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Synopsis

Covid-19 has spread outside China faster and further than expected, prompting governments in Asia and around the world to impose dramatic measures to contain the pandemic. Policy makers and central banks have been quick to commit support for their economies through fiscal and monetary stimuli. But most Asian countries will not be able to avoid a recession in the short run and this will inevitably impact many multinational corporates in the region. How long will the recession last and what are the chances of a rebound in economic activity later this year? Global companies are closely observing how different governments navigate the crisis and what this means for their business. And they might re-think future investments and supply chain set ups to ensure stability and continuity for their business.

This webinar will not only provide an outlook on the journey ahead but also insights into the potential economic and business impact for corporates active in Asia.

 

Our Speaker

 

Dr. Michael SPENCER
Managing Director, Chief Economist and Head of Research Asia Pacific
Deutsche Bank

Dr. Michael Spencer is Chief Economist and Head of Research, Asia Pacific. He has been a senior member of Deutsche Bank’s research department since joining the bank in Hong Kong in December 1997 as Senior Economist. Since 2013, he has also been Head of Research, Asia Pacific, overseeing the bank’s equity, fixed income, foreign exchange and economics research throughout the region.

Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Michael worked at the International Monetary Fund between 1990 and 1997, the last six years of which were in the International Capital Markets division, which pioneered the IMF’s surveillance of capital markets and financial system soundness in all its member countries. He has published numerous articles on different aspects of financial economics in both academic and policy fora. 

Michael has a PhD and a Bachelor of Arts degree (Honours) from Queen’s University, Canada, and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Toronto.

 

Our Moderator

Stefan BAUMANN
Head of Global Subsidiary Coverage, EMEA (ex Germany, Austria and Switzerland)
Deutsche Bank

Stefan is co-chairing the financial services committee of EuroCham in Singapore since the beginning of 2020. He has worked at Deutsche Bank in Singapore since 2016 as Head of Global Subsidiary Coverage, EMEA (ex Germany, Austria and Switzerland). Prior to that, he worked in Hong Kong and China for the bank including roles as branch manager and head of credit strategy for corporate clients in APAC. He has more than 16 years of Asia experience.

Stefan has an MBA from the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and a diploma in Economics from University of Cologne.

 

Registration Guidelines

Please follow these simple steps for easy registration to our webinar.

Step 1: Register below. You will receive an automated registration confirmation email from EuroCham.

Step 2: Prior to the event, a Zoom registration link will be sent if payment has been received. (Payment by PayPal, PayNow/ PayLah/ QR Code preferred). Please watch out for this second email.

Step 3: Using the link provided in the second email, register on Zoom (requires the same First Name, Last Name and Email that you used for registration on the EuroCham website).

Step 4: Upon successful registration on Zoom, you will receive a confirmation which you can save on your calendar. Please enter the virtual meeting 15 minutes prior to the start of the event.

Thank you for your understanding.

 

Kindly note that there are limited seats available, registration is binding and payment is non-refundable. The organisers reserve the right to change the programme content without giving prior notification or any reasons thereof.