Trading CEE: Equities and Derivatives


Hilton Warsaw Hotel, Warsaw, Poland

26 Oct 2017

Event Overview


FOW’s well-established and the region’s premier trading event is back in Warsaw in 2017 with an expanded remit to cover equities.

This full day event will bring together over 300 people from the local and regional derivatives and equities markets for a day of discussion and debate on the opportunities in the region. 

It is a full day of informative discussions and networking amongst key figures within the CEE region and wider Europe.

It is a great event for anyone looking to expand its reach in this fast growing region.

For any event-related queries please contact Valerija Slavina valerija.slavina@globalinvestorgroup.com.

There is a networking reception the day before the conference on 25th October at 19:00. To register please click here: 

http://unbouncepages.com/cee17_warsawstockexchange/

 

 Agenda


 

 

9:00 Welcome address

Marek Dietl, President of the Management Board, Warsaw Stock Exchange

9:10 Keynote address

Toby Webb, MD, Head of EMEA Information Services, FTSE Russell (LSEG)

9:30 Exchange leaders’ panel

Exchange leaders from across the CEE and beyond discuss the opportunities for the region, the challenges facing their businesses, new developments in the market and how the region can grow its trading base.
•Where are the opportunities for exchanges across the CEE?
•What new developments are in the pipeline for the region?
•How can exchanges develop a regional strategy?
•What role will CEE exchanges play in the global market?

 

Moderator: Fraser Allan, Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Speakers:

Marek Dietl, President of the Management Board, Warsaw Stock Exchange
Ales Ipavec, President, Ljubljana Stock Exchange   
Richard Vegh, CEO, Budapest Stock Exchange
Tom O'Brien, Head of International Sales, Moscow Exchange
Ivan Takev, CEO, Bulgarian Stock Exchange

 

10:25 Coffee break

 

10:50 Developing CEE as a dynamic trading environment

Following on from the exchange leaders’ view, a group of senior market participants discuss their views on the outlook for the region and look at what they and their clients need to realise the potential of CEE.
•What impact will Mifid II have on the market?
•How can the regional market work together to grow liquidity?
•What asset classes development does the market need?
•How will new technology transform the development of CEE's capital markets?

 

Moderator: Luke Jeffs, Managing Editor, Global Investor Group

Speakers:

Filip Paszke, Brokerage House Director, Bank Polski S.A.    
Krasimira Paunina, Head of Portfolio Management, Select Asset Management
Dr. Quinton Goddard,
Consultant, Oliver Wyman
Franz A. Bichler,
Managing Director - Group Markets, Erste Group Bank AG

 

11:30 Presentation
Piotr Snieg,
Business Development Manager , NEX Regulatory Reporting

 

11:40 The post-trade landscape in the CEE

While efforts have been made to consolidate exchanges across the CEE historically, the post-trade landscape remains fragmented and complex. But with Mifid II set to introduce open access to clearinghouses and more clearing being mandated by Esma, there is the opportunity for change.
•What post-trade challenges are there currently in the CEE?
•Is CCP consolidation a realistic goal?
•What will Open Access under Mifid II mean for post-trade?
•What is the future of the CEE post-trade landscape?

 

Moderator: Hannes Takacs, Associate Director, Local Currency and Capital Markets Development (LC2), EBRD     

Speakers:

Sławomir Panasiuk, Vice-President of the Management Board, KDPW and KDPW_CCP        
Tamas Horváth, Chief Operating Officer Clearing Operations, Keler CCP       
Jan Bart de Boer, Chief Commercial Officer, ABN AMRO Clearing
Andrzej Szadkowski, General Manager Poland, BNP Paribas
Bogumil Kloc,
Vice President, Securities Services, EMEA Sector Sales Banks, Deutsche Bank

 

12:25 Fintech Innovation Forum

An interactive fintech session looking at new technologies for CEE capital markets. Each participant will pitch their business to the audience before taking questions from the audience and a final vote on the most innovative company.

