Key quotes from the Asia Capital Markets Forum

Author: | Published: 23 Nov 2009

When IFLR held its capital markets conference last year, lawyers came together to bemoan the lack of work and take comfort that private practice and in-house counsel were all in the same situation. Not any more.

This year, panellists debated new structures, emerging trends and potential solutions to long-standing problems in front of a far more optimistic audience.

Here are some of the highlights:

“Securitisation was supposed to distribute risk but in reality it only succeeded in increasing the overall systemic risk while generating income for the originator.”
Ronald Arculli, chairman of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, on...