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)

FX Markets USA update:<<NEW DATES>>

We remain fully committed to FX Markets USA and are pleased to announce that it will now run in July 2021. The decision to postpone has not been taken lightly, but our upmost priority is to safeguard the wellbeing of all of our delegates, speakers, sponsors and staff.

Any existing bookings are valid for the new event dates and all delegates should have received an email notifying them of these changes.


Buy with Confidence

Our commitment to you

Buy With Confidence

As the unprecedented COVID-19 situation changes every day, we remain watchful but also focused on delivering this much anticipated conference. We want you to feel confident about booking with us, so our commitment to you is:

  • If we need to reschedule the event, we will automatically transfer your ticket to the new date. We will make your booking transferable, so if you are unable to make the new date you can pass the ticket to somebody else in your organization.

  • If we are unable to run the same event within a 12 month period, you can either:

    • transfer your ticket to another of our events

    • request a full refund.

FX Markets brings together 250 senior FX professionals from North America's leading buy side institutions, regulators and tier 1 banks, and provides forward-looking insights and innovative solutions needed to remain competitive and develop value-add in this era of digital transformation.


Senior attendees

Including 62% c-level, senior director or equivalent


Individual institutions

Must-attend event for the buy side and sell side community


Expert speakers

Discussing essential topics from the US election to algo and AI


Networking opportunities

Including interactive workshops and VIP briefings

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 2021 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 2021!

  • 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

Andy Maack

Global head of FX trading


Jennifer Hadaris

MD and head of global markets structure


Jatin Vara

MD, global head of EMEA & EM FX


Guy Verberne

Chief economist


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.

Claire Dissaux

MD, global economics and strategy

Millennium Global

James Wood-Collins

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.

Arnab Nilim

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.


George Papamarkakis

Co-founder, managing partner and CIO

North Asset Management

Company profile

For nearly four decades, State Street Global Advisors has been committed to helping financial professionals and those who rely on them achieve their investment objectives. We partner with institutions and financial professionals to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven process spanning both active and index disciplines. We take pride in working closely with our clients to develop precise investment strategies, including our pioneering family of SPDR ETFs. With millions* in assets under management, our scale and global footprint provide access to markets and asset classes, and allow us to deliver expert insights and investment solutions.

State Street Global Advisors is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation.

* Assets under management were $2.51 trillion as of December 31, 2018. AUM reflects approx. $32.45 billion (as of December 31, 2018) with respect to which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) serves as marketing agent; SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.

Company profile

T. Rowe Price is an asset management firm focused on delivering global investment management excellence and retirement services that investors can rely on—now, and over the long term.

We provide a broad array of mutual funds, subadvisory services, and separate account management for individual and institutional investors, retirement plans, and financial intermediaries.

Our intellectual rigor helps us seek the best ideas for our clients, our integrity ensures that we always put their interests first, and our stability lets us stay focused on their goals as we pursue better investment outcomes.

As of March 31, 2019, T. Rowe Price has USD $1.13 trillion* in assets under management and serves clients in more than 16 countries worldwide.

* Firmwide AUM includes assets managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. and its investment advisory affiliates.

Company profile

As an asset manager, BlackRock invests on behalf of our clients. The firm was founded in March 1988 on the belief that experienced investment professionals using a disciplined investment process and sophisticated analytical tools can consistently add value to client portfolios. As of Dec 31 2019, we were entrusted with over $7trillion in assets, managed across our expertise in fixed income, cash management, equity and alternative asset classes and risk management.

We recognise that official institutions face unique challenges, particularly today in an environment where the trusted mantra of “Safety, Liquidity, Return” have become a paradox, with new risks and uncertainties emerging.  Indeed, official institutions around the world look to BlackRock for investment management, risk management and advisory services, taking  advantage of BlackRock’s broad global investment platform and expertise across a robust spectrum of asset classes that span the full risk spectrum. 

Winning the Asset Manager of the Year award by the Central Banking Publications (2014, 2015 and again in 2017), Consultancy and Advisory Services Provider of the Year in 2016, Leaders in Reserve Management Services in 2018 and Innovation in Reserve Management this year is a testament to the trust and partnership we have from our official institutions clients.

Company profile

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries. As of June 30, 2019, BNY Mellon had $35.5 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.8 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com. Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon or visit our newsroom at www.bnymellon.com/newsroom for the latest company news.

Company profile

Markets don’t stand still.

The FX market continues to evolve through structural change, regulatory reform, and new technology. To succeed, our clients must navigate these changes efficiently. They need a partner they can trust.

No one has contributed more to the growth of this market than CLS. We’re proud to be the world’s leading provider of FX settlement services.  Launching in 2002, we transformed FX with our innovative approach to multilateral netting and settlement. Our specialists have worked to reduce systemic risk ever since, while creating operational efficiencies and significant cost savings for our clients. We’ve earned the trust of our members - over 70 of the world’s most important financial institutions. With more than 25,000 third-party clients also using our services, we settle USD5 trillion of payment instructions on an average day.

Today we’re leveraging our experience and substantial market intelligence to address the market’s wider settlement, processing and data needs. Our products make the trading process faster, easier, safer and more cost-effective – empowering our clients’ success.

