TradeTech Europe 2015 (past event)

April 14-April 15, 2015

Paris, France Contact Us: 1.888.482.6013

15th April- Best execution and new market opportunities

08:30 AM - 09:10 AM Continental Breakfast

09:10 AM - 09:20 AM Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Robert Kay, Head, Surveys and Research, Asset International


Robert Kay

Head, Surveys and Research
Asset International
As the former director-general of the UK’s Security Service, MI5, where he spent 33 years focusing on international and domestic counter-terrorism and cyber-threats and as a previous member of the Prime Minister’s National Security Council, Jonathan offers insight on governance of systemic threats, cyber security and digital espionage. In his current role as an Independent Non-Executive Director at HSBC, he is in a unique position to draw on his experience of approaches to data security within the public service and the fi nancial sector.
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Jonathan Evans of Weardale

ex- Director-General, MI5 and Non-Executive Director, HSBC
HSBC
Don’t miss this powerful discussion addressing the impending MiFID II regulation and it’s impact on equity trading. Discover how all market participants are preparing for this change, implementing strategies to ensure compliance and developing solutions to ensure market stability and liquidity.

» Insight into how to best comply and key factors to consider for new dark pool structures
» Feedback on European caps for dark pool trading and the expected changes to order routing
» How will these caps be executed, managed and controlled in reality
» Evaluating alpha generation through dark pools, liquidity impact and improvements on fragmentation
» Economic confl icts of who are in the dark pools, how many and who is/should be allowed- the role of the venue

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Mark Hemsley

Chief Executive Officer
BATS Chi-X Europe
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Markus Ferber

Member
European Parliament
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Per Loven

Head of Corporate Strategy and Product Management
Liquidnet
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Brian Schwieger

Head of Equities
London Stock Exchange
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Fabio Braga

Senior Associate - Trading Venues Policy
Financial Conduct Authority

Robert Kay

Head, Surveys and Research
Asset International
It is hugely important for investors to trade in blocks to reduce market impact and associated transaction and execution costs that benefi t the end-client. However, how can this be done in a manner that all parties trust eachother, and are there good electronic block solutions to assist?

» Effectively trading in blocks in a market that increasingly favours electronic trades: The rise of electronic block matching dimensions
» Convincing internal advocates to commit capital for block trades and developing risk price strategies
» Development of indication of interest (IOIs) and improvements in reliability
» Evaluating the current efforts by venues and brokers to accommodate and help drive block trades in the market: The potential to maintain liquidity through electronic, high touch and portfolio routes

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Mike Bellaro

Global Head of Equity Trading
Deutsche Bank
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Neil Bond

Head Trader
Ardevora AM
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Christoph Hock

Head Of Trading
Union Investment
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Chris Marsh

Managing Director
Credit Suisse
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Damien Vanderwilt

Managing Director
Goldman Sachs
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Joe Mcgrath

Editor
Asset International

11:30 AM - 12:10 PM Refreshments and Networking in the Exhibition Hall

12:10 PM - 12:25 PM The ongoing evolution of EU Financial Markets- Future plans for a capital markets union

Konstantinos Botopoulos, Chairman MISC Committee, member of the Management Board, ESMA

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Konstantinos Botopoulos

Chairman MISC Committee, member of the Management Board
ESMA

12:25 PM - 12:50 PM INTERVIEW: Debunking Flash Boys - A true industry perspective on HFT

Richard Balarkas, CEO, Quendon Consulting Peter Kovac, Author, Flash Boys: Not So Fast


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Richard Balarkas

CEO
Quendon Consulting
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Peter Kovac

Author
Flash Boys: Not So Fast

Best Execution Strategies

12:50 PM - 1:30 PM ALL STAR PANEL: Evaluating the future of crossing networks and the role of venues in assisting best execution

Martin Henning, Head of Trade Execution Services, BNY Mellon Brian Pomraning, Head of EMEA Equities Execution Services, JP Morgan Adam Toms, CEO, Instinet Europe
With impending changes to the crossing network model and limitations on execution prices in dark pools, what other venues are emerging, and how will these cope with order fl ow? Discover from key traders what impact these changes have on their trading strategies and execution.

» Evaluation of current cross border and territory regulations and what currently can and can’t be done
» How can cross network trading be normalised?
» Insight in the regulatory bottlenecks for cross network trading and how to best overcome these
» Will cross trading disappear: Overview of key alternative models to cross trading

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Martin Henning

Head of Trade Execution Services
BNY Mellon
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Brian Pomraning

Head of EMEA Equities Execution Services
JP Morgan
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Adam Toms

CEO
Instinet Europe

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Lunch

Stream A: Opportunities in Developed and Emerging Markets

2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Rebecca Healey, Senior Analyst, TABB Group

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Rebecca Healey

Senior Analyst
TABB Group

Stream B: Next Generation Trading Strategies

2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

Julia Streets, Chief Executive Officer, Streets Consulting

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Julia Streets

Chief Executive Officer
Streets Consulting

Stream C: Interactive Sessions

2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

  • Understanding the major market differences in trading practice from Europe to Russia
  • Approaches to developments in market knowledge cost effectively: Offshore expertise or build internally
  • Evaluating what type of stocks are available in these markets
  • Understanding what brokers and connections are available and how can these relationships be made and developed
  • Insight into key trading regulations and how to ensure the best understanding of the market
  • Gaining a true understanding on the restrictions on the currency
  • Trading local equities vs depository receipts: unveiling liquidity breakdown and holding structure

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Tim McCarthy

Managing Director, Co-CIO, Head, International Investment Management
VTB Capital Investment Management
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Andrey Shemetov

Deputy CEO
Moscow Exchange
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Tim Bevan

