The Future of Clearing & Settlement
Mar 08 2016

The Future of Clearing & Settlement

Connected, competitive and compliant: driving growth in a new era

The Waldorf Hilton, London

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The Future of Clearing and Settlement brings together key players from Europe’s venues, CCPs, CSDs and user community to explore the strategies being employed to harness the opportunities of this new era. 

The industry remains in thrall to regulatory and technological change, and has experienced a near-revolution over the past five years as new rules on interoperability and financial stability make their mark. Attend this conference to discuss the implications of this rapid change, interrogate the realities of new trends such as blockchain, and network with industry peers at this strategic one-day event. 

Highlights from March 2016:

  • Heard from the CEOs and heads of post-trade at some of the continent’s largest CCPs, CSDs and exchanges groups, including LCH Clearnet, SIX Securities Service, EuroCCP, Euronext, and Nasdaq
  • Got the very latest updates on regulation, from the European Commission and the ECB, discussed the operational impacts, and benchmarked responses with competitors
  • A significant focus on innovation and technological trends, including presentations and panels with the leading names in Blockchain innovation
  • Networked with fellow industry experts, expanding networks and building lasting connections
     

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Tuesday, 8th March 2016

09:00
Welcome address by Juliet Knight, Director, Marketforce
09:05
Chair’s opening remarks
John Serocold

Principal

Studio Serocold

Session One: Surveying the post-trade landscape

Leader’s Forum

Opening this summit, leaders from the industry will deliver a keynote speech exploring the key developments that are shaping the post-trade industry.  These will be followed by a discussion introducing the strategic implications of these changes and how they are encouraging new thinking, new products and the re-assessment of the position post-trade plays in the financial ecosystem.     

09:10
The industry’s evolving priorities: safety, efficiency and competition
Cecile Nagel

Global Head of Equities and Commodities

LCH. Clearnet

09:30
Encouraging innovation in post-trade: taking advantage of rapid technological change
Diana Chan

Chief Executive Officer

EuroCCP

09:50
Delivering the promises of Europe’s settlement revolution: what will the future look like?
Robert Almanas

Head, International Strategy & Alliances

SIX Securities Services

10:10
Post trading: how technology will effectively help the new de-centralized world
  • European projects, regulations, standards and their impacts
  • Interoperability among post trade players: the push towards de-centralisation
  • New technological hints for re-integration
Anna Maria Bellazzi

Head of Post Trading, Capital Markets Division

SIA

10:30
Panel discussion: how will post-trade develop over the next five years?
  • Moving centre stage: how has the role of post-trade changed during the financial crisis? 
  • What impact has increasing regulatory scrutiny had on the post-trade industry?  Is more coming?
  • How will a more systemically risky role in the market change the way clearing houses operate?
  • What will be the keys to competitive advantage in the new OTC derivatives clearing environment?
  • How successful have post-trade providers been in developing new products to meet new demands?
  • T2S and clearing interoperability: how could new players and consolidation reshape the market?
  • How are post-trade providers building better relationships with the buy-side, sell-side and exchanges?
  • What innovation can be expected in post-trade in the next five years?  Who will be the winners? 

Questions will be taken from the audience throughout the panel discussion

Diana Chan

Chief Executive Officer

EuroCCP

Robert Almanas

Head, International Strategy & Alliances

SIX Securities Services

Cecile Nagel

Global Head of Equities and Commodities

LCH. Clearnet

11:15
Refreshments

Session Two: Assessing the impact of regulation on the post-trade industry

11:45
Clearing derivatives: understanding the risks and seizing the opportunities
  • How will compulsory clearing for OTC derivatives affect the clearing industry? 
  • Does EMIR represent a shift of systemic risk from banks on to clearing houses?  What can be done?
  • What products can clearing houses develop to take advantage of this huge new market?
  • To what extent will access to collateral stymie the development of efficient clearing for derivatives? 
12:05
Panel discussion: how are post-trade services developing in a changing regulatory environment?
  • What regulators want: are the end goals of regulators clear and what is coming next? 
  • Preparing for mandatory OTC derivatives clearing: what needs to be done before October 2016?
  • How can the post-trade industry prepare an environment of continuous regulatory change?
  • To what extent does EMIR demand a re-evaluation of clearing in the wider financial ecosystem?
  • Are regulatory demands creating a collateral crisis? What can be done to meet increased demand?
  • What challenges remain for CSDR implementation to facilitate more efficient, cross-border settlement?
  • How can clearing houses and CSDs do more to facilitate a transparent post-trade industry?
  • What can be done to improve data standardisation and standards across different regulatory regimes?
Dr Tina Hasenpusch

