TradeTech FX 2017

September 11-September 13, 2017

Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos, Barcelona

44 (0) 20 7368 9836

Simon Wilson-Taylor

Head of EBS Institutional
EBS BrokerTec
Simon has worked in financial markets for 35+ years. Prior to working at NEX Group he held senior positions at State Street, where he founded and led the Global Link’s FX Connect platform, HSBC, CIBC, Record Currency Management and UBS. In 2007, Simon was ranked #16 in the world in Institutional Investor magazine’s listing of top international financial technology innovators. In 2003, Simon was voted as one of the 100 most influential people in finance. Simon will be joining the Panel Discussion ‘Liquidity in the spotlight - As the FX ecosystem becomes more complex, how can firms better assess FX trading opportunities via access to dealer, non-traditional dealer, and platform liquidity?’ on the 12th June.


Day 1 - Tuesday 12th September 2017

11:40 AM 360° Perspective: Liquidity in the spotlight - As the FX ecosystem becomes more complex, how can firms better assess FX trading opportunities via access to dealer, non-traditional dealer, and platform liquidity?

  • Will there be further consolidation among venues and providers ahead, and if so how will this impact buy side firms as they becoming increasingly focused on finding ways to lower trading fees?

  • How can the buy side use TCA and algos to maximise their access to liquidity and demonstrate best execution?

  • Aggregating a fragmented market - how can technology help you understand liquidity conditions to make more informed trading decisions?

  • Deep liquidity vs. recycled liquidity - how can firms ensure they are getting access to the right pools of liquidity and not just ‘recycled liquidity’?

  • The unbundling of credit and execution - the rise of clearing and its impact on liquidity