Fixed Income Future Leaders USA 2017

May 16-May 18, 2017

Westin Copley Place - Boston

44 (0)207 368 9330

Mark Yallop

FICC Markets Standards Board

Day 2- Thursday 18th May 2017

10:00 AM Industry Perspective: Setting FICC Markets Standards: How can buy and sell side collaboration be brought forward to promote standards in wholesale markets

  • How can risks and uncertainties be avoided in wholesale financial markets
  • How can the FICC industry agree and promote standards to improve conduct and market practice
  • What steps can the FICC market standards board take to ensure the process is transparent to market participants
  • How are close working relationships with regulators and authorities internationally helping bring these market standards forward?

14:20 PM Fireside Chat: Corporate New issuance- Is the process currently fair and sufficient or are there major improvement areas that can be made?

  • The health of the market today- How has the US new issuance market changed in 2017?
  • Outlining the full life cycle of new issuance and the impacts of market volatility- how can you best handle this?
  • Order placement and allocation – who would benefit from more transparency, and how much is enough?
  • Are there best practices that can be implemented in primary markets and should these be determined by market participants or regulators?
  • What lessons can the US learn from other markets in order to make it a smoother, more efficient process?