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Competition, Compliance and Collaboration:
China’s Emergence in International Finance


July 10-11, 2013 | Pudong, Shanghai, China

The two-day conference was an in-depth discussion of major issues and challenges in finance and banking that face China, the greater China region and the entire world.

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21st Century China Center, UC San Diego
Center for Financial Research, Fudan University
SWIFT and the SWIFT Institute


As China’s economy is globalizing, its emergence in international finance is a matter of great importance to the global financial community and corporate leaders, scholars and policymakers from around the world.

UC San Diego's 21st Century China Center, SWIFT, the SWIFT Institute and Fudan University's Financial Research Center joined hands in organizing an international conference on "China's Emergence in International Finance" in Shanghai, China on July 10-11, 2013.

The two-day conference was an in-depth discussion of major issues and challenges in finance and banking that face China, the greater China region and the entire world.

随着中国经济的崛起和全球化,中国在国际 金融体系中的作用越来越重要。全球金融业界、商业领袖、国际学者和各国政策制定者为之瞩目。

加州大学圣地亚哥校区二十一世纪中国研究(中心)联袂Swift, the Swift Institute和中国复旦大学金融研究中心,于2013年7月10-11日在上海联合举办“国际金融与中国兴起”国际会议。


Panels (会议主题论坛) and Speakers (特邀嘉宾)

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Day 1 - 10 July 2013 


08:00 - 08:30 Registration and Welcome Coffee

08:30 - 09:00 Opening Remarks

  • Alain RAES, Chief Executive, Asia Pacific & Europe, SWIFT
  • Susan SHIRK, Chair, 21st Century China Center, GPS, UC San Diego
  • LIN Shangli, Vice President, Fudan University

09:00 - 09:45 Opening Keynote

  • HU Shuli, Editor-in-Chief, Caixin Media
  • Introduction by Susan SHIRK, Chair, 21st Century China Center, GPS, UC San Diego

09:45 - 10:45  Internationalization of RMB: a View from Different Perspectives

  • JIN Zhongxia, Director General of Research Institute, People's Bank of China
  • LIU Li-Gang, Chief Economist , ANZ Bank Greater China
  • SHU Chang, Senior Economist, Bank of International Settlements Representative Office for Asia and the Pacific
  • Chaired by Jonathan BATTEN, Distinguished Professor of Finance, Monash University

10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:15 China and the International Financial System

  • Dino KOS, Head of Global Regulatory Affairs, CLS
  • Nicholas LARDY, Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, DC
  • Carl WEGNER, Managing Director, Head of Global Transaction Banking for Greater China, Deutsche Bank
  • Chaired by SUN Lijian, Professor of Economics, and Director of Financial Research Center, Fudan University

12:15 - 13:30 Luncheon

13:30 - 14:30 China's Outbound Investment

  • HUANG Jianhui, Deputy Chief, Research Institute, China Development Bank
  • Diana LING, VP Business Development, HSBC Securities Services
  • Edmond NG, Head of Global Custody, HSBC Securities Services China
  • ZHAO Changwen, Director-General of Enterprise Research Institute, State Council Development Research Center
  • Chaired by YU Qiao, Professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University

14:30 - 15:30 China's Place in the Global Supply Chain: Implications for Banks and Corporations

  • Arthur SUN, Head of Trade Product Management, RBS China
  • David WANG, Head of Business Development, North Asia, Trade Asia, Working Capital Solutions, National Australia Bank
  • ZHANG Xinyuan, General Manager, International Settlement Department, Bank of China, Shanghai
  • Chaired by Franck DE PRAETERE, Head of Payments & Trade Markets, Asia Pacific, SWIFT

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:00 Banking and Financial Reform in China, and its Capital Market Development

  • Darrell DUFFIE, Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • GAN Li, Professor of Economics, Texas A&M University, and Dean, Southwest University of Finance and Economics
  • Charles YE, Co-Head of Wholesale Banking and Head of Global Markets, Standard Chartered China
  • Chaired by Victor SHIH, Chief China Strategist, Emerging Sovereign Group and Associate Professor of International Relations and Pacific Studies, 21st Century China Center, UC San Diego

