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Asia Pacific Electronic Trading Conferences 

Singapore 17 September 2015
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Welcome Remarks

Co-Chairs of the Singapore Working Group, FIX Trading Community

Anthony Bowyer, Director, Blue Ocean

Josephine Kim, Head of Electronic Trading Sales - South Asia, Bank of America Merrill Lynch


Index Innovation and the Growing Adoption of ETFs

- Index Industry Innovation

- Growing Adoption of ETFs - The Drivers

- Access to New Markets and Asset Classes via ETFs
- Robo-Advice - The Game Changer?

·         Chin Ping Chia, Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific Research, MSCI

·         Simon Klein, Managing Director, Head of Exchange Traded Products, Institutional Mandates for EMEA & Asia:   Frankfurt, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

·         Ned Phillips, Director, Altex Advisory

Moderator: Anthony Bowyer, Co-Chair, Singapore Working Group, FIX Trading Community, and Director, Blue Ocean


Navigating Shifting Sands in Electronic Trading

- Functional Shift from Sell to Buy Side and to the Vendors

- The Growing Trend of Industry Collaborations - Case Studies

- Access to New Markets and Clients
- Dealing with Capacity and Cost

·         Michael Drake, Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific Education and Marketing Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, and Head of Business Development – Asia, Symphony Communication Services

·         Chris Jenkins, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, TORA

·         Matthew Lempriere, Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific Education and Marketing Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, and  Head of Financial Services Market Segment, Global Enterprise Services � International, Telstra

Moderator: Ben Jefferys, Head of Trading Solutions, IRESS Market Technology


Coffee Break


FIX Implementation in a Low Latency Environment

- The Ecosystem - Software and Hardware


- Managing Connectivity

- MIFID Rules and Time-Stamping

Brandon DeCoster, Vice President of Product Management, FIX Flyer



Developments in Fixed Income Trading Platforms

- Electronic Bond Trading Platforms and Models

- Industry Initiative: Project Neptune

·         Duncan Klein, Head of Asia Sales, MarketAxess

·         Katie Rowbottom, FICC Sellside Dealer Relationships, Bloomberg

·         Tsai Li Renn, Senior Vice President, Head of Fixed Income Trading, SGX

Moderator: Edward Mangles, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, FIX Trading Community, and Director, GlobalTrading


Multi-Asset Trading and Cross-Asset Trading - The Reality and Trend

- The Drivers for Adopting Multi-Asset Trading

- What Buy-side and Sellside are Doing?

- Developments in Electronic Trading of Non-Equities Asset Classes

·         Jay Hurley, Co-Chair of the OTC Products Committee, FIX Trading Community, and Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

·         Stephane Loiseau, Managing Director, Head of Cash Equities & Global Execution Services - Asia Pacific, Global Markets, Societe Generale

·         Roger McAvoy, Institutional Sales Director – Asia, 360T Trading Networks

·         Jeroen Rodenberg, Product Specialist Transaction Cost Analysis (BTCA), Bloomberg

Video Interviews of FIX EMEA Investment Management Working Group Members

Moderator:  Thomas McMahon, Managing Director and CEO, Utrading


Networking Luncheon


Building ICE in Asia

Lucas Schmeddes, President and Chief Operating Officer, ICE Futures Singapore & ICE Clear Singapore


Enhancing Risk Control - Circuit Breakers and Beyond

- Broker Level Safety Mechanism

- Circuit Breakers and Volatility Control - Exchange Perspective

- Testing of Trading Systems and Real Time Surveillance

·         Iosif Itkin, Co-Founder and CEO, Exactpro Systems

·         Josephine Kim, Co-Chair, Singapore Working Group, FIX Trading Community, and Head of Electronic Trading Sales - South Asia, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

·         Alison King, Head of Product and Platform Delivery, Derivatives, SGX

·         Mirko Marcadella, Co-Founder, The Technancial Company

·         Matthias Rietig, Senior Officer, Osaka Exchange, Inc./Japan Exchange Group

·         Lucas Schmeddes, President and Chief Operating Officer, ICE Futures Singapore & ICE Clear Singapore

Moderator: Liam Madden, Managing Director and Head of Legal & Compliance, Asia Pacific, Instinet


Building Liquidity in Southeast Asia Markets and the Top Broker Issues

- Balancing Service Offerings and Cost Pressure

- Issues and Opportunities of the Singapore and ASEAN markets

·         Tom Kingsley, Regional Manager – APAC, Bloomberg Tradebook

·         Luke Lim, Director of Corporate Business, Phillip Securities

·         Abhishek Mohla, Executive Director, Equities, Direct Execution, UBS Investment Bank

·         TK Yap, Executive Director & Head of Institutional Business, OCBC Securities, Singapore

Moderator: Jenny Chiam, Senior Vice President, SGX


Regulatory Perspectives - Trading, Market Making and HFT

- 'Intention to Trade'

- Prop. Trading, Market Making, HFT, Short-Selling and Dark Pool

·         Alan Donoghue, Chief Executive Officer, Oak Markets

·         Nizam Ismail, Partner, Corporate and Capital Markets/Banking and Finance Practices, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP

·         Daniel Lee, Senior Vice President, Head, Electronic Trading & ETF Business, DBS Vickers Securities

Moderator: John Fildes, Chief Executive Officer, Chi-X Australia


Coffee Break


Unbundling - Who (in Asia) Cares?
- The Latest Developments in Unbundling Regulations and CSA

- How the Unbundling Trend Impacts Asia Pacific

- Challenges for Brokers and Buy-Side

Clare Witts, Head of Commission Management, ITG Asia Pacific



The Buy-side Priorities

- Dealing with the New Normal of Market Behavior

- Trends in Algo and Block Trading

- Evolving Value Proposition of Buy-Side Trading Desk

·         Tim Bruenjes, Senior Vice President, Equity Trader, PIMCO

·         Catalin Burlacu, Fund Manager, Maiora Asset Management

·         Leonard Loke, Senior Vice President, DBS Wealth Management Group

·         Scott Treloar, Chief Risk Officer, Vulpes Investment Management

Moderator:  Kevin Rideout, Managing Director - Global Markets, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited


Closing Remarks


Networking Cocktail @Salt Tapas

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