The Impact of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)  on US Firms and Markets

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
ISDA Conference Center
New York

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The Markets in Financial Instruments legislation has been in effect since January 2018 and the European Commission will engage a review of the framework in 2020. In parallel, the EU institutions will implement the Review of the investment firms regime (Investment Firms review – IFR), which is directly linked to MiFID and potentially affects the way US firms can access EU markets. Several consultations are expected in the next few months and Brexit is also likely to bring further challenge and change as firms are confronted by both an EU MiFID and a UK MiFID.

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4 CPE Credit Hours Available

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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Print Agenda The Impact of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)  on US Firms and Markets for

8:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 AM Introduction and Welcoming Remarks Benoît Gourisse

Benoît Gourisse, Senior Director, European Public Policy, ISDA

9:00 AM MiFID II & MiFIR 2020 Review Jeffrey L. Steiner, Benoît Gourisse

This session will discuss how the MiFID II/ MiFIR framework is likely to change. The focus will be on wholesale markets including reporting, data, systematic internaliser regime, transpareny and on how MiFID II/ MiFIR link with other EU legislation (e.g. EMIR).

Jeffrey L. Steiner, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Benoît Gourisse, Senior Director, European Public Policy, ISDA

10:15 AM Commodity Derivatives Position Limits: EU vs US Benoît Gourisse, Ryne V. Miller

This session will examine the commonalities and differences between the US and the EU regime applied to commodity derivatives and the likely upcoming changes to the EU regime.

Benoît Gourisse, Senior Director, European Public Policy, ISDA
Ryne V. Miller, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

11:00 AM Coffee Break

11:15 AM Equivalence of Trading Venues and Investment Firms Moderator: Bella Rozenberg, Jon DeBord

The session will examine the options available to US trading venues and to US investment firms to access EU financial markets.

Moderator: Bella Rozenberg, Senior Counsel & Head of Regulatory and Legal Practice Group, ISDA
Jon DeBord, Senior Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, Citigroup
Additional Speakers to be Announced.

12:00 PM UK MiFID Fiona Taylor

A panel of experts will review the on shoring of MiFID by the UK and the implications for derivatives, including transparency, reporting and the derivatives trading obligation.

Fiona Taylor, Director, UK Public Policy, ISDA

12:45 PM Conference Concludes

Agenda is subject to change.

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Jeffrey L. Steiner

Partner

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Jon DeBord

Senior Vice President & Assistant General Counsel

Citigroup

Benoît Gourisse

Senior Director, European Public Policy

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Ryne V. Miller

Partner

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Bella Rozenberg

Senior Counsel & Head of Regulatory and Legal Practice Group

ISDA

Fiona Taylor

Director, UK Public Policy

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Intermediate

Basic knowledge of derivatives documentation is beneficial but not mandatory. Some knowledge of financial markets is assumed. No advance preparation is required.

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