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Webinar: The Year that was; the Year Ahead

Commonwealth Bank’s Chief Economist, Stephen Halmarick reflects on 2022 and discuss the key themes for the global and Australian economies and markets in 2023. He will focus on the expected pivot in central bank monetary policy and inflation, as well as the implications for Australian consumers, corporates and investors.

 

Presenter:

Stephen Halmarick – Chief Economist, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Presentation:

ACTA Economic Update – 7th Feb 2023

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Webinar: Carbon Trading

The current situation of the Australian carbon markets, the significance of the Safe Guard Mechanism and voluntary emissions reduction programmes, as well as the growth of the global carbon markets will all be covered, taking into account significant factors that influence market performance, the buying and selling of credits, and impending announcements that may have an impact on market direction.

Presenters:

  • Nadine Mueller – Executive Director Commodities at Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Luke Donovan – Executive Director, Power & Environmental Markets, Carbon Business at Commonwealth Bank of Australia

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Webinar: Economic and Market Overview: 2022 and beyond

Commonwealth Bank provided an economic and market overview, looking at key themes for 2022; including drivers that are expected to impact the economy, policy, and markets in the year ahead.

Presenters:

  • Belinda Allen is the Senior Economist, Global Economic and Markets Research (GEMR) at Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

The GEMR team produce a number of economic publications. These include short research notes on economic and market developments, presentation packs, longer thought leadership pieces on key structural issues, and regular reports on key countries and regions of the global economy.

The team also regularly appears in public forums and holds meetings with key clients both in Australia and globally. Stephen has over 35 years’ experience as a financial markets economist and is widely regarded as one of the best economic communicators and presenters in Australia.

Presentation:

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Webinar: Economic Impact of the Delta Outbreak in Australia

here is no doubt that the Delta variant of the coronavirus has altered the outlook for Australia’s economy, with parts of New South Wales and Victoria experiencing extended lockdowns.

In this session, Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s Chief Economist, Stephen Halmarick, will share his views on the broader economy and outlook, policy, and financial markets impacted by the Coronavirus.

The discussion will be followed by Q&A from the audience.

Presenters:

    • Stephen Halmarick – Chief Economist and Head of Global Economic & Markets Research, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Presentation:

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Webinar: FX Roundtable

We are pleased to again be joined by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) at the Reserve Bank to speak with us on FX Markets, to be followed by a Q&A with the audience.

Following the presentation by the Assistant Governor, a mini panel discussion will take place with speakers from the Commonwealth Bank and Cambridge Global Payments to discuss the RBA’s announcement.

Presenters:

  • Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) – Reserve Bank of Australia

Panel Discussion:

  • Kim Mundy, Director, International Economics and Currency Strategy – Commonwealth Bank
  • Karl Schamotta, Chief Market Strategist, Cambridge Global Payments
  • Lindesay Brine, Chair, FTA Technical Committee (Panel Chair)

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Webinar: VIC Chapter Panel Discussion

Q4 Vic Chapter Networking Event held on Thursday 10th December.

There will be a panel discussion followed by a networking session which will enable you to meet other members of the Australian Treasury Community.

Speakers:

Stephen Halmarick – Chief Economist and Head of Global Economic & Markets Research, Commonwealth Bank

Michael Favaloro – Transurban

Alice Van Der Geest – Treasurer, Melbourne Airport

Rebecca Dawson – Treasury Manager, Splitit

Chair: 

Anthony Avitabile –  Treasurer Asia Pacific, Amcor Limited

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Webinar: Critical Market Update

Join us for the latest currency market developments as well as commodity market development for Oil and Iron Ore and what lays ahead. It is confirmed the world is entering an economic recession phase with a potentially severe synchronized downturn. After six months of dealing with a virus that is too infectious to be contained without shutting down whole economies, CBA would provide their best advice based on the events that occurred in the markets.

Presenters:
Gareth Aird – Head of Australian Economics (Executive Director), Commonwealth Bank

Vivek Dhar – Director – Mining and Energy Commodities Research, Commonwealth Bank

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Events

Webinar: Debt capital market issuance – the definitive guide

Three industry veterans provide the inside scoop on debt capital markets, helping corporates navigate the funding minefield from essential legal, bank lead manager, and corporate advisor perspectives.

