Second in the Series of Business and Economic Policy Seminars – “Securitisation – will it work in Hong Kong?”

Hong Kong, October 5, 2004 – Following the success of the first seminar on “Airport Privatisation”, the second in the series on “Securitisation – will it work in Hong Kong” will be held at Conrad Hotel on Thursday, October 14, 2004 from 8:30am – 12:00 noon. It will gather the industry’s foremost experts to share their views on the topic.

The seminar will identify the benefits Hong Kong could expect to gain from the securitisation programme, the politics of it, the parties involved in the execution and the constraints for the government on such issue.

Launched by the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Hong Kong and the South China Morning Post and sponsored by Citigroup, this series of seminars will extend into 2005 with more topics to come.

Some other speakers include:

  • Mr. Jerome Cheng, Vice President/ Senior Credit Officer, Moody’s Structured Finance Group;
  • Mr. Leland Sun, Managing Director, Pan Asian Mortgage Co. Ltd.;
  • Mr. Louis Beckerling, Banking Correspondent, South China Morning Post;
  • Dr. K. S. Maurice Tse, Associate Dean, Faculty of Business & Economics and Director of MBA Programmes, the University of Hong Kong;
  • Mr. Raymond Chen, Director, Global Securitized Markets – Asia Pacific, Citigroup;
  • Mr. Tommy Yuen, Principal Assistant Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury (Treasury), Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau, The Government of HKSAR; and
  • Mr. Vinod Kothari, Author, trainer and expert on securitisation, asset-based finance, credit derivatives and derivatives accounting

The next seminar in the series will focus on “Ports in Hong Kong”.

Enrolment fee for the seminar is HK$360 per person and a group discount of 20% off will be offered to any company that reserves two seats or more. Interested parties please contact Sandy Ng at (852) 2250 3129 for registration or visit


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