FX Markets USA
Benchmark with 250 senior-level FX professionals from North America's leading buy side institutions, regulators and tier 1 banks. (formerly FX Week USA)
Key takeaways include:
Understand how the market will and should react to the US election, continued trade wars, and climate risk
Gain insight into how FX will push towards better TCA and how Flash Crashes can be avoided
Develop and build the most effective trading desk
What currencies/markets are going to be the biggest winners in 2020 and beyond?
Keep pace with the evolution and validity of LATAM, African, Asian and primary frontier currencies
Get up-to-speed with the regulatory environment and whether the industry is ready for the UMR phase 5 rollout
Find out if AI is still a relevant conversation or if meaningful impact is decades away
Network with old friends and new clients, and develop lasting business relationships
New for 2020!
Buy side breakfast briefing: an exclusive breakfast for the buy side, hosted by Simon Potter (formerly the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's executive vice president and head of The Markets Group)
eFX technology showcase: watch leading innovators in eFX demonstrate their exciting new approaches and developments guiding the deals of the future
Learning lunch: Regulation. Regulation. Regulation. Gain crucial insights into the latest trends and thinking on regulatory requirements within FX
The Solution Room: an industry-wide alliance, working to solve the biggest challenges and crises in FX
Global head of FX trading
MD and head of global markets structure
MD, global head of EMEA & EM FX
Guy Verberne is Chief Economist and responsible for all macro-economic analysis within PGGM Investment Management - the second largest Dutch pension fund service provider, with currently €175bn under management.
Guy started his career as a policy advisor at the Dutch Ministry of Finance, before moving to the banking industry, where he has worked as a senior fixed income portfolio manager, chief economist and head of strategy.
He has a master's degree in economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam, specializing in monetary economics and finance.
MD, global economics and strategy
Claire Dissaux is managing director, head of global economics & strategy at Millenium Global and is responsible for the production of all macroeconomic and currency research, for both Developed and Emerging Markets. She is also focused on client-related requests and product development initiatives driven by the firm’s philosophy of a fundamental economic orientation to client currency solutions.
Claire’s highly analytical approach has been developed during her tenure as an economist at the Ministry of Finance in France and then at Société Générale and Credit Agricole Indosuez gaining experience and expertise in Country Risk Analysis and Emerging Market Research and Strategy.
Claire Dissaux graduated from ENSAE, the French National School for Statistics and Economics, in Paris. She also holds a degree of advanced studies (DEA) in Macroeconomics, Modelling and Forecasting from the University of Paris (Pantheon-Sorbonne).
Chief executive officer
Record Currency Management
James Wood Collins joined Record Currency Management in August 2008 as a senior member of the Client Team and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in October 2010. James also currently chairs Record's Executive Committee and is a member of its Investment Committee.
He was previously at JP Morgan Cazenove, where he was a Managing Director advising financial institutions on M&A, IPOs and related corporate finance transactions, including the December 2007 IPO of Record plc.
Head of currency
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Arnab Nilim is the head of Currency at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. His team is responsible for currency portfolio management, trading and research for developed and emerging-market currencies.
Prior to joining the firm, Arnab worked at AllianceBernstein over seven years as the Lead Currency Portfolio Manager. Prior to that, he worked in the emerging markets trading division at Citigroup for seven years, where he traded and developed quantitative trading models for nonlinear portfolios composed of currency forwards and derivatives.
Arnab holds a BSc in engineering from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, and an MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley, where he received the prestigious Leon O. Chua Award in 2004 for outstanding achievement in an area of nonlinear science.
Co-founder, managing partner and CIO
North Asset Management