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March 8, 2006 / Meguro Gajoen,Tokyo

Special Additional Keynote Speaker

Yasuhisa Shiozaki

Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Liberal Democratic Party

8:30-9:00 Registration

Opening Address
Key Note Presentation:
Japanfs Securities & Settlement Reform - Implementation Guidelines for 2009
Satoshi Yoshida, General Manager, IT Dept., Daiwa Securities SMBC Co. Ltd.
Vice Chairman of the Promotion Meeting, JSDAfs Reform Promotion Center for Securities Clearing and Settlement System

Preparing for New Business and IT Requirements deriving from Japanfs new gInvestment Services Law h (provisional title -- Scheduled to pass Fall 2006 Diet) (tentative topic)
Masaaki Uchiyama, President & CEO, TradeWin Co., Ltd, Director & CIO, Okasan On-line Securities Co.
10:20-10:40 Morning Coffee/Tea Break
10:40-11:20 Key Note presentations;
Trend and issues around increasing "IT Control" requirements
Identifying baseline and common IT requirements for SOX, Japan SOX, Basel II, Privacy Protection Act and JFSA inspection, etc
Shinji Fujimoto, Principal, Head of Channel IT, Barclays Global Investors Japan Services Limited

11:20-12:10 Panel Discussion 1:
Miki Yoshida, General Manager, Financial Projects Division, Shinsei Bank
Noriko Nakashima, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Japan Limited
Paul Gallagher, Partner,US SOX PMO, US Deloitte Touche /Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
White & Case Kandabashi Law Offices (TBC)  
12:10-13:15 Lunch Break
WorkshopsF STREAM A Workshops: STREAM B
Apama: The Industry Leading Algorithmic Trading Platform
Hiroshi Kubota
Marketing & Business Development
Sonic Software Japan Ltd.

H.Peter Shima
OS Global Solutions, Inc.

Apama provides a platform to enable next-generation Algorithmic Trading, giving trading groups within financial institutions full control over composing, deploying, and managing algorithmic trading strategies, such as VWAP, Spread Trading and Index Arbitrage. Apama enables both sell-side and buy-side firms to exploit algorithmic trading. Sell-side brokers can use Apama's flexibility to empower traders within their own proprietary trading operations to rapidly deploy unique trading scenarios.

Compliance: A cost effective data infrastructure solution for FSI - Organizations facing compliance requirements
Toshiaki Hara
Senior Manager, Professional Service Division
Sybase KK

In efforts to strengthen their internal control, financial services industry organizations are required to effectively manage their operational data for an extended time period. Sybase's information management solution provides an ideal environment for managing a vast amount of online data and producing very fast queries. With this highly cost effective infrastructure solution, FSI organizations are enabled to respond to any audit activities by tax offices or external/internal auditors. Moreover, this solution brings the capabilities for tracing, analysis and trend analysis of operational data which can be leveraged for improving business efficiencies, creating more revenue opportunities and producing more efficient accounting practices.

Creating a frictionless marketplace for global firms to trade in Japan
Rountable discussion
Neil Katkov, Ph.D.
Group Manager Asia Research

1) Richard Man
VP, Sales Asia-Pacific
BT Radianz
2) Tomoyoshi Uranishi
Executive Officer
Tokyo Stock Exchange
3) Weng Cheah
Regional Head Executive Marketing Group
Deutsche Bank
4)Hiroshi Matsubara, Head of Marketing -Japan, royalble financial

  • Have the Japanese markets completely recovered, or are they still at risk?
  • What factors can hinder Japanfs road to recovery?
  • What are the key connectivity challenges faced by non-domestic investors who trade in Japan?
  • How can these connectivity challenges be overcome? Will new connectivity models such as shared networks help?
SOX &Compliance Presentation SOX Solution hSOXA Acceleratorh
Hiroshi Yamamoto
Sales Manager
Sales & Marketing
HandySoft Co., Ltd.

  • Introduction
  • HandySoft Overview
  • Compliance Challenges
    - COSO Framework & IT Tool
  • SOX Solution
    -SOXA Accelerator Overview
  • SOX Moves To The Next Level
    - From SOX to Risk Management
15F05-15:25 Afternoon Coffee/Tea Break
15:25- 16:15
New concept of configuration & capacity management to minimize system risk for financial industries
Yuuki Kitazoe
Headstrong Corporation

Considering recent business environment strongly leads to capacity problems especially in capital markets industry, the speaker recommends how to design new concept of configuration management to minimize various system risks, based on ITIL and SOX compliance, FSA, etc.

SOX - EMCfs ultimate Information Management Solution for financial compliance
Teruo Mochida
Marketing Manager
Open Storage Software
EMC Software Group
EMC Japan K.K.

EMCfs information management solutions -- based on SEC and NDSD regulations -- introducing U.S. case studies. High-end and back-end SW solutions such as Enterprise Archiving Solutions will be introduced to provide companies in the Japanese financial services industry strong tools for the big wave of compliance challenges ahead. Find out how to lower the risk of non-compliance, to meet legal compliance standards and enhance enterprise control.

16F25- 17F15 Panel Discussion 2:
Current Issues and Strategies for BCP, Operational Risk and Basel II
Andrew J. Holmes, Senior Vice-President - Business Continuity Management, Nikko Citigroup Limited(TBC)
Noriko Nakashima, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Japan Limited
Shinji Fujimoto, Principal, Head of Channel IT, Barclays Global Investors Japan Services Limited (TBC)
*(TBC) Speakers are invited and subject to change *Light refreshments will be served during lunch break