Course Agenda

Agenda

Trade Surveillance for Energy Trading Firms Amsterdam

Event tutors:

  • Brigitte Hendrikse-Troost, External Legal Counsel, IN-PRACTIZ
  • Kasper Walet, Founder and CEO, Maycroft  
  • Gerd Stuhlmacher, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright 

Day 1 - Wednesday 20th February

08:30

Registration and Refreshments

09:00

Regulations, Monitoring and Abuse

  • Regulations in play 
  • Looking at the rules 
  • Effective monitoring 
  • Typical manipulation types 
  • Types of surveillance systems 

10:30

Morning Break

11:00

Patterns and Configuration

  • Setting up an effective surveillance system
  • Indicators vs patterns 
  • Detection 
  • Ongoing process
  • Physical withholding 

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Operational Efficiency and Tools for Business Insight

  • Reduce the number of false alerts 
  • Consolidation of internal and external data sources 
  • Reduce cost 
  • Enable real-time monitoring  
  • Help make more informed decisions 
  • Helping map your business goals 
  • Facilitate real time reporting 

15:00

Afternoon break

15:30

Surveillance Behavioural Analysis 

  • Specific types of manipulation – hoarding, withholding, spoofing
  • Manipulating prices by restricting ability to generate
  • Managing a portfolio of assets
  • Inside information disclosures – keeping the market informed
  • Insider requirements related to the emissions allowance market
  • Documentation and case management

17:00

End of Day One

Day 2 - Thursday 21st February

08:30

Refreshments

09:00

How to Achieve Effective Monitoring: Complying with the Market Abuse Regulation

  • Energy related market abuse regulation 
  • Examples of regulatory enforcement and penalties 
  • How to comply with the rules, best practices on:
  • How can companies adapt their processes and implement compliance solutions in order to identify and address potential breaches
  • Building surveillance capability to detect market abuse in an organisation including the ‘human factor’ and / or automated systems 

10:30

Morning Break

11:00

Governance and Trade Surveillance

  • Understanding how to approach market abuse risk assessments 
  • How are companies performing them? What processes have been built? 
  • Relevant documentation 
  • Collaborating with audit 
  • Decision making on self-reporting 

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Effects of EU Regulation on the Compliance Function

  • How are companies responding operationally 
  • Compliance operating model considerations 
  • What is the role of compliance, how does it interact with the wider organisation and how does surveillance fit into the overall model  
  • Documentation and policy 
  • Compliance reporting and oversight 
  • Culture and impact on compliance 

15:00

Afternoon Break

15:30

Innovations in Technology and Data Analytics  

  • The future of trade surveillance 
  • Innovations in surveillance technology
  • How new technologies are evolving the surveillance landscape
  • The use of analytics in ETRM and surveillance
  • Developments in cloud solutions & the use of unstructured data  

17:00

End of Course