February 13 - 15, 2019
National Doral, Miami
44 (0) 207 036 1355
Managing Director and Founder
2:00 PM Fireside Chat: Tapping into new insights- How can you effectively incorporate alternative data sources into your workflow to make more informed trading decisions?
Ø How can better quality market data create new investment and trading opportunities for the buy side and catapult your capabilities ahead of the competition?
Ø How can you integrate new data insights into your existing workflow, with alternative data (satellite information, weather data, foot traffic, etc) and social media data adoption a growing focus?
Ø How you can reduce fragmentation and understand different data points from different systems?
Ø What internal processes need to be in place to better analyze real time data and link this with best execution?
1:50 PM Oxford Style Debate: The buy side stance on the BIS Code of Conduct- Is it enough to curb misconduct and focus on restoring confidence in FX markets or are further tweaks still required
No- Mayra Rodriguez Valladares, Managing Principal, MRV Associates
No- Javier Paz, Managing Director and Founder, Forex Data Source
Ø Do the 55 principles within the code of conduct go far enough in terms of changing market participants behavior or are these guidelines just ‘common sense’?
Ø Last look and pre-hedging- are the guidelines suffice enough to stop misconduct or can it still lead to market manipulation?
Ø Since its inception in 2017 has the code of conduct actually changed behavior in FX markets?
Ø Should the code makers be more pro-active or are the guidelines more reactive in their nature?
Ø The case for and against- Should you sign up to the code of conduct in its current form or are further tweaks to be made before you commit?