2022 Programme


Risk Asean programme 2022

Time zone in Bangkok, Thailand (GMT+7)


Chairperson’s Opening Remarks | Day 1

09:00 - 09:05


Regional regulatory panel: The Fight to Keep ASEAN Financial Markets Alive

09:05 - 09:35

  • The challenges ASEAN is facing in the current economic environment
  • How have regulators collaborated on creating a more unified ASEAN?
  • The rise of digital banks and the implications moving forward
  • How can ASEAN financial institutions fight climate risk together?


The Growing Inflation in ASEAN Markets: Preparing for the worst

09:35 - 10:00

  • The effects of omicron variant on ASEAN markets and growing inflation concerns
  • How to adjust for and mitigate inflation risk
  • Case study: Strategies being implemented by different banks in the ASEAN region
  • Working together as a region to combat inflation and see economic growth in ASEAN


Basel Regulation Updates: Adjusting to new capital floor requirements

10:00 - 10:40

  • Specifically tackling capital floor requirements and adjusting for risks
  • Flexibility within the balance sheet to meet new requirements
  • Implementing systems to optimize calculations
  • What more will be considered in the future iterations of Basel?


Credit Risk Modelling: The long-term effects of COVID on Credit Risk

10:40 - 11:20

  • How to model credit risk with an ever-changing COVID environment?
  • Best practices to ensure safe decision-making with modelling
  • How has AI and ML benefitted credit risk modelling?
  • Balancing between benefitting the economy and protecting financial institutions


End of Risk ASEAN Day 1

11:20 - 11:25


CRO Perspective: How are CROs looking at Climate Risk

09:00 - 09:45

  • What are the current measures implemented to handle climate risk?
  • The new business models to account for ESG factors
  • What are the drivers for change to think about ESG factors?
  • How have data challenges been affecting tackling ESG risks?


ESG Risk Data: Has ASEAN positioned itself for success?

09:45 - 10:25

  • What are the top metrics to consider within ASEAN between E, S, and G?
  • The varying degrees of data regulations and how it affects facing ESG risks?
  • Is ESG seen as a legitimate qualitative measuring stick in ASEAN?
  • Building a consistent ESG risk data scoring and proper standards


Cyber Risk: Ensuring safety in a growing digitalized world

10:25 - 10:50

  • Assessing vulnerabilities within the infrastructure
  • Implementing internal stress tests on cybersecurity functions
  • How to create a resilient framework and tools to fight cyber attacks
  • Case Study: Experts real life scenarios against cyber attacks


Fraud and AML: The illusiveness of digital criminals

10:50 - 11:30

  • Digitalization’s role in helping or fighting fraud and AML
  • Developments in early detection and reporting
  • Case Study: The complexity of the modern fraudster and preparing systems
  • How can financial institutions unite in the fight against fraud and AML?


Third-Party Risk: Mitigating risk factors with multiple providers

11:30 - 12:00

  • Assessing and responsible due diligence on vendors and providers
  • How to include third-party risk in a cohesive risk mitigation strategy?
  • Juggling different providers and systems to ensure safe operations
  • Monitoring and creating accountability structure around vendors and providers


End of Risk ASEAN Day 2

12:00 - 12:05


Breakout Session

09:00 - 10:00

Singapore Highlight:

  • Environmental Risk
  • Fraud and AML Risk
  • Third-Party Risk

Malaysia Highlight:

  • IBOR Transition: Revised Reference Rate Framework
  • Regulatory Pressure for Climate Risk
  • Operational Resilience




Breakout Session

10:00 - 11:00

Indonesia Highlight:

  • IFRS17 implementation update

Thailand Highlight:

  • Update on Pillar 2 and Facing New Risks
  • THBFIX to THOR Transition
  • Considering ESG Risk Factors


Breakout Session

11:00 - 12:00

Philippines Highlight:

  • Environmental and Social Risk Management Framework
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Basel Regulation and Capital Floor Requirements

Vietnam Highlight:

  • High inflation risk
  • Cybersecurity
  • Environmental Risk



End of Risk ASEAN Day 3

12:00 - 12:05