Date: 28 April 2022
13.00 - 16:40 CEST Followed by a networking reception | Time Zone Converter


The ICMA Secondary Market Forum brings together stakeholders in the European bond markets to learn more about new developments and ICMA’s extensive work and initiatives in secondary markets. This year’s event focuses on two of ICMA’s key secondary market priorities: market conditions in the European rates and credit markets; and the development a new transparency regime for European bond markets and the creation of a consolidated tape. ICMA is pleased to be joined by senior market practitioners to share their views on and insights on these important topics.

A networking reception follows the conference.

Please note that this is an in-person event only and there will be no recording following the conference.

This event is open to all ICMA members, regulators and press. A registration fee applies to non-members.
Free of charge | Click here to find out if you are from an ICMA Member firm.
EUR 295.00
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Registrations will close at 17:00 CEST on Wednesday, 27 April 2022.

If you have any questions, please contact ICMA events.



  Welcome remarks
Bryan Pascoe, Chief Executive, ICMA
Fawaz Abu Sneineh, Chairman of ICMA MENA Regional Committee; Acting Head of Global Corporate Finance, First Abu Dhabi Bank

  Presentation: Global sustainable bond markets - market developments and regulatory initiatives
Nicholas Pfaff, Managing Director, Sustainable Finance, ICMA

  Fireside chat: MENA sustainable bond markets
Nikolaos Passaris, Head of Treasury Front Office, Majid Al Futtaim
Sarah Pirzada Usmani, Managing Director, Head of Sustainable, Asset & Project Finance, First Abu Dhabi Bank
15:30   Sustainable Finance in the MENA region: Facts & Figures
Nadia Zubairi, Head of Debt Capital Markets, Bank ABC
  Panel discussion
Moderator: Simone Utermarck, Director, Sustainable Finance, ICMA
Husam Abdel Al, Investment Banking, Senior Director, Mashreq Bank
Rehan Ahmed, Director, Global Capital Markets, Emirates NBD Capital
Mehvish Ayub CFA, Senior Portfolio Strategist, State Street Global Advisors
Timucin Engin, Senior Director & Cross-Practice Coordinator, GCC Region, S&P Global Ratings
Mohsin Sharif, Lead for Green, Social and Sustainability Sukuk, Islamic Development Bank
  Closing remarks
Amine Bel Hadj Soulami, Member of ICMA’s Board of Directors; Head of Middle East & Africa, BNP Paribas CIB
  Networking reception
18:00   Event Close


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