January – November 2014
“Lunch Talk : “ASEAN in Light of 2015: Perspectives on Regional Economic Integration”
Speaker Paolo Vergano who regularly advise Governments, multinational corporations on issues related to market access opportunities and regulatory barriers to trade in goods and services.
Over the years, Paolo has developed an unparallel reach in the ASEAN region and with the ASEAN Secretariat and Member States. In particular, he has been legal advisors to the ASEAN Secretariat since 2007 in a variety of different capacities and serving the key economic Divisions and Working Groups. He Has advised and represented several ASEAN Governments (i.e., Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam) and/or ASEAN-based companies or trade associations (both local and foreign) on regional integration, market access and trade negotiation issues.
- Are ASEAN economies exposed to a recovery in the US and Europe?
- Are the rise in property prices across ASEAN a reflection of the burgeoning middle class?
- What should one make of the increased extension in credit across the region?
- Why do the ASEAN Economic Community and Trans Pacific Partnerships matter?
To answer these and related questions Ed Teather, Senior Economist for ASEAN and India at UBS Investment Bank, will present on the outlook for the ASEAN economies.
Edward Teather is an Executive Director and senior economist in UBS investment bank’s Asian Economics Team, which has been a top ranked team in Asia according to surveys of institutional investors.
He is responsible for the coverage of the ASEAN economies including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines. Ed joined UBS in 1998 and worked initially in UBS’ Global Economics Team. For the eight years prior to his current role Ed was a European Economist based in London, where his responsibilities included coverage of the Euro Area, German, Spanish, Italian and Scandinavian economies.
Ed is a UK national and has lived in Singapore for more than three years. Ed studied economics at the University of Surrey in the UK and the University of North Texas in the USA.
In anticipation of the 2015 ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the region is transforming itself into a single regional common market with free movement of goods and services. The longer term implications to trade, labour and capital flows will be great for this convergence story.
Find out how business leaders are positioning their companies to adapt to an open ASEAN market which will comprise of over 600 million people and 10 countries.
Join the region’s top policymakers, C-level business executives, bankers and thought leaders in Jakarta, home of the ASEAN Secretariat, on 2 April to find out what the AEC will mean for the future of your company.
Please visit the website for more information or download the working agenda.
The inaugural Network ASEAN Forum 2013 will be renamed the ABC Forum from 2014. The ABC Forum brings regional business leaders together to understand and help shape ASEAN economic integration and will be held on the 8th and 9th of September 2014.
ASEAN Business Club
ABC MALAYSIA COUNTRY EVENT
When: April 1, 2014 all-day
ABC FORUM 2014
When: September 8, 2014 all-day
The inaugural Network ASEAN Forum 2013 will be renamed the ABC Forum from 2014. The ABC Forum brings regional business leaders together to understand and help shape ASEAN economic integration and will be held on…
LAUNCH OF LTB REPORTS & INDONESIA COUNTRY EVENT
When: November 10, 2014 all-day
Regional EU-ASEAN Dialogue Instrument (READI)
Seminar on Clean Energy Technology in ASEAN and the EU
When: April 21, 2014 – April 22, 2014 all-day
Where: Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
ASEAN Economic Congress
When: April 2, 2014 all-day
Where: Jakarta, Indonesia
In anticipation of the 2015 ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the region is transforming itself into a single regional common market with free movement of goods and services. The longer term implications to trade, labour and…