Managing Director & Head of International Sales
BCS Prime Brokerage Limited
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Serge Alexandre

Head of DMA Sales
Otkritie Securities
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Matthew Cousens

Co-Head AES European Sales
Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd

Rebecca Healey

Senior Analyst
TABB Group

Stream B: Next Generation Trading Strategies

2:40 PM - 3:20 PM DISCUSSION PANEL: Challenging the impact of increasing market data fees and ensuring transparency in the industry

Frederic Surry, Head of Equities and Convertibles Investments, BNP Paribas Investment Partners Larry Tabb, Chief Executive Officer, TABB Group Giovanni Beliossi, Managin Director, Auriel Capital
Is controlling the increasing market data costs really improving transparency in the market? Benchmark against a global investment manager and a boutique hedge fund to learn how you can ensure minimal impact on your business yet ensure maintained quality of market data.

» Predictions of how changes in market data fees will drive improved transparency in the industry
» Understand what controls will be in place to ensure transparency, maintain data quality and control revenues
» Impact on fi nancial bottom line for buy side
» Insight into what is commercially viable and acceptable for data providers and venues

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Frederic Surry

Head of Equities and Convertibles Investments
BNP Paribas Investment Partners
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Larry Tabb

Chief Executive Officer
TABB Group
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Giovanni Beliossi

Managin Director
Auriel Capital
Table 1: Fixed Income (Lee Sanders, Head, FX and FI Dealing, AXA Investment Managers)
Table 2: FX (Victor Lebreton, Managing Director, Quant Hedge)
Table 3: Equity Futures (Christoph Hock, Head, Trading, Union Investment)



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Victor Lebreton

Managing Director
Quant Hedge
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Christoph Hock

Head Of Trading
Union Investment
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Lee Sanders

Head of FX Execution, FX, Fixed Income & CDS Trader
AXA Investment Management

Stream A: Opportunities in Developed and Emerging Markets

3:20 PM - 3:40 PM How to build valuable and necessary relationships when accessing the Turkish market

Ercan Güner, General Manager, Fokus Asset Management
- Evaluating the role of the brokerage compared to other market brokerages: Execution - Connections that the Turkish exchange have with other venues for improved European - Using DMA in the Turkish market and how this route has altered the types of assets traded
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Ercan Güner

General Manager
Fokus Asset Management

Stream B: Next Generation Trading Strategies

3:20 PM - 3:40 PM What is next for the Nordics?

Eirik Hauge, Head Of Trading, DNB BANK ASA
To capitilise on the potential of the Nordic market, this interactive discussion panel offers you direct insight from the largest Nordic asset manager on how to tackle the ever changing dynamics in this region, evaluate the impact of the domestic reforms on business strategies, examine deal fl ows and expansion and growth opportunities.

» What types of services can be bought through CSA agreements? By what means do asset managers need to prove the relevance of bought research?
» Understanding the role of technology in facilitating CSA implementation and what are the alternatives to these type of agreements
» Preparing for future implications of increased CSA penetration in the Nordic research market for both the buy and sell side
» Investor opportunities and practical examples of how the exchange can assist

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Eirik Hauge

Head Of Trading
DNB BANK ASA

Stream C: Interactive Sessions

3:20 PM - 3:40 PM ROUNDTABLE CAFÉS continued

3:40 PM - 4:10 PM Afternoon Refreshment and Networking in the Exhibition Hall

4:10 PM - 4:30 PM How to captilise on the rapid growth of the Sub-Saharan African market

Ayo Salami, Cheif Investment Officer, Duet Africa, Duet Group
Ayo has been an integral part of developing the new Africa investment arm of Duet Group, with AUM of ~£500 million.. With a specifi c focus on Eastern and Western Africanmarkets, he has been involved in researching African equity markets and played a key role in equity capital markets activity.

» Evaluating what type of stocks are available in these markets
» Understanding what brokers and connections are available and how can these relationships be made and developed
» Insight into key trading regulations and how to ensure the best understanding of the market rules including costs and fees
» Gaining a true understanding on the restrictions on the currency

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Ayo Salami

Cheif Investment Officer, Duet Africa
Duet Group

Stream A: Opportunities in Developed and Emerging Markets

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM Germany- How can you make the most of current partnerships to gain a greater market share

Christoph Hock, Head Of Trading, Union Investment
From one of Europe’s leading asset managers, Christoph manages trading activities for the entire portfolio including cash equities, listed and OTC derivatives, funds and ETFs and especially for the equity side in currencies and securities lending, with extensive experience in portfolio management and trading. This interactive session allows you to find solutions to the key challenges and new trading opportunities in the German market,

» Insight into the current state of the market regarding investment opportunities
» Understanding the current state of play for investment banks and the impact of current restructuring
» Better understanding the German equity market regarding liquidity, risk and return
» Investor opportunities and practical examples of how the exchange can assist

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Christoph Hock

Head Of Trading
Union Investment

Stream A: Opportunities in Developed and Emerging Markets

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Analysing smart order routing conflicts and gaining more control of execution

Larry Tabb, Chief Executive Officer, TABB Group
Larry shares his unbiased insight in the challenges of the global equity market players. He offers you essential data and market research on confl icts that currently exist within the market and insight on best execution for all market participants.

» Overcoming operational challenges with migrating various platforms to a single platform: Dealing with varying team skill sets and ensuring unifi ed input
» Ensuring clients are signed into the platform to prevent additional costs for onward redirecting of orders
» Evaluating technical challenges and current tools for monitoring best execution

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Larry Tabb

Chief Executive Officer
TABB Group

5:00 PM - 11:59 PM Close of Conference- See you again next year