TradeTech Europe 2017

25 - 26 April, 2017

Palais des Congrès de Paris

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 Roman Garcia
Roman Garcia Senior Advisor, DG Competition European Commission
Roman serves as Competition Financial Markets Officer at the EU Directorate General of Competition. His main areas of responsibility are capital markets, infrastructure, and asset management. He has worked in both the public and private sectors. Before joining the European Commission, he worked for 3 years as Senior Investment Officer in emerging markets for a multilateral development bank in Washington DC. He worked for leading global banks (asset securitization and sales OTC derivatives) in New York (Royal Bank of Scotland), London (Royal Bank of Scotland, ABN AMRO, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, and Banco Santander) and Madrid (Banco Español de Crédito).


Main Day 1: Tuesday 25th April 2017

3:20 PM FIRE SIDE CHAT: How best practices in the commercialisation of market data can drive transparency and efficiencies in the equity trading market?

  • What´s the role of the EU Commission competition authority in the financial markets, and more specifically with data markets? 

  • What are the competition challenges within the market data and equity trading markets?  

  • How can the EC competition authority help and how are they driving competition in the trading and data markets? 

  • What has their role been in reducing market abuse and improved market performance?