 

Speakers:

Michal Rozanski, CEO, Empirica S.A.    
Marco Neuhaus, COO & Co-Founder, Elinvar
Grzegorz Wójcik,
CEO and Founder, Autenti
Bartłomiej Lewandowski,
Managing Director, Mobter, Wheel Systems

 

13:25 Lunch      


 

Equities stream – main conference room

Derivatives stream – Panorama Room

14:25 Building a passive future

 

The rise of ETFs presents an opportunity for all market participants to gain cost-effective exposure to benchmarks. This panel will look at the key developments and ask how market participants can prepare for a more passive future.

 

-          How are active managers using ETFs to enhance strategies?

-          What is the potential for ETFs in CEE?

-          What are the sales and distribution models for ETFs?

Moderator: Marek Trepka, Business Development Manager, Twenty20 Investments

Speakers:

Gabriele Tavazzani, President of the Management Board. Chief Executive Officer, Amundi Polska TFI S.A
Jaroslaw Przybyl,
 Head of Investment Product, Alior Private Banking   
Slawomir Rzeszotko, Head of ETF Business Development, Jane Street
Pawel Janus,
Head Passive & ETF Investment Analytics, UBS Asset Management
Jakub Adamowicz,
Business Development Director, Trigon Investment Fund Company

14:25 Mifid II’s impact on derivatives trading

 

Mifid II looks set to overhaul derivatives trading across Europe. From new trading venues to increased regulation on market participants, the new rule are the biggest change to hit the European derivatives market since its inception.

 

-          Will Mifid II reduce activity on European derivatives markets?

-          How will Mifid II regulate DEA and third country access?

-          What are the Mifid II business opportunities for firms?

Moderator: Julie Aelbrecht, Derivatives Editor, Global Investor Group

Speakers:

Ian Firla, Chief Operations Officer, OSTC 
Marcin Zoltaniecki, Head of Trading, Raiffeisen Polbank
Przemyslaw Kozdoj,
Partner and Head of our Banking Practice, Wolf Theiss   

15:15 Unbundling execution and research

 

One of the most challenging aspects of Mifid II for asset managers and brokers has been the unbundling of research and execution. This panel asks what models are likely to emerge and what will be the market impact.

 

-          How will brokers charge for research in the post-Mifid II world?

-          How will asset managers allocate the costs of research?

-          What does the post-Mifid II research model look like across Europe?

Moderator: Peter Niklewicz, London Office, Warsaw Stock Exchange

Speakers:

Ivars Bergmanis, Head of Institutional Markets, LHV
Nicolay Mayster, 
CEO, Intercapital Markets 
Grzegorz Zawada, 
Member of the Board, Noble Securities

15:15 Trading derivatives in an uncertain world

 

Volatility remains subdued across global markets despite significant headwinds and tail risks. In a world of low yields and complacent markets, how can firms increase returns and hedge risks using derivatives?

 

-          Are markets failing to price risk effectively in markets today?

-          What instruments are firms using to increase yields and hedge risks?

-          What impact will the end of QE and a return to rates uncertainty have?

Moderator: Julie Aelbrecht, Derivatives Editor, Global Investor Group

Speakers:

Bartosz Świdziński, Head of Business Development, Erste Securities Polska S.A.
Gabriel Di Leo, Trader, Interactive Brokers
Richard de Bruijn,
Regional Sales Director Principal Trading Groups, ABN AMRO Clearing Bank
Michel Rzonca, EM FIC Trader,
Global Markets CEE Corporate Sales, BNP Paribas S.A. Branch in Poland

 

16:00 Networking drinks reception

Jakub Adamowicz, Business Development Director, Trigon Investment Fund Company

Julie Aelbrecht, Derivatives Editor, Global Investor Group

Fraser Allan,
Managing Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ivars Bergmanis,
Head of Institutional Markets, LHV 

Franz A. Bichler, Managing Director - Group Markets, Erste Group Bank AG

Jan Bart de Boer, Chief Commercial Officer, ABN AMRO Clearing

Richard de Bruijn, Regional Sales Director Principal Trading Groups, ABN AMRO Clearing Bank

