The Dynamics Driving Capital Markets, London, 2018

Quantifi's 6th annual risk conference, at Salters' Hall, London, attracted delegates from across the industry for a compelling afternoon of unique insights and discussion on the dynamics driving capital markets. Topics covered included IM requirements for cleared and bilateral trades, market changes post MiFID and the role of AI/Machine learning in financial services.


* The views and opinions expressed by the speakers are those of the individual and are not representative of their respective company.


The Dynamics Driving Captial Markets - Summary

The conference facilitates discussion between delegates from banks, asset managers, hedge funds, clearing houses and industry bodies on how to successfully address the competing challenges arising from regulatory and market forces.


London Conference - Karan Jain

Financial services are leading the way when it comes to both creation and adoption of AI. There has been a significant acceleration in recent times as AI has started to be implemented for real-world applications. In this session Karan Jain, Westpac, discussed how AI is transforming the financial services industry. 


London Conference - Buy-side Panel

At the beginning of 2018, MiFID ll became a reality for investment/asset managers. MiFID ll introduces a vast range of new requirements that will result in a fundamental shift for all stakeholder. The buy-side panel explored the likely impact of MiFID on reporting, operations, trading and risk management.



  • Lydia Buttinger, Global Head of Regulatory Engagement & Risk Governance,  Standard Life Aberdeen
  • Mary Hall, Head of Regulatory Reporting & Oversight, Insight Investment
  • Matthew McLoughlin, Head of Trading, Liontrust Asset Management
  • Ian Paczek, Senior Portfolio Manager, UBS Asset Management


  • Kevin O'Donovan, Head of XVA Structuring and Collateral Optimisation, RBC Capital Markets
  • Mourad Berrahoui, Head of Counterparty and Credit Risk Modelling, Lloyds Bank
  • Nicolas Cerrajero, Head of Counterparty Credit Risk Methodology, Deutsche Bank
  • Matthew McLoughlin, Head of Trading, Liontrust Asset Management

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