CLS’s unique position at the center of the FX market enables us to collaborate widely across the industry, leading the development of standardized solutions that enhance operations for all our clients. Our connectivity runs deeper than the unrivalled infrastructure that first built our reputation. We work closely with central banks and regulators, and partner with leading commercial banks, global corporations and financial institutions. Industry leaders trust and rely on our strategic advice.

CLS experts develop relevant solutions to real problems. Our network gives us unparalleled insight into common market challenges, and our specialist teams catalyze that insight into foresight. We combine this with technical precision and imagination, and a deeply held commitment to deliver client impact. The result? Rigorous, forward-looking solutions that reduce risk and create efficiencies. CLS products empower our clients to stay at the forefront of a changing market.

Markets don’t stand still. We don’t either. 

Trusted Market Solutions

Company profile

BNP Paribas is a leader in banking and financial services and has a long association with the official institutions' sector. The Group is present in nearly 75 countries globally enabling clients to benefit from a range of services including corporate & institutional banking; asset servicing and asset management. www.bnpparibas.com BNP Paribas Asset Management is the asset management arm of BNP Paribas, and offers high value-added solutions to individual savers, companies, and institutional investors. We have a broad range of skills in four investment divisions: Equities, Fixed Income, Private Debt & Real Assets, and Multi-Asset, Quantitative and Solutions (MAQS). Sustainability is at the heart of our strategy and investment decision-making process. Our aim is to achieve long-term sustainable investment returns for our clients. We have assets under management of USD 475 billion (as of 30 September 2019), with 520+ investment professionals and 500+ client servicing specialists, serving clients in 71 countries. To learn more, visit bnpparibas-am.us.

Company profile

BidFX is a market-leading Fintech firm specializing in FX for institutions. Asset Managers, Hedge funds, Banks and Pure FX clients enjoy using a trading platform that understands and accommodates the most complex of workflows with simplicity and elegance. Our efficient and transparent tools allow our customers to manage their trade flow, avoid market manipulation, and control both information leakage and market impact. BidFX trading solutions allow FX traders to generate and quantify alpha, monitor performance vs benchmark and access a wide variety of relevant liquidity in a simple and intuitive environment. For more information please visit www.bidfx.com

Company profile

Founded in 1996, FlexTrade is the global leader in high performance execution management and order management systems for equities, foreign exchange, options, futures and fixed income. FlexTrade’s FX sell side component is called FlexFX, our award winning, algorithmic trading and EMS. FlexTrade offers two primary trading platforms for the institutional FX market: FlexFX, our award winning execution management system, and MaxxTrader (FX White Label Solution). Both platforms are highly configurable and offer aggregated liquidity from more than 100 banks, ECNS and exchanges for trading spot, forwards, NDFs and swaps in a stream via RFS and RFQs. They also include real-time risk management, prepackaged and customizable algorithms as well as access to an array of broker algorithms.

Company profile

About CME Group:

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, 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 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 TraianaAs 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 ratesequity indexesforeign exchangeenergyagricultural 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.

Speaker - Paul Houston, Global Head of FX

Company profile

Invast Global is a specialist multi-asset prime broker based in Sydney, Tokyo and Hong Kong. The company specialises in providing prime services to small/mid-sized hedge funds, asset managers, proprietary trading firms, other brokerages and banks.

The milestones have been accumulating fast for the entrepreneurial firm, with its institutional client base growing strongly worldwide and a particularly strong penetration into the hedge fund space. Multi-asset turnover for the firm now exceeds well over AU$100bn monthly.

The company has received numerous highly-respected industry awards, often beating larger, globally renowned investment banks.

The JASDAQ-listed Japanese parent company – Invast Securities Co. has a 60-year history as a Forex and Securities brokerage and enjoys stable, long-standing relationships with numerous tier-one bank prime brokers.

Company profile

Invesco is an independent investment management firm with a commitment to providing a superior investment experience.

Our clients include central banks, state pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other government agencies.

We are privileged to manage more than $1,184.4 billion in assets on behalf of clients in more than 120 countries (as of July 31, 2019). We have:

• Specialised investment teams managing investments across a comprehensive range of asset classes, investment styles and geographies.

• More than 8,000 employees focused on client needs across the globe.

• Proximity to our clients with an on-the-ground presence in more than 25 countries.

• Solid financials, an investment grade debt rating, and a strong balance sheet.


Company profile

Lucera, an industry-leading technology service provider delivers performant, secure and scalable solutions designed to power today's demanding financial applications.

We provide best-in-class on-demand co-located infrastructure and connectivity, priced on a month-to-month basis, offering a compelling solution to businesses looking to lower expenses and reduce operational overhead.

Lucera also offers a high-performance FX matching and aggregation platform as a service, with co-location available in LD4, NY4, TY3, and CH1. The system provides smart order routing, price aggregation, and highly configurable price distribution in one unified solution available via a Web-based UI. Coupled with advanced liquidity management, realtime TCA and our low latency pre-trade credit component we deliver a performant, cost-effective solution to your eFX needs.


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