Top 50 global banks and securities firms, rely on Sybase to deliver intra-day risk analysis, while processing hundreds of thousands of financial trades - in real time - from Wall Street to Tokyo, and from Hong kong to London. for nearly a century IBM has been working with the world’s leading financial services institutions, building industry skills as well as making research and development investments specifically tuned to the needs of the global financial markets. Drawing on this experience and a proven history, IBM offers a wide range of technologies, software, and services. We’re a flexible partner ready to assemble the right components to help you, your clients, and your stakeholders capitalize on innovation and achieve operational efficiencies, resulting in sustainable revenue growth. for more information, go to Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc. (TSE) is one of the leading global exchanges and has served as Japan’s central market with its unparalleled liquidity and fair and efficient trading mechanism. TSE has successfully launched “arrowhead” in January 2010 and delivered IcAP the world’s premier interdealer broker, is the original source of global market , the next generation trading system which fulfils goals of low latency, high reliability, and information and commentary for professionals in the international financial markets. scalability. TSE has also enhanced its market data services by introducing fLEX Standard Derived from IcAP’s global transaction volumes (over USD 2.3 trillion daily average), and fLEX full, which expand quotes depth and reduce latency to 3 millisecond. TSE will 40% of which is electronic, IcAP’s unique market data is a key source of information continue to strengthen its market functions and provide services and products satisfying across a wide range of asset classes, time zones and instruments. IcAP Information and needs of investors. commentary offerings include real-time, end-of-day and historical market data, as well as research and commentary from some of the world’s leading economists and analysts. co-sponsor Supporting partners Interactive Data corporation (nYSE: IDc) is a leading global provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions to financial institutions, active traders and individual investors. The company’s businesses supply real-time market data, time-sensitive pricing, evaluations and reference data for millions of securities traded around the world, including hard-to-value instruments. Many of the world’s best-known financial service and software companies subscribe to the company’s services in support of their trading, analysis, portfolio management and valuation activities. Interactive Data, headquartered in Bedford, Mass., has approximately 2,400 employees in offices located throughout north America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Pearson plc (nYSE: PSO; LSE: PSOn), an international media company, whose businesses include the financial Times Group, Pearson Education, and the Penguin Group, is Interactive Data corporation’s majority stockholder. Sponsorship Information Jo Garvey lee Hartt T: +1 212 457 7745 T: +44 20 7484 9907 If you would like to come on board as a sponsor for the Tokyo Financial Information E: E: Summit 2010, please contact:
  6. 6. Tokyo, April 20 Please do not cover For more than 3 delegate bookings, this box as it contains important marketing please contact Customer Services to information discuss a group discount on tel: +852 3411 4888 Book Online* Visit the Incisive Media web site for an update on our forthcoming conferences, VIP No: courses and for information on our magazines/books at Registration Your registration fee includes morning This registration only qualifies you for April 20 – the Tokyo Financial refreshments, lunch, afternoon Information Summit refreshments, your conference/seminar materials and the conference cocktail Please note there are separate registration options party. Please note your place is not guaranteed until your payment has been received FREE of charge – Banks and Financial Institutions* *This offer is only available for delegates from investment banks, securities firms, investment manage- If you require an invoice please inform us ment companies, asset managers, pension funds and hedge funds. Vendors, exchanges and service/ stating whether you need an original or a software providers do not qualify for this. confirmed delegates will be notified by the event team and the fax copy. We accept company cheques, organiser’s decision is final credit cards and bank transfers. Please allow a minimum of seven working days US$1250 – Vendors, exchanges and service/software providers for a bank transfer to reach us and phone or fax us when it has been sent. Please state the event name and delegate name to which it relates. Venue and Accommodation The Conrad Tokyo 1-9-1 Higashi-Shinbashi Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-7337, Japan Tel: 81-3-6388-8000 Guest Fax: 81-3-6388-8001 For assistance with reservations Booking options please contact the hotel directly and quote, ‘Incisive Media’ when making Online your booking. Visit Email us Contact our Customer Services team at Phone If you would like to book by phone, please call us on +852 3411 4888 during Hong Kong office hours. Our Hong Kong offices hours are 9.30am–6pm Monday–Friday. Warning: Tokyo financial Information Summit is a registered trademark, and the titles, contents and style of this Data Protection: By registering for Tokyo financial Information Summit Incisive Media* will send you further brochure are the copyright of Incisive Media. We will act on any infringement of our rights anywhere in the world. information relating to this event. In addition we will send you information about our other relevant products and © Incisive Media. services which we believe will be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive other relevant information from Cancellation: A refund (less 10% administration fee) will be made if notice of cancellation is received in writing Incisive Media via a particular medium please tick the following relevant boxes: mail ; phone ; fax ; email . three weeks before the event. We regret that no refunds can be given after this period. A substitute delegate is always welcome at no extra charge. Incisive Media will also allow carefully selected third parties to contact you about their products and services. If you Disclaimer: The programme may change due to unforeseen circumstances, and Incisive Media reserves the right do not wish to receive information from third parties via any of the following media please tick the relevant boxes: to alter the venue and/or speakers. Incisive Media accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage to property mail ; phone . Please tick if you are happy to receive relevant information from carefully selected third parties by belonging to, nor for any personal injury incurred by, attendees at our conferences, whether within the conference email and fax . venue or otherwise.