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GFF Summit agenda 2020

Global Funding and Financing (GFF) Summit 2020Agenda

Deutsche Börse Group’s Global Funding and Financing (GFF) Summit combines the expertise of Clearstream Banking, Eurex Clearing and Eurex Repo across the entire lifecycle of collateral management with the market experience of speakers from leading market players, regulators and industry bodies.


“By the market, for the market – experience, innovation, solutions”
Luxembourg, 28–30 January 2020

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

14:00–17:50Central Bank and Sovereign Wealth Fund Forum 2020 (closed-door session)
14:30–17:30Deutsche Börse Group GFF Working Committee (closed-door session)

El Barrio, 2 Rue Erasme, Kirchberg, 1468 Luxembourg

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 (GFF Summit day 1)

European Convention Center Luxembourg, 4 Place de l’Europe, 1499 Luxembourg

09:30–09:40Welcome remarks

Philippe Seyll, CEO, Clearstream Banking S.A.

09:40–10:00Keynote speech
Peter Griep, Director General Markets, Deutsche Bundesbank

Industry Leaders Panel
How do senior business leaders view current commercial,
technological and regulatory pressures and what are they thinking about the future roadmap for both repo and securities lending?

Gareth Allen, Managing Director, UBS
Johanne Armita Vara, Executive Director, Goldman Sachs
Godfried de Vidts, Senior Advisor, ICMA’s ERCC (moderator)
Susan O’Flynn, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley
Romuald Orange, Global Head Client Strategy, Natixis


Buy side Panel
Buy-side participation across all asset classes has begun to reshape funding and financing. This panel looks at the full value chain and some of the key players that are shifting from the traditional route to market.

Mick Chadwick, Head Of Securities Finance,  Aviva Investors 
Richard Déroulède, Global Head of Prime Services, Société Generale
Ernst Dolce, Head of Liquidity Solution, AXA Investment Managers
Travis Keltner, Managing Director, State Street
Jan-Mark van Mill, Head of Treasury & Trading, APG


Living with Derivatives Regulations: Cleared and Uncleared Margining.
This panel covers living with derivatives regulations: the customer experience, demands on regulatory compliant collateral, the industry roadmap and the key take aways for the next phases.

Salah Amraoui, Global Head of Credit Repo & Financing, BNP Paribas
Tanya Bagley, Head of Investments and Markets Legal, BT Pension Scheme
Henry Farrow, Senior Legal Counsel, Standard Chartered Bank
Shaun Murray, Managing Director, CEO, Margin Reform (moderator)
Fergus Pery, Global Head of Collateral Management Services, Citi 


CCP Panel
Experts from major central clearing houses will discuss the recently distributed white paper “A Path forward CCP Resilience, Recovery, and Resolution”.

Matthias Graulich, Member of the Executive Board, Eurex Clearing
Rafael Plata, Secretary General of the European Association, CCP Clearing Houses (moderator)
Corentine Poilvet-Clediere, Head of RepoClear and Collateral Management, LCH SA
Michalis Sotiropoulos, Executive Director, DTCC 
Scot Warren, COO, OCC


Current and future trends in collateral management
The challenges of UMR, pledge structure, trends and developing areas within the funding and financing area such as Collateral LEIs and the impact of SFTR will be the focus of this panel.

Ben Challice, Global Head of Agency Lending & Collateral Management, JP Morgan  Chase & Co.
Philip Morgan, COO & Head of Business Development, Pirum Systems  
Brian Ruane, CEO, Clearance & Collateral Management, BNY Mellon
Philippe Seyll, CEO, Clearstream Banking S.A.


Closing remarks
Tilman Fechter, Member of the Executive Board, Clearstream Banking AG

18:30–19:30Networking event: Women in Finance

Monica Singer, South Africa lead, ConsenSys

19:30Evening event

Thursday, 30 January 2020 (GFF Summit day 2)

09:00–10:00Networking breakfast

Welcome remarks
Stephan Leithner, Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Börse AG


Keynote speech
Nasir Zubairi, CEO, The LHoFT

10:30–11:00Fireside chat

Philip Brown, CEO, Clearstream Holding AG

Christoph Rieger, Head of Rates & Credit Research, Commerzbank AG


Innovative Solutions panel 
Due to the changes in the funding and financing business some of the groundbreaking solution providers partnered with their clients and have begun to shift the current state of play.

Andreas Biewald, Managing Director, Commerzbank AG
Kevin Cook, Co-founder, CEO, TreasurySpring
Romain Dumas, Managing Director, Credit Suisse
Mark Faulkner, Co-founder, Credit Benchmark (moderator)
François Masquelier, CEO, Simply Treasury
Guido Stroemer, CEO, HQLAx

12:15–12:25Presentation: Buy-in Agent
Marko Niederheide, Eurex STS

ESG Panel
This panel will look at the practical implementation of ESG considerations within portfolios and discuss whether there is evidence that it can actually benefit both risk and return.

Andrew Dyson, CEO, International Securities Lending Association (moderator)
Pieter Furnée, Global Head of Responsible Investing Coverage, DWS Group
Marc Haede, Executive Director, MSCI
Kristina Jeromin, Head of Group Sustainability, Deutsche Börse AG
Otto Weyhausen-Brinkmann, Head of Funding, KfW

13:20–13:30Concluding remarks

Tilman Fechter, Member of the Executive Board, Clearstream Banking AG

14:30End of conference