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VIII International Conference of the Association of Eurasian Central Securities Depositories «Global Opportunities of Local Markets: Infrastructure and Regulation»

6-8 October 2011
Yerevan (Armenia)

Conference organizer

Central Depository of Armenia Open Joint-stock Company and NASDAQ OMX Armenia.

Target audience

Representatives of professional securities market players, international organizations and associations, government bodies.


Representatives of central depositories and exchanges from the CIS countries, SWIFT, Euroclear, Clearstream, Thomas Murray will attend the conference.


Best Western Congress Hotel, Yerevan, Armenia.

Date: 06.10.2011

Time Title of the report and information about the speaker Reports
9.15 Registration
9.50 – 10.00 Opening ceremony and welcome word of host
10.00 – 10.45
Session 1. Vision of Capital Market Regulation and Development
Moderator: Ms. Rosa Chiappe, Chief of Party, USAID, PALM
10.00 – 10.10
Mr. Nerses Yeritsyan, Central Bank of Armenia
“Armenian Capital Markets Vision”
10.10 – 10.20
Mr. Vardan Aramyan, Deputy Ministry of Finance, Armenia
“Macroeconomic Development Tendencies in Armenia”
Presentation (387.5КБ)
10.20 – 10.30
Ms. Rosa Chiappe, Chief of Party, USAID, PALM
“Private Pension Funds: Investment Perspectives”
10.30 – 10.40
Mr. Alex Kutsenko, USAID, PFS Eurasia Program,
“PFS program in Eurasia”
Presentation in Russian (353.5КБ)
10.40 – 10.45 Q&A Session
10.45 – 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 – 12.30 Session 2. Cross-Border Issues of Exchange and Depository Cooperation and Interoperability
11.00 – 11.15
Moderator: Mr. Boris Cherkasskiy, NSD, Senior VP, Director for strategy
“CSD Role in Future World of Depository and Settlement Services”
Presentation (4.6МБ)
11.15 – 11.30
Mr. Michael Laufer, Depository Clearing Company cjsc, Russia, President,
“World Depository System – Competition or Cooperation?”
11.30 – 11.45
Mr. Henri Bergstrom, NASDAQ OMX
“Global trends in post trade and the implication to CIS countries”
Presentation (2.2МБ)
11.45 – 12.00 Mr. Hayk Voskanyan, Head of Pension System Unit, Central Depository of Armenia “New Role of the Depository” Presentation (1.6МБ)
12.00 – 12.15
Ms. Valentina Timoshenko, Republican Central Securities Depository of Belarus, Director,
“CSD Correspondent Relations and Nominee Accounts Opening”
Presentation (12МБ)
12.15 – 12.30 Q&A Session
12.30 – 12.45 Conference Participants Photo
12.45 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 16.00 Session 3. Local and Global CSD Services
14.30 – 14.45 Moderator: Mr. John Falk, SWIFT,
“SWIFT as Inter CSD Communication Tool Around the World”
Presentation (1.8МБ)
14.45 – 15.00 Mr. Anders Lips, Member of the Board, Estonian CSD, NASDAQ OMX Tallinn,
“Regional cooperation in implementation of innovative CSD solutions”
Presentation (2.4МБ)
15.00 – 15.15 Mr. Haeil Jang, Managing Director, Korean Securities Depository,
“Global Custody Service of KSD”
Presentation (2.4МБ)
15.30 – 15.45 Mr. Cyrus Khambata, Senior Vice President- Business Development CSD India
“CSD - the Indian implementation”
Presentation (413КБ)
15.15 – 15.30 Mr. Jan Willems, Vice President, Sales and Relationship Manager, Clearstream Banking Luxembourg,
“Clearstream Entering New Markets: Challenges for Emerging Securities Markets Gaining ICSD access”
Presentation (1.5МБ)
15.45 – 16.00 Q&A Session
16:00 – 16:20 Coffee Break
16.20 – 17.50 Session 4. Local and Global Exchange Services
16.20 – 16.40 Moderator: Mr. Karen Zakaryan, Deputy CEO, NASDAQ OMX Armenia
“Securities Market Preparation to Integration”
Presentation in Russian (1.6МБ)
16.40 – 17.00 Mr. Idel Sabitov, First Vice President, Kazakhstan Stock Exchange,
“Remote membership of non residents: enhancing investor base and increasing liquidity”
Presentation in Russian (1.1МБ)
17.00 – 17.20 Mr. Valery Zvyagin, First Deputy Chairman, Commodity Exchange ETC,
"ETC – development, technology and achievements"
Presentation in Russian (2.7МБ)
17.20 – 17.40 Mr. Sergey Roshin, First Deputy Chairman, Ukrainian Exchange
“Ukrainian Stock Exchange: Liquidity Center of Securities and Derivatives Trading in Ukraine”
Presentation in Russian (982.5КБ)
17.40 – 17.50 Q&A Session
17.50 – 18.00 Closing remarks


Please check from the web-site of the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs whether you require entry visa to Armenia and invitation letter or not. If you do, please mention it in the relevant field of the Registration form.