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10 - 11 November 2016
Conrad,
Hong Kong

Inspire New Thinking and Forge Commercial Relationships With 200+ Influential Members Of The Global Securities Community

Asia's Leading Network Management Event

A round-up of the conversation that took place at NeMa Asia 2016


Reacting to change is critical for custodians and market infrastructures. The consequences of Brexit, uncertainty of a Trump presidency, and an all too real possibility of an extremist government being elected in France next year, have certainly kept custodians on their toes. 

Such market changing events point to the importance of having an effective contingency plan in place at sub-custodians. It is not just geopolitical paradigm shifts that are affecting custodians, but advancements in technology. Market participants - rather than pointing out deficiencies in Blockchain – are now acknowledging how collaboration can benefit both fin tech providers and the custody industry. In terms of regional APAC issues, NEMA discussed harmonisation. APAC harmonisation is still many years away. The markets are too fragmented and divergent for this to happen in the near-term but efforts are being made in the post-trade world and funds industry to bring closer alignment of rules, practices and standards. Again, even this is complicated. ASEAN CIS and ARFP have received positive commendations, but their success is not assured unless China is involved, which at present is not the case.

Written by Charles Gubert, GTL Associates

The Global Conference Series Dedicated To The Evolution & Future Of The Network Management & Post-Trade Industry

Fintech and Blockchain, Market Advocacy, Regulation, CSD Collaboration, T2S, Frontier Markets and more!

There is no need to spend weeks investigating market developments in the network management and clearing & settlement industry - we do all the legwork, so just sit back and take notes, or throw yourself into the speaker-audience panel discussions.

200+ Influential Members Of The Global Securities Community Seeking To Forge New Relationships

Network with 200+ attendees including senior network managers from SEB, DBS, Euroclear and J.P. Morgan to name a few. Discuss the most hotly-debated topics at structured networking formats throught the day and unwind at the drinks reception hosted by our lead sponsors.

50 Experienced Speakers Share Their Knowledge And Insight

Hear from over 50 speakers over 3 days including Global and Sub-Custodians, Brokers, Exchanges, CSDs, CCPs Regulators and Technological Innovators focusing on Asian issues.

Showcase Your Thought Leadership To An Executive Post–Trade And Network Management Audience At The Event


As an event partner, we'll help you forge new business relationships, share your experiences and position yourself as a go-to firm in your sector. Don't miss your chance to get involved! For a bespoke package, contact Holly Baldwin at Holly.Baldwin@knect365.com or call: +44 (0) 20 7017 7595.

A Look Back At An Unforgettable NeMa Europe

The NeMa 2016 photo album

There were plenty of structured networking opportunities throughout the day in addition to the generously hosted evening functions supported by our sponsors.

The launch of NeMa Insider

NeMa Insider is the official publication for Nema. Published to accompany the European event it looks at the challenges and opportunities facing the network management sector right now.

Watch video interviews with our speakers

With more than 80 speakers, the discussions were as lively and informative as ever. The topics of risk and regulation, blockchain and fintech, due diligence and geopolitical issues amongst others were discussed over 3 content-rich days.

2016 Joint Lead Sponsors

2016 Associate Sponsors

2016 Polling Panel Sponsor

2016 Supporting Organisation