Risk Japan

The conference delivers cutting-edge insights and intelligence on the latest financial innovations, risk management strategies, tech advances and regulatory developments.

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Pre-conference webinar

Building resilience in Japanese financial institutions and corporates to withstand future shocks

September 29, 2020

2PM Japan Standard Time | 1 hour

The webinar will discuss the impact of low/negative interest rates on banks in Japan, how to mitigate Covid-driven operational risks, and investing in technological innovation to enhance operational resiliency.

Free registration

500

Attendees

Engage with 500+ CROs and risk professionals across our in-person and virtual events

250

Firms

Leading international and local financial institutions

120

C-suite

The most influential decision-makers from buy-side firms and banks

30

Speakers

World class line-up featuring regulators and industry experts

Shigeyuki Akita

Managing Director, Money Laundering Control Office, Compliance Control Department

Daiwa Securities Group Inc.

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Tomoko Amaya

Vice Commissioner for International Affairs

Financial Services Agency (FSA), Government of Japan

Ms. Amaya is Vice Commissioner for International Affairs at Japan’s Financial Services Agency (JFSA) since July 2019. She is a member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), representing the agency. She is also engaged with the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and represents the agency at the Resolution Steering Group (ReSG).

Ms. Amaya joined the Ministry of Finance (MOF) in 1986 and has broad experience in financial supervision and international financial regulations over her career at FSA and MOF. Prior to the current position, she served as Deputy Secretary-General of Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission (SESC) (2017-2019) and Secretary General of Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board (CPAAOB) (2015-2017). Her career at JFSA also includes Director for Market and Risk (2008-2010) and Director for International Insurance Services (2002-2006).  From 2013 to 2015, Ms. Amaya served as Senior Executive Director at Deposit Insurance Corporation. She was also Visiting Professor at Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo in 2011-2013.

Ms. Amaya earned B.A. in Law at the University of Tokyo. She also finished Mid-Career Associate Program, IR/PS at the University of California, San Diego.

 

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Alexandre Bon

Group co-head, LIBOR & Benchmark Reform

Murex

Alexandre looks after the definition, positioning and go-to-market strategy of Murex product solutions with a focus on Risk Management and Regulatory Transformation. His most recent work centers on the implementation of the bilateral Initial Margin and Basel III capital reforms, and on XVA desks operating models. Alexandre also co-heads the Murex task force on the Interest Rates Benchmark Reform. 

Since joining Murex in 2000, Alexandre has held both senior client-facing and product management positions, last serving as global head of the Risk Control practice and general manager for Murex Ireland, where he drove the development of the MX.III XVA management solution and Credit Risk simulation engine.

Alexandre holds a « Grande École » MSc in Management and Finance from HEC Paris.

Stephen Chen

Associate Director, Senior Credit Product Specialist

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Stephen Chen focuses on providing a comprehensive and customized credit risk management solution for Japanese clients in a various industries ranging from financial institutions to corporations. it includes credit products like quantitative and qualitative analysis tools, rating and credit reports, historical rating and default database that are provided via desktop, feeding, API depending on clients’ needs. Prior to this, Stephen was engaged in corporate financial advice and litigation support in M&A projects at Deloitte Tohmatsu, and was responsible for risk management at Citigroup and Morgan Stanley in Japan. He holds a bachelor's degree from Tsinghua University in China and a master's degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology.

JB Dumerc

Country Director, Japan

RMS

JB Dumerc is RMS Country Director for Japan and is permanently based in Tokyo. He is responsible for overseeing all client relationships within the insurance industry, financial institutions and corporate customers. His primary focus in 2020-2021 revolves around steering solutions for corporate resilience and sustainability initiatives, such as climate change, renewable energy, pandemics and cyber risk that assist Japanese organizations in overcoming disruptive events.

RMS (www.rms.com) is the leading Risk Management organization that is transforming the Catastrophe risk industry by helping their clients make better educated decisions that improve human and environmental outcomes, and in doing so enabling their clientele to reduce uncertainty in these unprecedented times in which we live.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/dumerc/

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Shigeyuki Goto

Director, Center for Risk Management Strategy

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

Shigeyuki Goto is Director, Center for Risk Management Strategy of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC (DTTL) Tokyo. Before joining DTTL Tokyo he was in charge of the Group’s ongoing implementation of an enhanced risk-based and economic-value based ERM framework at a major Japanese insurance company as a Head of Group ERM.

