Rapid Growth and Developments of China's Capital Markets

June 07, 2012
Remarks by China Securities Regulatory Commission Research Center Director General hosted by Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy and TCFA DC June 13
 
WHAT:         
Qi Bin, director general of the Research Center at the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), will discuss the rapid growth and latest developments in China’s capital markets, as well as recent policies, challenges and solutions, and the outlook for future development of the markets.
 
He also will outline a new CSRC strategic initiative to establish the Beijing Institute of Securities, a think tank/research institute that will focus on conducting research related to capital markets in China. Qi Bin will share the vision for the institute, as well as his recruitment efforts for talent ranging from established thought leaders to junior-level research analysts.
 
The event is hosted by the Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and The Chinese Finance Association (TCFA) Washington, D.C., chapter.
 
WHEN:         
Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 6-8:30 p.m.
 
WHERE:       
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
Rafik B. Hariri Building, Fisher Colloquium
37th & O Streets, NW
Washington, D.C.
 
RSVP: 
The seminar is free of charge, but advance registration is required. RSVP here: http://www.tcfaglobal.org/index.php/en/events/details/79-chinese-capital-markets-latest-development-and-outlook.html.
 
Media who are interested in covering the event should contact Teresa Mannix, director of media relations, at (202) 687-4080 or tmm53@georgetown.edu.
 
PROGRAM:
6 p.m.              Qi Bin, Director General of the Research Center of CSRC, discusses “Chinese Capital Markets – Latest Development and Outlook,” followed by Q&A
7 p.m.              Remarks about the establishment of the Beijing Institute of Securities, followed by Q&A
7:30 p.m.         Networking reception
 
BIOGRAPHY:
Qi Bin is the director general of the Research Center, the think tank of CSRC. He previously served as a deputy director of the Fund Supervision Department of CSRC for five years, supervising the mutual fund industry and QFII’s in China’s capital market. Before joining CSRC in 2000 as a member of its Strategy and Planning Committee, Qi Bin was a partner in a New York-based venture capital firm, and worked with Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Paribas Capital Market in New York and London.
 
In 2005, Qi Bin translated The Great Game, The Emergence of Wall Street as a World Power, into Chinese, which became a best-seller in China and has been reprinted more than 34 times since then. In 2007, Qi Bin led a team from CSRC and The World Bank in drafting the China Capital Markets Development Report, which provides a comprehensive review of the history of Chinese capital markets and full analysis of the challenges of the market, and development strategies through 2020. The report is available in both Chinese and English on the CSRC website at http://www.csrc.gov.cn.
 
Qi Bin holds a Ph.D. in economics from Tsinghua University, an MBA from University of Chicago, and an M.S. in biophysics from University of Rochester. From 1991 to 1992, Qi Bin lectured physics at Tsinghua University, where he received a B.S. in physics.
 
About The Chinese Finance Association
The Chinese Finance Association (TCFA) was founded in the United States in 1994. Since the beginning, TCFA has served as a bridge between the United States and China in the field of finance. TCFA DC members are composed of employees from various DC area financial institutions: World Bank, IMF, the Federal Reserve, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Capital One, etc., as well as students and scholars from multiple higher learning institutions. The DC chapter strives to fulfill TCFA’s mission of facilitating exchange of ideas and knowledge among finance professionals in the US and in China. Our chapter activities also provide networking opportunities and professional development opportunities. Learn more at http://www.tcfaglobal.org.
 
About The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy
The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy at the McDonough School of Business provides innovative and impactful thought leadership for global financial markets. The center hosts dialogues, conferences, and events, and plays a leading role in the creation and dissemination of relevant and rigorous research on critical policy and regulatory issues. Learn more at http://finpolicy.georgetown.edu.
 
About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 1,200 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.