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      September 19, 2013

      Thursday  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

      101 Market Street
      San Francisco, California 94105

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      Asia Financial Forum: Risks and Opportunities for Japanese Banks in an Era of Abenomics and Financial Reform

      Jonathan Cornish

      Head of Bank Ratings – North Asia

      Fitch Ratings

       

       

      Risks and Opportunities for Japanese Banks in an Era of Abenomics and Financial Reform?

       

      Thursday, September 19, 2013, 12-2 pm

      at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, 101 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94105

       

      Discussion: Japanese banks, some of the largest in the world, are playing a critical role in the new “Abenomics” reform efforts of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. What opportunities, both domestically and internationally, does this provide to the banks? What are the risks they face, not just in Japan but in the region, as structural and policy changes are also implemented in China, Korea, and throughout Asia? How are Japanese mega-banks faring in the global marketplace as regulatory reforms are instituted in the wake of the financial crisis?

      About Jonathan Cornish: Jonathan Cornish assumed the position of Head of Bank Ratings – North Asia in February 2010 and is responsible for all bank ratings in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Mongolia. He is a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions group, and since September 2010 has been Head of the Hong Kong office.

      Jonathan moved to Fitch’s Bank team following more than three years as a Senior Director in the Credit Policy Group, reporting to the Regional Credit Officer for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. He served in both London and Hong Kong, and was responsible for oversight of all corporate and public finance analytical groups plus the sovereign analytical group, portfolio analysis, credit market research, reviewing of rating criteria and methodology, as well as oversight of the structured finance analytical group in the final year of his tenure.

      Jonathan joined Fitch Ratings in 1998, and was a Senior Director in the Asia-Pacific Corporate Ratings Group, Regional Head of the Telecom, Media and Technology analytical team, and was initially based in Fitch’s Brisbane office covering the Australian corporate ratings market.

       

      Event Details

      Date:             September 19, 2013

      Time:              12 – 2 pm

      Location:      Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

                              101 Market St.

                              San Francisco, CA

      Price (includes lunch):      $50.00

      Registration closes:           September 11, 2013

       

      Advanced registration is required to participate in the event. Registration is not complete until payment is processed. Completed registrations are non-transferable and non-refundable after September 11, 2013.

      For more information or inquiries, please contact Chris Sigur at (415) 974-2895 or christopher.sigur@sf.frb.org

      Cost: 50.00 Registration 50.00

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