FX Markets Australia
FX Markets Australia 2020 will serve as the industry benchmark conference for professionals to gain insights from expert speakers and peers on the latest industry best practices, strategies to enhance performance, and to discuss the pressing issues they are facing.
2020 Key Themes Include:
Global economic uncertainties and currency volatility
Benchmark reform and the impact on clearing FX
Innovative strategies in algo and quant applications in FX
Meeting new hedging challenges – how should corporate treasurers prepare
Managing FX exposure and investing in FX for superannuation funds
FX Global Code of Conduct - practical execution issues
Allens is a leading international law firm serving clients throughout Australia and Asia. Together with Linklaters, our global network spans 40 offices across 28 countries. The alignment of our complementary practices enables us to offer an integrated service to clients, with one point of contact, a unified team drawn from the best resources of each firm, and consistent quality advice and support.
Our derivatives specialists advise superannuation funds, banks, multinational corporations, securities firms and government entities on all legal, regulatory and documentation issues relating to derivatives in Australia and worldwide. We combine local knowledge with technical excellence and commercial insight, to provide clear navigation through complex structured transactions, and apply a global perspective to regulatory matters including global benchmark reform projects.
Our global benchmark reform team comprises experts in loans, capital markets, derivatives, structured products, competition, regulatory relationships and dispute resolution. We have been working with clients on developments relating to IBORs around the world, including ISDA since 2016 on its global consultations in relation to LIBOR, and we maintain active involvement in the key international industry working groups. Our deep expertise in products linked to new rates and understanding of technical developments surrounding the creation of LIBOR replacement rates, informs the strategies we are now formulating for our Australian clients.
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform. In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing. With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.
LCH ForexClear, a leading provider of foreign exchange derivatives clearing, delivers unmatched capital and operational efficiencies. Built in partnership with the market, and with the benefit of LCH’s extensive experience in interest rate swaps clearing, ForexClear offers industry-leading risk management for deliverable FX in eight currency pairs across forwards, spot and options; and for non-deliverable forwards in 12 emerging market and five G10 currencies. LCH ForexClear is a 24-hour foreign exchange clearing service.LCH ForexClear, a leading provider of foreign exchange derivatives clearing, delivers unmatched capital and operational efficiencies. Built in partnership with the market, and with the benefit of LCH’s extensive experience in interest rate swaps clearing, ForexClear offers industry-leading risk management for deliverable FX in eight currency pairs across forwards, spot and options; and for non-deliverable forwards in 12 emerging market and five G10 currencies. LCH ForexClear is a 24-hour foreign exchange clearing service.
The LMAX Group is a global financial technology company and the leading independent operator of multiple institutional execution venues for FX and crypto currency trading. The Group’s portfolio includes LMAX Exchange (institutional FX exchange and FCA
regulated MTF), LMAX Global (FCA and CySec regulated brokers) and LMAX Digital (GFSC regulated institutional spot crypto currency exchange).
The Group is unique in offering market access to all FX customer segments in over 100 countries, transforming the world’s largest asset class to an open, transparent marketplace with fair, precise & consistent execution. Offering an anonymous, regulated and rules-based trading environment with strict price and time priority order execution, clients are able to trade on the central limit order book, driven by streaming no ‘last look’ limit-order liquidity from top tier banks and non-bank financial institutions.
Servicing funds, banks, asset managers and retail brokerages in over 100 countries, LMAX Group builds and runs its own high performance, ultra-low latency global exchange infrastructure which includes matching engines in London, New York and Tokyo.
Founded in 2012, Tradepoint Systems provides foreign exchange trading technology and trade simulation and testing software to the financial services community. Our solutions are used globally by some of the world’s largest financial services institutions.
We build innovative, differentiating products and services that meet the nuanced requirements of our client’s businesses and satisfy the needs of their end-users, whether traders, managers, developers or support staff. We believe that by designing and building systems collaboratively with our clients, we’re able to combine our own broad experience in financial services technology with their intimate understanding of the day-to-day user experience.
Our team is made up of the principals and core technologists from Aegisoft, a technology vendor that pioneered FX aggregation and trade simulation tools in the early 2000s. We’ve worked together for over twenty years, building trading technology solutions.