Marek Dietl,
President of the Management Board, Warsaw Stock Exchange

Gabriel Di Leo, Trader, Interactive Brokers

Ian Firla, Chief Operations Officer, OSTC

Tamas Horváth, Chief Operating Officer Clearing Operations, Keler CCP        

Ales Ipavec, President, Ljubljana Stock Exchange    

Pawel Janus, Head Passive & ETF Investment Analytics, UBS Asset Management

Luke Jeffs, Managing Editor, Global Investor Group

Bogumil Kloc, Vice President, Securities Services, EMEA Sector Sales Banks, Deutsche Bank

Przemyslaw Kozdoj, Partner and Head of our Banking Practice, Wolf Theiss

Bartłomiej Lewandowski, Managing Director, Mobter, Wheel Systems

Nicolay Mayster, CEO, Intercapital Markets    

Marco Neuhaus, COO & Co-Founder, Elinvar

Peter Niklewicz, London Office, Warsaw Stock Exchange

Tom O'Brien, Head of International Sales, Moscow Exchange

Sławomir Panasiuk, Vice-President of the Management Board, KDPW and KDPW_CCP         

Filip Paszke, Brokerage House Director, Bank Polski S.A.     

Krasimira Paunina, Head of Portfolio Management, Select Asset Management

Jaroslaw Przybyl, Head of Investment Product, Alior Private Banking   

Michal Rozanski, CEO, Empirica S.A.     

Slawomir Rzeszotko, Head of ETF Business Development, Jane Street

Michel Rzonca, EM FIC Trader, Global Markets CEE Corporate Sales, BNP Paribas S.A. Branch in Poland

Piotr Snieg,
Business Development Manager, NEX Regulatory Reporting

Bartosz Świdziński, Head of Business Development, Erste Securities Polska S.A.           

Andrzej Szadkowski, General Manager Poland, BNP Paribas

Hannes Takacs, Associate Director, Local Currency and Capital Markets Development (LC2), EBRD      

Ivan Takev, CEO, Bulgarian Stock Exchange

Gabriele Tavazzani, President of the Management Board. Chief Executive Officer, Amundi Polska TFI S.A

Marek Trepka, Business Development Manager, Twenty20 Investments

Richard Vegh, CEO, Budapest Stock Exchange

Toby Webb, MD, Head of EMEA Information Services, FTSE Russell (LSEG)

Grzegorz Wójcik, CEO and Founder, Autenti

Grzegorz Zawada, Member of the Board, Noble Securities

Marcin Zoltaniecki, Head of Trading, Raiffeisen Polbank

 

Event Partners

 

 

 

The Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) is one of the fastest growing securities exchanges in Central and Eastern Europe. Almost 1,000 foreign and domestic issuers list on the GPW. The Warsaw Stock Exchange operates a regulated market for equities and derivatives, as well as NewConnect, a multilateral trading facility dedicated to small and medium enterprises. GPW is also developing Catalyst, a market for corporate and municipal bond issuers. The Polish Power Exchange (POLPX), a member of the GPW Capital Group since February 2012, offers trade in electricity, natural gas, property rights, guarantees of origin and CO2 emission allowances. Since 9 November 2010, GPW is a publicly traded company listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange. With over 25 years of modern-era experience, GPW is one of the most recognizable Polish financial institutions. For more information, visit http://www.gpw.pl.

 

 

 

 

KDPW Group

Dynamic development of the product and service range has helped us to create a vibrant capital group comprised of the KDPW central securities depository and the KDPW_CCP clearing house. Both companies are the pillars of the post-trade infrastructure in Poland and offer an integrated package of services for the financial market. Our strengths include complementary services, state-of-the-art technologies, and professional customer service to ensure the satisfaction of clients including leading renowned businesses in many different sectors. With robust system resources, qualified experts, and a broad range of modern services, KDPW has an independent strong position on the international financial market. http://www.kdpw.pl/en/Pages/Home_en.aspx

Gold Sponsor

 

 

 

 

