After the Bell Panel Forum: Challenges, Opportunities and Developments in FX & Other Asset Classes: Compliance, HFT, Algos & What the Trader Needs to Know :: January 130, 2013 Chicago

This event has been re-scheduled for July 17th, 2013


Today’s US 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. It is also experiencing an explosion in technology – from the Buy vs. Build debate to implementing cloud technology as well as new technologies from Google Compute and Amazon. 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.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Event Agenda:

4:45 pm Registration
5:15 pm Panel I: Identifying the Areas of Growth Opportunities in FX & Other Asset Classes

This panel addresses:
  • Where are the current asset class opportunities? Equities, FX, Options, Futures or another asset class?
  • Which markets indicate the greatest growth is it still the BRIC markets or are there other emerging markets to explore?
  • What will the impact be of CME’s decision to open a European exchange and ICE’s decision to treat all swaps as futures contracts
  • How will the latest regulations and compliance demands affect market making and trading opportunities?

Facilitated By:

  • John C. Nelson, President, The Applied Research Company, a CTA


  • TBA
6:00 pm Panel II: Technology Challenges: Connectivity, Latency, Algos, Data Management & the Cloud

This panel addresses:
  • Connectivity challenges, selecting a co-location partner, and other concerns when expanding into other markets
  • Big Data: How do you handle the growing demands of data information, storage and overall management?
  • Utilizing Cloud technology – the public vs. the private cloud: What does a trader need to know about accessibility and security

Facilitated By:

  • Stacey Mankoff, Managing Principal, The Mankoff Company


  • TBA
7:00 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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These panel discussions are a follow on to ones held globally to great response. Held after trading hours so as not to take time away from the desk, these events offer a unique combination of topical discussion and industry networking. Join us on Wednesday, January 30th and learn why 1000+ of your industry colleague have attended Mankoff Company events.

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 Mid-America Club
200 E. Randolph Drive, 80th Floor Chicago, IL 60601
Buy-Side Traders, Proprietary Traders, Hedge Funds, CTAs, Portfolio Managers, Asset Management Firms: Complimentary

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

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