Financial Markets Quality 2017

The Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy, in partnership with the Financial Times (new window), hosted its annual Financial Markets Quality conference on October 10, 2017. The event was held in the Rafik B. Hariri Building, McDonough School of Business, on Georgetown University’s campus.

Keynote: Mark Makepeace, Group Director of Information Services, London Stock Exchange Group and Chief Executive of FTSE Russell 

Market Structure – The Vision from the Exchanges

  • Chris Concannon, President and COO, CBOE Holdings
  • Tom Farley, President, New York Stock Exchange
  • Tom Wittman, CEO, Nasdaq Stock Exchange

Trends and Forces Driving the Capital Markets 

  • Mike Beller, CEO, Thesys
  • Daniel Gorfine, CIO, CFTC
  • Nelson Griggs, President, Nasdaq Stock Exchange
  • Matthew Roszak, Co-Founder, Bloq
  • Ari Rubenstein, CEO and Founder, GTS
  • Bob Walley, Co-Head of Global Securities, Deloitte

Keynote: Robert Cook, CEO, FINRA 

Keynote: Mary Callahan Erdoes, CEO, J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management and Adena Friedman, President and CEO, Nasdaq 

Exchange Traded Products

  • Reginald Browne, Senior Managing Director and head of ETF Trading, Cantor Fitzgerald
  • Dan Draper, Global Head of ETFs, PowerShares by Invesco
  • David LaValle, MD and U.S. head of SPDR ETF Capital Markets, State Street Global Advisors
  • Ananth Madhavan Global Head of Research, ETFs and Index Investments, BlackRock
  • Bibb Strench, Partner, Thompson Hine

Regulatory and Policy Environment 

  • Dan Crowley, Partner, KL Gates
  • Stephanie Dumont, Senior Vice President, FINRA
  • Donald Langevoort, Thomas Aquinas Reynolds Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Joel Oswald, Senior Partner of Financial Services, Williams & Jennings
  • Margaret Paulsen, Senior Managing Director, FS Risk & Regulatory, PwC

Keynote: Commissioner Michael Piwowar, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission


Thank you to our sponsors and participants for supporting this event. 

Financial Markets Quality Conference sponsors


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