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Published Date: 27 January 2000

MAS Holds its Second International Advisory Panel Meeting

Singapore, 27 Jan 2000 - Some of the world's leading financial figures, who are members of MAS' International Advisory Panel (IAP), will be in Singapore from 31 Jan to 1 Feb 2000 for the annual IAP meeting. The IAP was set up in November 1998 to advise the MAS on new trends in the global financial industry and markets.

The IAP members attending this year's meeting are :

Mr J Y Pillay, Chairman of the IAP and Chairman, Singapore Exchange;
Mr Alfred Berkeley, President of the Nasdaq Stock Market Inc;
Mr Gerald Corrigan, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs & Co.;
Mr Maurice Greenberg, Chairman of the American International Group, Inc;
Mr Toyoo Gyohten, President of the Institute for International Monetary Affairs;
Mr Jan Kalff, Chairman of ABN AMRO Bank NV;
Mr John Mack, President, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter;
Mr Michel Pebereau, Chairman of Bank Nationale de Paris; Sir Brian Pitman, Chairman, Lloyds TSB;
Mr John Reed, Chairman of Citibank NA; and
Mr Douglas Warner, Chairman, JP Morgan & Co.

The IAP will discuss the challenges and opportunities in the new financial landscape as well as Singapore's financial sector reform measures in the past year. The panel will also meet Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong and call on Senior Minister Lee Kuan Yew. The panel will round-up its meeting with a discussion with Deputy Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Chairman of MAS.