Buy-side Perspectives Issue 3 - Page 24

You are invited. ATF forums in London, US and Paris and ABF in Asia K&KGC invites the buy side to attend our upcoming 2016 Alpha Trader Forum and Asia Buy-side Forums around the world, a series of one-day events that will bring together senior heads of trading from the buy-side to discuss topics relevant to the asset management community in London, Paris, New York, Boston, Hong Kong and Singapore. K&KGC’s Alpha Trader Forum events/Asia Buy-side Forums were created specifically for the buy-side. These closed-door, private events focus on roundtable discussion and interactive debate among senior heads of trading on the buy-side. Dates are as follows: 27 April Hong Kong & Singapore Equities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange 11 May London Fixed Income 11 May London Foreign Exchange 25 May Paris Equities & Fixed Income 8 June London Equities Topics for discussion in Asia will include sales relationships for block trading, trading algorithms and strategies, commission fees and unbundling, data aggregation and TCA, Asian regulations and small and mid-cap broker preferences by region. There will also be dedicated sessions for fixed income and FX. Discussions in France and London will include how to pay brokers for execution, how to achieve best execution under MiFID II, the future of the lit market and overcoming routing challenges in dark pools, as well as TCA. There will also be fixed income sessions focusing on electronic bond trading, buy-side price maker and price taker standards and best practice, and how to achieve best execution. 24 The Buy-side Perspectives | Issue 3 | April 2016