After the Bell Panel Forum: 3rd Annual RegTech London | The Latest Discussion on Regulations, Technology and its Impact on Trading | October 17, 2012 | Grange Holborn Hotel - London

Today’s European trading community are facing numerous challenges: regulatory and compliance issues; falling trading volumes and shrinking margins and the drive for better and faster while containing costs. Our After the Bell panel discussions incorporate the "top-of-mind" issues for the trader with events that provide real world examples of what's working and why. And if you’re a technology and solution provider, these forums promote optimal networking opportunities with niche discussions on topics most pertinent to those of us working in the financial markets today.


Following discussions held in New York, Chicago and San Francisco, this London event addresses the “top of mind” issues important to the European trading community. Held after trading hours so as not to take time away from the desk, this event offers an optimum combination of topical discussion and industry networking at a cocktail reception immediately following the panels. Join us on the 17th October in London for another invaluable Mankoff Company event.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
5:30 pm Registration
6:00 pm Panel I: Regulation, Risk and the Impact on Trading

This panel addresses:
  • What are the latest FSA initiatives and how will it impact trading
  • Have technological developments improved the effectiveness of markets to serve the real economy or just created more risk?
  • What does the ongoing Eurozone crisis mean for the trading community and how do you navigate amongst choppy waters?
  • G20 Accords, Dodd-Frank , the Volcker Rule, Basel III, the MiFID review, Emir: What does this all mean to the trading community

Facilitated by:

  • Stacey Mankoff, Managing Principal, The Mankoff Company

Panelists include:

  • Stuart Adams, FPL EMEA Regional Director, FIX Protocol
  • Dr Christopher D. Clack, Founder and Chairman of the Financial Stability Research Forum, UCL
  • Rebecca Healey, Senior Analyst, TABB Group
6:45 pm Panel II: Challenges and Opportunities in Technology Infrastructure: Big Data, Cloud and Buy vs. Build

This panel addresses:
  • Addressing the need for accurate and reliable data and the tools needed to manage and optimise its effective use
  • Bringing technology infrastructure back in-house: What do you need to know?
  • Competitive advantage while controlling cost: Buy or to build: How do you know which path to take? Addressing connectivity challenges and just how low will latency go?
  • Identification and implementation of cloud models and service providers which best relate to your business

Facilitated by:

  • Marcus Hooper, Managing Director, Market Acumen Ltd

Panelists include:

  • Rafah Hanna, Principal, DataContent
  • Hirander Misra, Managing Director, Misra Ventures Limited
  • Jamie Ridyard, Director, OptiRisk Systems Ltd.
7:30 pm Networking Reception
Following the conclusion of the Roundtable Panel Sessions join us for a Networking Cocktail Reception to further discuss the most top of mind issues of those involved in the financial markets
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Who Will be Attending the Event:
  • Proprietary Trading Desks
  • High Frequency Traders
  • Traders
  • Hedge Funds
  • FX, Options and Futures Trading Desks
  • Commodity Trading Advisors
  • Risk Managers
  • Data Managers
  • Portfolio Managers
  • Broker/Dealers
  • Exchanges
  • Technology Firms
  • Solution Providers
  • Law Firms
  • Consulting Firms
  • Advisory Firms
Event Venue

The Washington Mayfair Hotel
5 Curzon Street
Mayfair, London W1J 5HE
Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7499 7000

Buy-Side Traders, Proprietary Traders, Hedge Funds, CTAs, Portfolio Managers, Asset Management Firms: Complimentary

Broker/Dealers, Vendors, Sell Side, Technology Providers, Solution Providers, Advisory Firms, Consulting Firms, Exchanges/ECNs, Law Firms, Executive Recruiting Firms:

All others, please contact





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