 

Details:

Date: Wednesday 30th August 2023

Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM AEST

Delivery: Microsoft Teams (link to be provided by 4pm the day before)

 

Panellists:

  • Louise McCoach – Special Counsel, Gilbert + Tobin
  • Billy Sangha – Director – Debt Capital Markets, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Kurt Smith – Director, Marengo Capital

 

Cost:

ACTA Members: Free 

Non-Members: $55 (inc GST) 

Non-Member (Full Time) Students: $25 (inc GST)

INFINZ Members: $25 AUD (inc GST)

Hour of Power: WA

 

The Australian Corporate Treasury Association invites you to join us for the upcoming Hour of Power, hosted by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. 

 

The Hour of Power is an informal discussion forum aimed at Corporate Treasurers in WA. The purpose is to share experiences and learnings.

 

In this discussion, we will hear from Vivek Dhar from the Commonwealth Bank who will discuss with us the recent announcements on the carbon markets including the Chubb review and safeguard mechanism, as well as an overview of how the transition could impact mining in WA, particularly looking at Lithium and other battery metals and minerals.

 

Details:

Date: Wednesday 21st June 2023

Time: 12:00pm (for a 12:15pm start) until 1:30pm AWST

Venue: BankWest Boardroom – Raine Square, 300 Murray Street, Perth, WA, 6000

(entrance via Murray Street side via Concierge)

 

Light lunch provided

 

Presenter:


  • Vivek Dhar – Director, Mining and Energy Commodities at Commonwealth Bank

Cost:

ACTA Members: Free 

Non-Members: $55 (inc GST) 

Non-Member (Full Time) Students: $25 (inc GST)

INFINZ Members: $25 AUD (inc GST)

 

Places are limited to 24, so be sure to secure your place today!

Webinar: Factors influencing global loan markets and impacts

Join us online for this hybrid event as we get an update of the state of the US, European and Asia-Pacific Loan Markets, the factors impacting borrowers and what Lenders are focusing on from a risk perspective.

Part of the discussion will cover basic ESG concepts, ESG debt products and wider impact of ESG on availability of debt financing

Panel:

  • Yuen-Yee Cho, Partner, Banking & Finance – King & Wood Mallesons
  • Tim Bates, Executive Director, Loan Syndicate – Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Holly Clements, Head of (Leveraged) Capital Markets – UBS

Details:

Date: Wednesday 29rd March 2023

Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm

Venue: Online

Factors influencing global loan markets and impacts – Sydney

Join us in-person as we get an update of the state of the US, European and Asia-Pacific Loan Markets, the factors impacting borrowers and what Lenders are focusing on from a risk perspective.

 Part of the discussion will cover basic ESG concepts, ESG debt products and wider impact of ESG on availability of debt financing

Panel:

  • Yuen-Yee Cho, Partner, Banking & Finance – King & Wood Mallesons
  • Tim Bates, Executive Director, Loan Syndicate – Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Holly Clements, Head of (Leveraged) Capital Markets – UBS

Details:

Date: Wednesday 29rd March 2023

Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Venue: KWM Sydney – Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000

Webinar: Commonwealth Bank Global Economic Overview

Joseph Capurso, Head of International Economics at the Commonwealth Bank, will provide an update on the global economy, inflation, monetary policy and subsequent impacts on the Aussie dollar and Australian economy.

 

 

Details:

 

Date: Wednesday 22nd June 2022

Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM AEST

Delivery: Microsoft Teams

 

Presenter:

  • Joseph Capurso – Head of International Economics, Global Economic & Markets Research, Commonwealth Bank

Joseph Capurso is currently the Head of International Economics, Global Economic & Markets Research (GEMR) at the Commonwealth Bank. Joseph has been analysing and forecasting economies and financial markets for over twenty years. Joseph’s team forecasts the major economies, their central banks’ policy stance and the major currency pairs.

 

The GEMR team produce a number of economic publications. These include short research notes on economic and market developments, presentation packs, longer thought leadership pieces on key structural issues, and regular reports on key countries and regions of the global economy.

 

Cost:

 

ACTA Members: Free 

Non-Members: $110 (inc GST) 

Non-Member (Full Time) Students: $25 (inc GST)

INFINZ Members: $25 AUD (inc GST)