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Profit & Loss Forex Network Canada 2012
venue Toronto Board of Trade

address First Canadian Place, Suite 350, 77 Adelaide St.

city West Toronto

country Canada

Contact Email

Contact Tel. +44 (0)20 7382 0335

Event Dates Starts: Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 13:00
Ends: Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 20:00

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Profit & Loss, the premier magazine publisher and conference producer for the FX industry, returns to Toronto for the third annual Profit & Loss Forex Network Canada Conference and Trade Show. This conference is being held in partnership with Recovery Partners, and features interactive topical panel discussions aimed at covering key issues and challenges facing market participants and service providers in Canada.  During the breaks you can view the latest technology offerings at a world class exhibition.  With a range of speakers from the hedge fund, corporate, banking and technology industries, the debate will be lively and wide-ranging.  This event is free to buy side participants*. The delegate rate for banks is CAD195 and for non-exhibiting vendors CAD995.

1:00 Lunch & Registration - sponsored by Korea Money Brokerage Corporation

2:30 Chairman’s Introduction by David Clark, Chairman, the Wholesale Markets Brokers’ Association

Keynote Address:
A Matter of Life and Debt - the Debt Crisis 4 Years on” by Alex Jurshevski, Managing Partner, Recovery Partners.
Mr Jurshevski has been a vocal pundit on issues pertaining to the Eurozone crisis, having been a leading advisor to Iceland during its recent financial crisis and in past years, an Alternate Governor of the IMF, a member of the IBRD Advisory Panel on Government Debt Management and was latterly responsible for the restructuring of New Zealand's public debt in the 1990s.

3:30 Session 1: What are the real growth prospects for Canada’s FX market?
• Outlook for G7 currencies, particularly the C$
• Key drivers of the C$: outlook for commodity prices and Canada-US yield differential
• US fiscal and monetary policy outlook, and what that means for the C$
• What is the future of the Eurozone and the impact on Canada?
• US Election update: what does it mean for Dodd-Frank?
• Do US regulations present an opportunity or challenge for Canada?
• China – what does a slowdown mean for Canada?

Greg Anderson, North America Head of G10 FX Strategy, Citi
Emanuella Enenajor, Economist, CIBC World Markets
Shaun Osborne, Chief FX Strategist, Toronto Dominion Securities
Benjamin Reitzes, Senior Economist & Vice-President, Economic Research, BMO Capital Markets

4:30 Coffee Break - sponsored by CIBC

5:00 Session 2: “Execution Choice” - sponsored by EBS
• Is regulation driving a new market landscape?
• The FX options market in the era of Dodd-Frank
• The new world for new entrants… and old
• Is the proliferation of venues likely to impact efficiency?
• What is the future of the multibank platform?
• Outlook for the hybrid model

George Dowd, Head of Chicago FX Desk, Newedge

Paul Millward, Head of FX Technology, GFI Group
Matt O'Hara, Global Head of Business Operations, Marketplaces, Thomson Reuters
Steve Toland, Head of Exchange Strategy, LMAX Exchange
Dan Torrey, Head of North American Sales, EBS

6:00 Coffee Break - sponsored by CIBC

6:15 Session 3: “The Multi-Tiered Market” - sponsored by LMAX Exchange
• Competition on the local/global level
• Levelling the playing field
• Role of the single-bank platform
• Delivering value to the end client
• Leveraging relationships through technology
• What will the impact be as we move forward from the bilateral world to the cleared world?
• The future for FX prime brokerage

Introduction by: Steve Toland, Head of Exchange Strategy, LMAX Exchange
Dave Reid, Director, FX Prime Brokerage, Citi
James Sinclair, CEO & Co-Founder, MarketFactory
Takis Spiropoulos, Head of e-Solutions Group, CIBC World Markets

7:00 Cocktail Reception - sponsored by GFI Group

* The definition of “Buy side” firms encompasses investing institutions such as mutual funds, pension funds, insurance companies, independent traders, hedge funds, CTAs, asset managers, and corporates. Technology and platform suppliers do not fall into the definition of “buy side” firms.