FIA Forum: Frankfurt 2023

Key Trends in Cleared Derivatives

12 October 2023 • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM CEST • Hilton Hotel – Frankfurt, City Centre
FIA returns to Frankfurt to address key issues impacting listed and cleared derivatives markets and participants in the region. Join us and a host of industry experts to discuss trends in trading and clearing, product development, regulatory compliance and industry operations.
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Welcome Remarks 
  • Bruce Savage, Head of Europe, FIA

  • Michael Peters, CEO, Eurex Frankfurt AG 


  • Fiona van Echelpoel, Deputy Director General, European Central Bank


Regulatory Landscape - Where Are We Now? 

As we approach the end of the current legislative process, with EU Parliamentary elections and a new Commission in 2024, this panel will discuss the status of the key files and what the priorities are for the coming period.


  • Corinna Schempp, Vice President of European Policy & Regulation, FIA 


  • David Dietrich, Securities Supervision/Asset Management, BaFin
  • Julia Kolbe, Director, Head of Capital Markets & UK Policy, Deutsche Bank
  • Pauline Guérin, Director, Public Affairs, Société Générale


Networking Break 
Fireside Chat - State of the Market 



  • Bruce Savage, Head of Europe, FIA 


  • Matthias Graulich, Global Head of Fixed Income, Funding & Financing Strategy, Eurex


    Market Trends  

    This discussion will provide a review of topical issues impacting the use of derivatives in the region, including the management of market volatility and the resulting operational challenges as well as implications for clients and market participants.


    • Bruce Savage, Head of Europe, FIA 


    • Christoph Hock, Head of Multi Asset Trading, Union Investment Privatfonds GMBH
    • Helen Gordon, Managing Director, Global Clearing Business Manager, JP Morgan
    • Matthias Graulich, Global Head of Fixed Income, Funding & Financing Strategy, Eurex 
    • Robbert Booij, CEO Europe, ABN AMRO Clearing   


    Networking Lunch 


    Operational Resilience 

    Over the past 18 months there has been much focus on operational and cyber resilience from both regulatory authorities and the industry. This panel will discuss the lessons we can take from recent incidents in terms of what the industry itself can do to become more operationally resilient. How can we better react to outages and manage the impact when they happen? And how can we recover safely and quicky following an incident?  

    • Stuart Bailey, Vice President of Clearing Policy & Operations, FIA 


    • Clemens-Emanuel Gutwenger, Senior Associate, Clifford Chance
    • Francesco Margini, Chief Product Officer - Cleared Derivatives, ION Markets
    • James Beasley-Suffolk, Managing Director, UBS
    • Nathalie Revillion Castro, Chief Operating Officer, RJO


    Regulatory Compliance - Data Quality & the Drive to Improve It 

    The evolving regulatory reporting landscape places significant strain on market participants. With regulatory deadlines looming, our panel discusses how firms are prepared for 2024, their primary concerns, dependencies and the challenges that lie ahead. 


    • John Graham, Senior Director of Regulation, FIA 


    • Lavinia Ponniah, Product Management – Director, DTCC
    • Nadja Urban, Vice President, Derivatives Clearing Design, Eurex Clearing
    • Suzanne Calcagno, Global Head of Regulatory Response and Oversight, HSBC Bank plc 
    • Tim Hartley, EMIR Reporting Director, Kaizen Reporting


    Networking Break 
    Innovating for the Future

    Technological innovations are offering new solutions for operations and trading applications as well as leading to the development of new products and asset classes. This panel will consider the contributions being made by the cloud, AI and digitisation of markets and processes. 


    • Per Haga, Director – Global Head of PDS Product, Barclays Investment Bank


    • Ashish Majmundar, Director, Global Head of Capital Markets, Google Cloud
    • Christoph Holthaus, Global Head of Listed Derivatives, Fund Execution and Money Markets, DWS
    • Nick Solinger, CEO, FIA Tech
    • Wolfgang Eholzer, Chief Technology Officer, Eurex 
    Closing Remarks
    • Bruce Savage, Head of Europe, FIA 

    Networking Drinks

    Hilton Hotel, Frankfurt City Centre, Hochstraße 4, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany