The Outlook for Derivatives Markets
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM (CDT)
How are regulation, technology and market structure developments shaping the derivatives markets of tomorrow? Learn about developments in the wake of Dodd-Frank, Washington’s initiatives to manage our fiscal crisis, and the continued efforts by the SEC and CFTC to bring regulation into the technology-driven market realities of today.
2 pm - 2:30 pm – Registration & Networking
2:30 pm – Opening Remarks, Andy Nybo, Principal, Head of Derivatives Research, TABB Group
2:45 pm – 3:15 pm - Special Armchair Conversation
Bryan T. Durkin, Chief Operating Officer, CME Group and Larry Tabb, CEO & Founder, TABB Group
3:15 pm – 3:55 pm - Futurization & Managing Interest Rate Exposure
Who is winning the execution battle? A panel of industry experts will examine the evolving execution landscape. Panelists will discuss how the industry is adapting to the shifts in market structure and new approaches to issues facing today’s trading desks.
Robert Almgren, Head of Research, Quantitative Brokers
Jay Feuerstein, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, 2100 Xenon Group, LLC
Paul Hamill, Managing Director, Global Fixed Income Trading, UBS Investment Bank
Moderated by: E. Paul Rowady, Jr., Senior Analyst, TABB Group
3:55pm – 4:35 pm - The State of the FCM Business
Panelists will provide a critical review of how the FCM industry is adapting to shifts in market structure resulting from the rapidly evolving regulatory environment. Topics to be discussed include the challenges of managing an FCM business under increasing costs, technology complexity around operational efficiency and compliance mandates.
Eric Aldous, CFA, FRM, Head of Derivatives Clearing and Futures, RBC Capital Markets
Randall Costa, Managing Director, Citadel LLC
Paul Maley, Managing Director & Head of Listed Derivatives, Americas, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
John Roe, President, Roe Capital Management and Co-Founder, Commodity Customer Coalition
Moderated by: Matthew Simon, Senior Analyst, TABB Group
4:35 pm – 5:15 pm - Risk Management in an Automated Marketplace
The regulatory desire to increase transparency, reduce systemic risk and level the playing field has pushed more and more trading onto electronic systems that automate trading processes. This panel will review how automation has both reduced and raised the stakes when technology fails.
Kurt M. Eckert, Principal and Head of Market Structure, Wolverine Trading LLC
Denis Medvedsek, Managing Director, Knight Capital Group
Peter Nabicht, Executive Vice President, Allston Trading
Carlos Saez, Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Spot Trading LLC
Moderated by: Andy Nybo, Principal, Head of Derivatives Research, TABB Group
5:15 pm - Closing Remarks - Andy Nybo, Principal, Head of Derivatives Research, TABB Group
5:30pm – Cocktail Reception