08 - 10 November, 2016
44(0) 207 368 9540
Buy Side Only Platform Evaluation Day
10:00 - 10:50 Breakfast & Registration
10:50 - 10:55 Welcome Address
11:00 - 11:30 Buy Side Perspective: Prepare your check-list- What questions should you be asking to fully recognise the pros and cons of each initiative?David Bullen - Director Bullen Management Carl James - Global Head of Fixed Income Trading Pictet Asset Management Elizabeth Callaghan - Director, Secondary Markets - Market Practice and Regulatory Policy ICMA Chris Perryman - Vice President, Fixed Income Trading Pinebridge Investments
The platform paradigm- How can you establish which initiative you should be supporting and why?
- When evaluating platforms, what are the key areas you should be testing and looking out for?
- What different platform models can help you prosper in a new electronic environment?
- How can you establish what platform is best suited to fit into your current workflow?
Carl JamesGlobal Head of Fixed Income Trading
Pictet Asset Management
Elizabeth CallaghanDirector, Secondary Markets - Market Practice and Regulatory Policy
Chris PerrymanVice President, Fixed Income Trading
11:30 - 11:50 Industry Perspective: How are the traditional players adapting their models to keep abreast of the evolution of eTrading?Simon Maisey - Managing Director Tradeweb
What impact has the wave of new fixed income initiatives had on the traditional fixed income platforms?
How are traditional players modernising their offering to compete with new entrants and offer you reliable liquidity?
How will the fixed income platform space pan out in the long term and what does this mean for the market structure as a whole?
Q&A- Get direct feedback with your buy side peers
Simon MaiseyManaging Director
12:40 - 12:55 Refreshment Break
12:55 - 13:30 Meet 6-10 of the new initiatives
13:30 - 14:15 Refreshment Break
14:15 - 15:35 Buy side Q&A in roundtables - Break into separate groups of 8-10 buy side tables with your buy side peers
Buy side Q&A roundtables 1-5- Each Q&A session lasts 15 minutes
What are the key differences between the new initiatives and how can they help you overcome the liquidity drought?
How can the initiatives help you source new liquidity pools in liquidity constrained markets?
Where are the new platforms up to in their on-boarding life cycle and how successful has the process been?
What different eTrading protocols are available to the buy side and what benefits do they bring?
15:35 - 15:50 Refreshment Break
15:50 - 17:00 Buy side Q&A roundtables 1-5
Each Q&A session lasts 15 minutes
17:00 - 17:30 Wrap up session and Verdict: Take part in our live vote and find out what criteria the buy side feel are most important after today’s sessionsDavid Bullen - Director Bullen Management Elizabeth Callaghan - Director, Secondary Markets - Market Practice and Regulatory Policy ICMA Chris Perryman - Vice President, Fixed Income Trading Pinebridge Investments
17:35 - 23:59 Platform Evaluation Day Drinks Reception
Available to Platform Evaluation Day attendees only