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2016 Program

February 6-8, 2017 // Montage Laguna Beach // Laguna Beach, CA

* Program subject to change

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

3:00 PM

Registration & Exhibits Open

Grand Ballroom Foyer
3:00 PM

Hospitality Refreshments sponsored by Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel

Grand Ballroom Foyer

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4:00 PM

Welcoming Remarks

Grand Ballroom

Speaker:
Tim Cameron, Head & Managing Director, Asset Management Group, SIFMA

4:15 PM

The World According to Asset Managers

Grand Ballroom
Join senior representatives from asset management firms as they discuss their views on the opportunities and threats to trading and clearing derivatives. Are the markets safer post-financial reform? 

Chair:
Walt Lukken, President & Chief Executive Officer, FIA

Speakers:
William De Leon, Managing Director & Global Head of Portfolio Risk Management, PIMCO
Amy Koch Flynn, Managing Director & Global Head of Fixed Income Trading, Standish Mellon Asset Management
Arthur Leiz, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Joanne Medero, Head of U.S. Government Relations & Public Policy, BlackRock
William Thum, Principal, Global Head of Derivatives Legal and Regulatory, Vanguard

5:30 PM

Buy Side/ Sell Side Showdown & Reception

Grand Ballroom
Representatives from asset management firms will face off against representatives from FCMs to test their perceptions of industry sentiment and views on a range of issues. Who knows the industry better?

Chair:
Tim Cameron, Head & Managing Director, Asset Management Group, SIFMA

Speakers:
Nevis Bregasi, Vice President & Senior Counsel, MFS Investment Management
Neil Burke, Director, Prime Services, Credit Suisse Securities
Hilary Coral, Associate General Counsel, Franklin Templeton Investments
Ila Eckhoff, Managing Director, Derivatives Operations, BlackRock
Michele Kunitz, Managing Director & Associate General Counsel, Babson Capital Management
Alasdair McBarnet, Managing Director, Head of Futures Execution and Co-Head of Clearing Sales, Wells Fargo
Piers Murray, Managing Director & Global Co-Head of Listed Derivatives & Markets Clearing, Deutsche Bank
Securities
David Olsen, Managing Director, Global Clearing, J.P. Morgan

7:15 PM

Conclude

Thursday, February 4, 2016

6:45 AM

Inaugural FIA Tech 5K Fun Run/Walk

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7:45 AM

Exhibits Open & Networking Breakfast

Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30 AMConcurrent Session

The Changing FCM Model

Grand Ballroom
The number of intermediaries offering swap clearing has been decreasing over the past few years. This panel will examine the various factors driving the change and how it is impacting customers. The panel will also discuss the evolving franchise trading model, cash management and impact of capital requirements.

Chair:
Andres Choussy, Managing Director, Head of Derivatives Clearing Americas, J.P. Morgan

Speakers:
Robert Burke, Managing Director. Global Head, OTC Clearing & FX Prime Brokerage, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Lisa Cavallari, Director, Fixed Income Derivatives & Commodities, Russell Investments
John Dabbs, U.S. Head of Listed Derivatives & OTC Clearing, Credit Suisse Securities
Jason Swankoski, Executive Director, North American Head of Derivative Clearing, Morgan Stanley
Wendy Yun, Managing Director & Associate General Counsel, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

8:30 AMConcurrent Session

Security-Based Swaps and Single Name CDS

Gallery Ballroom
This panel will focus on security based swap regulation, highlighting differences between the SEC’s regulations and the CFTC’s. This panel will review the current trading and regulatory landscape for Single-Name CDS and discuss the future of this market.

Chair:
Joel Kent, Managing Director, Head of Americas Flow Credit Derivatives, Credit Suisse

Speakers:
Peter Borstelmann, Senior Director, Head of Corporate Development, ICE Clear Credit
Amy Hong, Head of Market Structure Strategy, Global Credit Products, Goldman Sachs
Mariam Rafi, Managing Director, Americas Head of OTC Derivatives Clearing, Citi
Kevin Rauseo, Vice President, AQR Capital Management
Sachiyo Sakemi, Managing Director, BlackRock

9:35 AMConcurrent Session

The Clearinghouse Perspective

Grand Ballroom
This panel will compare and contrast clearinghouse platforms across the globe, including differences in services and collateral management, the need for substituted compliance, practical impact for U.S. clients if they clear through a non-U.S. FCM, clearing participant model, custodial segregation models and challenges around indirect clearing.

Chair:
Edward Pla, Managing Director, Global Head of Clearing & Execution, UBS

Speakers:
Chris Edmonds, Senior Vice President, Financial Markets, Intercontinental Exchange
Daniel Maguire, Global Head of SwapClear & Listed Rates, LCH.Clearnet
Suzanne Sprague, Managing Director, Credit Risk, Banking & Solutions, CME Group

9:35 AMConcurrent Session

Position Limits

Gallery Ballroom
This panel will discuss current and anticipated of position limits in the U.S. and Europe.

