Program

25 October 2017, Wednesday St. Regis Hotel (Moscow, Nikolskaya street 12)

15:30

Welcome coffee

16:00

Welcome speech for BCS ALGO — 2017 participants

Bevan Tim Bevan, MD, Head of Prime Brokerage Division and CEO Prime Brokerage Ltd.

Speaker: Tim’s primary role is to develop the international Prime Brokerage platform and manage the international sales team. Tim began his career at Tilney Investment Management and then spent over 5 years at the London Stock Exchange, where he managed the ETF and structured products platform and latterly was involved in the launch of Russian derivatives on Turquoise Derivatives (then EDX). Tim moved to the sell side joining Renaissance Capital to develop structured products, later equity sales. Prior to joining BCS, Tim was at Otkritie Securities Limited where he developed and built up the DMA/prime brokerage platform.

16:10

Section 1. New Opportunities for Implementation of Algorithmic and High-Frequency Trading Strategies

Kryuchkov Sergey Kryuchkov Overview of Key Regulatory Changes / Influence of MIFID II on Major Business Areas and Algorithmic Trading
Key points:
- preconditions and analysis of key changes;
- influence on the market structure;
- influence on the BCS business;
- implementation of required regulatory requirements.

Speaker: before joining BCS, Sergey Kryuchkov had worked at Sberbank where from 2014 he was Acting Senior Compliance Officer for Global Markets. Prior to that, he had worked in treasury department of Goldman Sachs, dealing with projects within his area. Sergey holds an MBA degree in Banking and Finance.

Ehinger Tobias Ehinger Access to the EUREX Market
Key points:
- Eurex at a glance – Who we are;
- trading dynamics of selected liquid futures – What we offer;
- Eurex IT infrastructure to support high frequency trading – What to expect.

Speaker: Tobias Ehinger is Senior Vice President and has worked in product development at Eurex for more than 10 years. He is responsible for managing and launching equity and equity index derivatives, particulary emerging markets. Tobias represents Eurex at conferences and working groups. Prior to joining Eurex he worked at Deutsche Börse in Product Design, where he was responsible for market making and designing the market model for ETFs.

Medvedev Andrey Medvedev BCS Global Markets: Low latency Risk Solutions
Key points:
- the risk of the BCS Global Markets system;
- available products.

Speaker: for the last six years, Andrey has been involved in implementation of low latency pre-trade systems at Renaissance Capital and BCS. At present, Andrey is responsible for control of marginal trading at BCS Global Markets. Andrey holds an MBA degree from a leading business school of Japan (Waseda Business School).

Bevan Tim Bevan Moderator of the Section

Speaker: MD, Head of Prime Brokerage Division and CEO Prime Brokerage Ltd. Tim’s primary role is to develop the international Prime Brokerage platform and manage the international sales team. Tim began his career at Tilney Investment Management and then spent over 5 years at the London Stock Exchange, where he managed the ETF and structured products platform and latterly was involved in the launch of Russian derivatives on Turquoise Derivatives (then EDX). Tim moved to the sell side joining Renaissance Capital to develop structured products, later equity sales. Prior to joining BCS, Tim was at Otkritie Securities Limited where he developed and built up the DMA/prime brokerage platform.

17:30

Coffee break

18:00

Special Guest. Online broadcasting from Barcelona

Zarya Georgy Zarya Practical Approach – Search of New Markets
Key points:
- where to start and what to give special attention to;
- construction of a business vs launch of a strategy;
- a broker as a partner;
- optimization instruments.
18:30

Section 2. Cryptocurrencies Market Overview

Zakharov Dmitry Zakharov The Infrastructure for the Crypto Assets Market
Key points:
- a chronic infrastructure deficit. What is the key to success in establishment of a new market?
- the role of financial institutions in the crypto world. Disavowal of disintermediation;
- a custodian as a Crypto Custody. A new view on familiar services;
- to fill two needs with one deed: we lay the foundation and satisfy investors’ demand.

Speaker: Dmitry is Head of Technologies at National Settlement Depository where he has been responsible for development of various products and services for the financial market for more than 5 years. He is one of the key participants of innovative projects and initiatives of the NSD. Previously, he was Head of IT of a major registrar for 6 years.

Pestov Kirill Pestov Prospects of Implementation of an Infrastructure for Crypto Assets Trading in Russia
Key points:
- promising assets for trading on a stock exchange;
- prospects for launching of trading new instruments.

Speaker: Kirill is Director, Head of the Derivatives Market of the Moscow Exchange. He joined the Moscow Exchange in 2013. Prior to that, he had been Director of Equity Sales at VTB Capital for five years where he was responsible for business development and sales to institutional clients, including the spot market, derivatives and structured products. He took part in organization of placements of shares of numerous Russian companies on the Moscow Exchange, London Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Filippak Philip Filippak Overview of Decentralized Cryptocurrecy Exchanges. Specifics and Main Differences from Regulated Exchanges
Key points:
- general regulatory matters;
- technological aspects of algorithmic strategies connection;
- development of access via trading terminals;
- technological specifics of payment systems connection.

Speaker: Philip is a front-end developer with five years of experience, he has been dealing with development of a client blockchain application Waves for the last 7 months. He is studying the blockchain architecture, and he is a lecturer on this subject.

Smirnov Ruslan Smirnov Experience with Use of Cryptocurrency Exchange REST APIs

Speaker: Ruslan is the founder of kript.io. In 2014 he became the marketing director at BCS and was working actively on My Broker, a BCS mobile service for securities trading, and on independent projects Investments101.ru and dataapp.ru. Ruslan has an MBA degree of the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, a diploma of the Open University, the United Kingdom, and a diploma of a laser technologies engineer of ITMO University, St. Petersburg.

Radchenko Anatoly Radchenko Moderator of the Section

Speaker: Anatoly is a co-founder of United Traders. He has been trading US stocks for more than 11 years and has been investing in cryptocurrencies since 2013. He is one of the most popular financial bloggers in the Russian-speaking community.

20:00

Closing speech for BCS ALGO — 2017 participants

Lokhov Roman Lokhov, CEO, Investment Banking and Global Markets, BCS Global Markets

Speaker: Mr. Lokhov graduated from Novosibirsk State University and holds degrees of Ph.D. in Economics Carl v. Ossietzky University of Oldenburg and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA program. Prior to BCS, Roman was Head of Investment Banking for Otkritie FC. Prior to Otkritie, Roman was Managing Director of GL Moscow, where he had with responsibility for developing the firm’s eastern Europe business. Roman was a Member of the board RTS Stock Exchange 2009-2011. Roman joined in BCS Financial Group in March 2012.

20:10

Cocktails