Course Agenda

Agenda

Day 1 - Wednesday 26th September

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 

Speaker: Marek Dal-Canton, Compliance Officer - Market Regulation & Compliance, Statkraft Markets GmbH

10:30

Morning Break

11:00

Patterns and Configuration

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

Speakers: Christian Endter, Managing Director, FERDEC

                  Alexandros Akdag, Product Manager, FERDEC 

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 

Speaker: David Hirst, Managing Director, Ainsty Risk Consulting 

15:00

Afternoon break

15:30

Planning your anti-abuse roadmap - constant evolution of capability and the use of new technology 

  • What to aim for in easy stages - organisational
  • Technology - current vs future anti abuse methods and technology 
  • Compliance culture - how does energy and commodities fit? 
  • Can we ever do enough surveillance? 

Speaker: Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR Advisory 

17:00

End of Day One

Day 2 - Thursday 27th September

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 

Speaker: Brigitte Hendrikse-Troost, LLM. MA. CCO. External Legal Counsel, IN-PRACTIZ Legal and Compliance Services 

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 

Speaker: Andrew Foederer, Compliance Manager, Trading, Gas & Power, Repsol

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 

Speaker: Gerfried Krömer, Senior Compliance Advisor, Shell Trading 

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 process
  • Documentation and case management 

Speaker: Nikos Triantafyllidis, Group Financial & Energy Markets Compliance Manager, OMV 

17:00

End of Course