Chief Executive Officer

CME Clearing Europe

Fredrik Ekström

President, Nasdaq Clearing

Nasdaq

Andrew Simpson

Head of Post-Trade

Euronext

Polina Evstifeeva

Vice President, Market Advocacy

Deutsche Bank

Marcello Topa

EMEA Market Policy & Strategy

Citi

13:45
Lunch

Session Three: Taking advantage of T2S

14:00
How successful has T2S integration been?
Mehdi Manaa

Head of Market Infrastructure Development Division

European Central Bank

14:20
T2S and the brave new world of collateral. Getting there?
Guido Wille

Executive Vice President Client Relations Europe and Americas

Clearstream

14:40
Panel discussion: The next steps for T2S and the future of European settlement
  • What was the experience of Wave 1 integration?  Can lessons be learnt for further waves? 
  • How has integration altered the settlement landscape in Wave 1 countries? Who are the winners?
  • With further integration of the T2S network lead to consolidation? Or will new players take advantage?
  • What new products could CSDs offer after integration?  What does the market need?
  • Will T2S move beyond the Eurozone? Could T2S develop into global, borderless settlement?
  • What’s next for the settlement industry? How can companies take advantage of the new environment?

Questions will be taken from the audience throughout the panel discussion

Mehdi Manaa

Head of Market Infrastructure Development Division

European Central Bank

Mike Clarke

Director, Investor Services Product Management

Deutsche Bank

Mauro Dognini

Chief Executive Officer

Monte Titoli

Tom Casteleyn

Head of Product Management for Custody, Cash and Foreign Exchange

BNY Mellon

Guido Wille

Executive Vice President Client Relations Europe and Americas

Clearstream

15:15
Chair’s closing remarks
John Serocold

Principal

Studio Serocold

15:20
Refreshments

Session Four: Blockchain and the future of clearing and settlement

Chair: Alex Powell, Advisor, Credits.Vision

15:50
Chair’s opening remarks
Alex Powell

Advisor

Credits.Vision

15:55
What is blockchain? How might it be used in the post-trade industry?

Blockchain is seen as a potential game-changer across a variety of industries, including in clearing and settlement.  In this presentation, Fredrik Voss will outline some of the ways blockchain could be used in the post-trade industry and share his thoughts about future applications of this sometimes misunderstood technology. 

Fredrik Voss

Vice President, Blockchain Innovation

Nasdaq

16:15
Case study: SETL

Blockchain has been touted as a revolutionary technology with the potential to disrupt, remake and improve the post trade industry.  At SETL, the wheels are in motion to make this dream a reality.  Using blockchain technology SETL will enable the immediate and final settlement of market transactions.  Here, Andrew Culligan will discuss the challenges of implementing blockchain technology and the expected benefits. 

Peter Randall

Chief Executive Officer

SETL

16:25
Panel discussion: The next steps for blockchain in clearing and settlement
  • What role will blockchain play in the future of post-trade?  What options should be considered?
  • A disruptive technology?  Will new players dominate the blockchain market?
  • Can current post-trade technology be developed to function symbiotically with blockchain innovation?
  • How are regulatory bodies viewing blockchain?  Will regulation be a stumbling block for its adoption?
  • How long will it be before blockchain becomes an important component of the post-trade landscape? 

Questions will be taken from the audience throughout the panel discussion

Fredrik Voss

Vice President, Blockchain Innovation

Nasdaq

Peter Randall

Chief Executive Officer

SETL

John Whelan

Head of Santander Blockchain Lab

Santander Group

Marc Robert-Nicoud

Chief Executive Officer

Clearstream Holding AG

17:05
Chair’s closing remarks
Alex Powell

Advisor

Credits.Vision

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Companies that attended in 2015:

  • Accenture   
  • Alpha Journal   
  • Athens Exchange   
  • Bank of Italy   
  • Bankdata   
  • Barclays Capital   
  • BATS Chi-X Europe   
  • Best Execution   
  • Bloomberg   
  • BNP Paribas Securities Services   
  • BNY Mellon   
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions   
  • BT   
  • BT Global Services   
  • CACEIS   
  • Canadian Depository of Securities   
  • Central Registry Agency   
  • Citigroup   
  • Clearstream   
  • CSC   
  • Depozitarul Central   
  • Deutsche Bank   
  • Deutsche Börse Group     
  • Deutsche Bundesbank
  • Eurex Clearing
  • Euroclear
  • European Central Counterparty
  • European Commission
  • Forex Magnates
  • Global Trading
  • GlobeTax
  • Hellenic Exchanges Group
  • Hogan Lovells
  • HSBC Bank
  • ICE Futures
  • International Capital Market Association
  • International Securities Services
  • Irish Stock Exchange
  • JP Morgan Asset Management
  • Keler
  • LCH.Clearnet
  • London Metal Exchange
  • London Stock Exchange Group
  • Malta Stock Exchange
  • Manchester's Economic Development Agency
  • Monte Titoli
  • Morgan Stanley
  • MTS Group
  • Nasdaq
  • National Securities Depository
  • Oaklin Consulting
  • Omgeo
  • Ontario Securities Commission
  • SIA
  • SIX x-clear
  • Software Daten Service
  • SWIFT
  • Tas Group
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • The Financial Services & Markets Authority
  • The National Depository for Securities Poland
  • The Trade
  • Tullett Prebon
  • Ullink
  • VP Securities
  • Warsaw Stock Exchange
  • Winterflood Securities
  • Wipro
     

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