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Asia Pacific Electronic Trading Conferences 

Mumbai 05 March 2013
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Registration and Exhibition Zone Open



Welcome Remarks

Michael Drake, Co-chair, Asia Pacific Education and Marketing Committee, FIX Protocol Limited, and Executive Director, Electronic Trading, Goldman Sachs



Regulatory Keynote
S. Ramann, Executive Director, Securities and Exchange Board of India



Panel Discussion:  Risk Management, Compliance and Surveillance

·         What are the struggles

·         How to stay compliance

·         India vs other regional markets


Narendra Ahlawat, Head- Technology & CSQ , MCX Stock Exchange

Omprakash Baldawa, Senior Vice President, Kotak Institutional Equities

Rob Hodgkinson, Director, First Derivatives
Hirander Misra, Chairman, Forum Trading Solutions and Managing Director, Misra Ventures

Moderator:   Abhishek Rastogi, Electronic Execution Sales/Trading, Macquarie Bank


Coffee Break



Panel Discussion:  Alternative Investment Fund - The Opportunities and Challenges      [ download presentation ]

·         AIF Regulations - An Review and Updates

·         What are the Challenges and Surprises

·         What are the Opportunities Unfolding?

·         The Industry Ecosystem


Anant Jatia, Director, Forefront Capital Management

Vaibhav R. Sanghavi, Director, Ambit Investment Advisors

Pankaj Sharma, Executive Vice President, Head of Business Development & Risk Management, DSP Blackrock Investment Managers

Moderator:   Russell Gaitonde, Partner, BMR Advisors



Industry Initiatives - Market Structure, Regulation and Technology      [ download presentation ]

·          The Latest Initiatives of FPL

·          Market structure Consultation

·          Engagement with Regulators

·          Education & Marketing Initiatives

Edward Mangles, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, FIX Protocol Limited, and Director, GlobalTrading

Mark Sipos, Co-chair, Repository Working Group, FIX Protocol Limited, and Managing Director, Software Development, FIX Flyer



Ask Your Exchanges

·         Technology impact on Exchanges

·         FIX usage in India

·         Post-Trade and Clearing Issues in India

Suprabhat Lala, Vice President, National Stock Exchange of India

Balasubramaniam Venkataramani, Chief Business Officer, BSE Ltd.


Luncheon Break



The Times They Are A-Changin': Confronting an Ever Evolving Marketplace


Keynote Speech

Meyer S. Frucher, Vice Chairman, The NASDAQ OMX Group


Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD & CEO, BSE Ltd.

U Venkataraman, CEO - Currency Derivatives segment and whole time Director, MCX-SX

Moderator:   Edward Mangles, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, FIX Protocol Limited and Director, GlobalTrading



Panel Discussion:  The Game Changer - Technology Solutions for India

·         Technology Challenges

·         Implementation Challenges

Parag Ajmera, Chief Business Officer, Financial Technologies (India)

Gaurav Chatterjee, Sales, Buyside Trading Solution (AIM), SE Asia and Middle East, Bloomberg

Abhijeet Patodia, Customer Propositions Manager, Exchange Traded Instruments, South Asia Markets Division, Thomson Reuters

Frederic Villain, Head of Sales, South East Asia, ULLINK

Moderator:   Chetan Pandya, Head of IT, Kotak Securities Institutional Equities



Coffee Break



Observations on Algorithmic Trading Models and Costs of Trading in Changing Market Conditions

David Firmin, Executive Director, Head of GTR, Asia, Instinet



Panel Discussion:  The Changing Face of Trading in India

·         Challenges in buyside trading in India

·         Block trading and trading in multiple venues

·         Multilegged FIX orders


Ankush Aarman, Vice President, Electronic Sales Trading, JP Morgan
Vinata Mhatre, Vice President, Asia Pacific Electronic Trading, Global Execution Services, DSP Merrill Lynch
Anand Narayan, Senior Dealer, HSBC Asset Management

Vinoth Ramakrishnan, Senior Trader, Sundaram BNP Paribas

Vishtaspa Rana, Manager - Investment Operations, Tata Asset Management

Gautam Shroff, Associate Director, Edelweiss Securities

Moderator:  Glenn Lesko, Chief Executive Officer, Instinet Asia



Panel Discussion: High Frequency Trading in India - The Status Quo

·         Dealing with challenges, risks, and profitability

·         Why there is a dividing opinion on HFT effect on markets between various regulators

·         What are the possible implications of specific proposals, such as Transaction Tax, minimum holding times, min. tick sizes, algo reporting, etc.?

·         How is HFT shaping the markets?


Sanjay Rawal, Chief Executive Officer, Open Futures

Suneeth Reddy, Director, QuantInsti

Shrinivas Viswanath, Chief Technology Officer, RKSV Securities

Moderator:  Kumar Goradia, Executive Director & Head - Markets Technology, JP Morgan India



Closing Remarks

Co-chairs, India Working Group, FIX Protocol Limited

Kumar Goradia, Executive Director & Head - Markets Technology, JP Morgan India

Chetan Pandya, Head of IT, Kotak Securities Institutional Equities



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