Fixed Income Future Leaders USA 2017

May 16 - 18, 2017

Westin Copley Place - Boston

+44 (0)207 368 9330

 Isaac Lieberman
Isaac Lieberman Founder and CEO Aston Capital Management

Isaac Lieberman founded Aston Capital Management as a quantitative hedge fund in November 2013. As a veteran trader of proprietary quantitative strategies, Isaac has more than 20 years of experience trading in global FX and Fixed Income markets. Prior to founding Aston Capital Management, Isaac was Managing Director at J.P. Morgan where he was the Head of Algorithmic Trading and the Head of Electronic FX Options Trading. Before joining J.P Morgan in 2008, Isaac was Head of the FX and Fixed Income division in the Principal Strategies Group at Bear Stearns where he worked from 1996.



Day 1- Wednesday May 17th 2017

11:10 AM All Star Panel: The do’s and don’ts of electronic trading- Where does eTrading work across the fixed income spectrum and when should you use it?

  • Voice vs. Electronic- Other than corporates, what other areas of fixed income are seeing electronic trading growth and how can you best utilize this?
  • Striking the balance- To what extent can automation replace the human touch?
  • Bilateral vs. automated execution- How can you establish which method of execution is best suited for certain market conditions?
  • Addressing the conflict between voice and electronic trading- How can you set up your internal teams to maximize the benefits of both forms of trading?
  • Will the methodology of eTrading eventually work across all fixed income asset classes or is it only best suited to certain products under certain conditions?

3:50 PM Oxford Style Debate: True or false- Non-bank Liquidty Providers (NBLP) are a positive addition to the fixed income market for the buy side and do not present too much risk

  • High Frequency Traders as liquidity providers- Is the fixed income market readily available for HFT firms to come forward as alternative liquidity sources?
  • HFT and the buy side- How do HFT market making models differ and can they be relied upon during times of stress?
  • Alongside treasuries and futures, what other parts of the fixed income spectrum can facilitate HFT and what is the impact on liquidity?
  • What are the barriers to entry for HFT in other markets and how can they be overcome?
  • With increased electronic trading and new data points, what does the future hold for HFT in fixed income?