QED Seminar - MiFID II - Algorithmic and high-frequency trading

08 May 2012, 12.00-15.00

European Parliament, Room A5G-1, Rue Wiertz 60, Brussels, Belgium


What is algorithmic trading and how does it work? Distinction between algorithmic and high-frequency trading. How can we provide proper safeguards around these new technologies while preserving their benefits? MiFID license for algorithmic traders. The market-making provision in the MIFID II proposal - should algorithmic traders be obliged to keep their trading strategy in continuous operation and provide liquidity on a regular basis?


Speaker line-up

Olle Schmidt MEP, shadow rapporteur MiFID

Professor Philip Treleaven director, PhD Centre for Financial Computing

Remco Lenterman Chairman, FIA European Principal Traders Association, Managing Director, IMC Trading B.V

Antonio Reyes Member of FOA and Global Head of Electronic Execution Products for Listed Derivatives at Citigroup

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