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Asia Pacific Electronic Trading Conferences 

Singapore 19 September 2012
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     Updated 09 August 2012  






Welcome Remarks
John Fildes, Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Regional Committee, and Director of Strategic Development, GETCO Asia


The Latest Issues of Exchanges

·  Market Micro-Structure:  What changes have we seen in the ASEAN exchanges in the recent past and what can we expect in the future?

·  How will regulation shape the market landscape in the future?

·  Risk management at the exchange level


- Kirati Kosicharoen, Head of Technology Products, The Stock Exchange of Thailand

- K. Sree Kumar, General Manager, Business Development & Marketing, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad
- Julien Le Noble, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific, CME Group (CME)

- Matthias Rietig, Executive Advisor to the board, Osaka Securities Exchange Co. Ltd.
- Michael Syn, Head of Derivatives, Singapore Exchange


Bill Herder, Executive Director, Futures Industry Association - Asia


High Touch vs. Low Touch - And Touching In the Dark

·  The futures of the sell-side sales trading desks

·  Evolution of the sales trader landscape

·  Types of service expected from the low touch desk

·  Where line is expected to be drawn between the desks

·  What is “mid-touch”?

·  Structure of the sell-side, role of the sales traders – opinions from the buy- side


- Sanjay Awasthi, Director, Eastspring Investment

- Raphael Bizeau, Asia Execution for Systematic, Bluecrest Capital

- Ramsay Carter, Director, ASEAN Salestrading, Credit Suisse Securities
- Victor Gusak, Executive Director, Asia Futures Sales, Goldman Sachs
- Quentin Limouzi, Executive Director, Head of BNPP Electronic & Algorithmic Trading Services (BEATS) Pan Asia, BNP Paribas Securities


Glenn Lesko, Chief Executive Officer, Instinet Asia


Coffee Break


Safety First: How Technology is Facilitating Risk Management in Trading Venues

·  Technology investment by Exchanges in Risk Management

·  Surveillance Systems:  real-time/post trade

·  Regulatory environment for such measures - is there any?

·  How does such technology impact the different trading groups: LOs, HFTs, and Retails?

·  Who are the different participants in this space?


- Magnus Almqvist, Senior Product Specialist, Protegent, SunGard’s Capital Markets Business, London

- Niguel Brooks, Senior Vice President, Head Architecture and Infrastructure, Singapore Exchange

- Ulf Carlsson, General Manager, NASDAQ OMX North Asia & Japan, NASDAQ OMX

- Rob Hodgkinson, Director, First Derivatives (Australia)


Ian Mawdsley, Managing Director EMEA & APAC, RealTick LLC


Networking Lunch


The Tournament: Trading Instinct

·  Two teams are competing to be the champion of this year's tournament


- Amandae Baey, AES, Singapore, Credit Suisse

- Kim Man Li, Director, Head of Asia Electronic Trading, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

- Celestine Lim, GSET Sales & Trading, Goldman Sachs
- James Rae, Head of AES Sales SE Asia, Credit Suisse

- Laura Ryan, Co-Chair of FPL Singapore Working Group, and Sales Manager, Eze Castle Software

- Masako Saito, Futures & OTC Clearing sales, Citigroup Global Markets

Host:  Carol Sun, Sales Associate, Tora Trading


Keynote Speech
Nick Fry, Chief Executive Officer, MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team


“Lifting the Hood” on High Frequency Trading

·  Why HFT?

·  How HFT works

·  HFT strategies on different asset classes in Asia



- Alan Donoghue, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Nyenburgh, Singapore

- John Fildes, Co-Chair FPL Asia Pacific Regional Committee, and Director of Strategic Development, GETCO Asia

- Matt Hurd, Founder and Alpha Nerd, Zeptonics

- Steve Kinoshita, ETF Sales Trading, Flow Traders

Steven Gwynn-Jones, Executive Editor, MediaCorp


Coffee Break


Industry Initiatives - Market Structure, Regulation and Technology

·   Update on FPL initiatives

·   The FPL Community and how it helps you?

Edward Mangles, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, FIX Protocol Ltd, and Director, FIXGlobal


Buy-side Dinner Update

·   Update on FPL buy-side dinner

·   Top priorities of buy-side trading

Richard Coulstock, Director, Head of Dealing, Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited


Multi-Asset Trading - Is it Realistic?

·  Are buy-side dealing desks evolving to be dealt with multi-assets?

·  The challenges and what can the sell-side and vendors offer?

·  Which products will see an increase in electronic volumes



- Richard Coulstock, Director, Head of Dealing, Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Limited

- Josephine Kim, Director - Head of South East Asia Execution Sales, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- Jacqueline Loh, Head of Trading (Pan- Asia), Schroders Investment Management

- Liana Seah Rahardja, Director, Head of BARX Distribution, South Asia, Barclays


Donna Bales, Founder and Managing Director, Balmoral Advisory


Recap and Closing Remarks

James M. Rae, Co-Chair FPL Singapore Working Group, and Head of AES Sales SE Asia, Credit Suisse


Networking Cocktail @ The South Coast (Until 20:00)




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