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ICMA Secondary Market Forum

Hosted by Refinitiv

Date and Venue

Date: 20 March 2019
Time: 12:30-17:30

Venue: Refinitiv
6 boulevard Haussmann
75009 Paris

Event Overview

The inaugural ICMA Secondary Market Forum will bring together leading experts from the European fixed income market, representing banks and broker-dealers, investors and asset managers, as well as trading venues and technology providers. The forum will be an opportunity to hear, and participate in, discussions on the critical issues facing the European bond markets and the key drivers of evolving market structure. Issues and topics covered will include MiFID II/R implementation and its impact, the unwinding of ECB quantitative easing, the practical implications of Brexit, developments in technology and electronic trading, as well as the rapidly evolving economic and geopolitical landscape.

Admission: This ICMA event is free of charge and open to all ICMA members and to interested financial market participants; however registration in advance is essential.

For security reasons, delegates who have not registered in advance will not be admitted to this event. Delegates will be required to provide photo identification on arrival, to ensure entry.

If you have any queries regarding this event, please contact ICMA Events.


12:30    Registration & Buffet Lunch

  Welcome Remarks
Martin Scheck, Chief Executive, ICMA

  Keynote: Importance of developing European bond markets as part of CMU
Robert Ophèle, Chairman, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)

  Panel: Forces impacting bond markets - regulation, monetary policy & geopolitical risks
Moderator: Alexandre Hardouin, Director, Fixed Income Desktop, Refinitiv
Alexander Duering, ECB
Martin Hillebrand, European Stability Mechanism
Chris Muyldermans, Counsel EU Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Public Affairs, KBC Group NV
Christophe Roupie, MarketAxess
14:50   Coffee Break
  Keynote: Evolving market functioning in view of technology and the normalisation of monetary policies
Imène Rahmouni-Rousseau, Director of Markets Directorate, Banque de France

  Panel: Bond market structure evolution including market participants, changing behaviours, role of platforms, new technologies
Moderator: to be announced
Santiago Braje, ING Katana (AI)
Daniel Mayston, Head of Market Structure and Electronic Trading EMEA, Blackrock
Andrei Serjantov, Global Head of Electronic Primary and Credit Markets, BNP Paribas

  Closing remarks
Sonali Das Theisen, Managing Director - Head of Fixed Income Market Structure, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  Networking Drinks
  Event Close

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