Trader Forum

JANUARY 19, 2018                       MIAMI, FL

Rob Hegarty is on a panel, "Foreign Exchange: New Regulation, New Players, New Structure" at Institutional Investor's Trader Forum -- a  private association of Head Traders at the world's leading buy side firms. The panel will address how FX market participants are facing new waves of regulation, including the new code of conduct and MiFID II. 

  • How have these  regulations  affected  trading  workflows  and  liquidity?  
  • How will technology advances impact the future of FX trading...and where are the opportunities?

Buy Side Readiness for MiFID II

NOVEMBER 11, 2017                 BOSTON, MA

Rob Hegarty moderated a MiFID II panel at  Institutional Investor's Financial Technology Forum -- a large gathering of CIO's and CTO's from the leading investment management firms.  The panel discussed how and what buy side firms are doing in preparation for the looming January 3 deadline for MiFID II compliance. Two areas that present investment managers with the biggest compliance and operational challenges are payments for research and trade and transaction reporting.  

Financial Crime Convergence

OCTOBER 25, 2017                  BOSTON, MA

Rob Hegarty moderated the keynote panel at this dinner event hosted by Booz Allen Hamilton’s Financial Crimes group. Senior executives from throughout the Boston area AML, fraud, cyber and compliance communities came together to discuss the growing opportunities, threats and challenges related to the convergence of these domains in the asset management, wealth management, and other financial services sectors. 

Boston FinTech Week

SEPTEMBER 11-14, 2017     BOSTON, MA

This week of activities brings together Boston's financial services ecosystem to proliferate innovation in our city. Our hometown firms are some of the world's largest, investing and servicing trillions of dollars daily. Our universities are researching intractable problems facing society. Our startups are trailblazers. This week is a deep dive into the most investable, important opportunities in FinTech. 

Healthy Markets Structure

JULY 11, 2017                             BOSTON, MA

Join leading buyside market experts and SEC Commissioner Kara M. Stein for a lively afternoon of discussion, learning and networking about the latest equities trading issues in an intimate setting. 

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TrendSpotters - Podcast

Are you on top of FinTech trends that may affect your business?

Disruption, market shifts, and economic changes can cause a previously successful company to flat-line very quickly. You have to be constantly on the alert for changes in your market that will impact your business. You have to be ready and able to pivot in time.

Waters - From Data to Insights

Waters Reference Data Hegarty

 Efforts to gain greater insights from data by making it "more intelligent" as it is gathered, reconciled and analyzed continue to evolve in the financial services industry.  From the 22nd  annual ISITC Industry Forum in Boston.  

Market Structure vs. Regulation

As with so many divergent views in today's global financial markets, the devil is in the details, or perhaps the definition, says Hegarty.  It seems that the industry has started to use the terms “regulation” and “market structure” interchangeably when clearly regulation is but one element that makes up market structure.

Tabb Forum - Exchange M&A (Video)

Rob Hegarty on how the change in ownership and governance at stock exchanges around the world is pushing them to seek new revenue streams   

FT - Equity Trading Volumes (Video)

Rob Hegarty on how equity volumes are set to record their first rise in five years. Robert Hegarty, global head of equities at Thomson Reuters, talks to Philip Stafford, FT Trading Room editor, about what this means.