NEX Regulatory Reporting 

NEX Regulatory Reporting, a NEX Group business, operates within NEX Optimisation, which helps clients simplify complexity and optimise resources. Powered by Abide Financial, NEX Regulatory Reporting platform lowers costs, eliminates operational risk and provides regulatory reporting effectiveness. Through the business’s multi-regime reporting hub, regulatory obligations are
translated into future proof compliant solutions while its specialist advisory teams interpret the impact of evolving markets
regulation relating to trade and transaction reporting. In addition to local European regulatory environments (EMIR, MiFID/II, SFTR, REMIT),
NEX Regulatory Reporting provides specialised reporting services for entities subject to international regulatory
regimes such as Dodd Frank, ASIC (Australia) and MAS (Singapore). For more information, go to www.nexregulatoryreporting.com

Supporting Partner

The core business of the exchange is to ensure proper conditions for the matching of supply and demand in the trading in securities and other financial instruments, and for organized, transparent, liquid, and effective trading in securities, in accordance with the law and other regulations.

Trading in securities shall be conducted in compliance with the law and Articles of Association, and in compliance with the Rules, Instructions and other general acts of the Exchange.

LJSE shall perform the following activities:
operate the stock exchange market in financial instruments, for which it had obtained authorization from the Agency,
publish the prices of financial instruments,
provide information on supply and demand, market values and other data on financial instruments,
conduct research and analysis of the financial market,
provide technical services to support trading,
operate a CSI.


Additional activities include the services for trading members and listed companies.

 

 

 

Media Partner

 

 

ADVANCED

Founded in 2002, ADVANCED helps and educates everyone on financial technologies that are changing the world of trading. Analyzing your winners and more importantly re-engineering your losers. Focused on (AI)Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and the applications in Big Data Analysis to the way you trade.

http://www.advancedfutures.com

 

 

 

 

CEE Business Media is a Poland-based business media group covering the CEE region, with specific focus on a few sectors: Capital Markets, Shared Services/Outsourcing, and foreign FDI investment into Poland. We connect buyers with vendors, and provide information, news, databases, and organize Awards events, which highlight the leaders in the sector and connect key players.
Our annual Awards events are:


• CEE Capital Markets Awards, www.CeeCapitalMarketsAwards.com
• CEE Shared Services Awards, www.CeeOutsourcingAwards.com
• USA-Europe Shared Services Summit, www.SharedServicesEurope.com
• FDI Poland Investor Awards, www.FDIPolandAwards.pl

 

 

 

 

The Polish Press Agency (PAP) is the largest and oldest news agency in Poland with a tradition which dates back close to 100 years.  With over 250 journalists and 40 photo reporters, the agency collects and compiles news and information which is used by leading media outlets in and outside of Poland, government institutions, financial institutions including investment banks and brokers, investors and entrepreneurs.   

PAP Biznes is Poland’s largest and most comprehensive business and financial news service covering equity & financial markets, macroeconomic and policy issues and key company news.  It is also the number one spot for top exclusive and market-moving news in Poland.
With close to 30 full-time journalists and editors and numerous correspondents throughout Poland and the CE region, PAP Biznes produces news items each business day through its flagship real-time Serwis Ekonomiczny and its English version, MarketInsider.

 

 

 

Poland Today is the media interface bringing Poland to the world and the world to Poland. Through print, digital and event platforms we provide information and networking opportunities to integrate both Poles and foreigners interested in Poland. Poland Today is business-focused, but understands that doing business well requires a broader political, cultural and societal context. By providing a common platform for both Poles and foreigners we connect businesspeople to the contacts and knowledge they need  to succeed in Poland and internationally. Poland Today is distinguished by an international perspective that permeates every aspect of the company. A truly international team of Poles and non-Poles passionate about Poland are complemented by contributors including top international journalists and foreign correspondents. We are independent: we are not affiliated with any institution, nor with any political party.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hilton Warsaw Hotel and Convention Centre


 

 

 

 

 

Hilton Warsaw Hotel and Convention Centre

Grzybowska 63
00-844
Warszawa, Poland