Overview

SIFMA’s Equity Market Structure Conference gathers the industry’s leading experts to examine today’s equity markets and the evolving regulatory framework that guides them.

Participants discuss recommendations and actionable changes to enhance fairness, stability and transparency in the U.S. stock market.

On September 19, the following topics were addressed:

  • Balancing Innovation vs. Market Complexity
  • Navigating the Current Regulatory Landscape, including new disclosure requirements: Rule 606 and ATS-N
  • Developments in Research Payments
  • Changes in the Exchange Landscape
  • And more – view the 2019 program

Keynote Speakers

Equity Market Structure Conference

Date

September 19, 2019

Location

New York, NY

Overview

SIFMA’s Equity Market Structure Conference gathers the industry’s leading experts to examine today’s equity markets and the evolving regulatory framework that guides them.

Participants discuss recommendations and actionable changes to enhance fairness, stability and transparency in the U.S. stock market.

On September 19, the following topics were addressed:

  • Balancing Innovation vs. Market Complexity
  • Navigating the Current Regulatory Landscape, including new disclosure requirements: Rule 606 and ATS-N
  • Developments in Research Payments
  • Changes in the Exchange Landscape
  • And more – view the 2019 program

Keynote Speakers

Program

7:30am – 8:30am

Continental Breakfast

8:40am – 4:40pm

8:40am – 8:55am

Participants

Theodore R. Lazo

Speaker

Theodore R. Lazo

Managing Director & Associate General Counsel, Equities

SIFMA

Theodore R. Lazo’s Biography

8:55am – 9:25am

Participants

Elad L. Roisman

9:25am – 10:25am

The MiFID II unbundling requirements have not only changed the landscape in Europe, but also have had a global impact on market participants.  This panel will discuss the U.S. impacts,…

The MiFID II unbundling requirements have not only changed the landscape in Europe, but also have had a global impact on market participants.  This panel will discuss the U.S. impacts, both on firms working with EU customers and potential adjustments in the U.S. regulatory structure.

Participants

Michael Masone, Daniel Barry, Nanette Buziak, Joseph C. Gawronski, Monica Pal

Moderator

Michael Masone

Director, Equities, Markets & Securities Services

Citigroup

Michael Masone’s Biography

Panelists

Daniel Barry

Vice President, Associate General Counsel

Fidelity

Daniel Barry’s Biography

Nanette Buziak

Managing Director, Head of Equity Trading

Voya Investment Management

Nanette Buziak’s Biography

Joseph C. Gawronski

President and Chief Operating Officer

Rosenblatt Securities Inc.

Joseph C. Gawronski’s Biography

Monica Pal

Executive Director

Morgan Stanley

Monica Pal’s Biography

10:25am – 10:55am

Networking Break

11:05am – 12:05pm

This year will see several new entrants to the equities exchange community.  What will those exchanges bring to the market?  And how will the current exchanges react?  This panel includes…

This year will see several new entrants to the equities exchange community.  What will those exchanges bring to the market?  And how will the current exchanges react?  This panel includes representatives from the new exchanges and the incumbents who will discuss and consider the changing landscape.

Participants

Sapna C. Patel, Michael Blaugrund, Tal Cohen, Thomas P. Gallagher, Jonathan Kellner, Zoran Perkov

Moderator

Sapna C. Patel

Executive Director, Head of Americas Market Structure & Liquidity Strategy

Morgan Stanley

Sapna C. Patel’s Biography

Panelists

Michael Blaugrund

Head of Equities

New York Stock Exchange

Michael Blaugrund’s Biography

Tal Cohen

Executive Vice President and Head of North American Market Services

Nasdaq

Tal Cohen’s Biography

Thomas P. Gallagher

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Miami International Holdings, Inc.

Thomas P. Gallagher’s Biography

Jonathan Kellner

Chief Executive Officer

MEMX

Jonathan Kellner’s Biography

Zoran Perkov

Chief Executive Officer

Long Term Stock Exchange

Zoran Perkov’s Biography

12:05pm – 1:00pm

Networking Lunch

1:10pm – 2:10pm

The SEC has adopted and implemented key regulatory initiatives in the last year, including new requirements for ATSs and the institutional disclosures under Rule 606.  This panel will examine how…

The SEC has adopted and implemented key regulatory initiatives in the last year, including new requirements for ATSs and the institutional disclosures under Rule 606.  This panel will examine how firms are implementing the new requirements and what might be next on the regulatory front.

