26 - 27 February, 2019

Summit Day One


8:00 am - 9:00 am Registration & Coffee & Tea

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairman’s Welcome Remarks


9:00 am - 9:30 am Anticipating and Managing the Business Impact of Geopolitical Risks

  • Assessing global geopolitical shifts and the impact on Asia’s financial markets
  • Effective approaches to navigating market complexities and uncertainties
  • How can financial institutions evolve and strengthen risk management capabilities in aVUCA world?

9:30 am - 10:15 am CXO PANEL: Agile GRC: A New Approach to Governance, Trust and Risk in Reshaping Future Business Models PLENARY SESSIONS: FINANCIAL GRC WEEK

  • Re-architecting GRC strategies and processes in the digital age
  • Harnessing technology innovations for intelligent risk monitoring and compliance management
  • Reinforcing governance, trust and accountability to support and enable business growth

10:15 am - 10:45 am Evolving Sustainable and Scalable GRC to Enterprise-Wide Integrated Risk Management PLENARY SESSIONS: FINANCIAL GRC WEEK

  • Adopting a multidisciplinary approach to managing strategic and operational risk
  • Leveraging technology as an enabler to strengthen controls across risk domains
  • Deploying an integrated risk management framework to enhance decision-making and drive business performance

10:45 am - 11:30 am Morning Refreshment Break


11:30 am - 12:15 pm PANEL: Ensuring Cross-Border Compliance Amidst a Changing Regulatory Landscape

  • Understanding regulatory requirements and recognising disparities across jurisdictions
  • Mastering market-specific requirements with robust cross-border compliance frameworks
  • Conducting enhanced due diligence processes to navigate and mitigate cross-border risk

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm From Compliance Checkbox to Competitive Cornerstone: Devising a Coordinated Roadmap to RegTech Investment

  • Utilising RegTech to transform financial compliance - What are the opportunities, risk and ROI?
  • Integrating RegTech with existing compliance processes and systems
  • Maximising the benefits of RegTech and shifting the focus from compliance to performance

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm Networking Lunch

Structured to maximise interaction and in-depth focus on a topical subject matter, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in two roundtable sessions of their choice, which has close relevance to their area of expertise and/or scope of responsibility.


Roundtable A

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm ROUNDTABLE A: Compliance Automation

Roundtable B

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm ROUNDTABLE B: Third-Party Risk Management

Roundtable C

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm ROUNDTABLE C: Conduct Risk and Culture

Roundtable D

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm ROUNDTABLE D: Digital Customer Onboarding

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Afternoon Refreshment Break


3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Identifying and Controlling Enterprise Risk Exposure across Digital Assets REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

  • Mapping an effective digital enterprise risk management strategy
  • Implementing robust risk management programs across information, technology and digital consumer protection risks
  • Establishing governance standards and continuous improvements in risk monitoring and control

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm Developing a Robust Risk Assessment Framework Governing the Use of FinTech MANAGING RISK DYNAMICS

  • Balancing the promise and risks of FinTech innovation
  • Expanding existing risk framework to include regulatory and operational risks from FinTech investments
  • Best practices in reviewing, monitoring and managing FinTech risks

4:45 pm - 5:30 pm PANEL: Enforcing Enterprise Data Privacy and Protection in Asia

  • Structuring a watertight data governance model in a connected business landscape
  • Effective measures to detect, monitor and mitigate non-compliance and incidences of data breach
  • Administering combined assurance to enhance secure data management

5:30 pm - 5:40 pm Chairman’s Closing Remarks & End of Day One