February 09 - 11, 2021
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DAY 1 - 9th February 2021
**All times in ET**
Navigating New FX Trends
8:50 am - 8:55 am Welcome Remarks: Editorial Director, WBR
8:55 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Opening Address
9:00 am - 9:30 am Opening Buy Side Panel - Building the FX trading desk of the future: How are the buy side transforming their FX desks in an increasingly low touch environment, and what strategies are being implemented to best adapt to market changes?
9:30 am - 9:50 am Sell Side Panel - What are the major developments transforming FX markets and what are the latest offerings from the sell side to best support buy side firms to navigate these changes?
9:50 am - 10:20 am Market Structure Panel - Navigating the evolving FX market structure: How can the buy side best operate and thrive in low volatility and thinner liquidity environments, and what is the optimal FX desk set up to best respond to market swings?
10:20 am - 10:40 am Regulatory Keynote - Moving beyond ‘last look’: What are the latest developments in SFTR, CSDR and UMR and how can the buy side best organise themselves as we move into the final phase of UMR implementation to adhere to this new way of working?
10:40 am - 11:00 am Global Macro Economic Keynote - Covid-19, US elections, trade wars, climate change and Brexit: How is the geopolitical landscape changing and ultimately shifting trends in the major FX pairs, and how will they re-shape capital markets and the FX industry?
11:00 am - 11:30 am Refreshment Break And Networking
**All times in ET**
Sourcing New Liquidity Avenues
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Innovation Panel - To what extent are the FX market and infrastructure ready for ‘peer to peer’ trading, and how will it impact institutional FX markets?
12:00 pm - 12:20 pm Fire Side Chat - Assessing the current state of FX liquidity: How can you minimize your footprint while maximising your access to deeper, reliable liquidity to better meet your best execution mandates and prepare for future market disruptions?
12:20 pm - 12:50 pm Panel Discussion - Evaluating non-bank liquidity providers: How can you reap the benefits of alternative liquidity sources within the backdrop of increased electronification to meet your best execution mandates?
12:50 pm - 12:50 pm End of Plenary Content
Virtual Buy Side Boardrooms
12:55 pm - 1:35 pm FX Trading Roundtables - What are the latest developments in FX trading strategies and how can you get the balance right between high touch vs low touch approaches?
*Open to a max of 15 buy side Heads of FX Trading*
12:55 pm - 1:35 pm PM Roundtables - Evaluating the latest investment strategies: What are the latest opportunities offered by G10 vs EM currencies and which investment approaches should you take to reap advantage?
*Open to a max of 15 PMs and Currency Managers*
12:55 pm - 1:35 pm Regulatory Roundtables - Assessing the current regulatory landscape: How can you ensure you are adhering to the current global code of conduct and ready for the final phase of UMR?
*Open to a max of 15 buy side Heads of FX Trading, PMs and Currency Managers*