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Profit & Loss Scandinavia 2014
venue Copenhagen Marriott Hotel


Kalvebod Brygge 5

DK-1560 Copenhagen V


Contact Email

Contact Tel. +44 (0)20 7382 0335

Event Dates Starts: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 08:00
Ends: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 18:00

Event Prices:

Delegate (Excluding Scandinavia): GBP£250

Non-Exhibiting Vendor: GBP£995

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8:00-9:00 Coffee & Registration

9:00-9:30 Opening Address: The Big Picture

Jeppe Christiansen, CEO, Maj Invest

9:30-10:30 Session 1: Execution 3.0
The FX market has seen RFQ/RFS and evolved to liquidity aggregation through multi-dealer platform and bespoke services. Is it now moving into a new, post-Fix, era and what are the implications for people in the industry?

This panel will also explore:
  • The role of TCA
  • Agency or principal execution
  • The role of algo execution in regional and global markets
  • Creating a better benchmark for asset managers
  • The role of the salesperson
Marcus Samuelsson, Portfolio Manager, Ericsson

Ciara Quinlan, Head of e-FX Quantitative Analytics, UBS
James Wood-Collins, CEO, Record Currency Management

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:00 Session 2: The Corporate and the Modern FX Market - Sponsored by SEB
The FX industry continues to face the challenge of evolving regulation and demands for even greater efficiency and the corporate sector is no different. What challenges do corporate treasuries face in the modern, e-dominated FX world and what can the industry do better for the treasurer?

This panel will also look at:
  • Hedging strategies
  • Execution efficiency
  • The challenge of new regulation
  • Building efficiencies
Mustafa Kilic, CFO, Candy Group

Peter Lauridsen, Head of Markets, SEB Denmark
Stefan Nobel, Chief Dealer, SKF Treasury Centre
Sabrina Wong, Foreign Exchange Treasury Manager, Intel

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1.30 The P&L Discussion
Building Liquidity in Scandinavian Markets

Liquidity in Scandinavian markets can be patchy and heavily focused on single dealer platforms. How does the industry respond to regulatory demands for more transparency? What role does the multi-dealer venue play in this? Is fragmentation positive or negative for these markets?

Justyn Trenner, Global Head of Liquidity Optimisation, EBS 

1:30-2:30 Session 3: Towards a New Market Structure
OTC derivative markets face a more regulated, structured future and FX derivatives are no different. What will the market infrastructure of the future look like and what are the challenges and opportunities likely to be?

This panel will also look at:
  • The evolution of FXPB to clearing
  • The impact on FX options and NDF markets
  • A bifurcated market along cleared/uncleared lines
  • The challenge of regulation
David Holcombe,
Head of FX Product, Nasdaq OMX

2:30-3:00 Coffee Break

3:00-4:00 Session 4: Regional Strengths, Global Relevance

What do regional banks need to do to remain relevant to their clients to avoid them being lured away? How are their relationships with global players changing?

This panel will also explore:
  • The role of technology in retaining clients
  • Single dealer platforms
  • Differentiating oneself from a global giant
  • Buy, build or blend?
John Ashworth, Chief Operating Officer, Caplin Systems Ltd

4:00-4:20 Coffee Break

4:20-5:10 Session 5: The P&L Insight Session

Breaking Ranks: Central Bank Policy in Scandinavia

Over-heated housing markets represent a familiar dilemma for regional central banks as they balance the need for rate hikes with the problems associated with the resulting currency strength. How will Scandinavian central banks act in 2014-15 and what will be the impact of their actions?

Klaus Dalsgaard, CFA, Chief Strategist, Nykredit Markets

Anders Eklof, Chief FX Strategist, FI/FX Research, Large Corporations and Institutions, Swedbank

5:15-7:15 Cocktail Reception - Sponsored by Bloomberg