IN-PERSON

SEPTEMBER 28-29


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ETRC IS ALL ABOUT STAYING AT THE FOREFRONT OF REGULATIONS AND COMPLIANCE – PROFESSIONALS IN THAT SPACE WILL SHARE BEST PRACTICES AND IDEAS, FORM NEW PARTNERSHIPS AND EXPAND THEIR NETWORKS

 

KEY TOPICS INCLUDE:

10 years of REMIT

Financial regulations

Cross-border compliance


Sanctions


Regulatory reporting


Compliance culture

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ETRC AGENDA

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Welcome from Commodities People

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The future of energy trading

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Price volatility in energy markets: Thriving in the new abnormal

Thumbnail Christian Baer, Secretary General, EUROPEX

PANEL DISCUSSION
• A look at the past 12 months price trends: Opportunities and struggles for the front office
• From an operational perspective: What has the tightness of prices revealed? Best practices around collateral management, risk management and settlement
• Technology: What can be done to unburden other departments?
• Price caps and governments intervention: What impact for the markets? How do we restore confidence in trading?

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Security of supply vs fit for 55

Thumbnail Peter Styles, Executive Vice Chair of the Board, EFET

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Do we see a shift back to fossil due to the price situation?
• How can security of supply be maintained in the context of sanctions on Russian gas?
• Is LNG the solution?

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Coffee break

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Opening speech by Chairperson

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Market surveillance at ACER: The new approach

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Lunch

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Financial regulation update

PRESENTATION

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Q&A with the financial regulators

Thumbnail Dr Martin Rose, EMIR & MiFID Expert, Federal Financial Supervisory Authority - BaFin

PANEL DISCUSSION
In this session, regulators will be answering questions from the audience, including around:
• MiFID quick fix: Position limits
• EMIR review and possible outcome?
• Cases and enforcement

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Coffee break

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Over a decade of REMIT: Challenges, lessons learnt, what next?

Thumbnail Aviv Handler, Managing Director, ETR Advisory

Thumbnail Marek Dal-Canton, Compliance Officer, Statkraft

PANEL DISCUSSION
The panel will look at the various challenges faced by market participants and regulators along the way, around:
• Reporting
• Information publication
• Market manipulation

But will also answer the question: Is REMIT fit for renewables?
• Publication thresholds: What changes need to be done to cater for renewables?
• New clean energies not REMIT products - Is that meant to change?

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Roundtable discussions - RegTech

Thumbnail Eren Erman, Compliance Technology Lead - Trade & Business Communication Surveillance, TP ICAP

Thumbnail James Curphey, Compliance Manager Global Trade Surveillance America - EMEA & Asia, Shell International Trading & Shipping Company

Thumbnail Yasmine Li, Head of Surveillance EMEA, Macquarie Group

PANEL DISCUSSION
After 5 short presentations (5minutes each), the audience will be divided into groups to reflect on a specific area, with the guidance of each presenter. After 20 minutes of debate and discussion, the presenters will be on stage to share takeaways and findings for the benefit of the whole audience.
The topics which will be discussed are:
• Communications surveillance: Where are we? What level of maturity do we see in energy trading?
• Trade surveillance in the energy space: How do you deal with intraday and spot market challenge?
• Cross market and cross product surveillance: How do you implement this?
• Regulators’ expectations around surveillance outsourcing
• Response to financial crimes: How do you embed AML transaction monitoring to your surveillance?

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Drinks reception and entertainment

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Sanctions against Russia: How is energy trading affected?

Thumbnail Ailsa Longmuir, General Counsel, Centrica Energy Marketing and Trading & Centrica Business Solutions

PRESENTATION
• Status report on The Russian sanctions: Who and what? Practical impact
• Know who you deal with along the supply chain
• How sanctions shape your KYC procedures

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Regulatory reporting: How do you manage volume and change of requirements?

Thumbnail Paul Rennison, Director of Product Management, deltaconX

Thumbnail Mark Wood, Regulatory Reporting Officer, Centrica Energy Trading

PRESENTATION
• Recap: Reporting obligations under the financial and energy regulations
• With reporting requirements coming left, right and centre, how do you manage data collection?
• How can you optimise the reporting functions?
• Adapting to a dynamic space

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DXT Commodities (Duferco Group)’s sustainability journey

Thumbnail Federico Piccaluga, General Counsel, Duferco Group

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• ESG requirements at European level: Where can we make a difference?
• What’s our sustainability plan as a trading company?
• Practical examples of initiatives

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Coffee break

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ESG regulations and impact on trading

PANEL DISCUSSION
With some parts of the Taxonomy Regulation already being applicable since 1st January 2022, and the rest as of 1st January 2023, it is timely to look at what the impact is on energy businesses, and energy trading in particular, and what measures are being implemented in other parts of the world too, so that trading companies can shape their ESG strategies accordingly, including around data collection, and reporting obligations.

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Intersection between prices and regulatory status: Coping with price spikes

PANEL DISCUSSION
• Very high prices: Impact on liquidity, margining cost, thresholds
• Scarcity, and spikes in Intraday, Day Ahead, balancing, ancillary services: What do you do when prices go crazy? Overview of measures
• How do you work on the liquidity issues? Perspective of the regulators and market participants

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Algo trading: Make peace with your traders!

Thumbnail Erik Hauptvogel, Ethics & Compliance Officer, Centrica

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With more and more trading floors engaging, or wanting to engage in algo trading, what are the safeguards compliance teams should put in place to enable algo trading, without compromising on compliance? This session will present a roadmap to safely and compliantly implement algo trading.

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Lunch

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Roundtable discussions around compliance culture and working hybrid

Thumbnail Petra Hirsch, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Axpo Services AG

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
• Measuring compliance culture: What sort of metrics do you have in place?
• Hybrid environment: Challenges and solutions

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Roundtable discussions around cross-border regulations and compliance

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
• Regulations divergence between the EU and the UK: Latest
• Changes to the US regulations: What impact for the EU?

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PROFESSIONALS IN THE INDUSTRY

OUR SPEAKERS

Featuring the industry’s foremost authorities in compliance and regulations


Regulatory Reporting Officer

Mark Wood

Centrica Energy Trading

Head of Energy Markets Governance & REMIT

Geoff Boon

E-Control

General Counsel

Ailsa Longmuir

Centrica Energy Marketing and Trading & Centrica Business Solutions

Compliance Manager Global Trade Surveillance America - EMEA & Asia

James Curphey

Shell International Trading & Shipping Company

Head of Market Transparency Unit for Wholesale Electricity and Gas Markets / REMIT Enforcement / SMARD

Dr Thomas Müller

Bundesnetzagentur

Team Leader Market Surveillance and Conduct Department

Tomaz Vizintin

ACER

Compliance Technology Lead - Trade & Business Communication Surveillance

Eren Erman

TP ICAP

Head of Division Market Surveillance

Cornelia Kawann

Federal Electricity Commission - ElCom

EMIR & MiFID Expert

Dr Martin Rose

Federal Financial Supervisory Authority - BaFin

Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Petra Hirsch

Axpo Services AG


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