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  1. UNIDROIT Conference Report Presentation for the 14th ACG Cross Training Seminar Program May 30, 2012 Mumbai, India

  2. Contents • Introduction about UNIDROIT Conference ----The second meeting of the Committee on Emerging Markets Issues, Follow-Up and Implementation

  3. Introduction about UNIDROIT Conference • The second meeting of the Committee on Emerging Markets Issues, Follow-Up and Implementation • Held in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) on 27 and 28 March • Topics of the meeting • promoting investor confidence and enhancing legal certainty for securities trading in emerging markets • The Committee is co-chaired by Brazil and China. • Members: Argentina, Cameroon, Chile, France, Greece, India, Japan, Nigeria, Republic of Korea, South Africa, United States of America and the European Community, etc. • Observers: Indonesia, European Central Bank, European Issuers, Hague Conference on Private International Law, Trade Association for the Emerging Markets and ACG, etc.

  4. Introduction about UNIDROIT Conference • Items • Colloquium on financial markets law • Consideration of the reception given to the UNIDROIT Convention on Substantive Rules for Intermediated Securities in the various countries, in particular in emerging countries • Consideration of legislative measures to implement the Convention and incorporate it in domestic law • Presentation of the Official Commentary on the Convention • Consideration of follow-up activities to promote the Convention • Information on current work of UNIDROIT on netting of financial instruments and possible future work by UNIDROIT in the area of capital markets

  5. Introduction about UNIDROIT Conference Items Colloquium on financial markets law To consider actions taken by emerging markets to create a favorable environment for trading in intermediated securities. To discuss how emerging markets have reacted to the financial crisis and which means are to be adopted to increase legal security and the investors’ protection.

  6. Introduction about UNIDROIT Conference Items Colloquium on financial markets law 1st Session - Achievements and challenges in the regulation of securities Achievements and challenges in the regulation of Brazilian Financial System – Mr Celso ARRUDA FRANCA, Head of Financial and Tax Division, Ministry of External Relations of Brazil The Dodd-Frank Act: selected aspects – Professor Charles W. MOONEY, Jr., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Private Law Underpinnings of Public Debt Securities Markets – Mr Wouter BOSSU, Legal Department, International Monetary Fund

  7. Introduction about UNIDROIT Conference Items Colloquium on financial markets law 2nd Session - Measures to ensure integrity and effectiveness of securities holdings and settlement Main Legal Issues of the Special System for Settlement and Custody (SELIC) – Mr Cristiano de OLIVEIRA LOPES COZER, Chief Counsel, Central Bank of Brazil Methods and rules for the segregation of securities – Dr Maria VERMAAS, Head, Legal Services Strate Ltd, South Africa Implications of the Final Beneficiary Model for Exchange and Clearing Processes – Mr Cícero Augusto VIEIRA NETO, Executive Director for Operations, Clearing and Depository, BM&FBOVESPA Major changes in Russian legislation concerning financial markets – Mr Aleksandr SINENKO, DeputyDeputy Head, Federal Financial Markets Service, Russian Federation

  8. Introduction about UNIDROIT Conference Items Colloquium on financial markets law 3rd Session - Consequences of unauthorised disposition of securities in financial and capital markets, with an emphasis on Brazilian jurisprudence Consequences of unauthorised disposition of securities in financial and capital markets, with an emphasis on Brazilian jurisprudence – Mr. Newton DE LUCCA, President-elect of the Brazilian Regional Federal Court of the 3th Region Unauthorised disposition of securities and Innocent Acquirer Rule: theory and reality. The Chilean case – Professor Guillermo Fernando CABALLERO GERMAIN, Chile Liability of intermediaries for shortfalls or unauthorised disposition – Mr Segun SANNI, Head, Investor Services, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, Nigeria

  9. Introduction about UNIDROIT Conference Items Consideration of the reception given to the UNIDROIT Convention on Substantive Rules for Intermediated Securities it in the various countries, in particular in emerging countries In its Resolution No. 3, of 9 October 2009, the diplomatic Conference to Adopt a Convention on Substantive Rules regarding Intermediated Securities invited the Member States of UNIDROIT to cooperate with UNIDROIT in organising activities, inter alia, assess the continued effectiveness of the Convention in light of relevant contemporary developments in market circumstances and trends in market regulation.

  10. Introduction about UNIDROIT Conference Items Consideration of legislative measures to implement the Convention and incorporate it in domestic law In 2010, the UNIDROIT Secretariat prepared a guidance document intended to provide advice for countries that ratify the Convention on how best to incorporate the Convention and integrate it into their domestic legal systems.

  11. Introduction about UNIDROIT Conference Items Presentation of the Official Commentary on the Convention Preparation of a draft Official Commentary on the Convention The draft Official Commentary the final text, 25 August 2011

  12. Introduction about UNIDROIT Conference Items Consideration of follow-up activities to promote the Convention Organize activities to promote awareness and understanding of the Convention Establish a working group including ten countries: Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa, etc. Assess its continued effectiveness in light of relevant contemporary developments in market circumstances and trends in market regulation Encourage the Convention’s early entry into force Encourage the Convention’s signature, ratification, acceptance, approval and accession by States and Regional Economic Integration Organisations.

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