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Webinar: Commonwealth Bank Global Economic Overview

We invite you to join us for our upcoming 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.

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.

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Webinar: Debt markets – Lessons Learned from 2020 and Predictions for 2021

Our first face-to-face events in Sydney and Brisbane for 2021, as we are hosted by King & Wood Mallesons to hear about the following topics:

1) Quick canter through 2020 – main issues corporate treasury teams had to grapple with and solutions implemented:

  • accessing sufficient liquidity
  • material adverse effect/cessation of business default clauses
  • covenant pressure

2) How did lenders react?

3) Impact on new deals – refinancings/acquisition financings

4) Changes to financing terms in the aftermath of COVID-19/2020

5) State of the debt markets towards the end of 2020 and leading into 2021

6) Observations on ESG/green/sustainability-linked debt financings

Presenters:

  • Yuen-Yee Cho, Partner, Banking & Finance – King & Wood Mallesons
  • Tim Bates, Executive Director, Loan Syndicate – Commonwealth Bank of Australia

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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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