Chair:
Terry Arbit, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Speakers:
Matthew Chamberlain, Head of Business Development, London Metal Exchange
Allison Lurton, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, FIA
Matt Nevins, General Counsel, Geode Capital Management
Richard Ostrander, Managing Director, Legal & Compliance Department, BlackRock
Carrie Southard, Director, Citigroup

10:45 AM

Networking Break

Grand Ballroom Foyer

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11:00 AMConcurrent Session

Latest Developments in Swap Execution

Grand Ballroom
This panel will discuss the ways central limit order books are changing the swaps market, how liquidity is changing in trading derivatives across various asset classes and the challenges of global businesses. The panel will cover execution requirements, block trades, package transactions, sponsored access, average pricing, standby FCMs and execution across jurisdictional borders.

Chair:
Stephen Humenik, Of Counsel, Covington & Burling

Speakers:
Chris Amen, Managing Director, Head of U.S. Institutional Rates Markets, Tradeweb Markets
Mike du Plessis, Managing Director, Global Head of FX, Rates & Credit Execution Services, UBS Investment Bank
Scott Fitzpatrick, Chief Executive Officer, Tradition SEF
Paul Hamill, Managing Director & Global Head of FICC Citadel Execution Services, Citadel Securities
George Harrington, Global Head of Fixed-Income, Currency and Commodity Trading, Bloomberg
Nancy Markowitz, Deputy Director, Market Review Branch, Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Angela Patel, Senior Vice President, Fixed Income Trading, Putnam Investment Management

11:00 AMConcurrent Session

Special Resolution Regimes

Gallery Ballroom
This panel will discuss changes in termination rights for derivatives and securities financing transactions and the contractual amendments required to comply with cross border requirements.

Chair:
Greg O'Donohue, Senior Legal Counsel, Derivatives, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Speakers:
Christine Ayotte-Brennan, Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Fidelity Investments
Alexandra Barrage, Senior Resolution Policy Specialist & Counsel, FDIC
Tracey Jordal, Executive Vice President, Legal & Compliance, PIMCO
Miki Navazio, Partner, Sidley Austin
Gregory Todd, Managing Director & Associate General Counsel, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

12:00 PM

Lunch

Pool Lawn
5:00 PM

Reception

Pacific Lawn

Co-sponsor:
7:00 PM

Conclude

Friday, February 5, 2016

8:15 AM

Exhibits Open & Networking Breakfast

Grand Ballroom Foyer
9:00 AM

Disruptive Technology

Grand Ballroom
This session will consider where disruptive technology might be needed in the cleared derivatives industry with a particular focus on whether block chain technology can be used to ensure quicker and more efficient clearing and settlement. 

Chair:
Rob Creamer, President & Chief Executive Offer, Geneva Trading

Speakers:
David Jaberg, President & Chief Executive Officer, GX2
Raymond Kahn, Managing Director, Head of Agency Derivative Services Risk, Treasury, Resources, and Regulatory Management, Barclays
Hugh Richards, Chief Technology Officer, NetOTC
Tim Swanson, Director of Market Research, R3CEV

10:05 AMConcurrent Session

Why is liquidity so difficult to find?

Grand Ballroom
Panelists will discuss concerns about diminishing liquidity in different markets. How important is liquidity and how should it be measured? What factors are impacting liquidity? How is this impacting futures markets? Are market users moving from futures to ETFs? How can this trend be reversed?

Chair:
Randy Snook, Executive Vice President, Business Policies & Practices, SIFMA

Speakers:
Chris Edmonds, Senior Vice President, Financial Markets, Intercontinental Exchange
Paul Faust, Managing Director, BlackRock
Paul Hamill, Managing Director & Global Head of FICC Citadel Execution Services, Citadel Securities
Louis Lucido, Chief Operating Officer, DoubleLine
Monique Rollins, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Capital Markets, U.S. Department of Treasury

10:05 AMConcurrent Session

Global Regulatory Landscape: Execution, Clearing, and Reporting

Gallery Ballroom
This panel will compare and contrast swap execution and clearing rules in jurisdictions around the world. 

Chair:
Joel Telpner, Partner, Jones Day

Speakers:
Stephen Berger, Director, Government & Regulatory Policy, Citadel
Marisol Collazo, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, DTCC Data Repository U.S.
Predrag Rogic, Vice President & Senior Legal Counsel, T. Rowe Price
Gregory Todd, Managing Director & Associate General Counsel, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

11:05 AM

Networking Break

Grand Ballroom Foyer

Sponsored by:


11:30 AMConcurrent Session

Repo Clearing

Gallery Ballroom
Our panel of clearinghouses, clearing members and customers will discuss how repo clearing is evolving. What issues need to be addressed?

Chair:
Mariam Rafi, Managing Director, Americas Head of OTC Derivatives Clearing, Citi

Speakers:
Thomas Callahan, Managing Director, Co-Head of Global Cash Management, BlackRock
Murray Pozmanter, Managing Director, General Manager, Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation
Suzanne Sprague, Managing Director, Credit Risk, Banking & Solutions, CME Group

11:30 AMConcurrent Session

Global Regulatory Landscape: Margin

Grand Ballroom
This panel will focus primarily on margin requirements for un-cleared derivatives and will compare and contrast these regulations in jurisdictions around the world. It will also discuss current implementation challenges under the already finalized rules.
 
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Chair:
Nevis Bregasi, Senior Counsel, MFS Investment Management

Speakers:
Amy Caruso, Director of Strategy & North America Business Development, DTCC
David Lucking, Partner, Allen & Overy
Jai Massari, Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell

12:30 PM

Conference Concludes