Shuichi Hayashida

Head of Japan, Senior Underwriter

World Bank Group, MIGA

Shuichi Hayashida is Head of Japan and Senior Underwriter for the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group.

Hayashida works out of Tokyo office to further the World Bank Group’s mission of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity through collaboration with Japanese investors and their partners. To that end, MIGA supports investments in regions where capital is most scarce. MIGA is now the leading political risk insurance provider in fragile and conflict affected countries.

Previously he worked for MUFG Bank (formerly The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ) out of Singapore, London, Tokyo with focus on project finance transactions in his capacity as both financial advisor and lender covering energy sector globally. He also worked on large scale-acquisitions, merger and divestment projects in Asia.

Hayashida has a Master of Science in Finance from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, a Master of Laws from the Florida Coastal School of Law, a Graduate Diploma in English Law from the BPP Law School in the UK, and a BA in Economics from Keio University.

He is also a US-certified CPA and a Japanese CMA (chartered member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan).

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Tatsuo Ichikawa

Director, CIO Office Quants Team

Japan Post Bank

Kouhei Iinuma

Section Head, Group Integrated Risk Management Division

Shinsei Bank

I am Section Head of Integrated Risk Management Division in Shinsei Bank. I am managing market risk and quantitative analysis including trading and banking book especially interest rate and FX products. Prior to current position, I was exotic derivative trader and product structurer. I have experienced market for twenty years. I am part-time teacher at Graduate School of Business and Finance, Waseda University.

 

Shiro Katsufuji

Director

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

Shiro Katsufuji is Director of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC, where he is responsible for risk and regulatory advisory since July 2017.His role includes production and delivery of monthly “Stress Intelligence”, advisory for risk appetite framework and for regulatory affairs. Prior to the current position, he was the Deputy General Manager for Corporate Risk Management Division of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group from 2011 to 2017. He was responsible for enterprise risk management, the internal capital adequacy process. He also worked on regulatory affairs regarding Basel III reform. He was U.S. Chief Economist of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, the role he held from 2005 to 2011 in New York. He also had held senior positions for more than 10 years in the Treasury and Sales & Trading in Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Tokyo and London.

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Satoshi Kumeta

Director, Financial Engineering Group Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) Dept.

Daiwa Securities

Satoshi Kumeta is Head of XVA in FICC, where he owns planning and development of XVA accounting and regulation such as FRTB-CVA, and management CVA hedge to control P&L as well. He belonged to model development division in MUFG Bank and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities as Quants for more than 10 years prior to joining Daiwa Securities, and responsible for model development of plain vanilla/exotic products mainly for commodity and interest rate. He also contributed to introduction of OIS discounting and CVA accounting. Satoshi has Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from Tokyo Institute of Technology. 

Masayuki Matsuyama

Senior Economist Chief Manager

Development Bank of Japan Inc.

Shigehiko Mori

Director

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

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Yuji Nakata

Senior Advisor

Nomura Institute of Capital Market Research and Nomura Securities Co.

Senior Advisor of Nomura Institute of Capital Market Research and Nomura Securities Co. Nakata previously served in various senior management roles including the Head of Global Markets in Europe and the COO in Asia region.

Hiromichi Nishihara

Head of Risk Management

Government Pension Investment Fund

Ken Nishimura

Head of MarkitSERV Japan

IHS Markit

Ken Nishimura is Head of MarkitSERV Japan where he is in charge of its derivatives and FX trade processing business.  MarkitSERV provides multi asset class platforms, such as MarkitWire, for the management of trade confirmation, clearing, and regulatory reporting.

Prior to joining IHS Markit in 2016, Mr. Nishimura was a deputy director of JFSA, where he participated in the committees and working groups under IOSCO and FSB as a representative of JFSA. Before joining JFSA, Mr. Nishimura was Head of TriOptima Japan where he was responsible mainly for commercial strategy and partnerships to expand the firm’s compression and reconciliation services for OTC derivatives in Japan. Mr. Nishimura also has a variety of experiences in relation to OTC derivatives and cash products in Nomura and a couple of buyside firms in his career.

