Thursday, October 8
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Interview with Elad Roisman, Commissioner, SEC,
moderated by Jim Toes, STA
8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Going Public Today
The process of going public continues to evolve. Join our panel for a discussion about direct listings and SPACs, capital formation and the many options available to U.S. companies today as they consider taking the plunge.
John Tuttle, Vice Chairman, Chief Commercial Officer, NYSE
moderated by Jim Toes, STA
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
The International Impact of MiFID II
The research provisions of MiFID II have impacted investment managers and broker dealers on both sides of the pond, highlighting differences in regulations and their consequences — some intended, some not.
Chip Coleman, Director of Trading, Thompson, Siegel & Walmsley
Sanford (Sandy) Bragg, Principal, Integrity Research Associates
moderated by Dave Choate, CAPIS
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Volatility: A Buy-Side Perspective
As the conduit for trillions of investor dollars entering and exiting
our markets, the buy side faced unique challenges amid the pandemic and soaring volatility. This fireside will delve into this period and discuss which adaptations may become permanent.
Peter Stutsman, Head of Global Equity Trading, Capital Group
Eden Simmer, Head of Global Equity Trading, PIMCO
Vlad Khandros, Global Head of Market Structure & Liquidity Strategy, UBS
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
A host of economic and regulatory factors mean the buy-side landscape is
ever shifting. This panel will cover how today's leading sell-side firms are
rising to the occasion to help their clients meet these challenges.
Kevin Kruszenski, Head of Institutional Equities, KeyBanc Capital Markets
Philip Pearson, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan
Jack Miller, Head of Global Execution Services, Baird
Vicky Sanders, Global Head of Investment Analytics, Liquidnet
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Breakout Session #1
Job Search Workshop
Listen in as a senior recruiter offers insights on job searching and
networking during COVID-19. Already have a job? This breakout is for you
as well, as you'll learn how to prepare for and recover from
an unexpected job loss.
Ruth Rama-Witt, Senior Recruiter, RRW Consulting Group, with
Introductory remarks by Francisco Manuel, MAN Group & STAR Co-Chair
Breakout Session #2
ATS Landscape Looks Long Term
It has been more than two years since the SEC adopted amendments to Regulation ATS and created Form ATS-N. This fireside breakout will provide
an update on the long-term impact to the ATS space and more.
T.R. Lazo, General Counsel, BIDS Trading
Jason Wallach, Chief Operating Officer, CODA Markets
Jesse Greif, Chief Operating Officer, OneChronos Markets
Breakout Session #3
Private Markets Take Centerstage
A combination of regulatory forces and the trend of companies staying
private longer means that demand in the secondary market for private securities transactions has increased. This panel will provide an update on venture-backed companies and the infrastructure under which they trade.
Brian Cilento, Head of Private Markets Group, JonesTrading
Nico Sands, Co-Founder & CEO, Zanbato
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
A View from Canada
Just like U.S. market structure, the Canadian markets have seen several changes in recent years — as has TMX Group, in the form of new CEO John McKenzie. This panel will discuss this ever shifting landscape.
John McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer, TMX Group
Kevin Sampson, President - Equity Trading, TMX Group
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Exchanges Differentiate Themselves
2020 will see new U.S. equity exchanges enter the marketplace, with each
one claiming to be a solution to longstanding issues. How will the new
and established players differentiate themselves in the future?
Jonathan Kellner, Chief Executive Officer, MEMX
Tom Gallagher, Chairman & CEO, MIAX Exchange Group
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Interview with Chris Concannon, President & COO, MarketAxess and
Eric Pollackov, Global Head of ETF Capital Markets, Invesco,
moderated by Sonali Theisen, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
ETFs Brace for Change
Competitive and regulatory changes are on the horizon for the ETF industry. This panel will cover the potential effects and delve into how the ETF
structure performed during extremely volatile markets.
Reggie Browne, Principal, GTS
Douglas Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products, NYSE
Kimberly Russell, Vice President & Market Structure Specialist, ETF Capital Markets Group, State Street Global Advisors
moderated by Anita Rausch, WisdomTree Asset Management
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Interview with Manisha Kimmel, Senior Policy Advisor,
Regulatory Reporting, SEC,
moderated by Gregg Berman, Citadel Securities
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Interview with Robert Cook, President & CEO, FINRA,
moderated by Krista Ryan, Fidelity Capital Markets
With presentation of the 2020 Dictum Meum Pactum Award
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Danielle DiMartino Booth,
CEO & Chief Strategist, Quill Intelligence LLC