Trade Surveillance for Energy Trading Firms New York

In this Risk Training event, following incredible feedback for our highly successful event last October, day one will look at the current state of trade surveillance and market compliance. Attendees will discuss what trade surveillance is and the tools of the trade before hearing a case study on trade surveillance integration.


Trade Surveillance & Market Compliance for
Energy Trading Organizations

New York, 12-13 September 2018

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Following successful courses in Houston, Risk Training is excited to be bringing the Trade Surveillance and Market Compliance for Energy Trading Organizations course to New York for the first time this September!

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the two days, you will have a new or improved knowledge of:

  • The current state of trade surveillance and market compliance and how the need and demands are evolving with today’s regulatory state
  • The role of compliance and best practice approaches to creating and monitoring compliance frameworks
  • How MiFID and MAR are important for commodity market participants in the US and how to leverage on bank experiences
  • Operational efficiency and how it can enable real time monitoring and reduce costs
  • How to correctly collect and use your data and the various technological options available to energy traders
  • How trade surveillance relates to eComm surveillance and eComm surveillance solutions

Event Tutors:

  • Sean K. Collins, Director, Division of Analytics and Surveillance, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Tom Lord, President, Dynamic Commodity Management
Event Summary:

Day one will begin with an overview of the current state of trade surveillance and market compliance, before a session delving into exactly what trade surveillance entails. Next will be an overview of the growing role of compliance and provide attendees with best practice approaches to creating compliance frameworks. The day concludes with a discussion on MiFID and MAR and what these regulations mean in the commodity market.

Day two will continue with a case study on key considerations to keep in mind when building a trade monitoring program, and look at how to reduce costs and gain operational efficiency. Data will be looked at, with an overview of the various options available. The course finishes with a discussion on trade surveillance vs eComm surveillance and how these interact.

Event Highlights:
  • An overview of the current state of trade surveillance and market compliance with a comparison of US vs EU regulatory requirements
  • Learn about the growing role of compliance within trade surveillance and how to monitor, report and improve your frameworks
  • Understand the scope, challenges and opportunities bought about by MiFID II & MAR
  • A case study providing best practice approaches for the considerations of building a trade monitoring program
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the current technology options available and an overview of data strategies for capture, centralizing and the use of various systems
  • Find out about the relationship between trade surveillance and eComm surveillance and how to monitor and analyse this
Who Should Attend?

This course is primarily aimed at those working in the energy industry that engage with their company’s trade surveillance. The compliance function, governance individuals and traders are likely to find this course particularly useful, however Risk welcomes anyone who would benefit from this training. Specific job titles may include but are not limited to: 

  • ETRM manager
  • Energy trader
  • Risk manager
  • Compliance and governance
  • Governance officers and managers
  • CTRM manager
  • Trade surveillance
  • Trade control
  • Policy officer
  • Regulatory officer

Downtown Conference Center

157 William Street
New York
NY 10038
T: 1-212-618-6990  
Toll free- 877-DCC-MEET (322-6338)

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