Trading CEE

Radisson Collection, Warsaw, Poland

15 Oct 2019

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This well-established and the region’s premier derivatives event expanded to include equities in 2017 and is continuing to grow its relevance
as a truly regional event. The event brings together key figures within the CEE region and wider Europe. It is a great event for anyone looking
to expand its reach in this fast growing region. 


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08:15 Registration

09:00 Welcome Address

09:05 Keynote Address

09:15 Exchange Leaders

Exchange leaders from fast developing markets like Poland face a similar set of challenges and opportunities. Here exchange leaders from some of the fastest 
growing exchanges discuss their strategies.

-How are the chief executives working to try to increase the liquidity on their markets?
-What are they doing in terms of customer engagement, incentives for clients and trading to boost trading levels?
-What technology innovation is required to deliver a liquid, sustainable trading market?
-How are exchanges using alliances with other exchanges to stimulate trading interest?

10:05 Regulatory Fireside Chat

-How has the European market structure changed almost two years after the implementation of MiFID2?
-How has the relationship between buy and sell sides changed?
-Effects of execution/research unbundling?
-What should exchanges and local brokers do to effectively support SMEs listings and liquidity?

10:35 Coffee Break 

11:15 Building a passive investment culture

The Warsaw Stock Exchange listed in January the first 100% Polish ETF and is optimistic about building liquidity in this and other ETF products.

-What lessons can be learned from other European markets about the challenges of building a passive investment culture?
What particular challenges does the region face trying to establish a passive investment culture?
-Should we be targeting institutions or individuals in the first instance?
-What is the right mix of products?
-Does growing regulatory scrutiny over fees charged by active fund managers will have an impact?

12:00 Can ESG become a viable investment strategy in the region?

-With ESG gaining traction in developed markets, can it also make a footprint in emerging/newly developed markets?
-How do capital flows influence the need for ESG investments?
-Does ESG investing make sense in the region?
-Is ESG investing an opportunity or threat for listed companies in fast growing economies?

12:45 Lunch

14:15 The Future of Clearing

Post-financial crisis regulation has meant that clearing is far more common than it was just ten years ago but where is clearing going in the future?
-What can developed markets like Poland do to encourage greater adoption of OTC clearing?
-Are there additional services around the processing of margin for uncleared swaps?
-What about compression services?

15:00 Coffee Break

15:30 Trends in capital flows

-Poland’s pension fund reforms should have serious positive implications for the domestic financial markets but how should firms prepare themselves for these changes?
-How can pension reform influence the capital market and investment (Poland, Croatia)?
-How the region’s IPO pipeline affects buy-side interest in the region (Hungary, Romania, Austria, Poland)?
-How has Asia’s market share changed and what is the impact on European investment?

16:15 Networking reception & close of conference


Marek Dieti, President of the Management Board, Warsaw Stock Exchnage
Ashley Dyer,
Managing Director, Execution Services, CGS-CIMB
Tomislav Gračan,
Member of the Management Board, Zagreb Stock Exchange
Luke Jeffs,
Managing Editor, Global Investor Group 
Peter Kubricky, CEO, Bratislava Stock Exchange  
István Máté-Tóth, Deputy CEO, Budapest Stock Exchange
Adrian Tanase
, CEO, Bucharest Stock Exchange

and many more

Silver Sponsor

CME Group



CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, handling 3 billion contracts worth approximately $1 quadrillion annually (on average).
The company provides a marketplace for buyers and sellers, bringing together individuals, companies and institutions that need to manage risk or that want to
profit by accepting risk. Our exchanges - CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX - offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes,
including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals, and through our CME Globex
electronic trading platform. CME Group also offers a growing slate of cleared OTC products and services. Additionally, CME Group operates CME Clearing – one
of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers – which serves as the counterparty to every trade that happens in our markets.








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Media Partner


Biznes Polska


CEE Business Media is a Poland-based business media group covering the CEE region, with specific focus on a few sectors:
Capital Markets, Shared Services/Outsourcing, and foreign FDI investment into Poland. We connect buyers with vendors, and
provide information, news, databases, and organize Awards events, which highlight the leaders in the sector and connect key players.
Our annual Awards events are:

• CEE Capital Markets Awards,
• CEE Shared Services Awards,
• USA-Europe Shared Services Summit,
• FDI Poland Investor Awards,



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