Covid-19 is posing unprecedented challenges to your FX trading desk

It’s forced us to totally re-prioritise. But how do you do that when everything changes daily?

Join this virtual event to find out how leading buy side heads of FX are adapting to succeed in these unprecedented times.

Sign up for free to find out how you can:

    • Transform your FX trading workflow to increase efficiency and boost performance - Get practical insights from leading buy side firms and key sell side, platform and technology providers

    • Harness innovative trading capabilities to respond to market changes faster - Discover the latest data and tech capabilities that will give your desk a competitive edge

    • Benchmark against peers and have your pressing questions answered - Hear from 15 FX speakers from leading global buy side firms, as well as the rest of the value chain, and take part in Q&A and live polling after each session

Meet our TradeTech FX Speakers
Be Inspired, Learn From:

Lee Ferridge

Lee Ferridge

Head of Macro Strategy North America

State Street Global Markets

Kenneth McLeish

Kenneth McLeish

Global Head, Equities Trading Technology

JP Morgan AM

Kevin Woods

Kevin Woods

Head of FX Dealing – EMEA

Aberdeen Standard Investments

Alejo Czerwonko

Alejo Czerwonko

Chief Investment Officer (CIO) Emerging Markets Americas

UBS Global Wealth Management

Jason Fromer

Jason Fromer

Head of FICC Trading

Manulife Asset Management

Sven Schubert

Sven Schubert

Specialist Investment Strategy Currencies

Vontobel Asset Management

Liakos Papapoulos

Liakos Papapoulos

Senior Investment Manager Treasury

MN Asset Management

Nathaniel Polachek

Nathaniel Polachek

Portfolio Manager and Partner

Commodity Asset Management

Marc Chandler

Marc Chandler

Chief Market Strategist, Managing Partner

Bannockburn Global Forex

Nicolas Bader

Nicolas Bader

Global Trading Unit, Portfolio Execution Group

GIC

Joseph Peka

Joseph Peka

Deputy Treasurer

URENCO

Andreas Koenig

Andreas Koenig

Head of Global FX

Amundi Asset Management

Andy Woolmer

Andy Woolmer

CEO

NewChange FX

Xavier Porterfield

Xavier Porterfield

Head of Research

NewChange FX

Paul Shahied

Paul Shahied

Head Trader Foreign Exchange

Fidelity Investment

Yue Malan

Yue Malan

Senior Analyst

Aite Group

Eva Szalay

Eva Szalay

Currencies Correspondent

Financial Times

Erwin Hazeveld

Erwin Hazeveld

Senior Investment Manager Treasury

MN

Brendan McMurtray

Brendan McMurtray

CFA, Vice President, FX Electronic Trading Analyst

T.Rowe Price

Suzanne Bishopric

Suzanne Bishopric

Managing Partner

Global Sovereign Advisors

Ankeet Dedhia

Ankeet Dedhia

Head of FX Product, Americas

LCH

2020 Agenda

  • 3:00 pm - 3:05 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:05 pm

  • 3:05 pm - 3:30 pm

    3:05 pm - 3:30 pm

    Lee Ferridge , Andreas Koenig , Marc Chandler

    • Is the ongoing impact of COVID-19 and other major global trends likely to trigger the end of dollar hegemony?
    • Which key regions in the global economy and, therefore currencies, will be the long term beneficiaries?
    • Which effective hedging strategies can you implement to reduce risks from future major market disruptions?
    Learn more
  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Ankeet Dedhia

    • Key drivers for the emergence and evolution of FX clearing 
    • The impact of the delays to phases 5 and 6 of Uncleared Margin Rules on the development of FX clearing 
    • The role of clearing in helping FX traders achieve best execution 
    • How FX clearing eases current credit challenges
    • Factors driving the pace of adoption of FX clearing
    • Integrating clearing with current FX trading workflows
    • What the buy-side needs to know about FX clearing
    • The clearing trends that clients should watch
    Learn more
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Nathaniel Polachek

    • How can you set up a large hedge fund to function remotely, and how has this disrupted the role of portfolio managers?
    • What are your options when sourcing liquidity during high volatility and market stress?
    • What key themes will dominate the agenda over the next 12 months, and how will the global pandemic effect investing moving forward?
    Learn more
  • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Eva Szalay , Brendan McMurtray

