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Chi-X Co-Founder, Hirander Misra, to Speak at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London

Chi-X Co-Founder, Hirander Misra, to Speak at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London

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Golden Networking brings the World's Most Influential High-Frequency Trading Conference Series, High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London, March 21 (www.High-Frequency-Trading.info).
Golden Networking brings the World's Most Influential High-Frequency Trading Conference Series, High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London, March 21 (www.High-Frequency-Trading.info).

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Chi-X Co-Founder, Hirander Misra, to Speak at High-FrequencyTrading Leaders Forum 2013 London
Golden Networking brings the World's Most Influential High-Frequency Trading Conference Series, High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London, March21 ( www.High-Frequency-Trading.info ).
New York City, NY, USA (March 18, 2013)
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Mr. Hirander Misra
, Chairman of Forum Trading Solutions, will speak atGolden Networking's upcoming High-Frequency TradingLeaders Forum 2013 London, "Strategic and Tactical Insightsfor Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges", March21, forum that will provide attendees in London with the mostup-to-date review of where this ever-changing industry standsthrough an inspiring keynote speeches and thought-provokingpanels with leaders in the field.
Mr. Hirander Misra
Mr. Hirander is the Chairman of trading technology provider Forum Trading Solutionsand Managing Director of Misra Ventures, a consultancy providing specialist senior level advisory services helping firms deliver change in market structure, trading andregulatory compliance.Previously he was a Co-Founder and the Chief Operating Officer of Chi-X Europe Ltd,instrumental in taking the company from concept to successful launch. Established in2007 by Nomura Holdings subsidiary Instinet, Chi-X Europe was eventually owned by aconsortium of major global financial institutions including BNP Paribas, Citadel,Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Fortis, GETCO Europe Ltd, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch,Morgan Stanley, Optiver, Société Générale and UBS. When it launched, Chi-X Europewas the first multilateral trading facility that launched in anticipation of the EuropeanUnion's November 2007 Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), whichpaved the way for the introduction of alternative trading venues in Europe. At the timeof Mr. Hirander’s departure in February 2010, Chi-X Europe was the second largestequities trading venue in Europe, just behind the LSE Group and was subsequentlysold to BATS Global Markets in November 2011 for $365M.Earlier in his career, Mr. Hirander held a variety of roles in the electronic trading spaceduring his 8 year tenure with Instinet, most notably SVP Head of Product Developmentand Head of the European Exchange Linkages Group, delivering Instinet, Europe'sdirect exchange connectivity product suite, and launching the first European SmartOrder Routing system.
 
Mr. Hirander has continuously urged for stronger exchange-level controls to halt tradingin India to avoid a repeat of the crash that occurred on the National Stock Exchange(NSE) in October 2012. “Algo trading and HFT isn't inherently bad. It’s not the volumeof orders that’s the problem, it’s about having the right level of monitoring and controlsin the core system. Any well-designed modern system with the right checks in placeshould be able to handle high volumes and unexpected market events.” The India flashcrash drew parallels to the 2010 US flash crash that saw the Dow Jones IndustrialAverage to plunge by 9% within five minutes, due to an unconstrained algo tradedeployed by a mutual fund, only to recover the majority of losses 20 minutes later.High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013, "Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges" will bring insights for investors andspeed traders who need to protect and refine their competitive advantage in a worlddominated by algorithmic and high-frequency trading. Recognized practitioners,regulators, experts, and strategists will return to High-Frequency Trading LeadersForum 2013 to provide attendees with the information they are looking for in an openand unbiased environment, highly conducive to the most efficient and effectivenetworking.Topics that will be discussed atHigh-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013includethe movement toward emerging markets, every time more attuned to the use of bots,the regulatory environment, how new technologies are changing the game, including alook at the upcoming regulatory changes that no doubt will be precipitated by KnightCapital’s trading glitch:
- Low Latency: How to achieve Ultra-Low Latency for High-Frequency Trading?
As high-frequency trading moves towards multi-asset classes running multi-leggedstrategies demanding even faster execution, ultra-low latency performance becomesthe focus. How will architectures evolve to meet the latency challenge? How helpfuloverclocking CPUs and leveraging FPGA coprocessors can result? How will wireless,cloud and big data technologies play in the speed race? How technology can enablemodern applications to minimize latency while managing for high throughput?
- Emerging Markets: How will Emerging Markets from Brazil to China Affect theScope of High-frequency Trading?
With emerging markets on the rise, highfrequency trading and algorithmic trading are shifting to geographies in Asia, EasternEurope and Latin America. Which markets hold the most promise? Which assetclasses can be traded in high-frequency in those markets? Are there restrictions tofrequency and speed in place in any of those promising lands? What is the outlook for high-frequency trading among regulators in those markets?
- Robotic Markets: As High-frequency Trading Embraces Robotic MarketsWorldwide, how Participants will be Able to Find new Opportunities to SustainAlpha Creation?
Algorithms are becoming more prevalent, faster, smarter, more self-

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