The UK’s role in the development of the AIIB discussed at briefing

Shona Riach, Director for International Finance at HM Treasury, briefed Asia House corporate members on the UK's involvement in the AIIB

Charlie Humphreys, Director of Corporate Affairs at Asia House, left, is seen with Shona Riach, Director for International Finance at HM Treasury, right, at the briefing

The UK’s role in the development of the AIIB discussed at briefing

03/02/16

By Lucy Tomlinson

Shona Riach, Director for International Finance at HM Treasury, briefed Asia House corporate members this morning on the development of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the UK’s role within it.

Topics discussed included plans for the AIIB in its first year, regulatory challenges, the bank’s governance structure and the AIIB’s relationship with other financial institutions.

Corporate members represented at the table included Prudential, Standard Chartered, HSBC, KPMG, G3, Linklaters, Rio Tinto, Amec Foster Wheeler, Arup, Jardine Matheson, Mitsui, Eversheds and Nikkei.

lucy.tomlinson@asiahouse.co.uk

Our next briefing is on Tuesday 8 March when Asia House will welcome a delegation of senior representatives from Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly to network and engage with corporate members. Led by the former Thai Ambassador to the UK, the Hon Kitti Wasinondh, the group will visit Asia House as part of a wider tour of the UK. For more information click here.

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