East Asia 2011 – Financial Fault Lines: Averting Aftershocks in Asia

http://www.weforum.org/

12.06.2011

Given high-velocity growth and the rise of financial hubs in Asia, how will the region develop resilience to future financial shocks?
The following dimensions are addressed:
– Risks associated with asset bubbles
– Prudent macroeconomic and fiscal policies
– Corporate governance
– Economic consequences of disasters
Panel includes:
• Michael Buchanan, Chief Economist, Asia-Pacific, Goldman Sachs (Singapore), Singapore
• Stuart T. Gulliver, Group Chief Executive, HSBC Holdings, United Kingdom; Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum on East Asia
• Muliaman Hadad, Deputy Governor, Bank of Indonesia, Indonesia
• Omar Lodhi, Chief Executive Officer, Abraaj Capital Asia, Singapore
• Agus D. W. Martowardojo, Minister of Finance of Indonesia
• Geoff Riddell, Member of the Group Executive Committee and Regional Chairman, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Zurich Financial Services, Hong Kong SAR; Insurance & Asset Management Industry Agenda Council

Chaired by Rishaad Salamat, TV Anchor/Reporter, Bloomberg, Hong Kong SAR