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WBR organizes TRADETECH, the world’s largest industry forums for the equity-trading market.

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Europes Leading Conference on Financial Marketing Dedicates a Conference to the Market Data Space.
Europes Leading Conference on Financial Marketing Dedicates a Conference to the Market Data Space.

15th March 2013

FIMA has been running for over 7 years across the world, bringing together the leading industry figures in the Financial Market to find solutions to top level issues on industry strategy, technology and financial difficulties being faced. Understanding the current financial climate, FIMA now brings a conference dedicated to the Market Data...
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Trading Opportunities in the Nordic Region

8th August 2012

TradeTech Nordic, now in its 3rd annual year, has been designed to address the Nordic specific equity trading issues of Nordic equity trading professionals. At a time where MiFID is being reviewed by MEPs amid an evolving execution landscape this conference will offer the buy side the opportunity to address these common challenges to gain a...
New Buy-Side Research Shows that the use of Dark Pools is Inextricably Linked to Other Factors in Market Structure
New Buy-Side Research Shows that the use of Dark Pools is Inextricably Linked to Other Factors in Market Structure

20th April 2012

New research from TradeTech Pulse suggests that the lack of data consolidation and established data standards across Europe is increasingly pushing asset managers to direct flow into dark pools, as they are finding it so hard to navigate across the fragmented nature of the markets in Europe. The research also reveals that between 30-40% of asset...
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Dodd Frank: How Will the Rule Impact Swaps and Derivatives in Europe?

1st March 2012

The Dodd Frank rule will have a significant effect on the European swaps and derivatives market, alongside other regulation that will cause many businesses to alter their operations. Originally signed into law in the US in July 2010, the act was conceived as a means of tackling the recession that spread across the globe in previous years,...
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Independent research with Heads of Trading shows buy side and sell side divided on clearing

26th September 2011

An independent study undertaken by business intelligence firm Worldwide Business Research, producers of the TradeTech conference series, has shown a clear disparity in attitudes towards clearing between buy side and sell side Heads of Trading. The study, conducted with 29 Heads of Trading from across Europe showed that with interoperability set to...
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Dr. Kay Swinburne to expand exclusively on the details of MiFID II at TradeTech Nordic 2011

1st September 2011

The review of MiFID II will be released in late October and Kay Swinburne has been actively lobbying the EU on the best possible regulatory framework. Kay is using TradeTech Nordic as a platform to provide first-hand clarity on the details of the legislative proposal.Talks about MiFID II discussions over the last 18 months have focused on big...
Pan-European Market Requires CCP Interoperability
Pan-European Market Requires CCP Interoperability

19th April 2011

Further research required into high frequency trading; regulators yet to release new rulings. Regulatory change and where the challenges and opportunities lie was one of the many topics at the top of the agenda at this year’s TradeTech Europe, the World’s largest equity trading and technology summit, which ended last week. For the past eleven...
2011 Survey Reveals Minimal Impact of Financial Regulation on Traders
2011 Survey Reveals Minimal Impact of Financial Regulation on Traders

22nd February 2011

TradeTech, the most widely recognized event covering equity trading and technology challenges, today announced the results of its annual equity trader survey. The survey was conducted within TradeTech’s trading community and examined traders’ opinions and concerns about how potential financial regulations could affect the current market. The...
Survey Reveals 76% of Traders Believe the SEC Circuit Breaker System Will Not Stop the Next Flash Crash
Survey Reveals 76% of Traders Believe the SEC Circuit Breaker System Will Not Stop the Next Flash Crash

8th September 2010

• 76% of buy- and sell-side traders believe that the SEC circuit breaker will not stop us from experiencing another flash crash• 78% of traders think regulation will adversely affect their desk’s performanceTradeTech in San Francisco, the West Coast’s premier equity trading event, today announced the results of its annual equity trader and...
Tradetech Liquidity to Address Key Issues in Equities Trading in the Wake of the MiFID Review
Tradetech Liquidity to Address Key Issues in Equities Trading in the Wake of the MiFID Review

31st August 2010

TradeTech Liquidity is a fantastic opportunity for market practitioners and regulators to keep up to date with the latest developments in the market and make decisions on-site. The 3rd annual TradeTech Liquidity is taking place on Thursday, November 25th in London, Tower Guoman. TradeTech Liquidity 2010 provides you with interactive panel and...