Participants

Ian Weston, Vlad Khandros, Mehmet Kinak, Timothy J. Mahoney, Annette Nazareth

Moderator

Ian Weston

Executive Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs for Corporate & Investment Banking

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Ian Weston’s Biography

Panelists

Vlad Khandros

Managing Director, Global Head of Market Structure and Liquidity Strategy

UBS

Vlad Khandros’s Biography

Mehmet Kinak

Global Head of Systematic Trading and Market Structure

T. Rowe Price

Mehmet Kinak’s Biography

Timothy J. Mahoney

Chief Executive Officer

BIDS Trading, L.P.

Timothy J. Mahoney’s Biography

Annette Nazareth

Partner, Financial Institutions

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Annette Nazareth’s Biography

2:10pm – 2:40pm

Networking Break

2:50pm – 3:50pm

The equity markets remain intensely competitive, and trading venues are increasingly adopting new methods to attract order flow.  This panel will discuss some of those methods – including asymmetrical speedbumps,…

The equity markets remain intensely competitive, and trading venues are increasingly adopting new methods to attract order flow.  This panel will discuss some of those methods – including asymmetrical speedbumps, unprotected exchanges, retail priority, and displayed Alternative Trading Systems (ATS) – as well as potential regulatory impacts.

Participants

Gregg E. Berman, Ph.D., Robert L.D. Colby, Roman Ginis, Bryan Harkins, John Ramsay

Moderator

Gregg E. Berman, Ph.D.

Director of Market Analytics and Regulatory Structure

Citadel Securities

Gregg E. Berman, Ph.D.’s Biography

Panelists

Robert L.D. Colby

Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

FINRA

Robert L.D. Colby’s Biography

Bryan Harkins

Executive Vice President, Co-Head of Markets Division

Cboe Global Markets

Bryan Harkins’s Biography

John Ramsay

Chief Market Policy Officer

IEX Group, Inc.

John Ramsay’s Biography

3:50pm – 4:40pm

Participants

Lisa Mahon Lynch, Brett Redfearn

Moderator

Lisa Mahon Lynch

Associate Director, Global Trading

Wellington Management

Lisa Mahon Lynch’s Biography

Speaker

Brett Redfearn

Director, Division of Trading and Markets

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Brett Redfearn’s Biography

4:40pm – 5:45pm

Networking Reception

Venue

The Westin New York at Times Square

270 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

A coveted Midtown Manhattan location, savvy accommodations and thoughtful amenities combine to create an exceptional hotel experience at The Westin New York at Times Square.

Situated steps from NYC’s finest attractions – including Broadway, Grand Central Terminal, Central Park and more – our landmark hotel places you in the center of it all.

Picture of venue

Hotel Accommodations

Rates will start at $399 per night and are quoted exclusive of applicable room tax, applicable service/hotel-specific fees, or other miscellaneous taxes.

Please note that the group rates have ended on Friday, August 23rd, 2019. If you still require a hotel room reservation at The Westin Times Square after the cutoff date, please contact Lizzie Grimm.

Make sure to confirm all cancellation policies and forfeiture of deposits directly with the hotel when booking your reservation.

Media

Media Inquiries
Contact Lindsay Gilbride at 202.962.7390.

Media Registration
Contact Evan Grogan at 212.313.1134.

Policy
View SIFMA’s official press policy.

Terms and Conditions

Code of Conduct
SIFMA meetings and events are intended to educate and engage our members and industry participants in thoughtful conversations. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. View our Code of Conduct and anonymous incident report form.

Substitutions
Conference registration substitutions are welcome. Email Lizzie Grimm with the following information and we will confirm the change: original registrant’s full name, substitute registrant’s full name, mailing address, title, phone and email.

Cancellations
Refunds will be granted for cancellations made three weeks prior to the start of the event. All cancellation requests are subject to a $100 processing fee and must be made in writing.