TradeTech Europe 2020

21 - 23 April, 2020

Palais des Congrès de Paris


Nej D'jelal, Managing Director, Head of Electronic Equities & Quant Prime Services Product, EMEA at Barclays
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Nej D'jelal

Managing Director, Head of Electronic Equities & Quant Prime Services Product, EMEA

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1:30 PM Panel Discussion - How can you identify and successfully implement cutting-edge data-driven technologies to enhance your front to back trading capabilities?

Gain insight from both sides of the trading landscape, where two of the biggest asset managers globally by AUM and three of the leading banks discuss where they are seeing technological advancements in data analytics and trading, and debate how to overcome the biggest challenges in industry application.
  • What are the technologies of interest for the buy side?
  • How to make the decision on what technology capabilities your business needs, how valuable this investment is for your business and when is the investment needed?
  • What are the common barriers of entry for technology investing and advancement?
  • What are the primary drivers for investing in new technology ie. Cost and resources or the need for more agility?
  • With the major developments in infrastructure and mergers between front, middle and back office, what steps are being made to improve communication between the trading and data science teams?
  • How will the trading landscape as we know it look to change with the evolution of advanced technology from more traditional players in the market


Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

12:50 PM All Star Panel - Creating streamlined and meaningful broker relationships in a constantly changing execution landscape: how have buy side requirements and interactions changed and how is the broker community adapting to better meet your needs?

With the buy side requiring increasingly more detailed and advanced execution services, and the broker community re-evaluating how to best cater for this, this panel provides insight from both the buy and sell side on exactly what they need and how services have had to evolve respectively.

  • What have been the biggest changes to buy side requirements post MiFID II regarding broker connectivity, fees and transparency?
  • With desks becoming more multi-asset, how has the execution landscape responded and evolved?
  • How have broker offerings changed given the shift to more low touch execution?
  • How have the circumstances for needing more niche execution requirements vs a one-stop shop changed and how has the European broker community responded to this
  • How are brokers competing against market makers?
  • Given growing sell side consolidation, how can the buy side best prepare and empower themselves to ensure they have a broker list that is meaningful, global and effective?