17:00 Cocktail Party

Day 2 - 11 July 2013


08:00 - 08:45 Registration and Welcome Coffee

08:45 - 09:30 Opening Keynote

  • Gottfried LEIBBRANDT, Chief Executive Officer, SWIFT
  • LIU Mingkang, Distinguished Fellow of Fung Global Institute, and Deputy Director (Committee for Economic Affairs) of The National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

09:30 - 10:30 Financial Globalization: Focusing on Greater China and China-US Economic Relations

  • David P. LOEVINGER, Managing Director, Emerging Markets Group, TCW (formerly Senior Coordinator for China Affairs and the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, US Treasury)
  • PEI Yigen, Head of Citi Transaction Services China
  • XIAO Geng, Director of Research and Senior Fellow, Fung Global Institute
  • Chaired by Susan SHIRK, Chair, 21st Century China Center, GPS, UC San Diego

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:00 Asia's Upcoming International Financial Centers

  • Davin CHEUNG, Regional Manager, Global Securities Financing, North Asia, Clearstream Banking
  • XU Shaoqiang, Professor, School of Economics, Fudan University
  • ZHOU Wenlong, Chief of Index Research Centre, Xinhua News Agency and Chief Expert, Xinhua-Dow Jones IFCD Index
  • Chaired by XIAO Geng, Director of Research and Senior Fellow, Fung Global Institute

12:00 - 13:30 Luncheon

13:30 - 14:30 Regionalisation and Integration: China & ASEAN

  • Aladdin D. RILLO, PhD, Senior Economist, Capacity Building and Training, Asian Development Bank Institute
  • John Wong, Managing Director, Group Head of Transaction Banking, Global Wholesale Banking, Malayan Banking Berhad (Maybank)
  • YUAN Tangjun, Director of Center for Asian Economic Research (CAER), Fudan University, and Academic Dean and Chief Economist of International Finance News Institute (IFNI)
  • Chaired by Usama DE LORENZO, ASEAN Director, SWIFT

14:30 - 14:45 Transactional Payments Landscape in China: the Rise of eCommerce (Presentation)

  • MA Guoguang, Deputy Secretary General, Payment & Clearing Association of China

14:45 - 15:30 Transactional Payments Landscape in China: the Rise of eCommerce (Discussion)

  • Jeff Ding, CEO China Rewards
  • Cathy DOU, Managing Director, China Head of Global Transaction Services, Bank of America Merrill Lynch China
  • Chaired by Egidio ZARRELLA, Clients and Innovation Partner, KPMG China

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 17:00 Compliance in China: Where We Are At and Where We Are Going

  • CHEN Sheng, Director, CBRC (China Banking Regulatory Commission)
  • HWA Erh-Cheng, Chief Economist, Baoshang Bank
  • Chaired by DANG Hue, Head of Asia, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)

17:00 Closing Remarks

  • Patrick DE COURCY, Deputy Chief Executive, Head of Markets & Initiatives, Asia Pacific, SWIFT


About the 21st Century China Center:
The 21st Century China Center is based at UC San Diego's School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) and is a leading research and educational center dedicated to the study of contemporary China. The center promotes the use of original research to anchor major policy discussions on China and its strategic and business relations with the U.S. It emphasizes both scholarly and interactive engagement with China, in partnership with professionals and Chinese institutions.

About Fudan University’s Financial Research Center:
The Financial Research Center strives to construct a high-level financial think tank as well as promoting the influence and academic strength of Fudan University’s financial disciplines on a wider stage. The Center organizes its own Financier Club, which provides professional and effective policy suggestions for vital national financial decisions.

About the SWIFT Institute:
The SWIFT Institute is dedicated to fostering research and disseminating knowledge and information about the financial services industry.  The Institute funds and publishes independent research and brings together academics and practitioners to inform, debate and learn from each other.

About SWIFT:
SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications is a member-owned cooperative through which the financial world conducts its business operations. More than 9,700 banking organisations, securities institutions and corporate customers in 209 countries trust SWIFT every day to exchange millions of standardized financial messages.