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France Trading Briefing 2017

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2017 Keynote speaker


Philippe Guillot, Executive Director,  Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) Philippe Guillot was appointed Executive director of the Markets Directorate at the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the national regulator of France on March 2012. The Markets Directorate oversees markets and monitors market infrastructure and stakeholders. Since joining the Autorité des marchés financiers, Philippe has taken a leading role in the market microstructure debate, especially in relation to issues regarding tick size. He actively contributes to various ESMA working groups, focussing on the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive Level II. He is a member of the Regulatory Oversight Committee for the Global Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) System.

Philippe began his career in finance in 1987 at DKL James Capel (now HSBC), where he held various positions. In 1991 he joined Enskilda Securities as a market maker, first in Paris, then in London. In 1998 he moved to Crédit Agricole Cheuvreux in Paris, taking over as head of Facilitation, before being made Group Trading director in 2006, in Paris and then London. Throughout this time Philippe has played an active role in numerous working groups and market authorities dealing with MiFID issues. He was a member of the Securities Trading Committee of the AFME (Association for Financial Markets in Europe), and represented Cheuvreux with the Regulated Markets and MTF (Multilateral Trading Facilities). Philippe holds a degree in private law from Paris XI University.



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Hilton Paris La Defense
2 Place de la Défense,
92800 Puteaux,

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Offical Media Partner  

GlobalTrading Journal
Global. Multi-Asset. Industry driven.

The GlobalTrading Journal is the premier global educational publication for the electronic trading industry and the FIX Trading Community's official journal since 2002. Drawn from the industry, GlobalTrading includes buy-side interviews, regulatory updates, exchange news, technical insight, pension fund analysis and updates on the most important trends and opinions across all asset classes.

With unique online content and downloadable resources, delivers the latest opinions and case studies from the quarterly print edition, in a free eBook and via weekly eNewsletters, as well as offering a comprehensive, searchable, downloadable archive of every GlobalTrading issue.

Our Face2Face Executive Roundtables provide an opportunity to meet with industry experts around the world in a neutral setting for thought-provoking discussion.

Other Media Partners  

Best Execution – where the buyside and sellside meet. Best Execution reviews the issues that impact the achievement of best execution in the global securities markets throughout the trading lifecycle (from pre-trade to trade execution to post-trade). Increasingly driven by regulation we report on the seismic shifts that are occurring in capital markets across asset classes, with a key focus on the cutting-edge technology solutions and services that are needed to meet these changes. is the trusted online global resource for buyers of financial lT technology. Members utilise to access RSS feeds, industry news & financial technology blogs, research/purchase systems for banks, dealing rooms, corporate treasuries and financial institutions and secure insight and solutions to everyday challenges. 

Our information is independent, constantly updated, accurate and trustworthy. 
bobsguide connects financial IT technology vendors, banks and consultants with their relevant buyers across a number of marketing platforms


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diliger, Helping financial institutions find, analyse and compare solutions to make better, more informed partner choices

diliger is a web-based vendor research platform covering financial technology, data and service solutions for investment managers, brokerage and trading, commodities, treasury, wholesale and consumer banking.  At the heart of our research offering is a centralised hub of vendor data covering vendor credentials and product / services features and capabilities.  Information is uploaded by the vendor community in response to online due diligence questionnaires.  Our research platform is equipped with tools to help financial professionals find, research and compare vendors and their propositions.  diliger brings a dynamic approach to vendor research ensuring it is current, accessible, usable and readily available at the time & point of need. Our platform virtually eliminates the need for RFIs. Try it now at is a niche online news service dedicated to providing relevant and timely information to high level executives in pre-trade, trading and post-trade. We cover issues ranging from research, data provision, high speed automated trading, best execution all the way down the chain to clearing and settlement and collateral management.

As the avalanche of new regulations and directives descends on front, middle and back office executives, it has become clear that pre- and post-trade operatives can no longer operate in their separate spheres. Heads of trading and heads of operations now need to work together on issues around the liquidity and movability of collateral and counterparty risk. It has now become essential that front and back office need to communicate and understand each other as never before.

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Savvy Investor is the world’s leading research platform for investors – curating, distributing and promoting investment white papers to institutional investors. The site is made up of fifty topic sections, with a section containing white papers on Alpha Trading StrategiesInsurance Asset Management research.

When joining, each member specifies the investment topics they are interested in, which gives a very personalised experience. The site has over 16,000 members, who download over 12,000 white papers every month – more than any other platform. There’s also an extensive directory of investment conferences, which can be searched and filtered to your preferences!

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THE TRADE is the leading quarterly publication focused on institutional global securities trading. With a worldwide circulation of 7,000, THE TRADE is sent to named buy-side traders and operational heads of buy-side institutions and their sell-side counterparts. Now in its 10th year, THE TRADE reports on key development areas from crossing and DMA to algorithmic trading and innovation in OMS.  Contact: or Tel: +44 20 7397 3807.


The Realization Group: Is a full-service marketing and public relations agency focused on supporting firms within the global financial markets. We are a team of senior level marketing, public relations and business strategy executives with proven expertise in the delivery of industry specific messaging and associated collateral.

Every one of our clients is unique. Consequently, our approach is highly consultative, leading to the delivery of bespoke marketing and communications solutions based on tailored combinations of our services. 

Our wide ranging subject matter expertise and ecosystem of contacts enables us to provide relevant, highly targeted thought-leading advice for our clients, facilitating introductions to the key media, influencers and decision-makers within our clients’ target markets.


An allocation of free tickets is available for FIX Trading Community members. Non-member tickets are charged at £350+Taxes.

Representatives from the Buy-Side and regulators are entitled to free attendance at this event.


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France Trading Briefing 2017

Tuesday 14th November



Following on from the success of the June 2016 Paris Regional Meeting, and listening to you the FIX Trading Community, we are delighted to announce new for this year the France Trading BriefingTaking place on 14th November 2017 in Paris, this full-day event will feature a two stream agenda for 150+ delegates, with post event networking drinks and exhibitor lounge.  The event will provide delegates with the latest insight into the changing landscape of the electronic trading industry.

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