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IBF Masterclass: Introduction to the new Singapore SFA and FAA and OTC derivatives contracts

10 March 2020

This session will introduce participants to the impact of the October 2018 changes to the Securities and Futures Act and the Financial Advisers Act on OTC derivatives contracts. It will provide a high-level overview of the licensing requirements and the business conduct requirements under the SFA and the FAA; the margining, clearing, trading and reporting rules; the public offering rules; and the transitional arrangements under the SFA and the FAA.
Join us for this insightful session to better understand the challenges and what needs to be done.

Key Takeaways
1. Understanding the impact of the changes on OTC derivatives contracts.
2. Some of the questions that you should be thinking about.
3. The changes that you may need to make to your systems and processes and organisational structure.
4. The areas for industry collaboration.

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Event Details

Who Should Attend:

Compliance, risk officers, public policy and regulatory affairs officers and business managers from:

  • capital markets services (“CMS”) licence holders for dealing in OTC derivatives contracts;
  • exempt financial institutions (banks, merchant banks and finance companies) registered for dealing in OTC derivatives contracts;
  • licensed financial advisers for advising on OTC derivatives contracts;
  • exempt financial advisers (banks, merchant banks, insurers, CMS licence holders and finance companies) registered for advising on OTC derivatives contracts; and
  • any financial institution that may be considering carrying on business in dealing in, or advising on, OTC derivatives contracts.



Date: 10  March 2020
Time: 2.30pm - 5.30pm (Registration starts at 2pm)

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#13-07/08 MAS Building
10 Shenton Way
Singapore 079117

Dress Code: Business Attire
(before GST)
- Complimentary (2 tickets)
- Additional @ $80/person

Non-Member: $160


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