There is more to fixed income trading than regulatory uncertainty. Downgrades of sovereign debt and the ongoing credit crisis are affecting the market landscape perhaps even more than the proposals coming out of Basel, Brussels and Washington.
Come hear industry experts discuss changes in the trading of credit and rates markets, and the effects that economic and regulatory events will have on these products going forward.
Larry Tabb, Founder and CEO, TABB Group
Kevin McPartland, Director of Fixed Income Research, TABB Group
Panel 1: Automating the Yield Curve
The advent of electronic trading in interest rate swaps could alter the entire rates trading complex. This panel discusses the pros and cons of a fast market for duration products.
Supurna Vedbrat, MD, Head of e-Trading, Blackrock
Ryan Sheftel, Head of Interest Rates e-Trading, Credit Suisse
Don Wilson, CEO, DRW
Isaac Chang, Global Head of Fixed Income, Getco
Kasper Christoffersen, MD, Head of US Government Bond Trading, Goldman Sachs
George Harrington, Global Head of Fixed income Trading, Bloomberg
Adam Sussman, Moderator, TABB Group
An Armchair Conversation with
Richard Prager, Head of Global Trading, Blackrock and Lee Olesky, CEO, Tradeweb
Panel 2: Credit Markets: Beyond Corporate Bonds
Volatile credit markets have affected all corners of the market, from those looking to get credit to those looking to manage credit risk. Among the topics for this panel are lackluster corporate bond liquidity, the impact of the Euro crisis on sovereign CDS, and the move to electronic trading and central clearing of credit derivatives.
Bob Burke, Head of OTC Clearing, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bis Chatterjee, Head of Credit Trading, Citi
Grant Biggar, President, CreditEx
Rick McVey, CEO, MarketAxess
Jim Nolan, Managing Director, Trading, Babson Capital Management
Chris Ferreri, Managing Director, ICAP
Kevin McPartland, Moderator, TABB Group
Afternoon Break Sponsored by MarketAxess
Panel 3: Getting the Trade Done: From SEF to CCP
Now that proposed regulations have given some insight into the new market model, panelists will discuss how the new swaps market will function in practice, including issues such as certainty of clearing and fair access to SEFs and clearinghouses.
Randall Costa, MD, Citadel
Laurent Paulhac, Head of OTC Clearing, CME Group
Hester Serafini, Global Head of Credit Fixed Income Prime Brokerage and Clearing, Deutsche Bank
Daniel Maguire, Head of SwapClear US, LCH. Clearnet
Jeff Gooch, CEO, MarkitSERV
Ron Levi, COO, GFI Group
Paul Rowady, Moderator, TABB Group
Larry Hatheway, Chief Economist & Chief Strategist, UBS
Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Goldman Sachs