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FISD Issue Brief & Christmas Party

December 5, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm

3:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Registration & Networking

4:00 P.M. - 4:05 P.M.

FISD opening remarks

David Anderson, FIA, Program Director, FISD/Atradia

4:05 P.M. - 4:15 P.M.

Welcome from our hosts - London Stock Exchange

Waqas Samad, Group Director of Information Services, London Stock Exchange Group

4:15 P.M. - 4:55 P.M.

Brexit: The Fate of London and Our Industry

Recent and looming changes - including Boris Johnson's ascension and a General Election on the horizon - could be significant for the City and the financial industry.  What is the fate of London as the financial center of Europe if Brexit is approved?  Our panelists will provide their opinions of what could result from a number of plausible scenarios.


Anuj Gangahar, EMEA Banking and Investing Editor, The Wall Street Journal


Francis Maude, Senior Advisor, Covington & Burling

Jacob Nell, Chief UK Economist, Morgan Stanley

Charles Porter, ECS Department Manager, SGM-FX

4:55 P.M. - 5:05 P.M.

Sponsor thought leadership - Xignite

Dina Xu, Director of Business Development, Xignite

5:05 P.M. - 5:50 P.M.

The European Equities Markets - a changing landscape

Since 2009, we have seen the longest bull run in the history of equities markets. Regulatory change, societal transformations, technological developments and investor preferences over this period have created a rapidly changing industry within an unprecedented economic climate. More than ever geopolitics is shaping the industry and how we connect across borders. What has been the impact of MiFID II? Will the cross border landscape change? Are there opportunities within these changes? What role will the Exchanges play in this unfolding story?


Peter Brennan, Senior Reporter, S&P Global Market Intelligence


James Baugh, Director, Head of European Market Structure, Citi

Scott Bradley, Head of Business Development - LSE Cash Secondary Markets and Turquoise, London Stock Exchange Group

Mark Howarth, Market Structure & Strategy, Bloomberg LP

Jim Kaye, MD, Head of EMEA Equities Product Development , Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Peter Whitaker, Executive Director - Market Structure, UBS Investment Bank

5:50 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

FISD Update

Tracey Shumpert, FIA, Vice President of Membership and Programs, FISD

6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Christmas Party


December 5, 2019
3:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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