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    Mifid II – The regulatory overview 
    – How will Mifid II affect research, best execution policy, transaction reporting, market making and trading venues?
    – What do regulators expect in a post-Mifid world?
    – How have member state regulators prepared for the implementation of Mifid II?
    – What are the consequences of the overall tightening of the framework around algos?
    – Which derivatives will be subject to the mandatory trading / clearing obligation?
    HostJohn BakieHead of Digital, The Trade
    Mark KellyDirector, Abide Financial
    Tom HoneywellDirector, NICE Systems
    Nicolas BertrandHead of Equity and Derivatives Markets, London Stock Exchange Group

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    Sell-side perspectives 
    -How can you get the most from your research spend? 
    -What impact will unbundling have on broker business models?
    -How should post-Mifid best execution policies be customised?
    -How should execution quality, smart order router metrics and algos be measured?
    HostJohn BakieHead of Digital, The Trade
    Richard SemarkManaging Director, Head of MTF, UBS 
    Michael Horan, Head of Trading, Pershing BNY Mellon 
    Virginie Saade, Head of EU Regulatory Affairs and Strategy, KCG 

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    Trader surveillance – What MiFID II requires 
    What are the MiFID II requirements for trader communication surveillance? Which communication types are covered? What are the requirements for proactive monitoring?
     Tom Honeywell, Director, NICE 

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    FinTech – A helping hand 
    -How can disruptive technology assist with best execution?
    -What help is available to firms who are struggling with compliance requirements under Mifid II?
    HostJohn BakieHead of Digital, The Trade

    Darren ToulsonHead of Research, IFS
    James ThompsonConsultant, Smarsh
    Donal ByrneCEO, Corvil

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    Buy-side discussion: Market making and liquidity issues 
    -How will the increased importance of Systematic Internalisers affect market behaviour?
    -How will OTC trading be affected?
    Host: John Bakie, Head of Digital, The Trade

    Neil Bond, Partner And Equity Dealer, Ardevora Asset Management LLP
    James Woodley, Co-Founder, ResearchPool

  7. Close of Seminar / Cocktail Reception

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