FIA Forum: Leipzig 2023

Developments in European Commodity Derivatives

29 June 2023 • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM CEST • Salles de Pologne | Hainstraße 16
Europe’s commodities markets have experienced high levels of volatility and scrutiny by policymakers in the past 18 months. FIA brings together industry experts and participants to Leipzig to discuss current market trends as well as the latest regulatory developments impacting the use of derivatives in these markets.


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This event is closed to the press. 

Lunch & Networking


13:00 - 13:05
Welcome Remarks 
  • Bruce Savage, Head of Europe, FIA 


  • Tim Greenwood, Managing Director, EEX 


13:05 - 13:30


  • Froukelien Wendt, Independent Member of the CCP Supervisory Committee and Director for Central Counterparties (CCPs), European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) 


13:30 - 14:30
The Regulatory Agenda

This session will assess the range of regulatory approaches by European policymakers impacting commodities markets; the effectiveness of regulatory intervention during volatile market conditions; and how industry and end-users are responding. 


  • Christiane Leuthier, Vice President, Commodities, FIA  


  • Anje Stiers, Head of EU Representation Office, EEX 
  • Paul Dawson, Head of Regulatory Affairs, RWE
  • Martin Rose, EMIR & MiFID Expert, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, BaFin
  • Erik Floor, Global Regulatory Advisor at ABN AMRO Clearing Bank  
14:30 - 15:00
Networking Break 


15:00 - 16:00
Market Dynamics and Trends

While markets have experienced extreme volatility recently, how has this impacted the use of derivatives products? In addition, panellists will consider how the market is facilitating and enabling the ‘green’ agenda with the development of new products.  


  • Bruce Savage, Head of Europe, FIA 


  • Steffen Riediger, Director Business Development Power & Global Commodities, EEX
  • Franck Borgel, Head of Agency Commodities Business, Societe Generale
  • Katy Hyams, Head of Regulatory Policy, LME
  • Johannes Bravidor, Chief Innovation Office, Maersk Oil Trading


Closing Remarks 
  • Bruce Savage, Head of Europe, FIA


EEX Group Leipzig Get Together Party



Schedule subject to change. 

Salles de Pologne
Hainstraße 16
04109 Leipzig




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