Mr. Nishimura holds a B.Sc. from The University of Tokyo and a M.Sc. from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Benjamin Pruvost

Head of Interest Rate Consulting, Japan

Murex

Benjamin engages in pre-sales, project delivery and client services within the interest rates and credit domains.

Based in Tokyo, he is as well in charge of managing the Murex interest rates solution within the APAC region, and collaborates closely with his counterparts in the EMEA and NA regions. Recently, he has been especially exposed to the challenges induced by the Interest Rates Benchmark Reform, and as a member of Murex’ dedicated working group, he acts as the liaison with Japanese clients during the transition.

Benjamin joined Murex in 2009, and has participated to numerous projects in the areas pertaining to interest rates derivatives, including multi-curve and collateral-based discounting, exotics modelling and volatility management.

Benjamin holds an engineer’s degree from the French Grande Ecole Supélec and a PhD in physical electronics from Tokyo Institute of Technology.

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Koji Takahashi

General Manager, Risk Management Department

SOMPO Holdings, Inc.

Masatsugu Wakaura

General Manager, Product Development Department

OYO RMS Corporation

OYO RMS Corp. is a joint venture between OYO Corporation and Risk Management Solutions, Inc. and provides a superior knowledge in support of risk management strategies for natural catastrophic risk. He is primarily involved in developing models for natural disaster risk assessment.

He joined the Automobile Insurance Rating Organization of Japan (now the General Insurance Rating Organization of Japan) in 1985, After graduating from university.

He joined OYO RMS Corp. in 2008  and worked as a manager for the earthquake and the other catastrophe risk related projects.

Since 2016 using his skills in meteorology, data science and computer science, he has served as the head of his current department.

 

Education :

Doctor of Philosophy in Statistical Science, Department of Statistical Science (the Institute of Statistical Mathematics), the Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Tokyo, Japan, March 2007.

Master of Systems Management, Graduate School of Business Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo, Japan, March 2002.

CERTIFICATION : Certified and Accredited Meteorologist

Yuji Yasuda

Executive Officer and Head of Corporate Risk Management Division

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

Mr. Yasuda joined Mitsubishi Bank (current MUFG Bank) in April 1993. He has developed his career in Shibuya Branch, Planning Division (Risk Management), Study Exchange Program (Graduate School, University of Tsukuba), Operations Planning Division, Human Resources Division, and the Corporate Risk Management Division (Tokyo, New York), and has been appointed as the Head of Corporate Data Management Division for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and MUFG Bank in December 2017.

In April 2019, he promoted as the Executive Officer and Chief Data Officer (CDO), and has been appointed as the Head of Corporate Risk Management Division since April 2020.

He has established good reputation on identifying issues, and developing / implementing corporate strategies, based on his deep knowledge and experience of data analysis for risk management and regulatory trends.

Mr. Yasuda joined Mitsubishi Bank (current MUFG Bank) in April 1993. He has developed his career in Shibuya Branch, Planning Division (Risk Management), Study Exchange Program (Graduate School, University of Tsukuba), Operations Planning Division, Human Resources Division, and the Corporate Risk Management Division (Tokyo, New York), and has been appointed as the Head of Corporate Data Management Division for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and MUFG Bank in December 2017.

In April 2019, he promoted as the Executive Officer and Chief Data Officer (CDO), and has been appointed as the Head of Corporate Risk Management Division since April 2020.

He has established good reputation on identifying issues, and developing / implementing corporate strategies, based on his deep knowledge and experience of data analysis for risk management and regulatory trends.

1993年4月 三菱銀行(現三菱UFJ銀行)入行。渋谷支店、企画部(リスク管理)、国内留学(筑波大学大学院)、事務企画部、人事部、リスク統括部(東京・NY)を経て、2017年12月より 三菱UFJフィナンシャルグループ及び三菱UFJ銀行 経営情報統括部長。

2019年4月より執行役員ならびにCDO(Chief Data Officer)就任。2020年4月より現職。

リスク管理・規制動向などの知見・データ分析をベースとした課題抽出・戦略立案、及びその戦略の実現に定評あり。

Hiroyuki Yoshizawa

Executive Director

IHS Markit

Hiroyuki Yoshizawa is an Executive Director and head of product in IHS Markit Japan GK.

He leads the business development across fixed income pricing, derivative valuation Service, illiquid asset valuation, and financial data solution.

His business offers the solution to risk management, regulatory compliance and accounting correspondence that are facing liquidity data challenge of financial instruments under recent circumstances. He is also involved in many discussions of data approach investment strategy.

Prior to joining IHS Markit, he had been a fixed income trader for more than 25 years in international banks and actively traded various credit, structured, and emerging market products.

Keiji Yumiba

President

SanKei Biz Consulting, Corp.

I was in charge of promoting the introduction of CAATs (Computer Assisted Audit Techniques) and developing human resources at a major audit corporation.

In 2017, I have established SanKei Biz Consulting, Corp. (SankeiBizCon) and International Computer Auditing Education Association of Japan(ICAEA JAPAN) with the aim of further popularizing CAATs.

ICAEA JAPAN is in charge of CAATs education, and SankeiBizCon is in charge of supporting the introduction of CAATs, and we are promoting the spread of CAATs through both education and practice.

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Miyuki Zeniya

Head of Sustainable Finance

The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited

Ms. Miyuki Zeniya is Head of Sustainable Finance at The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company whose AUM is about 35 trillion yen. She is responsible for ESG integration and promoting sustainable finance for all assets.

After she joined the Dai-ichi Life in 2013, she had been responsible for engagement and proxy voting since The Dai-ichi Life expressed the agreement with Japan’s Stewardship Code in 2014.

Prior to joining The Dai-ichi Life, she was a managing advisor for Polaris Capital Group and led a role to value up the investee companies as their board member. Prior to this she was Deputy President of Japanese regional bank, which was the first full-time female board member of banking industry in Japan. She also had an experience to lead IPO as CFO of HR consulting firm in 2000. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. She started her career at Nomura Research Institute.

She was a member of a Forum for Integrated Corporate Disclosure and ESG Dialogue by METI and a member of PFA 21 Task Force for ESG Financial Strategy by MOE. From April of 2019 she is a member of Working Group of the NAP on Business and Human Rights by MOFA. She is also a member of PRI Japan Network Advisory Committee.

Yingqi Zhu

Presales consultant, Business Development APAC

Numerix Japan Co., Ltd.

Yingqi is  co-working with system vendors and consulting firms to provide solutions to financial institutions in APAC region with his technical and analytic background in LIBOR Transition as well as Pricing, XVA and Risk Management.

ニューメリックス・ジャパン株式会社 アジアパシフィック・ビジネス・デベロップメント プリセールス・コンサルタント

NumerixにおいてAPAC地域のベンダー協業を通じたサービス提供を担当。LIBOR移行を含む時価計算、XVAやリスク計測などの領域で様々な情報ベンダーやコンサルティングファームと協業して金融機関にソリューションを提供している。

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Prominent regulators and industry experts

The Risk Japan conference brings together senior professionals from major regional and global financial institutions and regulators to analyse the impact of global regulatory reforms and investigate the latest investment strategies adopted by banks and institutional investors in the region.

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Vibrant meeting place for finance and risk practitioners

Each year the conference provides platform for leading risk professionals to meet and discuss mitigating investment risks in a volatile market, enhancing risk management strategies across credit, market, liquidity, and regulatory risks, and regulatory reforms across financial markets.

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Discussions and analysis for risk and derivatives professionals

The Risk Japan conference is dedicated to informing risk and finance professionals to understand the challenges of risk management today and provides an unparalleled insight into what is happening at the cutting edge of risk management and regulation in Japan and across the region.

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Japan's most in-depth risk & investment agenda

Conference highlights include:

  • Rethinking and refocusing on risk management functions
  • A non-negotiable – ESG and climate related risk management
  • Time to move on! The Libor transition
  • Accessing Japan’s readiness for the next stage of FRTB
  • Governing Non-financial risk (NFR) in today’s complex and competitive environment
  • Operational resilience and operational risk - “what is going to break you?
  • The new Credit Value Adjustment (CVA) framework and mitigating XVA challenges
  • ML and automation – opportunities and challenges
  • Making risk management an priority in the era of transition 
  • An update on the global regulatory landscape and its local implications
     

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