Fixed Income Future Leaders USA 2017

May 16-May 18, 2017

Westin Copley Place - Boston

44 (0)207 368 9330

Mustafa Chowdhury

MD, Head of Rates
Voya Investment Management


Day 2- Thursday 18th May 2017

08:50 AM All Star Panel: Defining best execution for the buy side- How can you build a reliable methodology to measure and achieve best execution in today’s fragmented fixed income world?

  • The evolution of best execution- How are leading buy side heads measuring best execution and what changes have they made?
  • Broader than ‘best price’- What other parameters should you measure your best execution standards against other than pricing?
  • Strategy selection- How can you fully understand what is the right approach for the right environment?
  • What front office technology is essential in today’s electronic world to help you measure and maximize your chances of achieving best execution?
  • What can the US learn from European best execution standards under the new MiFID II guidelines?

13:00 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?