TradeTech Europe 2017

25 - 26 April, 2017

Palais des Congrès de Paris

Contact Us: +44 (0)207 368 9548

 Eric Boes
Eric Boes Global Head, Trading Allianz Global Investors
Allianz GI is a diversified active asset manager with a strong parent company and a culture of risk management. They are the leading German asset manager, with more than $541 billion in AUM. Eric, who was formerly global head of derivatives trading, has taken over control of the business trading abilities and responsible for ensuring scalability of the business cross asset.


Main Day 1: Tuesday 25th April 2017

9:00 AM OPENING BUY SIDE KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: Is your desk agile and responsive enough for MiFID II? What are the practical steps you need to take to enhance performance and ensure efficiency?

  • Gaining clarity on the regulatory requirements for best execution, governance and risk control
  • Building market intelligence-how can you demonstrate diligence to all counter-parties?
  • How can you speed the process up internally to ensure you can react when final requirements are announced?
  • What does an agile and streamlined organisation look like in practice?
  • How can best execution monitoring for assets outside of equities leverage current equity platforms?
  • Trade reporting-what are the current limitations in data and what can you do better to manage this? 

Main Day 2: Wednesday 26th April 2017

9:30 AM KEYNOTE DISCUSSION PANEL: Europe’s current and future equity trading landscape - With changes in economies of dealing, who will survive vs thrive in 2018?

  • With so many new players in the market, how will these players survive and who will thrive?
  • How will niche players and bulge bracket players find their foothold in the market? What will happen to the middle ground?
  • With consolidation, where is the data and trading moving to? Will there be slippage, market impact and changes in liquidity?
  • How are sell side trading desks adapting to this change? How are they broadening their knowledge in market structure, market performance, PT, resourcing of research payments
  • Are sell side counterparts moving to the buy side, and if so, what does this mean?
  • Is there the potential for full buy side desk automation and the rise of outsource trading desk and how will this shift market structure?