    • What lessons have been learned in terms of the use of FX algorithms in times of market turbulence? Will algos be deployed more or less as a result of this crisis, and what strategies can be leveraged most effectively in volatile times?
    • What are the takeaways from the crisis in terms of shaping future FX algo development? Do any new algos need to be developed to appropriately interact with more volatile markets?
    • How has the TCA of FX algorithms been affected by the crisis?
    Learn more
  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Jason Fromer , Paul Shahied , Eva Szalay

    • What have been the biggest challenges operating during COVID-19?
    • What are the long term implications on the FX desk?
    • Are the current capabilities of automated technology able to trade currency as efficiently as human traders? Are they more or less efficient in times of high volatility?
    • What can the buy side learn from trading in the COVID-19 world?
    Learn more
  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am

    8:00 am - 8:30 am

    Andy Woolmer , Xavier Porterfield , Eva Szalay

    • What is the value in Real-Time TCA and why should you use it?
    • Why is truly independent Data so important?
    • What positive impact can Real-Time TCA have on your execution efficiency
    Learn more
  • 6:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    6:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  • 3:00 pm - 3:05 pm

    3:00 pm - 3:05 pm

  • 3:05 pm - 3:30 pm

    3:05 pm - 3:30 pm

    Kenneth McLeish , Eva Szalay

    • What aspects of your trading desk can you better support with bespoke in-house solutions and increased co-operation across departments to unlock full workflow potential?
    • The functionality criterion: How can you establish which partners are best placed to meet your needs through their data, connectivity and ability to plug into your existing O/EMS?
    • What aspects of your business should you outsource to support your FX desk needs moving forward?
    Learn more
  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Sven Schubert

    • Overview of the global perspective and how has COVID-19 impacted all major asset classes?
    • Lessons learnt from the macro implications of pandemics for the last 600 years
    • What are the COVID-19 FX drivers and what is the outlook going forward?
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  • 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

    Kevin Woods

    • How has communication within firms and between internal and external counterparties been impacted and what strategies have been put in place to ensure it is consistently and effectively managed?
    • Trading conditions during COVID-19 – expectations vs. reality: How have trading patterns changed during these periods of volatility and how has this impacted more traditional FX trading approaches?
    • How has COVID-19 exposed lack of readiness for remote working on FX trading desks and how will it influence working patterns moving forward?
    Learn more
  • 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Alejo Czerwonko

    • What impact has COVID-19 and other global trends over the past 12 months have had on the emerging markets?
    • What are the top risks to look out for when reviewing opportunities in emerging markets currencies?
    • What are the opportunities in the emerging markets currencies in the next 12 months
    Learn more
  • 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

    Nicolas Bader

    • Should trade automation be paused in unfamiliar regime or can it be built to withstand the unexpected?
    • Is trade automation creating more risks or minimizing them, should we increase the use of algos or stop using them altogether?
    • Can a virtual trader ever fully replace a human?
    Learn more
  • 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Liakos Papapoulos , Eva Szalay , Erwin Hazeveld

    • How are buy side firms using new innovative ways including automation and technology within their execution process?
    • How to best use data driven execution to optimize your trading strategy?
    • How are firms incorporating non-bank liquidity and Direct Market Access and as a route-to-market?
    • How will technology transform the FX trading desk within the next 3 to 5 years?
    Learn more
  • 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    6:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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WHAT IS A VIRTUAL EVENT?


Hear from FX Innovators

Watch a series of video and audio presentations as Buy Side FX experts share inside secrets on their newest strategies!

  • Get a Range of Insights on the Subjects that Matter to You 

Experience a variety of content including expert panels and leading  solution provider case studies and tech presentations.


Get Solutions to Pressing Problems

Tune in live to get the full experience! Take part in live polling, submit text Q&A and then re-cap On-Demand at a later date.

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Frequently Asked Questions


How will I access the sessions?
You will attend the sessions, meet our partners and gain access to valuable resources in our online conference center.
Do I need to download or install any software to be able to attend this event?
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the Internet.


Will the sessions be recorded?
Yes. The sessions will be recorded and available for free for a limited time. But only to those who have signed up in advance.