What's On

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 20 October, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 20 October, 2007, 12:00am

October 23

'MiFID-Markets in Financial Instruments Directive for a Single European Financial Service Market' is a breakfast seminar organised by the British Chamber of Commerce. The MiFID, which comes into effect on November 1 replacing the Investment Service Directive (ISD), is considered the most important European legislation adopted in the securities markets. The speaker will give a briefing on the MiFID and its wide range of legislative programmes and new requirements that hope to deepen the integration of European capital markets.

Speaker Thomas Roe, head of Office of the European Commission in Hong Kong

Inquiries 2824 2211

October 25

'Embedding a risk management culture and values in your organisation, Risk Management: Everybody's Business' is a full-day seminar organised by the Hong Kong Benchmarking Clearing House. The seminar will take a practical look at what risk management is about. It will also look at emerging risks, the best risk management framework, how to start a risk management culture, insurance, managing the total cost of risk and who is the risk manager. Persons responsible for risk at a company should attend.

Speaker David Herratt, chartered insurer

Inquiries Sidney Yuen 2572 6428/Winnie Chow 2572 6428