Fixed Income Future Leaders USA 2017

May 16 - 18, 2017

Westin Copley Place - Boston

+44 (0)207 368 9330

 David Weiss
David Weiss Senior Analyst Aite Group
David B. Weiss is a senior analyst with Aite Group, with more than five years’ experience covering multi-asset market structure, global derivatives, electronic trading, global financial regulation, and capital markets intellectual property, all with a subtle undercurrent of trading technology.

Mr. Weiss brings to Aite Group over 10 years of global institutional capital markets experience in listed and OTC derivatives, cash equities, securities lending, electronic trading, and trading technology working side-by-side with brokers, sales traders, and traders as a project manager, product manager, analyst, and IT manager. His most recent focus has been research on market structure, derivatives, trade work flow and electronification, financial regulation, clearing, and monetizing innovation via intellectual property, and he has advised trading technology companies on derivatives, price discovery, aggregation, messaging, and infrastructure as well as related M&A activity. He has been quoted extensively in the media, written articles for various trade publications, spoken at and moderated industry events, and serves on trade working groups.

Prior to joining Aite Group, Mr. Weiss was an independent analyst, director of global derivatives technology at Cantor Fitzgerald, and a technical architect at Nextera Interactive, focusing on equity research management systems.


Day 1- Wednesday May 17th 2017

5:20 PM Fixed Income Shark Tank: Disruptive technologies- What are the next big breakthroughs you should expect from the FINTECH world?

Join our fixed income sharks during this exciting ‘Shark Tank’ style session, where you will hear from four new and innovative start-up FINTECH firms as they present their offerings in a bid to win first place. Listen up as the ’sharks’ review the technologies’ benefits to your business, predict their future success and deliver their verdicts. The ultimate decision is in your hands though, as the audience get to vote for their favourite.

Will you find the next big thing?

Suggested Technologies:
  • Machine learning
  • Connectivity
  • Best Ex analytics
  • RegTech
  • Information flow
  • Sentiment Analysis

Day 2- Thursday 18th May 2017

1:00 PM 360 Perspective: Opening the door to OTC ‘All to All’- What are the structural impediments restricting the evolution of the OTC markets and what can be a catalyst for change?

  • Trade execution in swaps- Is a dominant ‘order book’ beyond the realms of possibility in OTC trading?
  • Do the buy side desire more access to IDB liquidity and if so how can this be achieved?
  • The growth of D2C volumes for swaps- How are these venues adapting to offer new models of execution to the buy side?
  • With traditional incumbents dominating, how can any market utility change behaviour to shift liquidity to a new venue?
  • The future of SEF trading- Do the buy side have the appetite to trade on an order book over RFQ in the long term?